Fortune-Seeking Widow 'Got What She Deserved' ; Earl of Shaftesbury's Son Speaks out after Prostitute Turned Countess Is Jailed for His Father's Murder
Moreton, Cole, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
The Countess of Shaftesbury hoped to get a fortune when her husband died. Instead, his grieving son said yesterday, she "got what she deserved".
The prostitute who married a peer, Jamila M'Barek, is beginning 25 years in prison for complicity in his murder. The sentence handed out at the Palais de Justice in Nice, southern France, late on Friday was right, said Nicholas Ashley-Cooper, a 27-year-old DJ who is now the 12th earl. But he said it would not take away the pain of having been unable to save his father from alcoholism, depression and death at the hands of a woman who wanted his money.
"I spent my whole life trying to get through to him, trying to help," …
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Publication information: Article title: Fortune-Seeking Widow 'Got What She Deserved' ; Earl of Shaftesbury's Son Speaks out after Prostitute Turned Countess Is Jailed for His Father's Murder. Contributors: Moreton, Cole - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent on Sunday (London, England). Publication date: May 27, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent on Sunday. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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