Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 219 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rix LJ, Astill J and Judge Richard Brown

Representation Timothy Evans (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 13 March 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Manslaughter - Supplying Class A drug - Custodial sentence - Defendant injecting heroin user at her request - Totality - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's total sentence of five years' imprisonment for an offence of manslaughter and supplying a Class A drug arising out of the same incident was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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