Twenty-three-year-old Jamie Reynolds from Telford, is due to be sentenced today for the murder of teenager Georgia Williams.
The 17-year-old from Wellington was found in woodland near Wrexham in May.
Reynolds pleaded guilty to murder at Stafford Crown Court earlier this month.
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