Stephanie Scott’s killer awaits sentencing

UPDATE @ October 12, 10.50am: Former school cleaner Vincent Stanford is set to learn his fate tomorrow, when he is back in court charged over the brutal rape and murder of NSW teacher Stephanie Scott.

The 25-year-old faced a Supreme Court sentence hearing in Griffith yesterday, after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault and murder.

The judge reserved Stanford’s sentencing until Thursday.


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Ms Scott vanished from Leeton High school on April 5 2015, just one week before she was due to marry her childhood sweetheart.

The 26-year-old’s burnt body was found in the Cocoparra National Park on April 10, five days after she disappeared.

EARLIER @ October 11, 7.50am: Former school cleaner Vincent Stanford will learn his fate today, as he faces court charged over the brutal rape and murder of NSW teacher Stephanie Scott.

The 25-year-old is due to face a Supreme Court sentence hearing in Griffith today, after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault and murder.

Ms Scott vanished from Leeton High school on April 5 2015, just one week before she was due to marry her childhood sweetheart.

The 26-year-old’s burnt body was found in the Cocoparra National Park on April 10, five days after she disappeared.

Vincent’s twin brother Marcus Stanford has already served 15 months behind bars after pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact to murder.

 

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