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A murderer who led a man to his death and livestreamed the killing of a cat months before has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years.

Scarlet Blake, 26, hit Jorge Martin Carreno before pushing him into the River Cherwell in Oxford in July 2021. 


The judge said a Netflix show about killing cats “played a part” in Blake’s plan. Blake was found guilty of murder at Oxford Crown Court last Friday.

The trial heard the defendant had been on the streets looking for potential victims.


Blake had already admitted a criminal damage charge in relation to the cat.


Alison Morgan KC and Denis Barry appeared for the Crown.


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