Facebook troll jailed for insults over stabbing of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire

Facebook Troll Jake Newsome at Leeds Magistrates Court. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Facebook Troll Jake Newsome at Leeds Magistrates Court. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

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A Facebook troll who wrote that the killer of Leeds school teacher Ann Maguire should have “****** on her too” has been jailed for six weeks.

Jake Newsome, 21, took to the social networking site three days after Mrs Maguire was stabbed at Corpus Christi college in Leeds, on April 28.

Ann Maguire
Ann Maguire

Prosecutor Sandra White told Leeds Magistrates Court today: “This message was posted to the Facebook social network on May 1 from Mr Newsome’s phone.

 

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