Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 294 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2592 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Keith J

Judgment Dates: 23 November 2005

Catchwords

Sentence - Mandatory life sentence - Murder - Minimum term - Reference by Secretary of State to set minimum term - , Sch 22, para 6.

The Case

In all the circumstances, the offender's minimum term would be set at 12 years' imprisonment, less time spent in custody on remand, for the murder by stabbing of the victim, who had tried to make off with drugs supplied by the offender without paying.

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