Peter Wrighton murder: Ex-soldier jailed for 28 years

Peter Wrighton murder: Ex-soldier jailed for 28 years
 

An ex-soldier who killed a vulnerable 83-year-old dog walker in a "savage" attack has been jailed for at least 28 years.
Alexander Palmer, 24, attacked Peter Wrighton from behind, stabbing him 45 times before dumping his body under brambles in Norfolk last August.
Police initially concluded Mr Wrighton had been killed by an animal due to the severity of his injuries.
Palmer, who had denied murder, was given a life sentence.
Sentencing at Nottingham Crown Court, Mr Justice Goose said: "Your offence was substantially aggravated in its seriousness, firstly by the fact that there... read more

 
1 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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