Sentence due for drink-drive killer who was convicted axe murderer

DRINK-driver and convicted axe murderer Intars Pless is to be sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court tomorrow (Thursday).

The 34-year-old was found guilty of causing death by dangrous driving after killing Brothertoft woman Valentina Planciunene on February 15.

Miss Planciunene was riding her moped along Boardsides in Wyberton Fen when she was knocked into the path of oncoming traffic by a car driven by Pless.

He then drove away, leaving her dead at the scene.

Pless had previously been convicted of murder in his native Latvia in 1994.