Man jailed for pregnant teen killing
A violent and controlling man has been ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison for murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.
Ben Blakeley (22) killed Jayden Parkinson in the countryside on December 3 last year – 24 hours after she told him she was expecting his child.
After strangling the teenager, Blakeley buried her body in his uncle's grave at a cemetery in Didcot, Oxfordshire.
A jury yesterday found Blakeley guilty of Jayden's murder following a five-week trial.
Judge Patrick Eccles said Blakeley had spun a "web of lies" to cover up what he had done.