|Kill Date||Jun 2012|
|Court||Luton Crown Court|
Andrew Hall was a promising and aspiring footballer. He had been signed by Premier League Team Stoke City to the clubs Academy.
Saturday 9th June 2012, Footballer Andrew Hall and his 15-year-old girlfriend had been out drinking in pubs around Ampthill and Flitwick, at the end of the night they headed to a friends house in Ampthill. Hall was know to be jealous, and the pair had argued throughout the nine month relationship as he was jealous when she saw her friends.
Police were called at 1:30am to a house in Ailesbury Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire. after reports of an injured girl.
The 15-year-old schoolgirl, Megan-Leigh Peat, from nearby Westoning, who attended Harlington Upper School. was found fatally injured at the scene.
Paramedics attempted to revive her but she died at the scene after suffering a massive cardiac arrest after suffering up to 60 stab wounds to her head and body. Two knives, including a serrated bread knife, were found next to her body.
Neighbours reported seeing a man fleeing the house in the early hours, leaving a trail of blood behind them from a finger injury.
Police later arrest 18-year-old footballer Andrew Hall for questioning.
Sunday 10th June 2012, Police carry out forensic examinations at the house and in the surrounding area.
Monday 11th June 2012, Police continue to question Hall.
it is alleged that Megan and the 18-year--old male had been drinking in pubs in and around Flitwick and Ampthill, towards the end of the evening they went to the house in Ampthill, the house belonged to a mutual friend.
Megan lived with her mother and brother in Flitwick road, Westoning. Her father lives in Flitwick.
Wednesday 13th June 2012, 18-year-old Andrew Hall from Robin Close Flitwick, was charged with the murder of Megan-Leigh Peat.
Thursday 14th June 2012, Hall appeared at Luton magistrates court, charged with the murder of 15-year--old schoolgirl Megan-Leigh Peat on Saturday 9th June 2012. he spoke only to confirm his name and age. He was remanded in custody to next appear at Luton Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on 26th June.
7th September 2012, before Judge Richard Foster, at Luton Crown Court, Andrew Hall admitted to the murder of Megan Leigh-Peat in June.
6th December 2012, in the High Court in London, Lady Justice Rafferty, Mr Justice Globe and Mr Justice Leggatt agreed with submissions made on behalf of Attorney General Dominic Grieve that the 10-year minimum was too low and did not adequately reflect the seriousness of the crime, they increased the minimum term Hall must serve before being considered for parole to 15-years.