Fenwick brothers from Alnwick jailed for knife attack – BBC News

Posted March 19th, 2020 in attempted murder, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Two brothers who attacked one of their ex-girlfriends and her partner have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2020

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Andre Bent murder trial: Vasilios Ofogeli found guilty – BBC News

Posted March 18th, 2020 in attempted murder, murder, news, violent disorder, wounding, young offenders by sally

‘A 17-year-old boy who stabbed a man to death during a brawl after a rap concert has been convicted of murder.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2020

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Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck: Fight breaks out in court as killers jailed – BBC News

Posted January 28th, 2020 in attempted murder, gangs, murder, news, offensive weapons, public order, sentencing by tracey

‘Violence broke out at the Old Bailey as five gang members were jailed for murdering a man in a knife attack.’

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BBC News, 27th January 2020

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Van driver who launched ‘frenzied’ machete attack on police officer cleared of attempted murder – The Independent

‘A van driver who launched a “frenzied attack” on a police officer with a machete has been cleared of attempted murder after claiming he acted in self-defence.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2020

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Newcastle man sentenced for murder of three-week-old son – Crown prosecution Service

‘A Newcastle man who fatally stabbed his three-week-old son before turning the knife on his partner has been sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court today.’

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Crown prosecution Service, 19th December 2019

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Tate Modern balcony push: Teen admits attempted murder – BBC News

‘A teenager said he threw a boy from the 10th floor of the Tate Modern in London because he wanted to be on the TV news.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2019

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Police referred to standards watchdog over death of 12-year-old boy killed outside school – Daily Telegraph

‘Police investigating a hit and run outside a school tonight referred themselves to the standards watchdog over their “previous contact” with the murder suspect.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd December 2019

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Man sentenced to life for Manchester Victoria station stabbings – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2019 in attempted murder, hospital orders, mental health, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A man who stabbed three people in Manchester’s Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a high-security psychiatric hospital.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2019

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Man pleads guilty to New Year’s Eve knife attack in Manchester – The Guardian

‘A man who stabbed three people at Manchester’s Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve has admitted to attempted murder.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Man jailed for paralysing Amazon delivery driver – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2019 in assisting offenders, attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A driver who left an Amazon delivery worker paralysed from the waist down by dragging him along a road for almost 100m has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 14th November 2019

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Westminster car crash driver Salih Khater jailed for life – BBC News

Posted October 15th, 2019 in attempted murder, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A man who drove at cyclists and police officers outside Parliament has been jailed for life for attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2019

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Vincent Fuller: White supremacist jailed for launching far-right terror attack a day after Christchurch shootings – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in assault, attempted murder, hate crime, Islam, news, offensive weapons, racism, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A far-right terrorist who tried to kill Muslims in a rampage the day after the Christchurch attack has been jailed for more than 18 years.’

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The Independent, 11th September 2019

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Would-be assassin whose gun jammed is jailed for 28 years – The Independent

Posted September 6th, 2019 in attempted murder, firearms, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A would-be assassin whose gun jammed as he opened fire on a woman while she watched TV has been jailed for 28 years.’

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The Independent, 5th September 2019

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Four men jailed for life over machete murder in Blackburn – The Guardian

Posted August 21st, 2019 in attempted murder, homicide, murder, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Four men have been jailed for life for murdering a man in a “vicious, terrifying and sustained” machete attack in the street.’

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The Guardian, 19th August 2019

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Man jailed for life for pushing 91-year-old on to tube tracks – The Guardian

Posted June 25th, 2019 in attempted murder, drug abuse, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man with paranoid schizophrenia who pushed a 91-year-old on to London Underground tracks has been jailed for life by a judge who described him as “a grave and enduring risk to the public”.’

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The Guardian, 24th June 2019

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Unlawful arrest – inadequate grounds for suspecting person to be guilty of an offence – UK Police Law Blog

‘Where a court finds a wrongful arrest, it is often due to inadequate grounds for belief in its necessity. However, a brief judgment in Smith v Police Service for Northern Ireland [2019] NIQB 39 is a demonstration of where there is a lack of reasonable suspicion that the person arrested has, themselves, committed the offence. Also of interest is the sum for damages – £3,550 for the unlawful arrest and ten hours’ consequent unlawful detention.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 10th May 2019

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Man who attacked four police officers with knife after hoax 999 call found guilty – The Independent

Posted April 17th, 2019 in attempted murder, news, police by tracey

‘A man who lured police to a fake crime scene before attacking four officers with a knife has been cleared of attempted murder.’

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The Independent, 16th April 2019

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Man who drove car on to packed dancefloor jailed for 28 years – The Guardian

Posted January 11th, 2019 in attempted murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A clubber who ploughed his car on to a packed dancefloor in a drink and drug-fuelled rage after being thrown out by bouncers has been jailed for 28 years.’

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The Guardian, 10th January 2019

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Mark Waterdall guilty of Watford GP crossbow shooting – BBC News

Posted January 9th, 2019 in attempted murder, news by sally

A patient who wrongly blamed a GP for his father’s death has been found guilty of attempting to murder the doctor with a crossbow.

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BBC News, 8th January 2019

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Man who killed friend in club crash ‘rage’ jailed for life – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2018 in assault, attempted murder, dangerous driving, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his friend when he drove a car into a crowd in a “drink-fuelled rage” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2018

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