SAS selection deaths: inquest delayed until 2015 – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2014 in appeals, armed forces, Crown Prosecution Service, delay, homicide, inquests, negligence, news by tracey

‘An inquest into the deaths of three soldiers who collapsed on an SAS training exercise in the Brecon Beacons has been delayed until 2015.’

Full story

BBC News, 16th September 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Christina Edkins inquiry finds missed opportunities to prevent killing – The Guardian

Posted September 15th, 2014 in homelessness, homicide, inquiries, mental health, news, social services by tracey

‘A string of agencies and professionals missed opportunities to prevent the death of schoolgirl Christina Edkins, who was fatally stabbed on a bus by a homeless man with serious mental health issues, an investigation has concluded.’

Full story

The Guardian, 15th September 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Comments Off

Lorry driver jailed over charity cyclists’ deaths – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2014 in bicycles, dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A lorry driver who killed two cyclists taking part in a charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.’

Full story

BBC News, 1st September 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

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.’

Full story

BBC News, 28th August 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Minibus driver jailed for five years for cyclist’s death – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2014 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, road traffic offences, sentencing by tracey

‘A minibus driver has been jailed for five years for killing a cyclist, whom he hit while looking at photographs on his mobile phone.’

Full story

BBC News, 28th August 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

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.’

Full story

BBC News, 28th August 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Mother who beat three-year-old Mikaeel Kular to death jailed for 11 years – Daily Telegraph

‘A mother who beat her three-year-old son to death and hid his body in a suitcase before sparking a huge search for him by claiming he had gone missing has been jailed for 11 years. Rosdeep “Rosie” Adekoya, 34, was originally charged with murdering her son Mikaeel Kular but pleaded guilty last month to the reduced charge of culpable homicide.’

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 25th August 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Comments Off

Sentence given to killer of former girlfriend’s baby to be reviewed – The Guardian

‘A nine-year jail term given to the killer of his then girlfriend’s baby will be reviewed by the court of appeal amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.’

Full story

The Guardian, 22nd August 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Comments Off

Two men cleared of manslaughter after slimmer died from drinking weedkiller – The Guardian

‘Two men have been cleared of the manslaughter of a slimmer who died after drinking weedkiller that was given to him as a weight-loss aid at his local gym.’

Full story

The Guardian, 11th August 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Comments Off

Alfie Sullock death: Michael Pearce nine-year term reviewed – BBC News

Posted August 7th, 2014 in children, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘The nine-year jail sentence of the man convicted of killing baby Alfie Sullock is being reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is too lenient.’

Full story

BBC News, 7th August 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Father cleared of manslaughter of son who died 12 years after he shook him – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2014 in children, grievous bodily harm, homicide, news by sally

‘A man who shook his newborn son, causing catastrophic brain injuries said to have led to the child’s death more than a decade later, has been found not guilty of manslaughter following a landmark trial.’

Full story

The Guardian, 1st August 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Comments Off

Six years for woman who texted on two phones before fatal crash – The Independent

Posted August 1st, 2014 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing, telecommunications by sally

‘A judge condemned motorists who use mobiles while driving as a “plague on society” as he jailed a woman who caused a fatal pile-up after texting and taking calls on two phones while travelling at 70mph.’

Full story

The Independent, 31st July 2014

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Comments Off

Kevin Chambers jailed after Llandudno door banging death – BBC News

Posted July 31st, 2014 in harassment, homicide, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by michael

‘A hammer-wielding drug addict has been jailed after a woman suffered a heart attack and died when she was terrorised in her own home.’

Full story

BBC News, 31st July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Driver jailed for killing a man while using two mobiles – The Guardian

Posted July 31st, 2014 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing, telecommunications by michael

‘A driver who killed a man while using two mobile phones behind the wheel has been jailed by a judge who branded such crimes “a plague on society”.’

Full story

The Guardian, 31st July 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Comments Off

Babysitting boyfriend guilty of killing baby – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2014 in children, homicide, news by sally

‘A man who killed his girlfriend’s six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle has been found guilty of manslaughter.’

Full story

BBC News, 29th July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Fiaz Munshi jailed for 1997 Oxford arson child deaths – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2014 in arson, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman has been jailed for 13 years for her part in killing two children in a revenge arson attack in 1997.’

Full story

BBC News, 25th July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

Inquiry launched into social care after Mikaeel Kular beaten to death by mother – Daily Telegraph

‘Three year old was beaten to death by his mother just weeks after social workers stopped monitoring his family’

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2014

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Comments Off

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.’

Full story

BBC News, 24th July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off

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.’

Full story

The Independent, 12th July 2014

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Comments Off

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.’

Full story

BBC News, 9th July 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Comments Off