Teenager Serving 20 Years For Murder Loses Appeal

A 16-year-old serving a minimum 20 year sentence for the murder of Ann Maguire has had an appeal against his sentence rejected.

According to a report by the BBC, the the teenagers appeal was unanimously rejected.

Cormick was found guilty of stabbing teacher Ann Maguire (61) seven times during a Spanish lesson at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April.

During the original trial the crime was described as "truly grotesque".


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