In a pre-sentence report, the Essex Probation Service said Gilbert was deemed such a risk to the public, that without completing an intervention programme in prison, he was at risk of killing someone.I find it rather difficult to believe that that’s guaranteed to stop him, frankly…
The court heard that Rhuebell had grown up in care and had 45 convictions for 92 offences.*sighs*
Tom Quinn, mitigating, read out character references from more than 30 members of Laidlaw’s friends and family who expressed their shock at the attack and described him as a usually kind man.
The court heard he helped deliver his baby after his partner went in to labour unexpectedly.*nonplussed face*