Sadie Jenkins given supervision order for slitting children’s throats – BBC News

‘A woman who slit the throats of two children has been given a two-year supervision order.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2015

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Sadie Jenkins cleared of child murder bids ‘by reason of insanity’ – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2015 in attempts, children, drug abuse, expert witnesses, insanity, murder, news by sally

‘A Newport woman who slit the throats of two children in a drug induced trance has been cleared of attempting to murder them on grounds of insanity.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2015

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Dale Roberts jailed for dousing ex-girlfriend in petrol – BBC News

‘A man who doused his ex-partner with petrol and threatened to set light to her has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 12th May 2015

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Teenager walks free from court after trying to order lethal toxin over internet – The Guardian

Posted April 21st, 2015 in attempts, internet, news, poisoning, suicide, young persons by sally

‘A “troubled” 16-year-old boy from Greater Manchester who ordered a deadly toxin from the dark web has walked free from court after claiming he tried to buy the poison to kill himself.’

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The Guardian, 20th April 2015

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Dark Justice sting paedophile John Rudd jailed – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2015 in attempts, child abuse, internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A man who thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl but was being tricked by a group of internet paedophile hunters has been jailed for a year.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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Former solicitor is told he should be ‘grateful’ that vigilante paedophile hunter caught him – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 30th, 2015 in attempts, child abuse, fraud, internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘Martin Currier, 51, went to meet a 13-year-old girl he met online but was confronted by famed paedophile vigilante Stinson Hunter who reported him to police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th March 2015

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Man jailed over ‘ferocious’ Brixton stabbing murder – BBC News

‘A man who killed his ex-wife and seriously injured two other women, including his ex-girlfriend, in a “ferocious stabbing spree”, has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 24th March 2015

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Nigel Roach gets life for trying to kill partner – BBC News

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life for the attempted murder of his partner in Cardiff.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2015

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‘What crime have I committed to be held like this?’: inside Yarl’s Wood – The Guardian

Posted March 4th, 2015 in asylum, attempts, detention, elderly, immigration, inquiries, news, refugees, suicide, women by sally

‘Migrants and asylum seekers can be locked up at the high-security detention centre indefinitely. Reports of abuse, self-harm and suicide are rife. Now MPs are calling for an end to the ‘expensive, ineffective and unjust’ system. In a rare report, inmates describe their misery.’

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2015

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Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years – BBC News

Posted February 27th, 2015 in attempts, child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘Former pop star Gary Glitter has been jailed for a total of 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.’

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BBC News, 27th February 2015

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Husband jailed for 15 years after trying to kill nurse – BBC News

Posted February 23rd, 2015 in attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of attempting to murder his wife as she worked in an intensive care unit.’

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BBC News, 20th February 2015

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Margate ‘potato masher attacker’ Mariusz Dobkowski who befriended elderly man before beating him almost to death is jailed for life – The Independent

Posted February 4th, 2015 in attempts, elderly, fugitive offenders, murder, news, sentencing, violence, violent offenders by sally

‘A young man who befriended an elderly gentleman at a bus stop before following him home and beating him with a potato masher and a poker has been sentenced to life in jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd February 2015

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Appeal court extends jail term over claw hammer attack – The Guardian

Posted January 30th, 2015 in appeals, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who smashed the skulls of three sisters with a claw hammer as they slept in a London hotel room has had his minimum term increased from 18 years to 27.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2015

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Virgin teenager Ben Moynihan: Guilty of stabbing women – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2015 in attempts, autism, murder, news, victims, violence, young persons by sally

‘An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of attempting to stab three women to death.’

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BBC News, 20th January 2015

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Men jailed over Haringey street shootout – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2015 in attempts, firearms, murder, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘An armed officer who risked his life to protect the public during a shootout in north London has been commended for his “courage and resolve”.’

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BBC News, 9th January 2015

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Blindfold sex knife attack ex-wife jailed for murder attempt – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2014 in attempts, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to murder her ex-husband after blindfolding him following sex and telling him she had a surprise in store has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2014

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Man who beat three sisters with a hammer in London hotel gets life – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2014 in attempts, burglary, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A man who beat three sisters in a “vicious and merciless” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury hotel has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 17th November 2014

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Connah Smith jailed for nurses murder bid – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in attempts, false imprisonment, murder, news, nurses, sentencing, threatening behaviour, wounding by tracey

‘A man found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 11th November 2014

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Regina v Kerrigan; Regina v Walker (Nicholas) – WLR Daily

Posted October 31st, 2014 in appeals, attempts, imprisonment, law reports, release on licence, robbery by sally

Regina v Kerrigan; Regina v Walker (Nicholas) [2014] WLR (D) 450

‘There was no automatic deduction for time spent in custody by a defendant who, following arrest, was recalled to prison, on revocation of licence, to continue serving a previous sentence.’

WLR Daily, 28th October 2014

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Joanne Dennehy accomplice Gary Stretch in sentence appeal – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2014 in accomplices, appeals, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man jailed alongside “sadistic” triple killer Joanne Dennehy is to appeal against the length of his sentence.’

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BBC News, 30th October 2014

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