Alexander Palmer sentenced for murder of Peter Wrighton

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Angela Deal for the CPS said “Last August, Peter Wrighton was brutally murdered in a random attack carried out by Alexander Palmer.

"East of England Crown Prosecution Service and Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigating Unit worked together to build a strong case and bring Palmer, who denied murder, to justice.

"He has been sentenced to 28 years' imprisonment and I would like to thank Mr Wrighton’s family for the considerable courage and dignity they have shown throughout such an unimaginable ordeal.”

 

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  • Angela Deal is Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS East of England.

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