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Kirsty killed in "a jealous rage", court told
Updated 1:47pm Tuesday 25th March 2014 in News
A MAN brutally stabbed his girlfriend to death because he thought she was cheating on him, a court heard.
Mark Czapla, 24, is accused of stabbing Kirsty Humphrey six times and leaving her on the blood-soaked floor of their flat in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester.
Czapla – who denies murder – was arrested at his dad’s house and answered “no comment” to all questions.
Christopher Paxton, opening the prosecution at Chelmsford Crown Court, said: “He was jealous and became enraged with Miss Humphrey.”
See Tuesday's Gazette for the trial latest.