Fiona Scourfield death: Boy killed stepmum with samurai sword

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to a minimum of 15 years in prison after murdering his stepmother with an axe and samurai sword.

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to a minimum of 15 years in prison after murdering his stepmother with an axe and samurai sword.

Rueben Brathwaite pleaded guilty to murdering Fiona Scourfield, 54, at Broadmoor Farm in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, in March.

Brathwaite was sentenced to life in prison at Swansea Crown Court on Friday by Judge Simon Picken.

The judge said it was a "savage attack against a defenceless woman".

The court heard Brathwaite arrived home...
source: BBC

2018-09-14 17:38
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