A British man has been charged with murdering a teenage lady who flew greater than 4,500 miles from Canada to fulfill him after falling for him on-line, based on police and reviews.
Jack Sepple, 23, was arrested at his condo advanced in Chelmsford on Tuesday after Ashley Wadsworth, 19, was discovered stabbed to dying, Essex police confirmed.
The Canadian teen from Vernon had by no means left the Nice White North earlier than she determined to fly to the UK to be with Sepple after assembly him by way of an internet courting app, based on the Instances of London.
She deliberate to remain till April, however abruptly modified plans and booked a return journey house for Thursday, two days after she was killed, a buddy, Ana-Marie Taylor, instructed DailyMail.com.
“She minimize it quick as a result of issues weren’t going too nice,” Taylor instructed the outlet.
“She actually did love him,” she mentioned of her buddy and Sepple. “Issues had been wonderful at first.”
Sepple, 23, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court docket on Friday through video hyperlink. He had a clean expression and spoke solely to verify his identify, the BBC mentioned, noting he was remanded in custody till subsequent month.
Wadsworth’s stepmom, Charmaine Wadsworth, instructed CBC that the slain teen was a “stunning soul.”
“We’re simply remembering how sturdy and sensible and witty Ashley was and the way type she was and the way she was all the time 10 steps forward of all of us,” the grieving stepmom mentioned.
“She’ll be dearly missed by each considered one of us.”
The useless lady’s sister, Hailey Wadsworth, posted a tribute on social media to her “angel.”
“My poor child sister we’ll get justice child lady … I really like you a lot I miss you day by day,” the sister wrote, based on the UK Instances.