Sadist handed life term over bar girl mur­der

Daily Mirror - - NEWS - BY MATTHEW YOUNG m.young@ trin­i­tymir­

A “SADIS­TIC” killer who stabbed a young bar­maid to death with a bot­tle has been jailed for life.

Kasim Lewis, 31, butchered 22-yearold Iu­liana Tu­dos and dumped her naked body in a derelict hut.

He at­tacked her as she walked home through Fins­bury Park in North Lon­don last Christ­mas Eve.

She had deep cuts to her wrists, neck and chest, in­clud­ing one that looked like the Bat­man sign, the Old Bai­ley heard.

Friends she had been due to spend Christ­mas with launched a search THE last sur­viv­ing Bri­tish crew­man gets back in a Lan­caster yes­ter­day to mark the 75th an­niver­sary of the Dam­busters raid.

Squadron Leader Ge­orge “Johnny” John­son, 96, flew in the bomber yes­ter­day over Der­went Val­ley, Der­bys, in the bomb aimer po­si­tion he oc­cu­pied in May 1943. and found her body in the park on Box­ing Day. There was no ob­vi­ous ev­i­dence of sexual assault but bar­ris­ter Crispin Aylett QC said: “The pros­e­cu­tion al­leges this was a sex­u­ally mo­ti­vated and sadis­tic at­tack.”

He said the killer must have forced her to reveal her PIN be­cause he later took money from her bank ac­count.

Iu­liana’s step­fa­ther Costa Vasil­iou said the mur­der was “in­hu­man”. Lewis of Bounds Green, North Lon­don ad­mit­ted mur­der via video link from Bel­marsh jail and was told he will serve a min­i­mum of 29 years.

BOT­TLE AT­TACK Lewis killed Iu­liana

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