Michelle’s killer gets 12 years

A MURDERER who stabbed his girlfriend 39 times in a frenzied attack has been jailed for a minimum of 12 years.

Gavin Sartain, 31, pleaded guilty to murdering former Rastrick High School student Michelle Suttle, 23, after an alcohol-fuelled row at their home in Oakes, Huddersfield, in June.

Sartain was sentenced to life imprisonment at Bradford Crown Court on Tuesday and must serve the minimum term of 12 years before being considered for release by the Parole Board.

Full story in tomorrow’s Brighouse Echo