Neville Hord has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for stabbing the daughter of his former partner to death in a “cold-blooded public execution” in an Aldi store. The judge had said that he is very unlikely to be released.
The daughter worked at the Aldi in skipton where the incident took place. The motive of the killing was revenge because of family issues.
He admitted murdering his daughter Jodie in front of shoppers in an attack that ,the judge said, was planned to cause “the maximum pain, horror, shock and trauma”. Some of the witnesses of this trajedy were children.
Some detectives had descovered that during his planning of the attack, Neville had planted a GPS tracker to his daughters car and also had plans on buying a gun. He had a knife, crossbow and axe on the day it took place.
A statement read to the court, Willsher’s husband, Malcolm, said his life and that of his five-year-old daughter, Megan, had been ripped apart. He said mother and daughter had an “unbreakable bond” and Megan had told him: “I hate you Daddy for not bringing Mummy back.”