19-YEAR-OLD PARTICIPANT IN TWO SEPARATE MURDERS

[2007] EWHC 1323 (QB) [2007] EWHC 1323 (QB)

The appropriate minimum term was 27 years for an offender who, at the age of 19, had taken part in an armed revenge attack on the occupants of a car, killing one and seriously wounding the other four, and then a few months later as part of a gang had taken hostage a vulnerable youth, beaten him to death and burnt his body.