Man convicted of killing girlfriend in Greenwich

·1-min read
Ricky Woodford, 42, of Greenwich (Metropolitan Police)
Ricky Woodford, 42, of Greenwich (Metropolitan Police)

A boyfriend has been found guilty of killing his partner at their home in south east London.

Ricky Woodford, 42, was convicted of manslaughter diminished responsibility of his girlfriend Sarah Smith, 39.

He appeared at the Old Bailey on Monday and he has been remanded in custody until he is sentenced at the central London court on November 11.

Police were called to Woodford’s address in Greenwich, shortly before 10.30am on the eve of Halloween last year over welfare concerns for those inside.

Officers found Ms Smith’s body and Woodford was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination revealed Ms Smith died from multiple head injuries.

DI Karen Bangs said: “Our thoughts remain with Sarah’s family, who continue to mourn her untimely loss and will do so for a very long time to come.”

Read More

Third murder charge over fatal stabbing near nightclub

Teenage neo-Nazi who wanted to kill Asian friend found guilty of terror plot

‘Topshop terrorist’ jailed for sending IS videos to undercover policewoman

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting