Teenager who threw acid at women to be sentenced

A teenager is due to be sentenced today throwing acid at a woman on her doorstep in Essex. 26-year-old Tara Quigley suffered horrific injuries to her face and body and still has to have surgery.

Tara Quigley speaking to ITV's Daybreak last month
Tara Quigley speaking to ITV's Daybreak last month Credit: ITV/Daybreak

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to a charge of throwing corrosive fluid on a person, with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

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Acid attack teenager is jailed

A 16-year-old boy who threw acid at a woman on her doorstep in Essex has been sentenced to more than eight years in jail. 28-year-old Tara Quigley suffered horrific burns to her face and body in the attack and has undergone two skin grafts.