Jack Sepple has been charged with the murder of Ashley Wadsworth in Chelmsford England. According to court documents Jack Sepple and Ashley Wadsworth met online and eventually the Canadian born woman would move across the ocean to be with her accused killer. According to reports Jack Sepple would fatally stab Ashley Wadsworth. Now Jack Sepple has been arrested and made his initial appearance in court today where he is facing murder charges. Needless to say the brutal murder is stirring up feelings both in Vernon British Columbia Canada and in Britain
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A Vernon woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal stabbing in the U.K.
According to Essex Police, officers responded to a Chelmsford home Tuesday, Feb. 1, shortly after 4 p.m. local time.
Despite efforts by paramedics, 19-year-old Ashley Wadsworth died.
Jack Sepple, 23, of Chelmsford, Essex, appeared in court today, Feb. 3, for his first appearance on one count of murder.
“I know that incidents like this will shock and sadden the community, but our initial enquiries show this to be an isolated incident and that there is no wider risk to the community,” investigator Scott Egerton with the Essex Police said in a statement.
Reports from the U.K. suggest that the pair were in a relationship.
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A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his 19-year-old Canadian girlfriend, as her friends paid tribute to “a beautiful soul”.
Jack Sepple, 23, is accused of killing Ashley Wadsworth at a property in Chelmsford on Tuesday. Essex police attended the address in Tennyson Road shortly after 4pm.
Despite the efforts of paramedics, the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. Ashley was originally from Vernon, British Columbia, and the couple met through an online dating app.
Her Facebook profile said she moved to Chelmsford in November 2021. Earlier this year she posted photos of her “amazing trip to London” where she went sightseeing.
Friends paid tribute to her, with one woman writing on social media: “My heart aches to hear this tragic news. The last time we talked we were planning to hangout right?
“Ashley was one of my best friends that I’ve met here in Canada. We lost a beautiful soul.”
Another said: “Rest In Peace sweet girl. I remember the most beautiful, brightest; most special moments watching you grow up. I will cherish them forever.”
A third wrote: “I hope heaven is everything you read about in church and more. And Ashley just know, I love you. I promise I will do my best to take care of your family for you. Till we meet again.”
Sepple, of Tennyson Road, Chelmsford, appeared at Colchester magistrates’ court on Thursday to face one count of murder.
He was remanded into custody and will next appear at Chelmsford crown court on Friday.