Sally Howes QC and Michael Williams secure murder convictions

September 20, 2016

Three defendants have been convicted of the murder of the former lover of one of the defendants following a lengthy trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

The defendants were a woman, her ex-husband and their 16 year old son. They were convicted of the murder of the woman’s former lover following the end of their affair. The son was detained with a minimum term of 6 years and the others were sentenced to life with minimum terms of 27 years and 25 years imprisonment.

Another defendant, a 17 year old girl, is to be sentenced for her conviction for perverting the course of justice.

Counsel were instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service. Further details of the case can be found at