Detective Chief Inspector James Essex of West Mercia Police
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Police in Hayter case say 'justice has been done'

Three people convicted of beating to death a 27 year old woman in Rugby have been told they'll serve at least 57 years in prison between them.

Chantelle Booth, Daniel Newstead and Joe Boyer all denied killing Gemma Hayter in August last year.

Two other people have been jailed for 13 and 15 years for her manslaughter.

Detective Chief Inspector James Essex of West Mercia Police said he was satisfied that justice had been done adding: "Gemma Hayter was a vulnerable young woman who was brutally killed at the hands of five people who she considered to be her friends".

  • 12 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK
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