Aiden Elmore jailed over Willenhall flat fire murder – BBC News

Posted November 13th, 2013 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

“A man who killed a pensioner when he set fire to a block of flats has been jailed for at least 21 years.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2013

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Vengeful polo trainer jailed after setting fire to love rival’s car – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2013 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

“A vengeful husband who set fire to a polo-playing love rival’s car who had started dating his wife has been jailed for more than three years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2013

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Tyseley ‘honour killing’ father jailed for blaze murder – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2013 in arson, attempted murder, attempts, families, murder, news, sentencing by michael

“A man who killed his wife and injured three daughters by setting his house on fire in a so-called honour killing plot has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 30th October 2013

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Man who killed three generations in Cwmbran fire has sentence increased – The Guardian

Posted October 16th, 2013 in appeals, arson, families, fire, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A violent drifter who murdered three generations of the same family, including his own ill baby daughter, by setting fire to their home has had his minimum jail term increased.”

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The Guardian, 15th October 2013

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Six years, three judges, £350,000 in costs to the taxpayer… and no change: Judge hits out at ‘astonishing’ cost of Court of Protection case – The Independent

“A High Court Judge has hit out at the ‘astonishing’ cost of a six year legal battle in the Court of Protection which ended today after all parties agreed a woman should stay in care.”

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The Independent, 11th October 2013

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Teenager jailed for life after starting blaze that killed four siblings – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 30th, 2013 in arson, families, fire, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A fire obsessed teenager has been jailed for life after being found guilty of starting a blaze that killed four siblings while he was ‘out of his head’ on a lethal cocktail of cannabis and alcohol.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th September 2013

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Son who killed his mother after struggling to cope with her dementia jailed for 40 months – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 20th, 2013 in arson, diminished responsibility, homicide, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

“A son who smothered his mother because he could not bear watching her suffer from dementia has been jailed for three years and four months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th September 2013

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Insurers win riots damages claim against Met bosses – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2013 in arson, damages, insurance, news, police, violent disorder by tracey

“Two insurance companies have won their case against police bosses for compensation over the looting and arson of a building during the 2011 riots.”

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BBC News, 12th September 2013

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Lover jailed for Diana Lee murder and mutilation in Cheshire – BBC News

Posted July 26th, 2013 in arson, fraud, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A conman who murdered his lover and mutilated her body to cover his tracks has been sentenced to life, with a minimum prison term of 34 years.”

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BBC News, 26th July 2013

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Teenager convicted of starting fatal fire – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2013 in arson, fire, homicide, news, young offenders by tracey

“Dyson Allen, 19, faces prison sentence after being found guilty of manslaughter of four siblings in Lancashire.”

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The Guardian, 24th July 2013

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Inquiry launched after man is jailed for triple murder in house fire – The Guardian

“An inquiry has been launched into the contact the authorities had with a vulnerable family after a violent alcoholic man was jailed for at least 30 years for murdering his baby daughter, his girlfriend and her mother.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2013

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Rhyl mosque fire attack: ‘Racist’ John Parkin jailed – BBC News

“A former serviceman has been jailed for trying to set fire to a Denbighshire mosque after hearing about the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in London.”

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BBC News, 20th June 2013

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Mairead Philpott to appeal against 17-year jail sentence – The Guardian

Posted May 20th, 2013 in appeals, arson, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire is to appeal against the length of her sentence, her lawyers have said.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2013

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Woman who murdered family in act of ‘exceptional wickedness’ jailed for 30 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 9th, 2013 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

“A woman who murdered five members of a family by setting fire to her neighbour’s
pushchair in an ‘an act of exceptional wickedness’ has been jailed for at least
30 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th May 2013

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‘Drunk and jealous’ woman found guilty of family fire murders – The Independent

Posted May 1st, 2013 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A ‘drunk and jealous’ woman has been found guilty of murdering five members of the same family, including three young children, in a blaze following a row about a pram.”

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The Independent, 30th April 2013

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Philpott – why wasn’t it murder and when will he be free? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted April 9th, 2013 in arson, bad character, duress, evidence, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“1.3 million people tuned into Channel 5 when the schedule was changed at 9pm on 3 April 2013 to show a documentary examining the high-profile Philpott story, featuring new material about the tragic event and subsequent trial.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 8th April 2013

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Breaking: Mick Philpott jailed for life over house fire that killed six of his children – The Independent

Posted April 4th, 2013 in arson, conspiracy, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“Mick Philpott was today jailed for life with a minimum term of 15 years after being found guilty of killing six of his children in a house fire.”

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The Independent, 4th April 2013

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Mick Philpott was loving father, lawyer tells court in mitigation – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2013 in arson, conspiracy, families, homicide, news by sally

“The sentencing of Mick and Mairead Philpott, who killed their six children in a house fire, has been adjourned until Thursday.”

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The Guardian, 3rd April 2013

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Mick and Mairead Philpott convicted of manslaughter over Derby house fire – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2013 in arson, conspiracy, families, homicide, news by sally

“The parents accused of killing six children in a house fire have been convicted of their manslaughter.”

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2013

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Sandhill Park fire: Four jailed for mansion arson attack – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2013 in arson, dangerous driving, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

“Arsonists who torched a Grade II-listed mansion in Somerset have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 28th February 2013

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