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A former police detective has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 17 years after admitting the murder of his partner, a policewoman whose body was found in a shallow woodland grave.
Heather Cooper, 33, who was from York, was stabbed before her body was dumped in woodland.
Peter Foster, 36, had previously pleaded not guilty to killing his partner, but changed his plea to guilty at Lewes Crown Court today.
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