Kelvin Newton jailed for minimum of 18 years for wife's murder

A man from Bridgend who murdered his wife with a dog lead has been sentenced to life in prison.

Assia Newton was described as "a loving mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and aunt" Credit: Wales News Service

Kelvin Newton will serve a minimum of 18 years in jail after being convicted of the murder of Assia Newton at her home in Pencoed last July.

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Kelvin Newton sentenced to life for Assia Newton murder

A man from Bridgend who murdered his wife with a dog lead has been sentenced to life in prison. Kelvin Newton, 45, strangled Assia Newton, 44, with a dog lead at their home in Pencoed, near Bridgend. She was found dead on July 14 last year.