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R v PAUL DAVID DEWHIRST (2007)

PUBLISHED April 20, 2007
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[2007] EWCA Crim 1231

The imposition of two consecutive extended sentences totalling 10 years, consisting of an overall custodial term of five years' imprisonment and a total extended licence period of five years, for offences of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and unlawful wounding, was manifestly excessive, given the level of violence and injury. Two concurrent extended sentences, comprising an overall custodial term of four years and a total extended licence period of two years, adequately reflected the offender's overall criminality and the seriousness of his behaviour.

CA (Crim Div) (Goldring J, Swift J)

20/04/2007

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