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Life for Irish vet murderer

Clive Sharp, the man who murdered Irish vet Catherine Gowing, has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 37 years behind bars before he can be considered for parole.

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Vet's murder has caused 'unimaginable pain'

The victim's sister, Emma Gowing, told the court in a victim impact statement

My sister was a vibrant, wonderful woman, who lived life fully, with love, compassion, fun, adventure and joy. Our lives will never be the same.

That man has caused my family unimaginable pain, suffering and grief and the recurring nightmare of what he did to her before she died.

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