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Castle fails to overturn £350,000 fine

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Scott Abbott
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Sunday, 11 January 2015

Warwick CastleFurther to the previous news item it is reported that the owners of Warwick castle have failed to overturn a £350,000 fine impose over the death of a pensioner who toppled head first into a moat.
The case reached the Appeal Court but Lord Justice Gross rejected claims that the total fine and costs order was”manifestly excessive” and ruled that it was “within the appropriate range, albeit towards the top end of it”