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Jill Meagher’s killer Adrian Bayley has sentence cut by three years

Court quashed a subsequent rape conviction.

Convicted murderer and rapist Adrian Bayley has had his non-parole period shortened.   

Bayley was serving a life sentence for the murder of Jill Meagher before he was further convicted of raping three more women.

The Age reports, ‘The County Court juries found he raped the women in 2000 and in April and July of 2012, in the months before he raped and murdered Ms Meagher in a Brunswick street, in September 2012.’

The three trials increased his non-parole period from 35 years to 43 years.

Bayley made an appeal against two of the convictions, and on Wednesday The Victorian Court of Appeal has upheld his appeal against one of those convictions.

His parole period has bene reduced from 43 years to 40. Bayley will now be eligible for parole in 2055 at the age of 83.

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