SOMERCOTES: Accused pleads guilty to murder

Pictured is Cornelius Brown, 23, of Greenhill Lane, Riddings, who has admitted murder.
Pictured is Cornelius Brown, 23, of Greenhill Lane, Riddings, who has admitted murder.
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A man has pleaded guilty to killing his former girlfriend in Somercotes in September last year.

Nottingham Crown Court heard on Friday, November 15, how Cornelius Brown, 23, pleaded guilty to the murder of Jade Riley-Ward.

Ms Riley-Ward was found dead by emergency services at her home on Burke Drive on September 22, 2012.

A post mortem examination revealed the 30-year-old died from multiple stab wounds.

Brown, of Greenhill Lane, Riddings, will be sentenced, on December 20.