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"Once she got home, they talked together; they worked out the details and then went back and committed the murder," Auburndale Police Deputy Chief Andy Ray said in a press conference.
Mr Patel said the murder has left him and his wife "like the walking dead" and they could not bear to attend court today because they did not want to hear details of their daughter's murder.
"After drinking together and undressing, he killed her by beating her ferociously about the head and by strangling her", prosecutor Simon Denison QC told the court.
He initially claimed to not remember the attack but when he pleaded guilty conceded there had been a "brief argument".
"You strangled her with a terrible ferocity and even now have shown no real remorse for your actions", added the judge.
An Old Bailey judge issued a "stark warning" to online daters to always meet in public as she jailed a man for life for strangling and stabbing to death a single mother he had met online for sex.