Practice and Procedure

R v (1) KURTIS YEMOH (2) BR (3) JB (4) MW (5) TD (2009)

PUBLISHED August 20, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 1775

The sentences of five young offenders convicted of the murder or manslaughter of a single victim in a group attack were reduced where the sentencing judge had incorrectly identified premeditation as an aggravating feature, although there was no evidence to suggest that the attack had been pre-planned.

CA (Crim Div) (Hooper LJ, Etherton LJ, Cranston J)