These are 12 of the longest jail sentences handed out at Leeds Crown Court in 2018
Photos taken from Yorkshire Evening Post coverage between January and December 2018 and all jail sentences accurate at time of sentencing at Leeds Crown Court.
This self styled Leeds crime boss was locked up for 21 years over his involvement in a shooting in the city. 'He was the ringleader of a criminal gang involved in a long-running feud that led to Leeds' first gangbo injunction.
Declan Bickerdike, 19, was jailed after being found guilty of murdering Clifford Amoh at his home in Leeds. He will spend a minimum of 20 years in jail.
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Gary O'Neil, Terence Honey and Paul Cameron were locked up for more than 40 years after a dad and son were hit with a claw hammer before raiders crashed into a house.
Peter Stalgis was handed 14 years in jail for murdering 'love of his life' Angela Conoby.
EVIL killer John Taylor has been given a WHOLE life prison sentence after admitting a string of violent sex crimes against a seven-year-old child and four women.
The thug walked into a working men's club and tried to hit one of the members with an axe after a drunken row. He was jailed for nine and a half years at Leeds Crown Court.
Tashontai Lewis, aged 18, was given a 12-year extended prison sentence after slashing a 15-year-old in the neck in an attack at an exercise yard of a young offender's institute
Rapist John Westland murdered baby killer Liam Deane at Armley jail. He was handed a life sentence at Leeds Crown Court.
Yaquob, aged 26, kicked a man to death in the street in Leeds over a debt. He was given 12 and a half years for manslaughter at Leeds Crown Court.
28-year-old Jordan Thackray strangled his partner to death at the Halifax home where she lived with their two young children. He was jailed for life for her murder.