Related Topics. Woodhall, formerly of Windsor Crescent, admitted murder at an earlier hearing.
Send your story ideas to yorkslincs. About sharing image captionGeorge Gallagher denied killing his wife The estranged husband of a woman found stabbed to death at her Rotherham house has been jailed for life for her murder.
A jury at Sheffield Crown Court convicted husband George Gallagher, 55, of Eldon Road, for her murder and he was ordered to serve at least 20 years. Mr Gallagher was also found guilty of a serious assault on Julie in Ms Gallagher, 41, died from a single stab wound to the chest.
In a statement they said: "We have sat in court over the last few weeks, hoping to hear answers from George Gallagher to answer the question why. More stories from Yorkshire Sheffield Crown Court heard sife attack took place outside Woodhall's home and was witnessed by several people.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 18 years and six months. Ms Gallagher's family described him as an "evil, dominating man". Ms Gallagher's family said they were relieved to have "closure" but still needed answers.
Passing sentence, Judge Jeremy Richardson QC said: "You relentlessly stabbed your wife, Victoria Woodhall, to death with a high level of violence in a public street in full view of several people. In a statement her family said rotheerham sentence could bring her back or compensate for the "terrible pain we are suffering".