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“I was hesitant because you hear about things on Tinder,” she said.“People who were looking for a hook up were very vocal so it was easier to avoid those people.” Finally, after he kept asking and receiving a vote of confidence from her friends, she agreed to meet up with him at a local coffee house.The 33-year-old was jailed for a minimum of 17-and-a-half years after he admitted murder in July last year.Liverpool Crown Court was told Hawke, of no fixed abode, moved into Sharon's house after just one date, and started controlling the 39-year-old, who suffered from depression and had learning difficulties.
An alcoholic, Hawke had drunk 15 pints of lager and a bottle of vodka. Apparently Sharon had begged for her life and held her hands up to protect herself.
I called the police who told me the news, Sharon was dead."I knew immediately who had killed her.
We were eventually told Kevin Hawke had called the police after killing my sister, and had been charged with her murder."As we waited for the trial I planned Sharon's funeral.
Stephen begged his sister to end the relationship but she continued seeing him.
Then his worst nightmare came true when he read on a local news website that "A 39-year-old woman has been found dead in her flat."He said: "I felt sick to my stomach.