Silk Hartshorn Jones, a 42-year-old lawyer, was shot dead by her husband, Peter, 52, who had a double-barreled shotgun nearby. Suffolk Home on May 3 last year.
A gunman named Hartshorn Jones called police at 4.44am and his wife was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6.42am.
He pleaded guilty to a minor felony charge, which Dr. Dirk Luschutz, Mrs. Hartshorn Jones’ brother, suggested was not enough.
Dr. Luschutz said. Ipswich The Crown Court “hit” on Thursday. [the family] Like the thunder when we heard that Peter would be punished for murder instead of murder.
He asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture and that his confession had been obtained through torture. ۔
Dr. Luschutz called the murder an “indescribable betrayal,” adding that his father had previously been “proud of his son-in-law, who loved him as if he were his own son.”
Mrs. Hartshorn Jones, a German citizen, moved to London in 2007 and married her husband in 2010.
Her father, Hartmut Loschwitz, said in a statement read out in court by a police officer: had gone.”
“The saddest and darkest time of my life and the lives of my sons,” he said.
“I feel a deep, almost physical pain that I have never felt before,” he added.
Prosecutor Peter Gere told the first court that Hartshorn Jones What has come to light recently is that it has code 19. In the weeks following the attack, various care providers were contacted – including the ambulance service, A&E departments and private GPs – 26 times between March 16 and April 27.
No cause was found for the symptoms, however, the prosecutor added.
Ms Hartshorn Jones told a neighbor a few days before her death that her husband was “not well at all and was having a hard time”, the court heard.
Dr. Lisa Votten, a consultant forensic psychiatrist, said she believed the defendant was “suffering from severe depression with psychological symptoms” at the time of the murder.
He said Hartshorn Jones had a history of mental health problems and was prescribed antidepressants in early 1996.
He told the court he had “extensive contact with his GP and specialists about his lifelong physical health,” adding that he had once confessed that he had used cocaine in 1997 for “one year”. Were using. ”
The sentence, which is in its second day, continues.
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