QLD Attorney-General to appeal Cowan's sentence

QLD Attorney-General to appeal Cowan's sentence

Queensland’s Attorney-General JarrodĀ BleijieĀ has announced he will appeal the sentence of the man who was last week convicted of killing teenager Daniel Morcombe.

Brett Peter Cowan was handed a non-parole sentence of 20 years, for abducting and killing the 13-year-old, in December 2003.

Mr Bleijie says he is appealing the sentence because the non-parole period is “manifestly inadequate” and is “not in line with community expectations.”

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