Hazell pleads guilty to Tia murder

Stuart Hazell, 37, changed his plea to guilty at his trial for the murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp at the Old Bailey today.

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Stuart Hazell jailed for Tia murder

Tia Sharp's mother has told ITV Stuart Hazell deserves to suffer.

He was jailed today for at least 38 years for killing the 12-year-old last summer.

In an exclusive interview, Tia's mother, who once dated Hazell before her mother got into a relationship with him, said she never suspected him.

The judge said Hazell's change in plea had robbed the family of finding out what happened to Tia the night she was killed, and that 'all that lay ahead of her, will now never be.'

From the Old Bailey, Ronke Phillips reports.

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