Life sentence beckons for husband who set wife’s body on fire

A jealous husband who strangled his estranged wife to death and set fire to her body to pocket a £300,000 life insurance policy is facing a life sentence. Thomas Peter, 50, forced a cloth down Karen’s throat before throttling her at their semi-detached home in Romford, east London, last August 2. He was enraged after learning that the mother-of-three had finally had enough of his years of violence and affairs and about to start a new life with her lover….

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