A 23-year-old British man has been charged after admitting to killing a 19-year-old woman who flew to the U.K to be with him.
Jack Sepple was arrested on Feb. 1st after Ashley Wadsworth of Canada was found stabbed to death at a property on Tennyson Road in Chelmsford.
Sepple was taken into custody that day, however, it wasn’t until his Sept. 7th court date that he admitted to killing Wadsworth.
After a Chelmsford Crown Court court clerk read the single charge of murder, Sepple replied: ‘I’m guilty.’
Authorities say Sepple met Ashley Wadsworth of Vernon online and began dating. She eventually received a six-month tourist visa to travel to meet up with Sepple in November last year.
Her family members say Wadsworth loved traveling and described it as “the trip of a lifetime,” before returning to British Columbia, where she had been accepted to Thompson Rivers University.
According to the report, Wadsworth had recently become a Mormon and dreamed of becoming a lawyer.