Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 167 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Moses LJ

Judgment Dates: 14 November 2005


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

The Case

The defendant's minimum term for the murder of the victim, with whom he had had a relationship, by stabbing her 21 times when drunk would be set at 14 years, less the time spent in custody on remand.

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