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Australia Eurydice Dixon's killer Jaymes Todd appeals life prison sentence

05:15  03 october  2019
05:15  03 october  2019 Source:   theage.com.au

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The man who stalked, raped and murdered comedian Eurydice Dixon in a Melbourne park last year has been sentenced to life in prison . Victorian Supreme Court

Jaymes Todd sentenced for rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon . Jaymes Todd stood and walked from court after being jailed for life . Jaymes Todd , 20, showed no emotion as he learned he will spend at least the next 35 years behind bars for the brutal June 2018 rape and murder of the aspiring

a man looking at the camera: Jaymes Todd.© Jason South Jaymes Todd.

Eurydice Dixon's killer Jaymes Todd has launched an appeal of his life prison sentence for murder and rape.

Legal Aid chief counsel Tim Marsh, who is also acting for Codey Herrmann who raped and murdered international student Aiia Maasarwe, made the announcement during Herrmann's plea hearing in the Supreme Court on Thursday.

a man looking at the camera: Codey Herrmann arrives the Supreme Court on Thursday.© AAP Codey Herrmann arrives the Supreme Court on Thursday.

A spokesman for the Supreme Court confirmed that lawyers for Todd had applied for leave to appeal his sentence on Monday.

There are striking similarities between the two cases, which happened just six months apart and involved young men with no prior convictions for violence, ambushing young women, raping and murdering them.

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" Eurydice Dixon killer Jaymes Todd sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and murder". The Guardian. " Eurydice Dixon ' s 'sadistic' killer jailed for life , has 'poor' hopes of becoming safe". ABC News.

Jaymes Todd sentenced to life in prison for rape, murder of Eurydice Dixon . The man who raped and murdered aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon in an "evil" attack at a Melbourne park has been sentenced to life in prison and must serve at least 35 years before being eligible for parole.

Todd was sentenced last month to life in prison, with a 35-year non-parole period.

Mr Marsh has urged Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth to impose a reduced sentence on Herrmann, who had pleaded guilty to Ms Maasarwe's murder, because of his diagnosed personality disorder.

He told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Todd's offending had involved premeditation, and had been aggravated by the fact Todd watched violent porn in the hours after he murdered Ms Dixon.

Todd had been diagnosed with sexual sadism disorder, the court heard.

More to come.

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