Man jailed for murdering Aliza Mirza in east London

image captionAliza Mirza was stabbed in the neck

An 18-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a student in east London.

Aliza Mirza, 18, was stabbed in Forest View Road, Manor Park, on 3 April this year.

She was found by a passer-by and was pronounced dead later the same day at Whipps Cross Hospital.

Yahya Gul, 18, of Charlbury Gardens, Ilford, east London, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey and must serve a minimum of 11 years.

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