||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 212 (Nov)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Douglas-Brown and Mitchell JJ
||Alwyn Jones, solicitor advocate (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||14 November 2002
Sentencing - Life sentence - Mandatory life sentence - Public protection - Mentally ill offender - Notional determinate sentence - Specified period - Appropriateness.
The defendant's sentence of life imprisonment with a total specified period of twelve years for an offence of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm with intent was manifestly excessive in circumstances were the defendant was already subject to a hospital order.
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