R v Hunnisett [2021] EWCA Crim 265

Appeal against murder conviction The appellant wanted a murder conviction and 18-year-tariff life sentence quashed, and substituted with manslaughter on the ground of diminished responsibility and s45A hybrid order (presumably still with a life sentence), on the basis of fresh evidence (a prosecution psychiatrist had changed her mind) but the Court of Appeal refused to admit this evidence.

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Full judgment: BAILII

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  • Diminished responsibility cases🔍

Date: 4/3/21🔍

Court: Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)🔍

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Published: 14/4/21 20:40

Cached: 2021-05-17 13:47:06