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.

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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 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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