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Men jailed after murder of Pennie Davis in New Forest

The family of murder victim Pennie Davis have paid tribute to her Photo:

The two men behind the brutal and ferocious contract killing of a mother-of-five have been told they will each spend at least three decades in prison.

Pennie Davis, who was 47, was stabbed to death in a field near Beaulieu in the New Forest as she tended her horses.

Justin Robertson and Ben Carr have been jailed

Justin Robertson, on the left, was sentenced to a minimum of 32 years for murder. The man who hired him to kill Pennie Davis - her former stepson Ben Carr, will serve a minimum of 30 years for conspiracy. A third defendant, 28-year-old Samantha Maclean, from Hythe, was found not guilty of conspiracy to murder.

Pennie's daughters have described her as warm, loving and protective and said it is her family who will serve the real life sentence. Martin Dowse has this special report.