A man has pleaded guilty today to the murder of a pizza delivery driver in Sheffield.
Kasim Ahmed, aged 18, of St Ronan’s Road, Sharrow, pleaded guilty to killing Thavisha Lakindu Peiris during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon.
The 25-year-old was killed as he made a delivery for Domino’s Pizza on October 27 last year in Southey Crescent, Southey.
Mr Peiris, a former Sheffield Hallam University student who was originally from Sri Lanka, worked for the Wadsley Bridge branch of Domino’s on Halifax Road after graduating in 2011.
A post mortem showed he died from stab wounds.
A second defendant - Shamraze Khan, aged 26, of Southey Crescent, Southey, Sheffield - denies murder.
He is due to go on trial tomorrow at Sheffield Crown Court.
Both Ahmed and Khan have pleaded guilty to two robberies.