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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Dad jailed for ‘cannabis-induced’ baby murder attempt – BBC News

‘A young father who repeatedly tried to smother his newborn son amid a cannabis-induced psychosis has been jailed for ten years.’

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BBC News, 8th November 2018

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Man guilty of Tube push murder attempt – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2018 in attempted murder, news, transport by sally

‘A man who pushed a former Eurotunnel boss on to Tube tracks in central London has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 5th October 2018

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Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of six children in hit-and-run – The Guardian

Posted August 30th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, Scotland by sally

‘A man has admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run that left one teenage girl with a broken neck.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2018

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Man who tried to gouge baby’s eyes out is jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2018 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “very dangerous” man who threw a baby out of a window after trying to gouge its eyes out has been jailed for life. Sean Ziemelis, 31, also tried to strangle the baby boy before throwing him from a second-storey window in the early hours of 1 August 2017, Luton crown court heard.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2018

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Man who threw baby out of window in Luton jailed – BBC News

‘A man who threw a seven-month-old baby and its mother out of a window has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2018

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Knife-wielding Louis Morgan jailed for stamping on partner’s head – BBC News

‘A man who stamped on his partner’s head and then tried to kill her neighbour has been jailed for 20 years with five more years on extended licence.’

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BBC News, 1st August

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Parachute murder bid: Emile Cilliers jailed for life – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘An Army sergeant has been jailed for life for trying to murder his wife by sabotaging her parachutes.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Army sergeant guilty of trying to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 25th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, retrials by sally

‘The “very dangerous, coercive and manipulative” physical training instructor showed no emotion as he was convicted on Thursday of two counts of attempted murder and a third count of damaging the gas fitting recklessly endangering life following a retrial at Winchester Crown Court.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2018

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Man jailed for setting his neighbour alight – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted April 23rd, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who doused his neighbour with petrol and set her alight has been jailed for 19 years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th April 2018

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Paul Moore jailed for Leicester hate crime car attack – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, hate crime, Islam, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who hit a Somali woman with his car before going back to run her over as she lay helpless has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years.’

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27th March 2018

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