Man who killed student jailed

A man from Berkshire found guilty of murdering a teenage gap year student in Manchester, has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years.

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Sniggering killer will serve a minimum of 23 years for student murder

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Imran Hussain will serve minimum 23 years of life sentence for murdering Kieran Crump Raiswell a teenager he stabbed to death in Manchester

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Judge warned Imran Hussain he might never be released from prison for committing a murder "without a rational motive".

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Devastated parents speak about the loss of their son

A man's been found guilty of murdering a student in a random knife attack in Manchester.

18 year old Kieran Crump Raiswell, from Chorlton, was stabbed to death in broad daylight.

Imran Hussain denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

The jury had heard how Hussain had driven from Coventry to Manchester intending to kill a 'complete stranger'.

His parents spoke to Granada Reports about the loss of their son.

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Student's "sniggering" killer wanted to cause harm, says investigator

This was a premeditated unprovoked attack on an innocent young man who had his whole life ahead of him. Hussain and Kieran had not met before; Hussain came to Manchester with the sole intention of causing harm. He picked Kieran out of a crowd and followed him. Hussain hid behind a bush and waited for Kieran to walk past before subjecting him to a savage attack. It is clear from his actions that Hussain has no regard for human life.

– Detective Chief Inspector Pete Marsh, GMP Major Incident Team