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Doncaster man given life sentence for strangling his estranged wife to death

Raymond Wild of Blaxton - jailed for strangling his estranged wife to death.

Raymond Wild of Blaxton - jailed for strangling his estranged wife to death.

  • by Stephanie Bateman
 

A man has been jailed for life after admitting murdering his estranged wife at his home in Doncaster in February.

Raymond Wild, aged 52, of Thorne Road, Blaxton, pleaded guilty to the murder of Sheila Wild at a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday September 3.

He was jailed today for life, with a minimum term of 15 years.

The body 49-year-old Mrs Wild was found at a property in Thorne Road, Blaxton at around 6pm on Wednesday 26 February after concern was raised for her safety.

A post mortem examination concluded she had been strangled.

Raymond Wild was also found unconscious at the property but was arrested and later charged with Mrs Wild’s murder.

 

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