Preston woman’s sentence for posing as a man “not excessive” say judges
A Preston woman who impersonated a man in order to have sex with teenage girls today lost her appeal against what her lawyers branded a “manifestly excessive” jail sentence of three years and three months.
Three of the country’s top judges, Mr Justice King, Lady Justice Hallett and Mr Justice Dove unanimously dismissed 24-year-old Jennifer Staines’ appeal at London’s Court of Appeal.
Mr Justice King said that, posing as a man called Jason Spiller on social media, Staines of Moreland Avenue, Lostock Hall, Preston, had sex with three different teenage girls over a period of some five years.... read more
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