Sentencing non-fatal strangulation and suffocation – R v Cook and recent updates from the Court of Appeal – Park Square Barristers

‘Introduced as part of the Government’s Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy 2021 and enshrined in law by s75A of the Serious Crime Act 2015, the offences of non-fatal suffocation and strangulation are increasingly being charged alongside other more common offences against the person as well as offences such as controlling and coercive behaviour.’

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Park Square Barristers, 10th October 2023