A killer was caught on CCTV buying a spherical of drinks with his sufferer’s money simply minutes after brutally stabbing her 26 times.
John Lewis, 55, stabbed his girlfriend Terrie-Ann Jones, 33, a number of times then left her to die at her house in Cimla, Neath, in South Wales. He then went to the pub to have a very good time.
Video footage confirmed the killer laughing in his native pub after launching the horrific assault. Lewis was additionally seen buying a spherical of drinks as he joked with others in the pub.
A court docket heard Lewis handed himself in to police later that night time – telling them: “I’ve killed any individual.”
Terrie-Ann, initially from Bristol, had 13 stab wounds to her neck, three to her collarbone and two to her chest.
Lewis was given a life sentence after he was discovered responsible of murdering Ms Jones at Swansea Crown Courtroom.
After the decision, Ms Jones’s household mentioned:
He is a harmful, calculating predator who from day one preyed on our Tan’s caring nature.
She was affected person, type, had a improbable sense of humour and was fairly actually the life and soul of the celebration.
Everybody that knew her beloved her and we can’t let you know how a lot we’re lacking her. She had a lot to reside for and so many issues she needed to do.
She has been taken from us far too early. Her passing has ceaselessly modified the lives of her daughter and little boy, who at 9 years outdated does not perceive why his mummy is not right here to play with him anymore.
If what occurred to Tan will help to stop additional deaths or violence then our Tan’s dying will not have been in useless.
This has been an extremely tough course of for us. John Paul Lewis has made us relive the horror of what he did to our Tan each day of the trial.
We’re grateful that he will now not have the ability to harm another individual. He has been discovered responsible of the homicide of our Tan and will hopefully spend the remaining of his life in jail, which we really feel is nothing brief of what he deserves.
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