Boy of 13 given life sentence for killing woman by stamping on her face – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2015 in closed circuit television, murder, news, robbery, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A 13-year-old boy, who killed a woman by stamping on her face, has been given a life sentence.’

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The Guardian, 17th April 2015

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European Court backs UK-Lithuania extradition – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2015 in extradition, human rights, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A Lithuanian man accused of serious offences including murders has lost his attempt to persuade the European Court of Human Rights to stop his extradition from the UK.’

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BBC News, 16th April 2015

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Three found guilty over gambler’s killing – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2015 in conspiracy, false imprisonment, firearms, homicide, murder, news, robbery by sally

‘A woman has been found guilty of luring a professional gambler into bringing her to his flat, where he was kicked to death for the sake of his winnings.’

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The Guardian, 15th April 2015

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Joshua Caird jailed for life for ‘cold-blooded’ Donna Eastwood murder – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life after a surprise birthday party ended in the murder of a mother of four from Dartford.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2015

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Police watchdog slammed as ‘inadequate’ by adviser to Macpherson Inquiry – The Independent

Posted April 13th, 2015 in budgets, complaints, corruption, documents, inquiries, murder, news, ombudsmen, police, racism by sally

‘Serious questions about the fitness of the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to investigate far-reaching allegations of police corruption have been raised by a former member of the Macpherson Inquiry. The judge’s investigation is said to have been misled by Scotland Yard about the extent of corrupt police involvement in the 1993 investigation into the murder of Stephen Lawrence.’

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The Independent, 12th April 2015

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Leighann Duffy murder: Lloyd Byfield jailed for life – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in assault, burglary, deportation, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer who murdered a woman in front of a six-year-old girl has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2015

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Birmingham canal murder: Man guilty of body-in-suitcase killing – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in assisting offenders, canals, murder, news by sally

‘A killer who dismembered his tenant’s body before stuffing it into a suitcase which he dumped into a canal has been found guilty of murder.’

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BBC News, 9th April 2015

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Boy, 13, jailed after admitting to north London stabbing – The Guardian

Posted April 13th, 2015 in guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing, weapons, young offenders by sally

‘One of the youngest children to plead guilty to murder has been locked up for a minimum of 11 years after sentencing at the Old Bailey.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2015

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Stephen Lawrence murder: IPCC investigating former Met chief – BBC News

Posted April 10th, 2015 in complaints, inquiries, murder, news, police, racism by tracey

‘Former Metropolitan Police chief Lord Stevens is being investigated by the police watchdog over information he gave to the inquiry into the Met’s handling of the Stephen Lawrence murder case.’

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BBC News, 9th April 2015

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Inside Europe’s biggest sex offenders’ prison – BBC News

‘Europe’s biggest prison for sex offenders is in Nottinghamshire. How does it try to rehabilitate the inmates, asks Rex Bloomstein.’

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BBC News, 30th March 2015

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Convicted murderers become first gay couple to marry in prison – The Guardian

Posted March 30th, 2015 in equality, homosexuality, marriage, married persons, murder, news, prisons by sally

‘Two convicted murderers detained in one of Britain’s toughest prisons have become the first gay couple to marry behind bars.’

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The Guardian, 28th March 2015

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Secret trial: Six unanswered questions – BBC News

‘An important principle in the British legal system is that “not only must justice be done, it must also be seen to be done”.’

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BBC News, 26th March 2015

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Secret trial clears man of plotting to kill Tony Blair – The Independent

‘A British law student has been cleared of targeting Tony Blair and his wife Cherie as part of a terrorist plot, following the UK’s first secret terror case.’

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The Independent, 26th 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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‘Catastrophic failure’ allowed convicted killer to murder on day release – The Guardian

Posted March 24th, 2015 in murder, news, release on licence, reports by sally

‘A convicted killer was allowed out on day release, leaving him free to murder a good samaritan in a decision described as a “catastrophic failure” by the chief inspector of prisons.’

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2015

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Alex Peguero Sosa death: Lee Dent jailed for murder – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for murdering a teenage footballer by stabbing him in the neck with a broken bottle.’

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BBC News, 20th 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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Amina Agboola murder: Death ‘not preventable’, review concludes – BBC News

Posted March 20th, 2015 in child cruelty, domestic violence, murder, news, reports, social services by tracey

‘The death of a toddler killed by a violent kick to her stomach by her mother’s boyfriend could not have been foreseen, a report has concluded.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2015

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Hockey stick killer Oral David Bryan jailed for life – BBC News

Posted March 18th, 2015 in children, domestic violence, families, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his ex-partner by hitting her with a hockey stick in front of their children has been sentenced to life in prison.’

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BBC News, 18th March 2015

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Law degree drop-out Malachi Lindo jailed for murder – BBC News

Posted March 17th, 2015 in drug abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A law degree drop-out has been jailed for life for repeatedly battering a stranger’s head with a brick while in a “drug-induced psychosis”.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2015

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