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'One-punch killer' jail sentence to be reviewed

The four-and-a-half-year sentence handed to Lewis Gill, who killed Asperger's sufferer Andrew Young with a single punch in Bournemouth earlier this year, is to be referred to the Court of Appeal for being unduly lenient.

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One punch killer's sentence to go before appeal judges

A spokeswoman for the Attorney General's Office said the sentence will be referred to the Court of Appeal, where three judges will decide whether or not the sentence is unduly lenient.

She said:

Having carefully reviewed this case, the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC MP, has decided to refer the sentence of Lewis Gill to the Court of Appeal for review.

The case will in due course be heard by three Court of Appeal judges who will decide whether they should increase the sentence.

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