A judge said it was "not appropriate to impose a whole life sentence" on triple killer Ian McLoughlin because of a European judgment.
The implementation of a whole life order within the current legislative framework in this country is in breach at the time of passing of sentence of article three of the European Convention.
It is not appropriate to impose a whole life term.
However even for a man of 55 years of age, the minimum term of years must be a very long one indeed.
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