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Crown counsel Ciaran Murphy said he was in receipt of three expert medical reports which had been completed following an assessment on the defendant which stated that the killing was carried out through diminished responsibility.
The proper verdict would have been manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility.
Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of murder, but guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
During the cross examination of forensic clinical psychologist Dr Philip Pollock by prosecution QC Ciaran Murphy, Dr Pollock was challenged over his findings that Hackett had suffered from diminished responsibility.
They were told that while Farrow has admitted the manslaughter of Mr Suddards on the grounds of diminished responsibility, he denies any involvement in the death of Mrs Yates.
While he admits manslaughter, the killer denies murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility, claiming he was suffering from an abnormality of mind.
Esack denies murder but admits manslaughter on the grounds that he suffered diminished responsibility and a mental condition at the time.
Georgie says this should have been enough to stop her mother's execution and get her conviction reduced from murder to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
Dawson, who had originally denied murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility, had been on life-licence from prison following the murder of a 91-year-old Ormskirk shopkeeper in 1981.
She admits manslaughter through diminished responsibility but denies murder.
He was being sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court after earlier admitting manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
Cooper pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and attempted murder.