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…

Hoaxtead mob panic as sentencing approaches

With Sabine McNeill’s sentencing hearing approaching rapidly, some of her friends and supporters appear to be…well, losing a plot just a bit. Take Christine Sheriff General Sands, for example: on Sunday she emailed this blog as follows: I’d like to make a deal in the case of Sabine McNeill. It’s a joint deal involving Julian Assange of WikiLeaks: http://generalsands.com/assange_mcneill Okay, sure, we thought. We’ll bite, even if mostly out of morbid curiosity. Here’s what we…

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,…

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…