The priority in this case has been to seek justice for Andrew Toseland and his family, whose lives have all been devastated by this horrific attack in which he suffered a brain injury so severe that he will require 24 hour care for the rest of his life. The Court of Appeal's decision to increase the sentence sends out a firm message that brutal behaviour of this nature is not acceptable and will be punished.
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Police believe it is a "distinct possibility" that Halliwell was a serial killer, beyond the two murders he was convicted for.
Tuesday's weather for the west of the region
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