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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.

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Pavlo Lapshyn researched right wing and bomb parts sites

Pavlo Lapshyn admitted to killing Mohammed Saleem and carrying out attacks on mosques Credit: West Midlands Police

Pavlo Lapshyn, who will now serve life in prison with a minimum of 40 years for the murder of a Birmingham pensioner, was researching right wing supremacist websites as well as websites which supplied parts for bombs.

Lapshyn also took a picture of himself holding the large hunting knife that he used to murder Mohammed Saleem.

The sentencing remarks from the judge who presided over the case can be read here.

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