Ben Lacomba, who killed his ex-partner and mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen, has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 27 years.

The 39-year-old was handed the sentence at Woolwich Crown Court on Friday.

Lacomba was living with Ms Wellgreen at the time of her disappearance, and had at one stage been in a relationship with her.

The body of Ms Wellgreen has never been found, despite extensive searches.

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