A man has been jailed for 29 years for killing a barmaid whose naked person was found in a ballpark after she went missing on Christmas Eve.
Iuliana Tudos, 22, was detected dead in a disused building in Finsbury Park , north London, three days later.
Ms Tudos, who was born in Moldova, had been lashed with a busted bottle in the neck, abdomen and wrists.
Kasim Lewis, 31, of Friern Barnet , north London, pleaded guilty to her assassination at the Old Bailey on Thursday.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum expression of 29 years.
‘Wicked beyond belief’
Judge Richard Marks QC said he has been reported that no manifestation hinted Ms Tudos had been sexually assaulted.
But said the fact that Lewis had cable ties with him, hinted there was “sadism” concerned, and that his intention to attempt someone.
“She must have died a cruel fatality. What you did to her was wicked beyond belief”, he said.
During the attack, Lewis extracted her PIN number and later withdrew currency from her account.
The court heard Ms Tudos lives in Cyprus, where her mothers are from, before moving to London in 2013.
She worked in the World’s End pub in Camden High Street.
She had finished her alter at the tavern and was planning to spend Christmas with acquaintances after going home to obtain her things.
She was picked up on CCTV at 20:33 heading towards the acces of Finsbury Park.
When she failed to turn up, her friends posted messages on social media, contacted the pub, hospices and distributed fliers.
Her body was found in a burnt-out shed by her friends, special courts heard.
Paramedics described a curve to her dresser as looks a lot like the logo for Batman or the note M, and she had been cover with cable ties, special courts heard.
A search of Lewis’s phone uncovered a trailer for a pornographic film peculiarity a young lady being chased into an alleyway and then oblige with cable ties.
In a statement read to the court, Ms Tudos’s stepfather Costas Vassiliou said his daughter was murdered in “the worlds largest” “inhumane way”.
He described his “beloved daughter” as “full of energy” and “loved and cherished by all of her friends and family”.
“As parents our fantasy was for Iuliana to get back to Cyprus after her graduation, get a chore, get married and have infants, our grandchildren, ” he said.
“All of these now are gone.
“As a family we will never get through this.”
In court: Alice Evans, BBC London
The public gallery was backpack as friends and family came to see Iuliana’s killer face justice.
Friends wept and comprised mitts to their cavities as the department of public prosecutions described her naked mas being obtained with frightful injuries.
Her mother sobbed as her husband read their own families impact evidence – saying they and Iuliana’s two brothers would never get past their grief.
Speaking after the hearing, Mr Vassiliou said the outcome of the sentencing was “very good” and he trusted the adjudicator had moved the right decision.
Many of Iuliana’s love who came to courtroom were too upset to speak.
One told me she missed her friend “so much”.
She added: “He desecrated the body afterwards which is maybe even more disgusting than the actual killing.”
She and another friend said they had done so Cyprus for Iuliana’s funeral and that the family support there was “amazing”.
“The family have been there for all of us as well, ” he answered, and added that beings like Lewis should be sentenced “to die in prison”.
Lewis, who was born in Montserrat, enrolled his plea over a video attach from HMP Belmarsh.
He had previously been jailed for an earlier sexuality attack.
In September 2005, he was sided two years for sexual assault and revelation on a bus and placed on the sex offenders register.
In 2011, he received a further eight “months imprisonment” for failing to comply with the fornication convict notification requirements and their home communities order.