[2012] EWCA Crim 2911

A sentence of custody for life with a minimum term of 10 years was unduly lenient for a young offender who had murdered his girlfriend by stabbing her 60 times. A particular aggravating feature was the fact that the offender had left the scene and returned to continue his attack with a second knife. The appropriate minimum term was 15 years.

CA (Crim Div) (Rafferty LJ, Globe J, Leggatt J)

06/12/2012

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