A 28-year-old man has been jailed for life, with a minimum of 17 years, for the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand.
She was strangled at a hotel in Auckland in December 2018, the night before her 22nd birthday, while she was on a Tinder date.
The man who can't be named for legal reasons claimed she died in an accident, but in November a jury found him guilty of murder.
The judge said the defendant showed a "lack of empathy".
Grace's mother addressed her daughter's killer directly in court; 'You took it upon yourself to murder my beautiful Grace, an innocent young lady.
On a daily basis I torment myself over what you did to my Grace, the terror and pain she must have experienced at your hands.
As a mother I would have done anything to change places with her. I sit full of guilt knowing I couldn't help her, that I should have been there.'