Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 505 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2399
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Pitchers and Treacy JJ

Representation Jonathan Akinsanya (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Consecutive sentences - Sentences for manslaughter and doing an act tending and intended to pervert the course of justice - Validity of concurrent sentences.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of five years' imprisonment for manslaughter and 12 months' imprisonment for doing an act tending and intended to pervert the course of justice, to be served consecutively, was altered on appeal to be served concurrently, having regard to the personal mitigation in the case.

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