A man has admitted killing student Bethany Fields, who was stabbed in the street in Huddersfield.
Paul Crowther pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 21-year-old Ms Fields, from Leeds. She died in the town’s Fitzwilliam Street in September.
At Leeds Crown Court, Crowther entered a not guilty plea to a charge of murder.
The case was adjourned until 21 August and Crowther of Elm Way, Birstall, West Yorkshire, was remanded in custody.
The student’s family in a statement after her death that she was “a daughter, who any parent would have been proud of, much loved and respected by all; family, friends, work colleagues and fellow students”.
Ms Fields, an environmental geography student at the University of York, was also described as “the brightest star of them all”.