London taxi driver jailed for minimum 38 years for killing US soldier in Iraq roadside bombing – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2015 in armed forces, conspiracy, explosives, Iraq, murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A London taxi driver convicted of killing a US soldier in an Iraqi roadside bombing has been sentenced to life with a minimum 38 years in prison.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2015

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Sadie Jenkins cleared of child murder bids ‘by reason of insanity’ – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2015 in attempts, children, drug abuse, expert witnesses, insanity, murder, news by sally

‘A Newport woman who slit the throats of two children in a drug induced trance has been cleared of attempting to murder them on grounds of insanity.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2015

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Stacey Hyde cleared of murder in retrial – The Guardian

‘A young woman who faced a retrial for the murder of man with a history of domestic violence has been acquitted after a jury heard how she acted in self-defence. Stacey Hyde, 22, was ordered to face a second trial by the director of public prosecutions, Alison Saunders, after the court of appeal quashed her original murder conviction last year.’

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The Guardian, 21st May 2015

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David Alderson murder: Man jailed for 28 years – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2015 in burglary, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for 28 years for murdering a “naive pensioner” whom he lured to a disused quarry.’
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BBC News, 21st May 2015

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Susan Workman murder: Killer’s family post ad to trace jury – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2015 in advertising, divorce, domestic violence, evidence, juries, media, murder, news by sally

‘The family of a man jailed for murdering his ex-wife have taken out a newspaper advert in an attempt to trace the jurors involved in his trial, prompting a police investigation.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2015

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Man jailed for West Bromwich body in wheelie bin murder – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2015 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man convicted of bludgeoning to death a Romanian woman whose body was found in a wheelie bin has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2015

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Garry Newlove killer’s sentence reduction bid rejected – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2015 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who kicked to death a father-of-three outside his Warrington home in 2007 has lost a bid to have his sentence reduced.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2015

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Stepping Hill hospital: how Victorino Chua’s poisonings were uncovered – The Guardian

Posted May 19th, 2015 in murder, news, nurses by sally

‘The nurse convicted of murdering patients was caught after a night of curious incidents, but his motive remains a mystery.’

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The Guardian, 18th May 2015

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Alexa-Marie Quinn murder: Father Carl Wheatley found guilty – BBC News

Posted May 14th, 2015 in child abuse, diminished responsibility, mental health, murder, news by tracey

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his four-year-old daughter by beating her to death.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2015

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Body-in-boot killer Aaron Mann ‘quit mental health treatment’ – BBC News

Posted May 14th, 2015 in domestic violence, mental health, murder, news, reports by tracey

‘A man who kept his partner’s body in a car boot after killing her had ended mental health treatment days before, a review revealed.’

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BBC News, 15th May 2015

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Jeremy Thorpe: Inquiry into claims police altered evidence – BBC News

Posted May 13th, 2015 in conspiracy, evidence, firearms, homosexuality, inquiries, murder, news, police by tracey

‘An inquiry is to take place into claims evidence was altered during the police investigation into former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe in the 1970s, the BBC’s Today programme has learned.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2015

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Sam Hallam: The man who spent over seven years in jail for a murder he did not commit – The Independent

Posted May 11th, 2015 in appeals, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, prisons by sally

‘Freed after a miscarriage of justice, Sam Hallam tells Jon Robins about his psychological and legal struggle.’
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The Independent, 9th May 2015

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M1 crash death driver Ian Walters guilty of murdering wife – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2015 in domestic violence, married persons, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man accused of murdering his wife by deliberately driving their car into a motorway embankment has been convicted.’

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BBC News, 7th May 2015

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CBBC actor Carl Beatson Asiedu’s killer jailed for life – BBC News

Posted May 5th, 2015 in fugitive offenders, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘The killer of a children’s TV actor who showed “no remorse” over the fatal stabbing outside a London nightclub has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 1st May 2015

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Amelia Jones murder: Grandfather Mark Jones gets 25 years – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his five-week-old granddaughter has been jailed for life and will serve a minimum of 25 years.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2015

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Gloucestershire police criticised by watchdog over murder of Hollie Gazzard – The Guardian

Posted May 1st, 2015 in complaints, domestic violence, harassment, murder, news, police, stalking by tracey

‘Gloucestershire’s police force has been criticised by the police watchdog over its handling of a young woman’s complaints about her violent former boyfriend days before she was brutally murdered as she worked in a hair salon.’

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The Guardian, 30th April 2015

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Teenager found guilty of grooming man to carry out Lee Rigby copycat killing – The Guardian

Posted April 30th, 2015 in explosives, incitement, learning difficulties, murder, news, terrorism by sally

‘A teenager has been found guilty of a bungled terror plot to groom a young man with learning difficulties to carry out a Lee Rigby copycat killing.’

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The Guardian, 29th April 2015

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Care assistant among trio jailed for gambler’s killing – The Guardian

‘A woman has been jailed for 16 years for setting a trap which led to the “pitiless and wicked” murder of a professional gambler for the sake of his winnings.’

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The Guardian, 28th April 2015

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‘DNA’ child killer Colin Pitchfork gets parole review – BBC News

Posted April 28th, 2015 in murder, news, parole, sentencing by sally

‘The case of a notorious child killer who became the first man to be convicted under DNA evidence is being considered by the Parole Board.’

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BBC News, 27th April 2015

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Two men jailed for life for murder of east London partygoer – The Guardian

‘Two men have been jailed for life for a group attack on a young father after a party in east London.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2015

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