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Man sentenced to death for Brit teacher's murder in Doha

A Qatari man has been sentenced to death by a court in Doha for the murder of a British expat teacher. Lauren Patterson's remains were found after she was last seen leaving a local nightclub last October.

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Lauren Patterson's mother 'weeps in court' after verdict

The mother of murdered British teacher Lauren Patterson wept in court as her killer was sentenced to death today, local media report.

Alison Patterson was said to have dropped her head and let out a sob as she heard the verdict.

She did not issue a statement but there is expected to be one later today.

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