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He'd been in the country for only a few days when he was attacked and killed on the streets of Crawley.
Today a 24-year-old man was jailed for life for murdering Joao Esteves, a Portuguese national who had travelled to England for a job interview.
Daniel Palmer filmed the attack on his mobile phone and sent pictures boasting of what he'd done. A friend who saw them alerted the police.
Tom Savvides has our report with an interview with Detective Chief Inspector Jason Taylor of Sussex Police.
Joao Esteves, 45, from Lisbon in Portugal, had travelled to Britain from Portugal for a job interview but did not have anywhere to stay and was preparing to sleep rough for the night before catching a return flight home from Gatwick.
His body was found at 3.25am on 19 January.
The jury at Lewes Crown Court was shown CCTV footage of Daniel Palmer helping Joan Esteves away from Kwik Fit. The footage shows the men going into the alleyway a few hundred metres away together before Palmer is later seen leaving the area on his own.
A 24-year-old man has been convicted of battering to death a Portuguese man he found wandering the streets in Crawley.
Daniel Palmer repeatedly punched Joao Esteves, 45, on the forecourt of Kwik Fit, off Haslett Avenue East, on Saturday 18 January before leading his victim to a nearby alleyway where he continued with the assault.
He filmed the injured Mr Esteves using his mobile phone after the attack.
The body of Mr Esteves, from the Lisbon area of Portugal, was found on 19 January. He was taken to hospital suffering from serious head injuries but died later.
Mr Esteves had travelled to Britain from Portugal for a job interview but did not have anywhere to stay and was preparing to sleep rough for the night before catching a return flight home from Gatwick.
Palmer was jailed for life and told he would serve a minimum of 15 years.