'Vile scum' killed my daughter in crash
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'Love rival' Cardiff pair jailed for crash death

A woman and her ex-boyfriend who killed a "love rival" after a car chase led to a crash have been jailed.

Sophie Taylor, 22, died when her BMW hit a block of flats in Adamsdown, Cardiff, in August 2016.

Melissa Pesticcio, 24, of Llanrumney, was convicted of death by dangerous driving and jailed for six-and-a-half years at Cardiff Crown Court.

Michael Wheeler, 23, of Tremorfa, who admitted the same charge, was given a seven-and-a-half year sentence.

Miss Taylor's father Rod called Wheeler and Pesticcio "vile scum".

  • 12 May 2017