is starting a life sentence after admitting murdering his
ex-girlfriend as her children listened.
Bacon, 40, stabbed Tracey Jane Buckland, 42, at his home
in Poole, Dorset, on 9 September. He stabbed Miss Buckland
with several knives as their two children and her
granddaughter sat outside in her car.
children and her granddaughter had been visiting him that
day and Miss Buckland came to collect them. They were in
the car, about to leave, when Bacon asked Miss Buckland to
go back into the flat, where he attacked her.
forced their way into the flat after Bacon refused to let
them in. They found him calmly drinking a can of beer
while Miss Buckland lay dying from stab wounds.
pleaded guilty to one count of murder. The 98 days he has
already served will be deducted from his sentence. He was
told at Winchester Crown Court that he would serve a
minimum of 13 years and 122 days before being considered