Alesha MacPhail’s killer Aaron Campbell granted appeal against his life sentence

Alesha MacPhail's murderer Aaron Campbell has been granted an appeal against his life sentence.

The 17-year-old launched a bid last month to have his 27-year minimum sentence reduced after being found guilty of raping and murdering the six-year-old, from Airdrie, on the Isle of Bute last July.

The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service confirmed the hearing will take place at the High Court in Edinburgh on August 7.

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.

Please check back regularly for updates on this developing story here at

For the latest news and breaking news visit

Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.

Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror – the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account – real news in real time.

We're also on Facebook /dailymirror – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Mirror Online.

Source: Read Full Article