Billy Mankelow murder: Leeds man Richard Danter jailed for life – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A man with a history of violent and sexual offending has been jailed for a minimum of 15 years for the savage murder of a Leeds University student.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2015

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Jeremy Bamber: Petition to release case documents – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2015 in disclosure, documents, murder, news, police, public interest immunity by sally

‘Campaigners fighting for the release of convicted murderer Jeremy Bamber have started a petition asking for documents relating to his case to be released.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2015

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‘Remorseless’ Stechford concrete slab attacker jailed – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2015 in assault, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “remorseless” attacker who hit a stranger over the head with a concrete slab until he was unconscious has been jailed for 17 years.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2015

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Two men jailed for life after shooting woman in attack aimed at her partner – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2015 in assisting offenders, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men have been jailed for life after shooting dead a mother-of-two in an attack that was intended to kill someone else.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2015

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Paige Chivers: Man jailed for murdering Blackpool teen – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man convicted of murdering Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers has been jailed for life and will serve at least 33 years.’

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BBC News, 28th July 2015

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UK court convicts man of revenge killing in Pakistan – The Guardian

Posted July 29th, 2015 in domestic violence, murder, news, Pakistan by sally

‘An abusive husband has been convicted of gunning down his mother-in-law on her doorstep in Pakistan in a revenge killing after his wife left him.’

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The Guardian, 28th July 2015

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Drug dealer who killed business partner jailed for at least 25 years – The Guardian

Posted July 28th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer who stabbed and bludgeoned to death a business associate to steal his Range Rover has been jailed for at least 25 years.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2015

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Khaleel Hussain murder case review launched in Coventry – BBC News

Posted July 23rd, 2015 in child abuse, children, murder, news by sally

‘A serious case review has been launched following the murder of a two-year-old boy from Coventry.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2015

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John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer: IPCC ‘will not investigate’ how police failed to notice dead fraudster had been shot six times by hitman – The Independent

Posted July 17th, 2015 in complaints, murder, news, police by tracey

‘The police watchdog will not directly investigate how officers failed to notice that a notorious gangland figure found dead in his garden had been shot six times by a professional hitman.’

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The Independent, 16th July 2015

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Man jailed for murder of Nottingham boxer Joshua Bradley – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2015 in murder, news, offensive weapons by tracey

‘A man who stabbed an “accomplished” boxer through the heart in a street brawl has been handed a life sentence.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2015

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Body in carpet murder: Court appeal to be heard in 2016 – BBC News

‘An appeal against the conviction of two men for the “body in a carpet” killing of a teenage girl more than two decades ago will be heard next year.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2015

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If you encourage someone to kill, are you guilty of murder? – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2015 in appeals, homicide, joint enterprise, murder, news, sentencing, Supreme Court by tracey

‘Does the law of joint enterprise cause injustice? That’s the question the supreme court will confront in October. If its answer is yes, the UK’s most senior judges will have the chance to put things right.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2015

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Kevin Lane loses appeal against conviction for 1994 murder of car dealer – The Guardian

Posted July 9th, 2015 in appeals, murder, news by sally

‘A man who spent two decades locked up for a murder he insists he did not commit has lost an appeal against his conviction.’

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The Guardian, 8th July 2015

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Change the law to protect police officers who shoot people, say UK’s highest ranking cop – The Independent

Posted July 7th, 2015 in firearms, murder, news, police by sally

‘The law should be changed to protect police officers who shoot people in the line of duty, the head of the Metropolitan Police has said.’
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The Independent, 6th July 2015

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Azelle Rodney shooting: police marksman cleared of murder – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2015 in firearms, London, murder, news, unlawful killing by sally

‘A former police marksman has been cleared of murdering a suspect he shot six times, a killing that the dead man’s mother said had effectively seen her son subjected to the death penalty.’

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The Guardian, 3rd July 2015

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Alice Gross’s family want inquiry into what UK authorities knew of her killer – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2015 in criminal records, immigration, inquests, inquiries, murder, news by sally

‘The family of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross will ask for an inquiry into whether British authorities ever knew her killer was a convicted murderer before he attacked her.
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The Guardian, 6th July 2015

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Alison Morrison murder: Trevor Gibbon jailed for 28 years – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2015 in complaints, harassment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered his neighbour in “a merciless act of vengeance” after a campaign of harassment has been jailed for 28 years.’

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BBC News, 30th June 2015

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Sadie Jenkins given supervision order for slitting children’s throats – BBC News

‘A woman who slit the throats of two children has been given a two-year supervision order.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2015

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Men given 28 years in prison for Wrexham crossbow murder – BBC News

Posted June 26th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men have been jailed for at least 28 years for murdering a Wrexham man with a crossbow.’

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BBC News, 25th June 2015

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High court blocks extradition of Albanian killer claiming his description does not match wanted man – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 26th, 2015 in extradition, identification, murder, news by sally

‘Even though his fingerprints match an Albanian migrant claims he cannot be fugitive killer because he is six inches shorter.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th June 2015

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