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HMA v PAWEL RODAK

Friday, 21 December, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Judge O’Grady sentenced Pawel Rodak to 12 years imprisonment with an extension period of three years after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Roger Gray in Edinburgh on 18 & 19 March 2011.

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HMA v JAMES DUGUID

Friday, 21 December, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lady Scott sentenced James Duguid to seven years imprisonment after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of John Gillespie in Stirling on 19 April 2011.

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HMA v DEREK CLARK, RICHARD PARVIN & DARRYL FINNIE

Friday, 21 December, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Stewart sentenced the above named accused to custodial sentences. Derek Clark was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with an extension period of five years for two assaults and for attempted murder. Richard Parvin was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for conspiracy to assault and assault. Darryl Finnie was sentenced to four years imprisonment for conspiracy to assault. The offences took place on 22 March 2012.

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HMA v KYLE MONTGOMERY

Thursday, 20 December, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Kyle Montgomery to nine years imprisonment after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Thomas Graham Allwood in Broxburn on 21 June 2012.

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HMA v STEVEN COLIN DICK

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Steven Dick to 10 years imprisonment and placed him on the Sex Offenders Register for life, after he was found guilty of a number of sexual offences between January 2009 and February 2011 in Burntisland, Fife.

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