The previous boss of Dreamboys has been discovered lifeless in his jail cell simply weeks after being jailed for attempting to kill his girlfriend.
David Richards, 42, was discovered responsible of the tried homicide of Alex Alam final 12 months, after seeing actuality TV star Kirk Norcross kiss her outdoors her house in Inventory, Essex.
Richards’ physique was discovered by workers at Lowdham Grange jail in Nottinghamshire yesterday, it was reported.
An impartial investigation has been launched on the Class B males’s jail, in keeping with the MailOnline.
In January, Richards fought off tears as he was sentenced to 27 years in jail for attempting to kill 32-year-old Ms Alam.
Chemsford Crown Court docket beforehand heard how the previous boxer had battered Ms Alam round her head with an axe a minimum of six instances as she put her canine in mattress.
He waited in darkness for 5 hours outdoors her property in Inventory, Essex, whereas her kids have been inside.
‘Kirk Norcross, Kirk Norcross – in my home,’ he yelled as he bludgeoned her with the axe earlier than attempting to tie her up with cable ties.
The trial in November heard how the sufferer managed to flee from Richards as blood poured from her wounds and ran again inside.
As blood gushed from her head, Ms Alam dialed 999 to name police and made a determined FaceTime name to Mr Norcross, telling him, ‘I’m dying’.
The courtroom was advised Norcross described the scene as ‘a horror film’.
‘She was lined in blood. I had by no means seen something prefer it. It was like I used to be seeing a horror film,’ the star advised the courtroom.
‘She stated, “Kirk come again, I’m dying. He has killed me”.
The courtroom heard how Ms Alam had suffered years of home abuse in her husband’s arms earlier than they cut up up.
She was lastly granted a non-molestation order on February 14 banning Richards from contacting her after she complained to police that he had assaulted her and subjected her to coercive and controlling behaviour.
In a sufferer impression assertion, she described feeling ‘disconnected’ from life, too scared to depart house after 6pm and struggling sleepless nights and flashbacks from the assault.
Richards who offered his firm working the Deamboys for greater than £1 million in 2019 had denied tried homicide, claiming he acted in self defence, however was discovered responsible.
Choose Turner advised him: ‘Tried homicide is a grave crime and have to be marked by a really substantial time period of imprisonment.
‘No different time period might be acceptable when a jury has concluded that you simply meant to kill one other individual.’
He was on the time jailed for 27 years for tried homicide, and a concurrent 9 months for breaching the restraining order.
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