Sex-crazed killer, 32, serving life for brutal murder of barmaid, 22, ADMITS binding, gagging and stabbing retired civil servant, 55, to death in her home just weeks earlier

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Sex-crazed killer, 32, serving life for brutal murder of barmaid, 22, ADMITS binding, gagging and stabbing retired civil servant, 55, to death in her home just weeks earlier

A sex attacker who became obsessed with violent pornography murdered two women in the space of just six weeks, it emerged today.

Retired civil servant Catherine Burke, 55, was found bound and gagged at her £700,000 north London home after police forced entry to the house on 16 November 2017.

No one was charged with her murder for more than a year and a half after she was found dead at the property in Muswell Hill, where she had lived for around 20 years.

Today, nearly two years from her killing, Kasim Lewis admitted her murder at the Old Bailey ahead of his planned trial.

Lewis is already serving a life sentence for the murder of Iuliana Tudos, which took place just weeks before Ms Burke’s killing. Kasim Lewis today admitted the murder of retired civil servant Catherine Burke in Muswell Hill, north London. He is already serving a life sentence for killing a barmaid in Finsbury Park Last year, Lewis was jailed for life and ordered to serve 29 years for killing Iuliana Tudos Last year, Lewis was jailed for life and ordered to serve 29 years for killing Iuliana Tudos

Lewis, who was born in Monserrat and lived in north London, had […]

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