He killed her in a jealous rage and today Emily Longley's ex-boyfriend was handed a life sentence for her murder.
Elliott Turner will serve at least 16 years in prison. The judge said it was a pre-meditated act and that his lack of remorse was "chilling".
Emily's parents, meanwhile, said justice had finally been done. From Winchester Crown Court, Martin Dowse reports.
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