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 (the appropriate prison sentence was not discussed), 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: 2024-04-21 21:30:27