- The 63-year-old jealous ex-boyfriend strangled the 26-year-old mother of his three kids for starting a relationship with another man
- The ex-boyfriend has been jailed for life for his crime
- He also attempted to kill the woman's boyfriend
A 63-year-old ex-boyfriend in West Bromwich, UK, has been convicted of killing the 26-year-old mother of his three kids by strangling her to death after he discovered she had started a relationship with another man.
Leroy Sterling was reportedly consumed with jealousy upon discovering that his ex-girlfriend, Wendy Mann, had met a new man, 53-year-old Trevor Tyndale. The two had separated in 2014.
Leroy had also reportedly tried to destroy all evidence that could ave implicated him by thoroughly cleaning Wendy's apartment, but his footprints left at the scene gave him away to the police.
Wendy's parents contacted the police when she did not return their calls and messages. the police then found her dead in her apartment.
During the court hearing, it also emerged that Leroy had attempted to kill Trevor after he invited him to his house, but Trevor fought him off and escaped.
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Leroy has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Wendy and the attempted murder of Trevor.
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