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Baby killer's sentence referred to Court of Appeal

The man convicted of the manslaughter of six-week-old baby Alfie Rhys Sullock is to have his jail sentence reviewed. Michael Pearce was given a nine-year sentence for killing baby Alfie.

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Baby killer's sentence referred to Court of Appeal

Michael Pearce was jailed for nine years last month for manslaughter Credit: Gwent Police

The sentence of Michael Pearce - who was jailed for nine years for killing a six-week-old baby - has been referred to the Court of Appeal.

The Attorney General has confirmed that the matter had been referred following complaints that the sentence was 'unduly lenient.'

Pearce was jailed last month after being found guilty of the manslaughter of Alfie Rhys Sullock in July last year.

The case will be heard in five to six weeks.

Alfie Sullock died in July 2013 Credit: Family photo

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