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Murderer sentenced to 26 years

A man has been jailed for 26 years for stabbing a 17-year-old boy to death in Hastings earlier this year.

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Murderer sentenced for schoolboy stabbing

A man's been jailed for 26 years for stabbing to death a 17-year-old schoolboy in Hastings.

Lewes Crown Court heard that Jacob Woudstra was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he was murdered by Adam Skilton after a dispute in the Shah Public House in April.

Jacob died from a single stab wound to the chest. Malcolm Shaw reports. All pictures of Jacob are used courtesy of The Argus newspaper.

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