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Case Ref : 20110601, Oakes, David

Official Narrative

A 51-year-old "monster" convicted of shooting dead his partner and their daughter has died in hospital.

David Oakes shot Christine Chambers, 38, and daughter Shania, two, at their home in Braintree in June 2011.

Oakes, of Steeple, near Maldon, was found guilty by a Chelmsford Crown Court jury last May and sentenced to a whole-life term.

Imprisoned at Durham's HMP Frankland, he died in hospital on Monday of presumed natural causes.


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