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Pictured: CCTV screen grab showing the BMW driven by Sophie Taylor chased by Melissa Pesticcio and Michael Wheeler<br />
Re: A woman and her ex-boyfriend who killed a "love rival" after a car chase led to a crash have been jailed.<br />
Sophie Taylor, 22, died when her BMW hit a block of flats in Adamsdown, Cardiff, in August 2016.<br />
Melissa Pesticcio, 24, of Llanrumney, was convicted of death by dangerous driving and jailed for six-and-a-half years at Cardiff Crown Court.<br />
Michael Wheeler, 23, of Tremorfa, who admitted the same charge, was given a seven-and-a-half year sentence.<br />
Pesticcio was also convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving to Joshua Deguara, a passenger in Miss Taylor's car.<br />
Judge Thomas Crowther QC said "the shattering of two families was completely avoidable" and was "caused by you two being consumed by a self righteous and jealous rage, chasing her down to frighten her and teach her a lesson".
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Pictured: CCTV screen grab showing the BMW driven by Sophie Taylor chased by Melissa Pesticcio and Michael Wheeler
Re: A woman and her ex-boyfriend who killed a "love rival" after a car chase led to a crash have been jailed.
Sophie Taylor, 22, died when her BMW hit a block of flats in Adamsdown, Cardiff, in August 2016.
Melissa Pesticcio, 24, of Llanrumney, was convicted of death by dangerous driving and jailed for six-and-a-half years at Cardiff Crown Court.more »