Posted: 2 November, 2016 by AAP

Stanford Plans To Appeal Life Sentence

The man who raped and murdered NSW drama teacher Stephanie Scott.

The man who raped and murdered NSW drama teacher Stephanie Scott intends to appeal his life sentence.

Vincent Stanford's legal aid lawyers submitted a notice of intention to appeal the life sentence without parole for the murder of the 26-year-old bride-to-be in the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal last week.

News of Stanford's plans to appeal comes in the wake of Ms Scott's father, Robert, being killed by a falling tree on the family's Canowindra property on Tuesday.

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