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Man killed wife five months after wedding.

is today starting a life sentence after being convicted of murdering his wife after just five months of marriage.

Michael Roberts on their wedding Michael Roberts, 26, strangled 25-year-old Vicky on November 29 last year but said she died during a kinky sex game which went wrong. Roberts, who was cheating with two other women, hid her body in the garage of their home in Runcorn, Cheshire, and went on the run. He was convicted at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday after a threeweek trial. Hearing the guilty verdict, Roberts sat down and closed his eyes.

After a minute he began to cry and shake. His dock officers asked the court to adjourn and Roberts ran out sobbing.

The jury took just three hours to convict the Phones4U store manager who cheated on his wife with two colleagues - Kerrie Hall, 31, and Karen Wilson, 26.

and wife VIcky day.

Mr Justice Royce who jailed Roberts for life and a minimum of 17 years said: ""You cheated on her and deceived her during your relationship, before you married and throughout your short marriage.

She deserved much better than you."


Michael Roberts and wife VIcky on their wedding day.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:Sep 22, 2010
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