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April Jones killer Mark Bridger to appeal against sentence

April Jones' killer Mark Bridger is to appeal against his whole life sentence.

The Judicial Office said the 47-year-old had lodged an application for permission to appeal.

Bridger was convicted of murdering five-year-old April at a trial in May and sentenced to life in prison.

The schoolgirl went missing from outside her home in Machynlleth on 1 October 2012. Despite the largest police search in British history, her body has never been found.

  • 16 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales
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