||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 127 (Jan)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Rose LJ, David Steel and Goldring JJ
||Douglas Hogg QC (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||21 January 2002
Sentencing - Manslaughter - Mentally impaired defendant - Whether sentence unfairly disparate with sentence of co-accused - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
A sentence of four years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to manslaughter was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive in all the circumstances. A sentence of three years' imprisonment was substituted.
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