CPS statement on Joseph McCann sentencing

|News, Sexual offences , Violent crime

Joseph McCann was sentenced today to life imprisonment with a minimum of 30 years to serve before he can be considered for release.

From last week: Joseph McCann guilty of 37 counts including rape, kidnapping and sexual assault

Tetteh Turkson, of the CPS, said: “The court heard today the impact McCann’s brutal campaign of rape has had, and will continue to have, on his victims.

"He is a dangerous man who has shown no remorse for his cruel and sickening actions.

"He has now been given a life sentence and will serve 30 years before being considered for release.

"Our hope is that the victims in this case, all of whom have shown immense bravery, are now able to move on with their lives following these truly horrendous crimes."

Notes to editors

  • Tetteh Turkson is a Senior Crown Prosecutor for CPS London North

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