Boyfriend Jailed For Bath Murder

6 October 2014, 17:06

A man from Newport has been sentenced to life behind bars for murdering his girlfriend in a bath.

Jessica Watkins body was found at her boyfriend's house on the Brynglas estate in May.

28 year old Kristopher Mitchell had previously admitted stabbing and strangling her.

He's been told he'll have to serve at least 16 years and 8 months in jail.

Jessica's family have paid tribute to her saying she was "very much loved and would be greatly missed.

"She was tragically taken from us to soon. She will always be loved by us all."