Dale Cregan gets life sentence for worst police killing in a generation – The Guardian

Posted June 14th, 2013 in murder, news, police, recidivists, sentencing by sally

“A man who lured two police officers into a gun and grenade attack with ‘premeditated savagery’ while on the run for murdering a father and son was told on Thursday that he would spend the rest of his life in jail. Dale Cregan, 30, described by Greater Manchester police’s chief constable, Sir Peter Fahy, as a “scourge on our society”, was given a whole-life sentence at Preston crown court by Mr Justice Holroyde QC at the end of a four-month trial that laid bare the brutality of Manchester’s underworld.”

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The Guardian, 13th June 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk