Carlisle man jailed for arson attack on wrong house – BBC News

Posted January 31st, 2024 in arson, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed after a revenge arson attack on the wrong house.’

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BBC News, 30th January 2024

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Ex-soldier William Howitt jailed over far-right bookshop terror plot – BBC News

Posted December 21st, 2023 in arson, imprisonment, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘An ex-soldier who admired Adolf Hitler and planned to burn down a left-wing bookshop has been jailed for nearly five years.’

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BBC News, 20th December 2023

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Life sentence for Underfall Yard arsonist Boyd-Stevenson – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2023 in arson, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A serial arsonist has been jailed for life after starting a fire which destroyed a historic boatyard, causing millions of pounds worth of damage.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2023

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Tahir Nazir jailed for 21 years over Dewsbury fatal arson attack – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2023 in arson, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who started a fire at a house in Dewsbury in which one man died and five people were left seriously injured has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2023

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Man found guilty of Nottingham arson murder of woman and two children – The Guardian

Posted July 5th, 2023 in arson, murder, news by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his nextdoor neighbour and her two young children by pouring petrol through their letterbox and setting fire to their flat while they were asleep.’

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The Guardian, 4th July 2023

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Killamarsh murders: Inquest to examine failings over quadruple killer – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2023 in arson, inquests, murder, news, parole, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

An inquest will be held to examine wider issues around how a man murdered a mother and three children after being given a suspended prison sentence.

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BBC News, 17th April 2023

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Jail for rapper who petrol-bombed house thinking it belonged to his rap rival – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2022 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘A Swansea rapper who petrol-bombed a woman’s home after mistaking it for the house of his rap rival has been jailed for almost 10 years.’

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The Independent, 13th June 2022

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Woman jailed over role in Bristol riot despite mental health issues – The Guardian

Posted March 15th, 2022 in arson, demonstrations, mental health, news, public order by tracey

‘A judge has jailed a woman for the part she played in last year’s Bristol riot despite hearing she had mental health issues and had run out of medication.’

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The Guardian, 14th March 2022

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Son who poured petrol on mother and set her alight guilty of murder – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2022 in arson, domestic violence, news by sally

‘A “remorseless” son who “callously doused” his mother with a milk bottle full of petrol and set her alight has been found guilty of murder.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2022

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Bristol ‘Kill the Bill’ rioter jailed for 14 years – The Independent

‘A protester who set fire to police vehicles during a riot that followed a “Kill the Bill” demonstration in Bristol has been jailed for 14 years.’

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The Independent, 17th December 2021

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Rehabilitation and retribution: In re JR123’s application – UK Human Rights Blog

‘What happens when someone is convicted of a criminal offence and is given a custodial sentence? Sometimes, the individual will serve at least part of their sentence in prison and the remainder on licence. But, what happens after they’ve served the totality of their sentence?’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12rh November 2021

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Bristol ‘Kill the Bill’ protester convicted of trying to endanger police by torching vans – The Independent

Posted November 1st, 2021 in arson, bills, demonstrations, news, police, professional conduct, public order by tracey

‘A protester has been convicted of trying to endanger the life of a police officer by torching a van during a riot after the “Kill the Bill” demonstrations in Bristol earlier this year.’

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The Independent, 30th October 2021

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Brent petrol murder: Man guilty of killing wife in arson attack – BBC News

Posted September 1st, 2021 in arson, domestic violence, families, murder, news by sally

‘A “controlling and jealous” man who set fire to his estranged wife has been found guilty of her murder.’

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BBC News, 31st August 2021

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Judith Fox: Woman killed and dismembered mother jury finds – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2021 in arson, families, fire, hospital orders, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A woman killed her mother, whose remains were found in woods, a jury has found.’

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BBC News, 28th July 2021

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Man who set ex-girlfriend’s home on fire spared jail because he was ‘badly affected’ by break-up – The Independent

Posted November 29th, 2019 in arson, fire, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A man who committed arson after his ex-girlfriend broke up with him has been spared jail after his lawyer argued the attack was an “acute stress reaction” to the end of the relationship.’

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The Independent, 28th November 2019

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Birkby house fire deaths: Arsonist Shahid Mohammed jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted August 8th, 2019 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who murdered eight members of the same family when he burned down their home with petrol bombs 17 years ago has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2019

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Man convicted of murdering eight in 2002 Huddersfield house fire – The Guardian

Posted August 7th, 2019 in arson, bail, conspiracy, extradition, families, fire, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering eight members of the same family in an arson attack 17 years ago.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2019

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Courts to consider wider consequences of arson and criminal damage – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted July 4th, 2019 in arson, codes of practice, courts, criminal damage, criminal justice, news by sally

‘Courts are expected to get tougher on people who vandalise listed buildings, start a fire at a school or cause criminal damage at a train station under guidelines unveiled today. The Sentencing Council says its arson guidelines, which come into force in October, acknowledge that harm can include psychological effects and damage to property can be about more than just the financial value.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 3rd July 2019

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Husband who killed and burned wife’s body jailed – BBC News

Posted February 12th, 2019 in arson, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A “controlling bully” who strangled his wife and burned her body after taking out £310,000 in life insurance has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2019

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Man extradited from Pakistan over eight murders in 2002 Huddersfield house fire – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2018 in arson, extradition, murder, news, trials by tracey

‘A murder suspect has been extradited to the UK from Pakistan to face trial over a 2002 Yorkshire house fire that left eight people dead.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2018

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