'My life stopped': widow of academic killed in random attack speaks of loss


Exclusive: Nadja Ensink-Teich says death of her husband, Jeroen Ensink, on his Islington doorstep could have been prevented as killer is sentenced

Eleven days after becoming a father, Jeroen Ensink stepped out of his London flat to post cards to friends, proudly announcing the birth of his daughter, Fleur. “He left at 1.45pm. He was dead at 1.50pm,” said his widow, Nadja Ensink-Teich, 37. “And from that moment, my life stopped.”

Ensink, 41, an internationally renowned water engineer and academic, was killed on his Islington doorstep in a random attack by a stranger, Timchang Nandap, who was known to police and had a mental illness.

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