Laura Szendrei's Killer Attacked Other Women Too, Court Hears

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LAURA SZENDREI
Mike Szendrei wipes away tears as his wife Rachel address the media at a press conference in North Delta, B.C., on October 13, 2010. Szendrei was attacked on September 25 in Mackie Park and died the next day. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Lam) | CP

SURREY, B.C. - A sentencing hearing for the young man who has admitted to murdering a Delta, B.C., teen has heard he attacked three other women before the deadly assault.

On Monday, Laura Szendrei's family and friends sobbed as a Crown lawyer read details of how the killer repeatedly hit the 15-year-old girl over the head at a park in September 2010.

The man, who was 17 at the time, was charged but not convicted for the other attacks in nearby Burns Bog.

Szendrei was assaulted in broad daylight as a crowd was gathered for a sporting event close to the area where she was walking in the park.

Her friend responded to her screams and discovered she'd been beaten.

Szendrei died in hospital the next day. (CKNW)