Life in prison for Jeremy Gough
Jeremy Gough has been sentenced to life in prison for the brutal the murder of his estranged girlfriend Jessica Scanlon.
The 29-year-old mother of two was found dead in the basement of her Chetwood Street home in St Catharines in February 2015.
She had been stabbed 24 times.
Forty-one-year-old Gough had pleaded guilty to manslaughter but the Crown refused to accept his plea to the lesser offence and a three-week trial began in April.
After eight hours of deliberation Wednesday, the jury returned with a verdict of guilty to first-degree murder.
Gough was sentenced today
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