Nicosia Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a 40 year old Georgian national to life imprisonment for the murder of 56 year old Yiannoula Hadjiyianni in Oikos Marathassas last year.
The victim was found dead in her car on November 12, 2018.
Georgi Baratsvilli had admitted to stabbing the woman to death and robbing her of €1500 in cash after he hitched a ride in her car.
The victim was stabbed 16 times. The fatal blow was to the heart, the post-mortem showed.