Ashley Wadsworth’s killer sentenced to life in prison



A British man has been sentenced to life in prison for the homicide of a Canadian teenager who moved to England final 12 months to meet him.

Essex Police say in an announcement that Jack Sepple will spend a minimal 23 1/2 years in prison for the stabbing demise of Ashley Wadsworth of Vernon, B.C.

The police say Wadsworth, 19, was stabbed and strangled throughout a sustained assault in the 23-year-old’s residence on Feb. 1.

Earlier that day, police say two of the younger girl’s buddies acquired texts saying Wadsworth wanted assist and wished to go away, adopted by messages saying the whole lot was “sorted,” which officers later decided had been despatched after her demise.

Wadsworth met Sepple on-line and he pleaded responsible to her homicide final month.

In an announcement shared by police, her mom Christy Gedron says she was an attractive and good younger girl who was “the spine of our little household.”

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 10, 2022.


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