THE FIVE people who killed Rugby woman Gemma Hayter have all been handed long jail sentences.
Three were found guilty of her murder and two of manslaughter last month. Lady Justice Anne Rafferty sentenced them at the Old Bailey in London on Monday morning.
Chantelle Booth, 22, was jailed for life for murder and must serve a minumum of 21 years. Daniel Newstead, 20, also received a life sentence with a mInimum term of 20 years for murder and Joe Boyer, 18, will serve at least 15 years for murder.
Jessica Lynas, 19, has been jailed for 13 years for manslaughter and Duncan Edwards, 19, of Ashwood Court, Rounds Gardens, Rugby, was jailed for 15 years for manslaughter.
Booth, Newstead, Boyer and Lynas are all of Old Works Court, Little Pennington Street, Rugby.
Gemma’s battered body was found on a disused railway line off Hillmorton Road on August 9 last year. The vulnerable and disabled 27-year-old had been tormented and assaulted in Booth and Newstead’s flat earlier that night.
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