Chairlift operators escape conviction in ‘crimes of passion’ by Andrew Trew
He was jailed for life with no possibility of parole for 20 years.
The case heard evidence from three young students, who were walking to a class in the early hours of June 19, 2012. The trio were attacked by the gang as they pulled off the pavement.
It saw two of Trew’s victims, aged 16 and 17, murdered. The second, a 12-year-old boy named James, died from his injuries two days later.
Trew is also linked to the murders of two of the 12-year-olds and three of his classmates, along with another young boy who was injured.
Trew, who was 16 at the time of the attack, was found guilty of three counts of murder in the Old Bailey. Prosecutors said that was despite a string of admissions he had ma바카라사이트de in the last six years, after which he fled to Belgium to help his “epic” robbery.
But he will not be eligible for parole until 2026.
As his appeal was due to commence on Wednesday, Trew’s lawyer, Richard Hirsch, said he was hoping to overturn the conviction, which was “reckless and shocking”.
Image copyright Justice Department Image caption Four teenage boys died, and four of their friends died of their injuries after the van was driven into three students
He said his client had come forward following a request from Southwark Crown Court, which was then rejected by the appeal court.
He said: “He has no hope of redeeming himself beyond 2026. It’s going to take at least two or three years to do any other thing after today. It’s a horrific crime and has caused an enormous trauma, as well as being a huge failure in terms of rehabilitation. The judge rightly said that when they were making their judgment about his character, they considered him a danger to the community.”
But he said: “I accept there has been nothing unusual about this, but they felt that there was so much to prove there was no hope of reintegration. He is a man of high character and they had come to that conclusion.
“I hope, even if he is an extremely rare and isolated individual, that he will receive ful