R v Agnes Jane Carpenter

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Agnes Jane Carpenter
Issue: The appropriate tariff for a defendant convicted of murder who was the instigator of a contract killing, but suffered from a personality disorder arising from childhood abuse, and was depressed at the time, of impaired intelligence and had suffered a brain injury.
Court: High Court, QBD
Reference:   2004/492/MTR
Neutral Citation:   [2006] EWHC 3122 (QB)
Judge(s): Cooke J
Date: 14 December 2006