Lapshyn sentencing delayed as Old Bailey evacuated

The sentencing of murderer and terrorist Pavlo Lapshyn is likely to be delayed as the Old Bailey is evacuated, West Midlands Police have confirmed.

Reports suggest a suspicious package was found in the courtroom where he was set to be sentenced at 2pm.

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Life sentence for racist murder

Racist Pavlo Lapshyn who admitted murdering a grandfather from Birmingham and planting bombs near mosques in the West Midlands has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years.