Knife in bra killer Katie Jenkins jailed for manslaughter – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2014 in guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 24th July 2014

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Woman, 61, jailed for seven years after drink-drive death of cyclist – The Independent

Posted July 14th, 2014 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who fatally struck a cyclist while driving under the influence has been jailed for seven years.’

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The Independent, 12th July 2014

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Mark Sandland jailed for baby shaking manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after becoming frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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Hull mum Kerry Abel jailed over toddler son’s drowning – BBC News

‘The mother of a toddler, who drowned in a bath in Hull, has been sentenced to three years in prison for his manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2014

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Father on trial over death of son 12 years after shaking him as a baby – The Guardian

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in child abuse, families, grievous bodily harm, homicide, news by sally

‘A father who caused catastrophic brain injuries to his newborn baby has gone on trial for manslaughter following the child’s death 12 years later.’

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The Guardian, 2nd July 2014

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Domestic violence convictions at record high – The Guardian

‘The conviction rate for domestic violence cases has reached its highest ever level, with cases now making up 10.7% of the Crown Prosecution Service’s workload, the director of public prosecutions will announce on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 2nd July 2014

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Leicester fire deaths: Eight people found guilty – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2014 in conspiracy, fire, homicide, murder, news by sally

‘Seven men and a teenager have been convicted for their part in a revenge arson attack that killed four people.’

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BBC News,

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Two men guilty of murdering a mother and children in botched revenge attack – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2014 in conspiracy, fire, homicide, murder, news by sally

‘Two men have been found guilty of murdering a mother and her three children in a botched revenge attack.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2014

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Gleision: Mine death families call for answers – BBC News

Posted June 20th, 2014 in health & safety, homicide, inquests, miners, news by tracey

‘The families of miners who drowned when 650,000 gallons of water flooded a mine want to know why the men were working near an area where water was suspected. Charles Breslin, 62, David Powell, 50, Philip Hill, 44, and Garry Jenkins, 39, died at the Gleision colliery when a controlled explosion let in the water. The mine’s manager and owners were cleared of manslaughter on Thursday.’

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BBC News, 20th June 2014

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Driver escapes prosecution over cyclist’s death due to ‘wrong speed limit’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 5th, 2014 in dangerous driving, homicide, inquests, news, prosecutions by sally

‘A driver who killed a woman while speeding at 49mph in a 30mph zone will not be prosecuted after the wrong speed limit sign was used.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th June 2014

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Dr Daniel Ubani: No UK extradition over patient death – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in doctors, extradition, homicide, negligence, news by sally

‘The family of man who was killed with a lethal dose of a painkiller by a German doctor said they are “astonished” he will not be extradited to the UK.’

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BBC News, 22nd May 2014

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Man jailed for Hereford pub brawl killing – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2014 in grievous bodily harm, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A father-of-four has been jailed for three years after killing a man with a single punch during a pub brawl.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2014

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Whiston man jailed for killing abusive former stepfather – BBC News

‘A man who killed his abusive former stepfather by running him over in his car has been jailed for three years.’

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BBC News, 16th May 2014

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Matthew Wickens jailed for Devon baby throwing death – BBC News

Posted May 15th, 2014 in child abuse, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who killed his crying baby by throwing him so violently into his cot that he suffered massive head injuries has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 14th May 2014

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Farmer Paul Waterfall cleared over Roger Freeman bull death – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2014 in animals, Crown Prosecution Service, delay, homicide, negligence, news by tracey

‘A farmer who owned a bull or cow which killed a walker has been cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence..’

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BBC News, 7th May 2014

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Chris Grayling orders review of ‘single punch’ killings – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 8th, 2014 in assault, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, has ordered a review of the way criminals who kill with a single punch are punished by the courts. The Government’s intervention – which could have a far-reaching impact on the way all types of manslaughter are sentenced – came after judges refused to increase the sentence handed down to an attacker who killed a disabled man.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th May 2014

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Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause deaths – BBC News

‘Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause death on the roads and a new offence of causing serious injury while disqualified are to be introduced.’

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BBC News, 6th May 2014

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‘Short-sighted’ driver jailed over death of woman, 93 – BBC News

‘A short-sighted motorist has been jailed for killing a pedestrian after driving at 15mph (24km/h) wearing his wrong glasses.’

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BBC News, 28th April 2014

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Derby baby’s death: Court ‘disempowered’ carers of killed baby boy – BBC News

‘A baby boy who suffered head injuries inflicted by his father was refused a protection order by the courts, a serious case review has found.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2014

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Former government vet killed man during sadomasochistic sex session – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2014 in assault, homicide, news by tracey

‘A former government vet has been convicted of killing a man during an extreme drug-fuelled sadomasochistic sex session.’

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2014

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