Georgia's murderer got 'sadistic pleasure' from killing

The man who killed teenager Georgia Williams plotted the murder to give himself "sadistic pleasure", the judge said.

The 23-year-old pleaded guilty to murder earlier this month. Credit: West Mercia Police

Mr Justice Wilkie said in sentencing: "You watched her die in circumstances where you could have saved her - and doing so was a central part of your pleasure...[You] then treated her body with contempt, dumping her in a remote area."

Continuing to address Jamie Reynolds, who stood head bowed and with his hands clasped behind his back, he said: "This is not a marginal or borderline case. I am in no doubt the seriousness of your offending, so a whole-of-life term is the starting point."

"I take very seriously the conclusion of (psychiatrist) Prof Paul Peckitt that you have the potential to become a serial killer," he added.

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Georgia Williams' killer given whole-life jail term

A 23-year-old man who lured teenager Georgia Williams to his parents' house and strangled her to death has been sentenced to a whole-life jail term at Stafford Crown Court. Jamie Reynolds pleaded guilty earlier this month to the murder.