Pharmacist Mitesh Patel strangled wife to begin new life with gay lover


Pharmacist Mitesh Patel strangled his wife Jessica with a plastic bag so that he could start a new life with his gay lover, a court has heard. According to reports, Patel stood to gain £2million from Jessica’s death and he wanted to start a new life with his partner in Australia. Teesside Crown Court was told that on the night Jessica was killed Patel was found with three scratches on his neck. Nicholas Campbell QC, prosecuting, said Patel claimed he came in from a walk in the Linthorpe area of Middlesbrough to find his house had been burgled. Jessica’s wrists…

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