Lianne Burns murder: Drifter Younes El-Mami who strangled British tour guide JAILED for twenty years

Drifter who strangled British tour guide then hid her body in cupboard inside smiley-face bag is JAILED for twenty years Lianne Burns, originally from Essex, murdered in Caribbean island St MartinJealous boyfriend Younes El-Mami strangled her and hid body in cupboardJailed for 20 years after devoted sisters spent years campaigning for justice By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 10:25 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:08 GMT, 12 March 2013 Tour guide Lianne Burns was found strangled in a cupboard with her head covered in a bag covered in a smiley face and the word 'merci' A drifter who strangled a British tour guide on a paradise Caribbean island then hid her body in a cupboard has been jailed for 20 years. Younes El-Mami wrapped the body of Lianne Burns, originally from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, in tape and left her head covered by a bag with the smiley face logo on it and the word 'Merci'.