Man to be sentenced for double Wakefield murder
An asylum-seeker who murdered two teenage girls and left their bodies in a Wakefield flat will be sentenced today.
Ahmad Otak stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s sister, 17-year-old Kimberley Frank, and her friend Samantha Sykes, 18, in March.
21, who is from Afghanistan and entered the UK in 2007, visited
Kimberley’s flat in Barden Road to discuss his stormy relationship with
her sister Elisa before the murders took place.
He pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at a previous hearing at Leeds Crown Court.
he entered the pleas, Judge Peter Collier warned him: “As I’m sure you
will understand, the sentence for murder is fixed by law and the
sentence that will be passed on you in due course is one of life
Appearing via videolink from Wakefield Prison,
Otak denied two further charges relating to the kidnap and false
imprisonment of Elisa Frank.
He also pleaded guilty to carrying a blade - a kitchen knife - in Wakefield on the day of the murders.
He will be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court.