Nottingham

Mansfield man strangled partner to death

Michael Foster Image copyright Nottinghamshire Police
Image caption A jury unanimously found Michael Foster guilty of murdering Paula Harris

A man has been convicted of strangling his partner at their home in Nottinghamshire.

Michael Foster, of St John's Place, Mansfield, was found guilty at Nottingham Crown Court of murdering 44-year-old Paula Harris.

Police said 39-year-old Foster killed Miss Harris on 28 January and, on leaving the flat the next morning, told a neighbour "she's still asleep".

A jury unanimously found Foster guilty. He will be sentenced on Monday.

Image copyright Family handout
Image caption The court heard Miss Harris had been strangled

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