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Husband stabs drunk wife 16 times because she spoke to another man at a bar

By Mason White 6:10 PM January 23, 2017
Robert and Victoria Bance
By: Wayne Morin

A jealous husband flew into a rage after seeing his wife talking to another man at a bar, according to police in the United Kingdom.

Plymouth police said that they have arrested 53-year-old Robert Bance, after being accused of stabbing his wife 16 times, causing her death.

In court, Bance pleaded guilty to killing 37-year-old Victoria Bance. Robert has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 15 years.

According to the police investigation, the husband and wife went out to drink at several bars until they became extremely intoxicated.

At one point, Robert saw Victoria speaking to another man, and he flew into a rage. He grabbed her belonging and stormed out of the bar.

Victoria went home, where she began arguing with Robert.

Robert grabbed a knife and stabbed her 16 times in the chest.

He then called police and confessed to stabbing his wife.

Victoria was rushed to the Derriford Hospital, where she died of the stab wounds.