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Three men sentenced for murdering teenager


Three men have today been sentenced for the murder of 17 year old Jordan Campbell who died on New Year's Day 2015. They were sentenced to a total of 61 years.

Ruben Hoather and Daniel Wiltshire pleaded guilty to murder at an earlier hearing, whilst Anthony Wood was found guilty of murder by the Jury on 9 July.

Mairead Neeson, Senior Crown Prosecutor at CPS Merseyside and Cheshire said:

"Jordan Campbell had been celebrating the New Year at a party with the very men who later went on to brutally murder him.

"Jordan Campbell died, aged just 17, after he was stabbed in the back. His attackers then tried to cover up their crime, even attempting to burn his lifeless body to try to obscure the injuries they had inflicted.

"Now, instead of the New Year being a time for celebration, for Jordan Campbell's family and friends it will be a reminder of their loss. We hope today's sentence will be of some small comfort to them."


Anthony Wood pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to perverting the course of justice for lies he told in a witness statement that he gave to investigating officers before he became a suspect.

Sentencing details:

Daniel Wiltshire - 21 years
Anthony Wood - 21 years
Ruben Hoather - 19 years


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