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Teenager sentenced to life for murder of Ann Maguire named as Will Cornick

The teenager who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has been named as 16-year-old Will Cornick.

A judge at Leeds Crown Court lifted a court order previously banning the naming of the minor.

The boy was sentenced to life with a minimum of 20 years after admitting the murder of Mrs Maguire.

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Maguire killer 'suffers from personality disorder'

Ann Maguire's killer suffers from a personality disorder, Leeds Crown Court has heard.

Experts unanimously agreed he had the condition but Richard Wright QC, defending him, said: "Plainly, these were the actions of a deeply disturbed young man."

The 16-year-old is expected to be sentenced shortly for the unprecedented murder, which is the first time a teacher has ever been killed in a British classroom.

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