London: Stephen Lawrence killer lodges appeal against murder conviction
ONE of two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, has lodged an appeal against conviction, it was confirmed today.
The move was confirmed by the Court of Appeal.
Gary Dobson, 36, was sentenced to at least 15 years and two months at the Old Bailey in January.
It is understood that co-accused David Norris will also seek to appeal, but papers have not yet been lodged at the Court of Appeal.
Norris, 35, was given a minimum of 14 years and three months for the murder, which the trial judge, Mr Justice Treacy, said was a “terrible and evil crime”.
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He urged police not to “close the file” on catching the rest of the killers after the court heard that a gang of five or six white youths set upon A-level student Stephen in Eltham, south east London, in 1993.
Mr Justice Treacy said the murder was committed “for no other reason than racial hatred”.
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