Sentencing of Clive Sharp, who has admitted murdering Flintshire vet Catherine Gowing, has been adjourned until next month. He has been remanded in custody until then.
The judge, Mr Justice Griffith-Williams, said: 'There is only one sentence I can pass on you for this offence, as you will know."I have to work out what the minimum term you will serve is before the Parole Board consider you for release - if you are ever to be released.'
More top news
Missed Thursday's Wales at Six? You can catch up here.
A wet and windy night for much of Wales, remaining dry in the far north.
Welsh Premier League side Bangor City have been refused a license to continue playing in Welsh football's top tier.