Collin Reeves: Sentence review for ex-soldier who murdered couple

7/9/2022 7:40:00 PM

Sentence given to ex-soldier who murdered couple to be reviewed

Sentence given to ex-soldier who murdered couple to be reviewed

Collin Reeves stabbed neighbours Jennifer and Stephen Chapple while their children slept upstairs.

Image caption, Stephen and Jennifer Chapple were stabbed to death while their children slept upstairs The Attorney General has been asked to review a sentence given to a former soldier who murdered his neighbours while their children slept upstairs.A mum is desperate for her ex-soldier son's hefty jail sentence to be reduced after he killed two of his next-door neighbours because he "thought they were the enemy".Spindrift Image caption, Matthew Mackie was jailed for 12 years after he was convicted of a series of sex offences A man has been jailed for the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Florida 20 years ago Matthew Mackie, 68, of Twechar, East Dunbartonshire, attacked her on a family holiday in Orlando in 2002.Johnson's career in moments A timetable for the Tory leadership race is due to be confirmed next week and the new prime minister is expected to be in position by September.

Collin Reeves, 35, killed Jennifer and Stephen Chapple in Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, on 21 November following a long-running dispute about parking.Reeves , with a minimum term of 38 years.Reeves, 35, was handed life in jail with a minimum 38 years to be spent after being found guilty of murder after trial at Bristol Crown Court.The jail term will now be considered under the.Lady Stacey told Mackie he did not seem to "understand how serious" the crimes were.The ex-Royal Engineer stabbed Mrs Chapple, 33, and Mr Chapple, 36, six times each in their home.Now, despite the trial hearing Reeves stabbed the couple with a ceremonial Army dagger because of a long-standing parking dispute, his mum Lynn is pleading for his sentence to be shortened and has started a petition - claiming her son was suffering from PTSD when he climbed his neighbour's fence and entered their home before murdering them.Bristol Crown Court heard he used a ceremonial dagger, given to him when he left the Army, to kill the couple.Attorney General Ms Braverman has already confirmed she will stand, while former Brexit minister Mr Baker said he was "seriously" considering running after being asked by people to do so.

Media caption, Colin Reeves 999 call: 'I've stabbed my neighbours' Reeves called the police shortly after the killings to confess but later denied murder, claiming he was guilty of manslaughter by diminished responsibility."What happened shouldn't have happened.Their families spent time together during the holiday.But Reeves was convicted of murder at Bristol Crown Court on 17 June, on the eighth day of his trial.Image source, Jennifer Chapple Image caption, On the night of the murders, Reeves climbed a fence and entered Ms and Mr Chapple's house via the back door A spokesperson for the Attorney General's Office said: "We have received a request for the case of Collin Reeves to be considered under the unduly lenient sentence scheme.But it wasn't Collin."Only one request is required for us to review whether a sentence is too low.The court heard that Mackie also repeatedly raped a former partner, who was just 17 when they met, between 1999 and 2004 in Wishaw and Bellshill, North Lanarkshire."The Law Officers have 28 days from sentencing to consider the case and make a decision on whether to refer the sentence to the Court of Appeal."Collin accepts he should be punished for his actions, though it was something his mental state made him do, not the Collin we know and love.Speaking on Channel 4 News, the Johnson loyalist said the PM had been an "exceptionally good leader" who had been brought down by some "relatively minor missteps that got taken out of all proportion".

" If the case is referred to the Court of Appeal, judges will then consider whether the original sentence should be upheld or amended.Follow BBC West on.He later joined the Army and was in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, where he is said to have seen many severely-injured British soldiers and insurgents.Defence QC Iain McSporran said: "My instructions are that he maintains his complete innocence.

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rather than an arbitrary amount of years wouldn't a sentence of 'until they die' be easier? Life should mean exactly that - his whole miserable life until he is no more.

'My ex-soldier son killed neighbours because he thought they were the enemy'Lynn Reeves says her ex-soldier son's hefty jail term should be reduced because he has PTSD and thought the victims 'were the enemy' when he committed his barbarous acts

Man jailed for rape of 12-year-old girl on Florida holidayMatthew Mackie, 68, from Twechar attacked the girl on a family holiday in Florida in 2002.

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