Cowan to Serve Minimum of 20 Years

Justice Atkinson has sentenced Brett Peter Cowan to life imprisonment with a minimum non parole period of 20 years for the murder of Daniel Morcombe.

Justice Atkinson further sentenced Mr Cowan to three-and-a-half years for indecently dealing with Daniel, and two years for interfering with his remains. These sentences are to be served concurrently with the sentence for murder.