Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] v Cooper, Jonothan [2018] VSCA 21

CRIMINAL LAW
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Weinberg JA, Priest JA, Beach JA
Parties: 

Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] v Cooper, Jonothan

Judgment Date: 
12 February 2018
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Crown Appeal - Sentence - Murder, aggravated burglary and theft - Respondent sentenced to a total effective sentence of 16 years' imprisonment with non-parole period of 13 years - Whether sentence manifestly inadequate - Whether too much weight given to respondent's assistance to authorities - Appeal allowed - Respondent resentenced to a total effective sentence of 24 years' imprisonment with a non-parole period of 20 years.

Citation: 
[2018] VSCA 21