Sentencing remarks clarify Sabine’s 9-year sentence

Wednesday’s announcement that Sabine McNeill had been sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for stalking and breaches of her restraining order has sent a powerful message to those who would continue to harass and stalk the people of Hampstead. Even amongst those who supported a longer prison term, few expected that Sabine would receive more than…

BREAKING: Sabine McNeill sentenced to 9 years

Sabine McNeill has been sentenced to nine years in prison following a four-week trial at Southwark Crown Court. Using words like “arrogant”, “manipulative”, and “evil” to describe Sabine’s crimes, HHJ Sally Cahill QC stated in her sentencing remarks that the actual sentence is for 12 years, but she had chosen to reduce this to nine…

Tracey Morris claims Sabine ‘set up’

On the eve of Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing—all right, the second half of her sentencing hearing—we were interested to note that Tracey Morris has chimed in, claiming that Sabine was stitched up and “made a scapegoat”, and that her trial should be voided: Sabine Kurjo was put on trial without the right to call upon…

Sabine’s posts: Going, going, gone?

While Sabine McNeill still faces her final sentencing hearing on 9 January, one aspect of her sentence has already been put in motion. At the first hearing on 19 December 2018, it was decided that a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) would be put in place, and that the restraining order which was put in place…

Further thoughts on Sabine’s sentencing hearing

A few days ago we offered an outline of the first half of Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing, which took place 19 December at Southwark Crown Court. As we mentioned, a prior case had been scheduled for Court 11, and took longer than expected, which pushed the timing of Sabine’s hearing much later in the afternoon,…

Hampstead hoax victims describe 4 years of terror

We’ve heard from several people who attended the first instalment of Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing on Wednesday, who told us that the Victim Impact Statements read aloud in court offered a glimpse into how the victims of the Hampstead SRA hoax have experienced the past four years. Bearing in mind the reporting restrictions on the…

Sabine McNeill sentencing postponed to 9 January

Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing on 19 December at Southwark Crown Court began an hour late due to another trial going overtime, with the result that the actual sentencing portion of the hearing had to be delayed until 9 January 2019. Nonetheless, in a moving and emotional session, the court heard Victim Impact Statements from some…