A 66-year-old Hull man has today been told he will not be eligible for parole until he’s in his eighties after being convicted of murder.
Colin Cadamartriea, pictured, was jailed for a minimum of 20 years for the stabbing of 31-year-old Jarrad Marsh during an incident at a property in Albert Avenue, Hull, on Saturday, 20 January, 2018.
He has already served two-and-a-half years in prison for the killing of Mr Marsh following an original trial in June 2018 but was granted a retrial.
The proceedings, which were held at Sheffield Crown Court, concluded today when Cadamartriea was again convicted of murder.
Welcoming today’s verdict, Detective Inspector Grant Taylor said: “Our thoughts remain with Jarrad’s mum Julie, his family and friends, who we continue to provide support to through specialist officers.
“I would like to thank the key witnesses in the trial for their assistance in what has been a very challenging and complex investigation.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to talk about the importance of our work to take knives off the streets of East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.
“This tragic case demonstrates the huge impact that knife crime has on the families of victims and we will continue to do all we can to reduce this type of crime and bring offenders to justice.”
Julie Marsh added: “It was the worst day of my life when the police came to tell me my son Jarrad had been murdered.
“The months and years following his murder have been horrendous and affected all parts of my life, including my work as a Senior Sister for the NHS.
“I attended the original trial in June 2018 at Hull Crown Court and it was absolutely horrific to have to sit and listen all the details regarding my son’s murder.
“At the end of the trial when a guilty verdict was returned and Colin Cadamartriea was subsequently given a life sentence, I felt justice had been served.
“However, a retrial was permitted and, as a result, my family and Jarrad’s girlfriend have had to re-live the horrendous memories surrounding Jarrad’s murder. I have never got over the death of my son but having to go through a second trial has made it even more difficult to bear.
“Nothing will help to lessen the agony of losing a child in such a violent way, but knowing Colin Cadamartriea has been found guilty of his murder and will now spend the majority of the rest of his life in prison, means justice has been served.”
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