9am Briefing: Jodi Jones' mum slams 'sociopath' Mitchell on appeal website

THE mother of Jodi Jones has branded her killer, Luke Mitchell, a "sociopath" on a website set up to campaign for his release from prison.

Judith Jones reportedly wrote that he had shown no emotion when she visited him right after her daughter's death.

Her comments came after campaigners for Mitchell, 22 confirmed last week that he would ask the lawlords in London to grant him special leave to appeal his conviction.

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