||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 274 (Apr)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Hallett LJ, Langstaff J, and Judge Stewart QC
||Gordon Hennell (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||28 April 2006
Sentence - Life imprisonment - Minimum period of imprisonment - Manslaughter - Defendant setting fire to house and killing occupant - Whether notional determinate sentence manifestly excessive.
Where the defendant had set fire to a house, killing one of the occupants, and where he had pleaded guilty to manslaughter and had been sentenced to life imprisonment, a notional determinate sentence of 12 years, resulting in a specified minimum term of 6 years, was not too high.
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