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.’

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2014

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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.’

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The Guardian, 11th August 2014

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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.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2014

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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.’

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The Guardian, 1st August 2014

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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.’

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The Independent, 31st July 2014

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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.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2014

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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”.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2014

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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.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2014

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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.’

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BBC News, 25th July 2014

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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’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2014

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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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