Old Bailey sentencing for Gemma Hayter killers

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THE five people who brutally killed Gemma Hayter are to be sentenced at the foremost criminal court in the land – the Old Bailey.

Chantelle Booth, Daniel Newstead and Joe Boyer were all found guilty of Gemma’s murder at the end of an eight-week trial at Warwick Crown Court last month. Jessica Lynas and Duncan Edwards, were both cleared of murdering Gemma in August last year but convicted of manslaughter.

The judge had begun the trial in June as Mrs Justice Rafferty, but at the beginning of July she was appointed a Justice of the Court of Appeal - and became Lady Justice Rafferty. For that reason the sentencing hearing will be held at the Old Bailey in London on September 12.