Due to the long-standing affair man murder midwife. The man who admitted that he only murdered his wife was in remand and custody and will be sentenced at Stafford Crown Court on 3 December. The man as known as Michael Stirling (32) the brother in law of her ex-fiance John Peake, pleaded guilty to her murder when he appeared at Northampton Crown Court. However, Samantha Eastwood (28) Body was found in a shallow grave went missing.
It has reportedly said that Ms. Eastwood was last seen in uniform leaving work at Royal Stoke University on 27 July and the body was recovered on 5 August wrapped in duvet cover with tape covering her eyes and mouth, a previous hearing was told.
According to the Staffordshire Police, the post-mortem examination has taken place, but further tests are required to confirm her cause of death.
Defense Charles Miskin QC mentioned that the murder was not a premeditated act. The act of the killing was the background of growing tension arising from a long-standing, but not particularly intense affair. Miskin further added that on the afternoon of the killing various things were said between the two. “There was an argument in that context and that led to him being very angry. He described “ After the grapple and while she was on the floor, he put his hands over her throat, her mouth and nose, and as a result of that she died.” The defense further explains that “ during an intense act he, originally intended to cause her really serious bodily harm, but matters scaled and he carries out the intention to kill her.” Mr. Muskin has also added that Stirling panicked afterward and buried her in an area of which he had some knowledge. It said that the accused entirely accepts that he tried, completely dishonestly, to mislead other.