||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 42 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Pill LJ, Hedley and Calvert-Smith JJ
||Jonathan Straw (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||3 October 2007
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Manslaughter - Defendant killing deceased with one punch to the head - Defendant sentenced to three-and-a-half years' imprisonment - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Imprisonment. In a case where a defendant had pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a sentence of three-and-a-half years' imprisonment was neither manifestly excessive nor wrong in principle. Accordingly his appeal against sentence would be dismissed.
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