“It seems that Mr Cranston felt he was a disappointment to his father,” the barrister said.
He said his client spent five weeks in segregation as “he was regarded as a high-profile inmate”.
Justice Anthony Payne said Cranston had pleaded not guilty and “continues to assert his innocence” but there was “some limited insight into the offending” in medical reports tendered by the defence.
Stratton said there was evidence of contrition from Cranston to a doctor when he described his…
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