Penygroes woman jailed for life

A woman, found guilty of killing 31-year-old catering assistant, Emma Jones in Gwynedd has been jailed for life.

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Jailed woman "lost her temper"

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death has been sentenced to life in prison. Alwen Jones was told that she will serve a minimum of 18 years in jail.

The judge said the 24 year old from Llanllyfni, Gwynedd, by her own admission had a violent temper, and she was a “troubled” woman.

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Woman jailed for life for murdering young mother

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death has been sentenced to life in prison. Alwen Jones was told that she will serve a minimum of 18 years in jail.

The mother of two had killed 31 year old Emma Jones at the entrance to a block of flats at the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon, last December. She later told police that the victim deserved what happened.

Alwen Jones, of nearby Llanllyfni, had denied murder or manslaughter but found guilty of a murder by a jury on Wednesday afternoon.

Alwen Jones to be sentenced after Penygroes murder conviction

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death is due to be sentenced at Caernarfon Crown Court today.

24-year-old Alwen Jones from Llanllyfni was convicted of the murder of 31-year-old Emma Jones yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred at the entrance to a block of flats in the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon, last December.

Miss Jones has been remanded in custody until sentencing later today.

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death faces life jail term

Emma Jones died as a result of a single stab wound during an incident in Penygroes on December 10 last year. Credit: Family photo

A woman who stabbed a young mother to death is facing a life jail term after being convicted of her murder this afternoon. There were shouts of "yes" when the jury foreman announced the verdict on Alwen Jones, 24.

The mother-of-two had plunged a kitchen knife into 31-year-old Emma Jones at the entrance to a block of flats at the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon, last December. She later told police that the victim deserved what happened.

The judge at Caernarfon crown court remanded her in custody overnight until she is sentenced tomorrow.

Penygroes murder accused to remain in custody

A woman accused of killing 31-year-old mother Emma Jones last December has been further remanded in custody.

The trial of Alwen Eluned Jones, 23, of Ger y Llan, Llanllyfni, near Caernarfon, is likely to take place at the start of October.

She is accused of killing Ms Jones, who was stabbed at the village of Penygroes in Gwynedd, where she lived, on December 10 last year.

Emma Jones was a catering and domestic assistant at an educational centre at nearby Nantlle.

She was rushed to hospital at Bangor from an estate at Penygroes but was later pronounced dead

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Woman denies Penygroes killing

Emma Jones died in December last year Credit: ITV News Wales

A woman has denied murdering 31-year-old catering assistant Emma Jones of Penygroes.

In a hearing at Caernarfon Crown Court today Alwen Eluned Jones of Llanllyfni in Gwynedd also pleaded not guilty to a charge of manslaughter.

Emma Jones died as a result of a single stab wound during an incident in Penygroes on December 10 last year.

The case was adjourned until May.

Tributes left at the scene in December 2011 Credit: ITV News Wales
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