‘I want my chips’: mother who set fire to kebab shop jailed for 28 months – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘Danielle Miles set fire to a kebab shop because she arrived minutes after it closed, missing her takeaway order’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2014

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Gangster husband of BBC executive jailed after two month extortion campaign – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2014 in arson, blackmail, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘Career criminal Tommy Roye recruited two enforcers to have his victim’s car torched on his driveway.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th February 2014

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Thomas Baird trial: James Carbott guilty of murder and arson – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2014 in arson, murder, news by sally

‘A man who beat and stabbed his ex-partner’s father before setting his body alight has been found guilty of murder and arson.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2014

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Birmingham riots: Conviction and sentence appeals dismissed – BBC News

Posted January 22nd, 2014 in appeals, arson, firearms, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

‘Seven men who were detained after shots were fired at police during riots have had appeals against their sentences and convictions dismissed.’

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BBC News, 21st January 2014

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Mairead Philpott loses appeal against 17-year sentence for manslaughter – The Guardian

‘Mairead Philpott has had her 17-year prison sentence for killing her six children in a house fire in Derby upheld by the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2013

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Philpott fire deaths appeal planned to be shown on TV

Posted November 18th, 2013 in appeals, arson, homicide, media, news, video recordings by sally

“The appeal hearing for Mairead Philpott and Paul Mosley, convicted of killing six children in a Derby house fire, is expected to be filmed for television.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2013

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Aiden Elmore jailed over Willenhall flat fire murder – BBC News

Posted November 13th, 2013 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

“A man who killed a pensioner when he set fire to a block of flats has been jailed for at least 21 years.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2013

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Vengeful polo trainer jailed after setting fire to love rival’s car – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2013 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

“A vengeful husband who set fire to a polo-playing love rival’s car who had started dating his wife has been jailed for more than three years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2013

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Tyseley ‘honour killing’ father jailed for blaze murder – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2013 in arson, attempts, families, murder, news, sentencing by michael

“A man who killed his wife and injured three daughters by setting his house on fire in a so-called honour killing plot has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2013

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Man who killed three generations in Cwmbran fire has sentence increased – The Guardian

Posted October 16th, 2013 in appeals, arson, families, fire, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A violent drifter who murdered three generations of the same family, including his own ill baby daughter, by setting fire to their home has had his minimum jail term increased.”

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The Guardian, 15th October 2013

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Six years, three judges, £350,000 in costs to the taxpayer… and no change: Judge hits out at ‘astonishing’ cost of Court of Protection case – The Independent

“A High Court Judge has hit out at the ‘astonishing’ cost of a six year legal battle in the Court of Protection which ended today after all parties agreed a woman should stay in care.”

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The Independent, 11th October 2013

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Teenager jailed for life after starting blaze that killed four siblings – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 30th, 2013 in arson, families, fire, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A fire obsessed teenager has been jailed for life after being found guilty of starting a blaze that killed four siblings while he was ‘out of his head’ on a lethal cocktail of cannabis and alcohol.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th September 2013

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Son who killed his mother after struggling to cope with her dementia jailed for 40 months – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 20th, 2013 in arson, diminished responsibility, homicide, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

“A son who smothered his mother because he could not bear watching her suffer from dementia has been jailed for three years and four months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th September 2013

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Insurers win riots damages claim against Met bosses – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2013 in arson, damages, insurance, news, police, violent disorder by tracey

“Two insurance companies have won their case against police bosses for compensation over the looting and arson of a building during the 2011 riots.”

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BBC News, 12th September 2013

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Lover jailed for Diana Lee murder and mutilation in Cheshire – BBC News

Posted July 26th, 2013 in arson, fraud, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A conman who murdered his lover and mutilated her body to cover his tracks has been sentenced to life, with a minimum prison term of 34 years.”

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BBC News, 26th July 2013

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Teenager convicted of starting fatal fire – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2013 in arson, fire, homicide, news, young offenders by tracey

“Dyson Allen, 19, faces prison sentence after being found guilty of manslaughter of four siblings in Lancashire.”

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The Guardian, 24th July 2013

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Inquiry launched after man is jailed for triple murder in house fire – The Guardian

“An inquiry has been launched into the contact the authorities had with a vulnerable family after a violent alcoholic man was jailed for at least 30 years for murdering his baby daughter, his girlfriend and her mother.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2013

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Rhyl mosque fire attack: ‘Racist’ John Parkin jailed – BBC News

“A former serviceman has been jailed for trying to set fire to a Denbighshire mosque after hearing about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in London.”

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BBC News, 20th June 2013

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Mairead Philpott to appeal against 17-year jail sentence – The Guardian

Posted May 20th, 2013 in appeals, arson, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire is to appeal against the length of her sentence, her lawyers have said.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2013

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Woman who murdered family in act of ‘exceptional wickedness’ jailed for 30 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 9th, 2013 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

“A woman who murdered five members of a family by setting fire to her neighbour’s
pushchair in an ‘an act of exceptional wickedness’ has been jailed for at least
30 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th May 2013

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