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Stuart Hall given extra two-and-a-half year jail sentence

Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall was today ordered to serve an extra two years and six months in jail on top of a 30-month sentence for indecently assaulting girls as young as nine.

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Hall 'could die in prison' after being locked up again

Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall. Credit: PA

Stuart Hall's lawyer has said he is in poor health and could die in prison.

Crispin Aylett QC said the stress of two criminal cases as well as an appeal over his sentence, had taken its toll.

He told Preston Crown Court: "For a man of 84, facing the prospect of dying in prison, the burden can scarcely be imagined."

Mr Aylett added Hall was suffering from "many of the infirmities which can be expected to accrue in later years."

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