Parsons Green attack: Iraqi teenager convicted over Tube bomb – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, explosives, murder, news, terrorism, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who showed warning signs to authorities that he could carry out a terrorist attack has been found guilty of 2017’s Parsons Green Tube bombing.’

Full Story

BBC News, 16th March 2018

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Call for action on violent porn after ‘barbaric’ teenager convicted of rape and attempted murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pornography, rape, young offenders by sally

‘Pornography depicting rape must be banned, campaigners said last night, after a “barbaric” teenager obsessed with sexually violent images raped and bludgeoned his victim on his 17th birthday, leaving her for dead.’

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2017

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Criminal record check did not spot hammer attack carer threat – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, carers, criminal records, murder, news, violent offenders by sally

‘The son of a 90-year-old woman who was stabbed in the neck by a carer with a previous assault conviction is calling for a change to criminal record checks.’

Full Story

BBC News, 5th December 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man abseiled into woman’s London home, beat her with crowbar, stabbed her and left her for dead – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, burglary, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man abseiled into a woman’s London home, bludgeoned her with a crowbar and stabbed her before leaving her for dead. Fatmir Stafasani, 49, who has been jailed for 18 years for the “careful” and premeditated attack, was caught on CCTV leaving the Fulham flat while still clutching the crowbar.’

Full Story

The Independent, 23rd November 2017

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Retrial ordered for soldier accused of attempting to kill wife with sabotaged parachute – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, bullying, jury directions, murder, news, retrials by tracey

‘An Army sergeant is to face a retrial on charges of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute after the first jury failed to reach verdicts.’

Full Story

The Independent, 23rd November 2017

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Father tried to kill girl to repair his relationship, UK judge finds – The Guardian

Posted November 14th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, care orders, child abuse, murder, news by tracey

‘A man twice tried to suffocate his infant daughter thinking her death might help heal his relationship with his partner, a judge has concluded.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 14th November 2017

Source: www.theguardian.com

Sunderland man jailed for murdering wife after she found indecent images of child – Daily Telegraph

‘A husband who murdered a popular primary school teacher after she confronted him about making indecent images has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 23 years.’

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 27th October 2017

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Schizophrenic ‘Muslim killer’ not guilty by reason of insanity – BBC News

‘A man with schizophrenia who repeatedly stabbed a train passenger after yelling “I want to kill all the Muslims” has been found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity.

Full Story

BBC News, 22nd August 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Flash Day jailed for hiring hitman to kill stepfather – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for hiring a hitman to kill his stepfather.’

Full Story

BBC News, 23rd June 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Number of far-right extremists flagged to Government terror unit soars 30% in a year – The Independent

‘The number of suspected far-right extremists referred to the Government’s key anti-terror programme soared by 30 per cent in the past year, The Independent has learnt.’

Full Story

The Independent, 19th June 2017

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Inmate who slit throat of prisoner who attacked Soham killer jailed for life – BBC News

Posted May 18th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, prisons, sentencing by tracey

‘A prisoner who slit the throat of a fellow inmate who had himself attempted to murder Soham child killer Ian Huntley has been jailed for life.’

Full story

BBC News, 17th May 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Warrington man, 95, spared jail after trying to kill wife with pan – BBC News

‘A 95-year-old man who tried to kill his wife has been spared jail because the judge said it was “an exceptional case”.’

Full story

BBC News, 25th April 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Woman who poured acid on her sleeping partner is jailed for life – BBC News

Posted March 22nd, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to kill her boyfriend by pouring acid over him while he slept has been jailed for life.’

Full story

BBC News, 21st March 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Soldier jailed for love rival ambush and attack – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2017 in attempted murder, attempts, kidnapping, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A soldier who abducted and stabbed his love rival has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

Full story

BBC News, 9th February 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Retired dentist who tried to murder wife after falling victim to fraud spared jail as she begs judge not to send him to prison – Daily Telegraph

‘A retired dentist who tried to strangle his wife with a tie after he was conned out of £200,000 has been spared jail after she begged the judge not to send him to prison.’

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 7th February 2017

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

The Archers trial: verdicts from the lawyer, the counsellor and the prison expert – The Guardian

Posted September 6th, 2016 in attempted murder, attempts, BBC, domestic violence, media, murder, news by sally

‘The dramatic trial of Helen Titchener for the attempted murder of her husband is finally under way. How is her barrister performing; is Helen’s predicament true to life; and what will prison be like, if she is convicted?’

Full story

The Guardian, 5th September 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Peter Sutcliffe could be tried for attacks on up to 13 other victims – Daily Telegraph

‘Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe could face a new trial for a series of previously unsolved attacks on women.’
Full story

Daily Telegraph, 14th August 2016

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Leytonstone Tube attacker Muhiddin Mire jailed for life – BBC News

Posted August 2nd, 2016 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who attacked Tube passengers with a knife in London and tried to behead one of them has been jailed for life.’

Full story

BBC News, 1st August 2016

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Defendant who represented himself gets new case review hope – The Guardian

‘A dyslexic defendant who represented himself in a crown court trial – after being handed 790 hours of CCTV footage to review in prison to support his alibi – is challenging his conviction for attempted murder.’

Full story

The Guardian, 10th June 2016

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Victory for Theresa May after drug dealer convicted of attempted murder loses human rights bid to avoid deportation – Daily Telegraph

‘A foreign drug dealer convicted of attempted murder is not entitled to avoid deportation under human rights laws because he has British children, the Court of Appeal has ruled.’

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 25th May 2016

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk