Tommy McInerney 01/11/1991

Tommy was found guilty under joint enterprise for Murder and sentence to 18 years imprisonment.

On the 26th of June 2011 Tommy was out with a group of friends.These friend were concidered by the Police to be a gang because of the estate they lived on.Tommy was a aspiring rap artist and was seen in Youtube rap videos. These were used in evidence to suggest gang association.

The trial Judge said 'There was no direct evidence that any of you were physically involved and present at the immediate scene but you were atleast very close by.'

Due to Schedule 21 the mandatory sentencing; the starting point for murder were a knife is used is 25 years. However the Judge said the sentences were reduced because each of them could only have be said to have played a secondary role.