Megan Newton, an 18-year old girl found dead in her flat. The girl invited her old school friend to her flat as an act of kindness because he was drunk and could not go home.
But he then raped her and choked her before stabbing her in the neck and back nine times and left Megan to die.
Police discovered her body in her flat on April 20 last year as they arrived at the scene. Joseph, 29, who is the son of former Staffordshire police officer has confessed his crime.
He admitted that he raped her and then murdered her after stabbing her nine-time. He left her naked on her bed and leave her to die. On CCTV, his appearance leaving the flat was recorded.
Joseph declared guilty to counts of rape and one count of murder.
Her family previously told of their heartbreak at the death of football-obsessed Megan. She supported Stoke City and coached an under-sevens team.
In a statement, they said: “Our hearts are broken. Meg was a beautiful young woman who had everything to live for. She was in the prime of life, so precious and loving. We adored her.”
19-year-old Joseph Trevor, was sentenced to a minimum of 21 years and 65 days.