The 45-year-old builder dies in jail before going on trial for murdering his 26-year-old ex-army trainer
- Terence Papworth was charged with the murder of Amy-Leanne Stringfellow in June
- The mother of one child was found seriously injured in his Doncaster apartment on June 5th
- Papworth, 45, a builder, was due on vember 30th for Amy's death
- He was found dead in his cell in Armley Prison in Leeds on Sunday vember 22nd
A builder died in prison before he was tried for the alleged murder of his "beautiful and kind" girlfriend.
Terence Papworth, 45, was charged in June for the murder of the mother of Amy-Leanne Stringfellow, 26.
Ms. Stringfellow, who served in Afghanistan, was found seriously injured on June 5 this year at Papworth's home in Balby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
Emergency services fought to save the fitness instructor, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Papworth was charged with murder two days later and should be on trial next week.
However, he was found dead on Sunday in his cell at Armley Prison in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Terence Papworth (pictured left), 45, was charged with the murder of Amy-Leanne Stringfellow (pictured right), 26, in June and was due on trial later that month. He was found dead in his cell at Armley Prison in Leeds, West Yorkshire, on Sunday
Papworth was found dead in his cell at Armley Prison (pictured) in Leeds, West Yorkshire, on Sunday
Papworth had recently videolinked in court for a case management hearing and was due to be on trial in Sheffield Crown Court on vember 30th.
The Justice Department said: “Terence Papworth died on vember 22nd at HMP Leeds.
"The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has been informed."
Papworth and Ms. Stringfellow, who has a young daughter, had been in a relationship since last October, but they hadn't moved in together.
She had traveled the four miles from her Doncaster home to see Papworth during the lockdown.
After her death, the South Yorkshire Police referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) for prior contact with Ms. Stringfellow.
Private Stringfellow joined the Army in 2010 and completed assignments with the 3rd Battalion of Rifles 3 RIFLES in Edinburgh and Chilwell.
As part of Operation Herrick 16, she was also deployed in Afghanistan in 2012.
Amy-Leanne Stringfellow, 26, was found seriously injured in a Doncaster home in June. She died a short time later, despite efforts to save her
Papworth was charged with murder and appeared on Doncaster Magistrates' Court in June. He was due to stand trial on vember 30th
Amy had been promoted to Lance Corporal but was fired before taking the post.
The fitness fanatic returned in 2017 as a volunteer reservist and also worked as a personal trainer.
Honors poured in after her tragic death from broken hearted loved ones.
Her devastated mother, Jacquie, said her "heart stopped beating" the day her daughter died while on an emotional vigil for Amy.
She added, “Amy was loved by thousands, not just one.
“ other woman while I live in Doncaster will have to go through this again. Amy was a strong character. & # 39;
Amy's family also published a touching tribute to the "beautiful and kind" mother who "inspired so many others".
She: “Our hearts are broken and will never really be repaired. We know you will live on in your little girl. We love you all the pennies in the world. & # 39;