Corpse-sex threat prisoner Richard Ford ‘has very low IQ’
A prisoner who threatened to kill a number of people and have sex with their corpses is appealing against his 45-year sentence on the basis of his "extraordinarily low IQ".
Richard Ford, 39, was serving a 30-month sentence for possessing a knife when he made the threats from his cell at HMP Nottingham.
The judge said Ford was handed the 45-year term as he was "highly dangerous".
His barrister has argued for a cut in his sentence at the Court of Appeal.
Live updates from the East Midlands Ford, who has spent most of the past 14 years in jail, passed a series of notes to... read more
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