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Weymouth teeanger handed life sentence after stabbing his mother 94 times

By This is Dorset  |  Posted: December 11, 2012

  • Kieren Smith was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his mother


A teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after stabbing his mother to death at their Weymouth home.

17-year-old Kieren Smith was convicted of murder yesterday at Winchester Crown Court.

Judge Guy Boney handed Smith a life sentence, and was told he must serve at least 15 years in prison.

42-year-old Leah Whittle was stabbed 94 times at her address in Benville Road, Weymouth on July 21, 2012.

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