Sex worker’s killer ‘stole her money to buy food and cannabis’

Press Association

A lorry driver’s assistant who beat a sex worker to death in a managed red light area stole her money to buy takeaway food, cigarettes and cannabis, a jury has been told.

Lewis Pierre, 24, has admitted the manslaughter of Daria Pionko, whose battered body was found near Leeds city centre three days before Christmas last year.

But a jury was told that Pierre denied murdering the

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