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Man given life sentence for murder of ex-girlfriend

Ben Blakeley, 22, has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court for life with minimum term of 20 years for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson, 17, who was strangled and later buried in a grave at a cemetery.

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Man guilty of the murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend, 17

Ben Blakeley, 22, was today convicted by a jury at Oxford Crown Court of the murder of his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson, who was strangled and later buried in a grave at a cemetery in December last year.

Jayden Parkinson was strangled and later buried in a grave at a cemetery in December last year. Credit: .

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