||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 321 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Moses LJ, Cranston and Burnett JJ
||Anthony Berry (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Jonathan Rees (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||31 October 2008
Sentence - Life imprisonment - Murder - Defendant dropping six-month-old daughter on ground during argument with child's mother - Minimum term of 15 years specified - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
Sentence Life imprisonment. Court of Appeal, Criminal Division: A minimum term of 15 years specified following the imposition of a sentence of life imprisonment upon a defendant who had murdered his six-month old daughter by dropping her on the head, was reduced to 13 years.
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