Two teenagers sentenced to life over murder of Goth

Two teenage boys have been jailed for life for murdering a young woman in a park because she was dressed as a Goth.

Sophie Lancaster, 20, was kicked and stamped to death as she begged the pair to stop beating her boyfriend in Bacup, Lancashire, in August last year.

Ryan Herbert, 16, from Bacup, who admitted murder, received a 16-year minimum term. His accomplice Brendan Harris, 15, also from Bacup, who was convicted after a trial last month, was given a minimum of 18 years.

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