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Brighton man convicted of murdering wife

Ty Medland admitted murdering his wife in February Credit: Sussex Police

A man has been convicted of murdering his wife in the middle of Brighton in February.

Ty Medland, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, was convicted Sam Medland on February 17 after a trial at Lewes Crown Court.

Judge Anthony Scott-Gall, who will sentence him on Monday, July 29, has indicated he should expect a sentence of at least 25 years.

At 8.45pm on Sunday, February 17, police were called to Queen's Square, Brighton where 24-year-old Sam Medland had been stabbed.

He admitted manslaughter on May 31, but denied murder.

Sam's mum, Amelia Shah, said: "My family and I are absolutely devastated and shocked that Sam has been taken from us in such a way. She was in the prime of her life. The loss is immense."

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