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June 2014, Andrew Saunders was in a
relationship with 21-year-old Zoe Morgan, but when she broke
off the relationship, he started to plan his revenge.
Zoe breaks up with Saunders and starts a relationship
with fellow Matalan worker, 33-year-old Lee Simmons.
27th September 2016,
Saunders buys two kitchen knives, and some latex gloves,
then goes home and used Google to search for, "the
easiest way to kill a person" and "how long do
murderers serve in prison" .
28th September 2016,
Having planned the murder,
Saunders approached the pair
at 05:50am in Queen Street, Cardiff, close to the
Matalan store as they were on their way to work at the
nearby Matalan Store. He first attacked Mr Simmons in a
frenzied attack, as Zoe he tried to help he was heard to
shout "I'm coming for you next". She tried to run
off but he chased her down the street eventually
catching her and stabbing her several times.
After the attacks He then sent
a text message to his father: "Thanks for being a
pathetic, useless father. Just killed two people. Cheers."
December 2016, At
Cardiff Crown Court, Saunders admitted murdering the
pair on 28th September. His defence said he was in
'Emotional Turmoil' after the break-up and is very
Tuesday 28th February 2017,
Sentence to life imprisonment with a recommended minimum
of 23 years