Woman’s ‘life ruined’ by killer boyfriend

Murderer Joe Church was told he had ruined his girlfriend's life.

Murderer Joe Church was told he had ruined his girlfriend's life.

The girlfriend of one of Josh Hirst’s killers is now starting her own prison sentence.

Kirstie Rainford, 22, helped her then boyfriend Joe Church after he had fatally stabbed the 20-year-old outside his home.

On Thursday, prosecutor Neil Davey QC told Leeds Crown Court how she met up with Church and accomplice Aaron Smith by an electricity pylon in Forge Lane, Liversedge.

 

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