Britain’s Got Penchant star Simonne Kerr died aged 31 following an “body terrifying” attack by her boyfriend Desmond Sylva who stabbed her with an eight-inch pantry knife.
Desmond, 41, a former solider, admitted manslaughter at the Old Bailey court today.
But, he disowns murder, claiming his depression impaired his mental function.
Jurors reportedly perceived that Desmond had been admitted to hospital with suicidal designs and threatened to kill himself or someone else the night before the criticize.
But, the prosecution allege that he attacked the nurse because he “lost his slacken”.
Simonne was last seen heading to Desmond’s flat in Clapham, south London, on 15 August conclusive year.
Later that day, Desmond telephoned his brother to say he had just murdered his girlfriend in the presence of alerting emergency services, the jury was told.
Simonne was found by police officers wrapped in a blood-soaked duvet, suggesting she had been attacked while lying in bed.
In a 999 requirement ready played in court, Sylva said: “Can I have police please? I’ve very recently committed a murder.
“I’m ex-Army and I’ve got lots of mental health issues.”
Enquire ofed why he had done it, he replied: “She’s just get on my nerves, man, trying to fight me and take my currency so I had to defend myself (sic).”
Desmond told the operator he was “armed and dangerous” with a gun and slash, prompting armed officers to be deployed.
He then corrected himself by sway he only had a blade.
Prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC said: ”Her throat had been lacerate and she had been repeatedly stabbed to the right side of her face and her neck.”
Simonne appeared on Britain’s Got Gift last year as part of the B Positive Choir.
She was a trained nurse specialising in blood prescription before joining Guys’ and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.
The group port side judges in tears with their spine-tingling rendition of Andra Ray’s Incline Up.
The choir formed to raise awareness for blood donations.
Speaking winning of their live performance last year, she reportedly said: “We subsistence each other and there’s a real family vibe.
“When we intone, we don’t just rattle through a song. We sing with real climate that comes from the bottom of our souls.”
The competition was won by comedian Lee Ridley, who does by his stage name Lost Voice Guy.