Becky Watts death: Nathan Matthews and Shauna Hoare appeals thrown out – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2016 in appeals, murder, news by tracey

‘The killers of teenager Becky Watts have had applications to appeal their convictions and sentences thrown out.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2016

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Sean Buckley jailed for minimum of 17 years for baby’s murder – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2016 in children, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for a minimum of 17 years after being found guilty of murdering his girlfriend’s baby son by beating him with a garden chair.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2016

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Devon man jailed for life after murdering partner of 40 years – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2016 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A retired scientist who murdered his partner in a row over a duvet has been jailed for life, police said.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2016

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Man ‘driven mad by mother’ jailed for stabbing pregnant partner – The Guardian

Posted June 24th, 2016 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who repeatedly stabbed his pregnant partner after pressure from his disapproving mother “tipped him over the edge” has been jailed for 18 years.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2016

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Untold: Britain’s dirtiest murder cover-up has become a must-listen podcast – The Guardian

Posted June 23rd, 2016 in inquiries, media, murder, news, police, private investigators by sally

‘In 1987, Daniel Morgan was found dead in a pub car park with axe wounds to the head and £1,000 in his pocket. Now a gripping new podcast is lifting the lid on the most investigated murder in British history.’

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The Guardian, 22nd June 2016

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Swansea landlord killer David Ellis guilty of murder – BBC News

Posted June 23rd, 2016 in murder, news by sally

‘A tenant who bludgeoned his landlord to death in Swansea and dumped his body 140 miles away has been convicted of murder.’

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BBC News, 22nd June 2016

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Ellie Butler judge ‘took unwarranted steps’ to reunite her with violent parents – The Guardian

‘A senior judge in the family court took “unwarranted” extra steps in reuniting a man with a violent and criminal past with his young daughter 11 months before he beat her to death, the author of a serious case review has said.’

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The Guardian, 22nd June 2016

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Ben Butler guilty of murdering daughter Ellie – BBC News

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his six-year-old daughter just 11 months after she was returned to his care following a custody battle’

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BBC News, 21st June 2016

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Jo Cox killing: Thomas Mair to face judge under terrorism protocols – The Guardian

‘A man accused of murdering the Labour MP Jo Cox has appeared again in court, ahead of a further appearance next week when he will face a judge under terrorism protocols.’

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The Guardian, 20th June 2016

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Police were within rights to investigate Cardiff Three officers, judge rules – The Guardian

Posted June 15th, 2016 in corruption, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, police by sally

‘Police detectives were within their rights to investigate colleagues involved in the notorious Cardiff Three miscarriage of justice murder case whom they suspected of framing the innocent men, a senior judge has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2016

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Defendant who represented himself gets new case review hope – The Guardian

‘A dyslexic defendant who represented himself in a crown court trial – after being handed 790 hours of CCTV footage to review in prison to support his alibi – is challenging his conviction for attempted murder.’

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The Guardian, 10th June 2016

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Triple child killer David McGreavy could be freed on parole – BC News

Posted June 7th, 2016 in murder, news, parole, sentencing, violent offenders by tracey

‘A man who murdered three young children and impaled their bodies on railings is being considered for release, the Parole Board has confirmed.’

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BBC News, 7th June 2016

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‘Depraved’ killer Carl Langdell jailed for first date murder – BBC News

Posted June 6th, 2016 in mental health, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered a young teacher on their first date before sexually assaulting and taking pictures of her corpse has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 3rd June 2016

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Serial killer Joanna Dennehy loses claim her human rights are being violated – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2016 in detention, human rights, murder, news, prisons by tracey

‘Serial killer Joanna Dennehy has lost her High Court claim that she is entitled to damages for human rights violations after being placed in solitary confinement in jail.’

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The Independent, 26th May 2016

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Victory for Theresa May after drug dealer convicted of attempted murder loses human rights bid to avoid deportation – Daily Telegraph

‘A foreign drug dealer convicted of attempted murder is not entitled to avoid deportation under human rights laws because he has British children, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th May 2016

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Mother sentenced to 24 years in prison for murdering two daughters in ‘spasm of violence’ – The Independent

Posted May 18th, 2016 in domestic violence, families, mental health, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother has been sentenced to at least 24 years in prison for stabbing to death her two young daughters.’

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The Independent, 17th May 2016

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Teenager jailed for life over machete killing in London park – The Guardian

Posted May 16th, 2016 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A 17 year-old has been jailed for life after hacking another teenager to death with a Zombie Killer machete.’

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The Guardian, 13th May 2016

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US air base attack plot: British man Junead Khan jailed – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2016 in armed forces, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A delivery driver from Luton has been jailed for life, with a minimum term of 12 years, for plotting to kill US personnel outside an air base.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2016

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Gareth Emery sentenced for killing aunt Anne Dunkley with shovel – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2016 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been given a life sentence after he admitted killing his aunt at her home.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2016

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Gang found guilty of hunting down and stabbing Hackney teenager to death – The Independent

Posted May 13th, 2016 in gangs, murder, news by tracey

‘Four members of gang who hunted down and murdered a teenager in east London are facing life behind bars.’

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The Independent, 12th May 2016

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