Ex-Royal Marine and BBC Spotlight reporter
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Sergeant Alexander Blackman murder sentence 'stuns' comrade

An ex-Royal Marine said he was "stunned and disappointed" at the sentence given to a sergeant who was jailed for murdering an injured insurgent in Afghanistan.

Sergeant Alexander Blackman, from Plymouth-based 42 Commando, was jailed for life on Friday.

One of Blackman's comrades described the prison sentence and conviction as a "travesty".

  • 09 Dec 2013
  • From the section Devon
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