These are 12 of the longest jail sentences handed out at Leeds Crown Court in 2018

12 of the longest jail sentences handed out at Leeds Crown Court in 2018 and the shocking crimes

These 12 people have all been jailed in Leeds Crown Court this year - and this is why.

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.

1. Wakkas Butt - sentenced to 21 years in hail

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.
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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.

2. Declan Bickerdike, aged 19 - 20 years in jail

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.

3. Crash burglary hammer attack trio

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.
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Peter Stalgis was handed 14 years in jail for murdering 'love of his life' Angela Conoby.

4. Peter Stalgis - 14 years in jail

Peter Stalgis was handed 14 years in jail for murdering 'love of his life' Angela Conoby.
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