Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 262 (Jun)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Davis J

Judgment Dates: 22 June 2007


Sentence - Mandatory life sentence - Murder - Minimum term - Reference to High Court for it to set minimum term - Appropriate minimum term - , Sch 22, para 6.

The Case

Sentence Mandatory life sentence. A minimum term of 20 years was set, on a reference pursuant to para6 of Sch22 to the in respect of an offender who had anally and vaginally raped the a 17-year-old girl, caused severe fatal injuries to her and then left her unconscious and half naked lying in the snow.

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