No remorse: Sabine writes from prison

About two weeks ago, a user on the UK Column community discussion board posted the following letter from Sabine McNeill, who is currently serving a nine-year sentence for four counts of stalking and six violations of a restraining order. The letter, apparently written on 3 August, reads: Dear Friends & Supporters, 17 months I’ve survived…

Sabine McNeill’s appeal judgment published in full

Many thanks to commenter Exiled Scouser for pointing us in the direction of BAILII, where the full written judgment from Sabine McNeill’s appeal has now been posted. The judgment itself contains few surprises, and deviates little from our report on 30 July. It does make some minor factual errors—rather than identifying the two children in…

Sabine McNeill loses appeal

Early word from the Court of Appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice is that Sabine McNeill has lost the appeal against her nine-year sentence for four counts of stalking and six counts of violating a restraining order. The sentence, while long, had already been reduced by HHJ Sally Cahill QC on account of Sabine’s…

Sabine McNeill to appeal sentence this week

Sabine McNeill, who was found guilty in December 2018 on four counts of stalking and six counts of breaching her 2016 restraining order, has received leave to appeal her nine-year sentence, reduced from 12 years on account of her age. Her appeal will be heard on Tuesday, 30 July, at the Royal Courts of Justice…

Has Sabine won leave to appeal her sentence?

On Saturday night in a live-streamed video with Ramola D. Reports, Neelu Berry announced that her friend Sabine McNeill had received leave to appeal her nine-year prison sentence on four charges of stalking and six charges of breach of restraining order. According to Neelu, Sabine has appealed her nine-year sentence and she’s been successful, she’s…

Sabine’s appeal prospects uncertain, says Belinda

Long-time readers might recall that following Rupert Quaintance’s 2017 conviction for harassment, he appealed both the sentence and the conviction (and lost, but that’s another story). We’ve had a number of queries about whether Sabine McNeill plans to do the same, and we’ve had to say that we don’t know. While the deadline has passed…

Charles Seven’s court case: Not quite as advertised

Like many of those determined to spread their particular brand of personal fiction across the internet, Wendy John-Charles, aka “Charles Seven” repeats the same untruths loudly and frequently. She lives, it seems, by the maxim that a lie, repeated often enough, will become the truth. It was no surprise to discover, in her latest video…