Proposed law seeks 12-year minimum jail term for sexually motivated manslaughter


by The Independent

The Independent— Conservative MP Laura Farris wants the Sentencing Code amended amid concerns the law does not adequately punish such crimes.

Mail Online—Rikki Neave killer James Watson, 41, is jailed for life with a minimum term of 15 years. Child-killer James Watson, 41, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 15 years at the Old Bailey for murdering six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave in 1994.

Mail Online—Drunk man jailed for life for stabbing 24-year-old teacher 40 times in sexually-motivated attack. Zbigniew Soj, 24, (left and inset) stabbed Borbala 'Bori' Benko, 24, (right) a total of 40 times before leaving her naked and mutilated body and stabbing another woman in a separate bedroom.

Mail Online—Female cheer coach charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl for two years in Rhode Island. Alyshia Tkacs of Cranston was arrested on June 17 after the alleged victim, who is now an adult came forward two months ago. Tkacs is a nurse at a women & infants hospital.