It is believed that there may have been a sexual motive for the murder as noone close to her can think of any other reason why her stepfather murdered her! The childs mother is absolutely stunned and devastated as we can all imagine.
Terrible that he moved on from one victim (his ex) to another. Clearly an evil man. Do wish Stacey's mother could have been warned about his past - if she'd known, I'm sure she would have been very wary of allowing a violent man into her life and her daughter's life.