Nadine Aburas's family on the steps of Cardiff Crown Court
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Nadine Aburas murder: 'Justice for our beautiful girl'

A "jealous" American has admitted murdering a woman in a Cardiff Bay hotel.

Sammy Almahri, 44, pleaded guilty to murdering Nadine Aburas, 28, at the Future Inn on New Year's Eve 2014.

He initially admitted manslaughter but denied murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility, but changed his plea at Cardiff Crown Court on Thursday.

The court heard he killed her because the "voice of God" told him to.

Det Con Jennifer Coleman read a statement on behalf of Ms Aburas's family outside court following the verdict.

  • 20 Oct 2016