Dennis Akpomedaye, 30, was found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend in 2022. He was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 29 years at Kingston Crown Court today.
In early 2021, the victim, Anna (known to her family and friends as Ania) Jedrkowiak, met Dennis Akpomedaye and they began a relationship. After months, Anna tried to end the relationship. However, Akpomedaye did not take this well and told her that he would commit suicide. She was very concerned about his threats to take his life and she contacted Police who carried out welfare checks on him.