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Attorney General to review “unduly lenient” 20-year sentences handed to teenage murderers of Spalding mum and daughter




Katie Edwards ANL-160419-162240001
Katie Edwards ANL-160419-162240001

The 20-year minimum terms handed to the Spalding teenage couple responsible for the murders of Liz and Katie Edwards have been referred to the Attorney General for being “unduly lenient”.

The boy and girl - both 14 at the time of the murders - had sex, shared a bath and watched four Twilight vampire films as they “revelled” after the stabbing of dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and 13-year-old Katie Edwards.

Liz Edwards
Liz Edwards

Now both 15, the couple were handed life sentences by Mr Justice Haddon-Cave, who said the pair had a “toxic” relationship and acted in a “grotesque” way.


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