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Ex-head teacher jailed for 31 years after killing wife and her lover


A “sadistic” husband has been jailed for a minimum of 31 years after murdering his estranged wife and her lover in a New Year’s Day “bloodbath”. Former head teacher Rhys Hancock killed Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths at the former marital home in Duffield, Derbyshire, before calling police to say: “I’ve just murdered my wife in her bed.”

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