A man identified as Thomas Peter, 50, had been sentenced to life imprisonment for strangling his wife to death on 2 August 2018 while his three daughters were still in the family home.
Peter will serve a minimum of 25 years for the murder of his wife Karen Peter,he was also sentenced to seven years for arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered, to run concurrently.
He was found guilty of both offences at the Old Bailey on Thursday, 7 February.
The court heard how Peter and Karen got married in 1994 and had three daughters together. However, in February 2010 – after Karen endured years of violence, controlling behaviour and Peter being unfaithful – she filed for divorce. They continued to live in the same house.