Man found guilty of killing partner

A 61-YEAR-OLD man has today been found guilty of killing his partner Shirley Akhurst in Essex.Brian Hudson from Basildon was found guilty of murder by a jury at Basildon Crown Court today.

A 61-YEAR-OLD man has today been found guilty of killing his partner Shirley Akhurst in Essex.

Brian Hudson from Basildon was found guilty of murder by a jury at Basildon Crown Court today.

The body of Ms Akhurst was discovered on March 20 last year. She had sustained multiple injuries.

Hudson is due to be sentenced on Monday.