A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the “cold and calculated” killing of a silver dealer.
Michael Brennan, 23, had lured Paul Simons
to a flat in Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, on May 4, where he
stabbed him to death. Brennan had been found guilty of murdering
the 54-year-old, of Bushey in Hertfordshire, at Chelmsford Crown
Court on December 3 after a ten-day trial.
He had admitted killing him but denied
murder. He was sentenced two days later.
Mr Simons was a dealer in antique silver at the London Silver