Dianna Parkes launches campaign to prevent early release of pilot Robert Brown, who killed his wife Joanna
Why it matters
The campaign highlights concerns over the early release of a convicted killer and seeks justice for the victim's family.
What the papers say
BBC News says Dianna Parkes launched the campaign at Westminster, calling on Dominic Raab to intervene over Brown's release. Sky News reports that Brown's release is due in November, and Joanna's mother is campaigning to stop it. The Guardian states that Joanna's family is calling on Raab to review Brown's release. The Mirror highlights Diana Parkes' plea to the Justice Secretary to keep her daughter's killer behind bars. The Independent reports that Joanna's mother is concerned about Brown's release and its impact on her family and the public.
How we got here
Joanna Brown was killed by her pilot husband Robert Brown in 2010. Brown was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 26 years in prison. The case received media attention due to the brutality of the crime and the subsequent legal proceedings.
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