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Judge names schoolboy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire

04 Nov
Judge names schoolboy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire

Metro

BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE West Yorkshire Police undated handout photo of Will Cornick who murdered teacher Ann Maguire.   PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday November 3, 2014. Cornick was 15 years old when he stabbed to death Mrs Maguire, 61, as she taught a class at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Leeds, in April. Cornick, now 16, admitted murder today and the judge at Leeds Crown Court, Mr Justice Coulson, lifted an order banning his identification. See PA story COURTS Teacher. Photo credit should read: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder. Will Cornick (Picture: PA)

The teenager who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has been handed a life sentence.

Will Cornick was 15-years-old when he stabbed to death Mrs Maguire, 61, as she taught a class at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Leeds, in April.

Cornick, now 16, admitted murder today and the judge at Leeds Crown Court, Mr Justice Coulson, lifted an order banning his identification.

The judge said he had shown a ‘chilling lack of remorse’ and ordered him to serve at least 20 years.

Undated handout photo issued by West Yorkshire Police of teacher Ann Maguire, as a 16-year-old boy is due to appear in court today accused of murdering the teacher. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday November 3, 2014. The defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested after Mrs Maguire, 61, was stabbed to death as she taught a lesson at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in the Halton Moor area of Leeds, on April 28. See PA story COURTS Teacher. Photo credit should read: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder. Teacher Ann Maguire (Picture: PA)

The court heard how Cornick wrote on Facebook that his teacher ‘deserves more than death, more than pain and more than anything that we can understand’.

Prosecutor Paul Greaney QC when asked about the impact on Mrs Maguire’s family, Cornick replied: ‘I know the victim’s family will be upset but I don’t care.

‘In my eyes, everything I’ve done is fine and dandy.’

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