Paul Taylor has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum 18 years, after being found guilty of murdering Sally McGrath from Peterborough.
Taylor was also found guilty of a number of serious sexual offences.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.