Man found guilty of attempted murder over London hammer attack – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in attempts, burglary, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, violence by sally

‘A man who savagely beat three sisters in a “sustained and vicious” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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Woman cleared of trying to kill her mother in Breaking Bad-style plot – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2014 in attempts, families, murder, news, poisoning by tracey

‘A woman has been cleared of attempting to kill her mother by poisoning her diet coke in a plot said to have been inspired by the cult American TV show Breaking Bad.’

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The Guardian, 2nd October 2014

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Christian man jailed for attacking gay flatmate with claw hammer as he slept – The Independent

Posted September 9th, 2014 in attempts, homosexuality, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A Catholic man who attacked his openly gay flatmate by striking him on the head with a claw hammer as he slept has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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The Independent, 9th September 2014

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Judge condemns Crown Prosecution Service for pursuing sex case – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge Anthony Morris QC had urged prosecutors to pull the sex assault case before the trial had even begun because of lack of evidence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th September 2014

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Exeter stabbing stalker in sentence appeal – BBC News

Posted September 2nd, 2014 in appeals, attempts, harassment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A stalker who subjected a neighbour to a five-year campaign of intimidation before stabbing her is trying to have his life sentence for attempted murder overturned.’

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BBC News, 2nd September 2014

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Four guilty of killing Dean Mayley in Greenford mugging – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2014 in attempts, homicide, learning difficulties, murder, news, robbery, young offenders by tracey

‘Four teenagers have been convicted at the Old Bailey of killing a man with a mental age of nine who was stabbed during a mugging in west London.’

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BBC News, 28th August 2014

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Four guilty of killing Dean Mayley in Greenford mugging – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2014 in attempts, homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, robbery, young offenders by sally

‘Four teenagers have been convicted at the Old Bailey of killing a man with a mental age of nine who was stabbed during a mugging in west London.’

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BBC News, 28th August 2014

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Men guilty of attempt to kill Luton accountant Atif Ali – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2014 in attempts, conspiracy, firearms, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men have been jailed for life over a plot to murder an accountant.’

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BBC News, 18th August 2014

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Hit man jailed for murdering gang boss and shooting accomplice – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2014 in attempts, firearms, gangs, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A judge called for an end to a “medieval turf war” on the streets of London as he jailed a hit man for at least 38 years for murdering a gang boss and then shooting his accomplice.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2014

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Wrongfully convicted man Victor Nealon gets apology – BBC News

‘A man who spent 17 years behind bars wrongfully convicted of attempted rape has received an apology from a body set up to examine miscarriages of justice.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2014

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Man who twice tried to kill gravely ill friend as act of mercy jailed – The Guardian

Posted April 10th, 2014 in attempts, euthanasia, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who twice tried to kill his gravely ill friend as an act of mercy has been jailed for 20 months by a high court judge.’

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The Guardian, 9th April 2014

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‘You’ve suffered enough,’ judge tells mercy killer – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 21st, 2014 in attempts, euthanasia, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man avoids jail after confessing to a psychiatrist that he smothered his mother as she was dying of lung cancer in a Dorset hospital.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2014

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Lewis Dale jailed for life for murdering grandmother – BBC News

Posted March 4th, 2014 in attempts, drug abuse, grandparents, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who murdered his grandmother and tried to kill his grandfather while high on drugs has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 3rd March 2014

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Regina v Howe (Kevin) – WLR Daily

Posted February 21st, 2014 in assisted suicide, attempts, law reports, sentencing, suicide by sally

Regina v Howe (Kevin) [2014] EWCA Crim 114; [2014] WLR (D) 77

‘The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, gave guidance as to the appropriate level of sentence for offences of encouraging or assisting suicide, contrary to section 2(1) of Suicide Act 1961, taking into account the harm caused and the culpability of the offender.’

WLR Daily, 10th February 2014

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Regina v Pace and another – WLR Daily

Posted February 21st, 2014 in appeals, attempts, law reports, proceeds of crime by sally

Regina v Pace and another [2014] EWCA Crim 186; [2014] WLR (D) 81

‘The mens rea of the offence of attempting to conceal, disguise or convert criminal property, contrary to section 327(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, required that the defendant knew that the property was criminal property. Mere suspicion of that fact was insufficient.’

WLR Daily, 18th February 2014

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C1 bus strangler sentenced to eight years in prison – BBC News

Posted February 20th, 2014 in attempts, closed circuit television, murder, news, sentencing by michael

‘A man who strangled a passenger until he passed out on a crowded bus has been sentenced to eight years in prison.’

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BBC News, 19th February 2014

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Joanna Dennehy’s two ‘willing accomplices’ found guilty – The Guardian

‘Two men “in the thrall” of triple-murderer Joanna Dennehy who were her “willing accomplices” have been convicted of offences related to her killing spree.’

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The Guardian, 12th February 2014

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Joanna Dennehy ditch murders: Pair guilty of aiding Peterborough killer – BBC News

‘Two men have been found guilty of helping triple killer Joanna Dennehy during her 12-day spree of violence.’

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BBC News,  10th February 2014

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Prince Harry death plot criminal jailed for three years – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 11th, 2014 in attempts, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A convicted criminal who plotted to kill Prince Harry has been jailed for three years. Ashraf Islam, 31, said he had a ”moral right to judge” the royal because he disagreed with the work of the British Armed Forces, of which Prince Harry is a member.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2014

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Birmingham mosque stabbings: attacker insane at time, jury rules – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2014 in attempts, insanity, murder, news, wounding by sally

‘A mentally ill man who stabbed a police constable and two worshippers at a mosque was insane at the time of the offences, a jury has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 4th February 2014

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