A Salford man who killed his ex-partner after stabbing her repeatedly has been jailed.
42-year-old Alison Hunt was murdered in her home by her former partner Vernon Holmes in January.
Manchester Crown Court heard that Holmes, who was 46 and of Caroline Street, Irlam, stabbed Alison repeatedly in the chest, back and neck, leaving her lying in a pool of blood in the hallway of her family home.
He then made off in his red Mini Cooper before disposing of the knife he used to kill Alison.
Officers quickly traced the red Mini Cooper, which was parked outside Holmes’ address and he was arrested.
Despite denying the murder he was found guilty and sentenced to sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years in prison.