Woman who tried to burn sister alive is jailed for 25 years – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2015 in arson, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman has been jailed for 25 years after trying to burn her sister alive to cover up the theft of almost £140,000 from her family.’

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The Guardian, 18th December 2015

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Woman jailed for trying to kill husband with anti-freeze in Christmas Day drink – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, families, murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to murder her husband on Christmas Day by lacing his cherry Lambrini with anti-freeze has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2015

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John McAleer guilty of throwing Danielle Hammond over balcony – BBC News

Posted November 23rd, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, domestic violence, murder, news by sally

‘A man who threw his girlfriend off the balcony of a fourth floor flat leaving her with severe injuries has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 20th November 2015

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Nurse Julia Knight jailed for 14 years for trying to kill mother – BBC News

Posted November 6th, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, nurses, sentencing by tracey

‘A nurse who injected her mother with insulin as she lay in hospital after a fall has been jailed for 14 years for attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 6th November 2015

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Woman killed partner and child ‘to ward off vampires’ – The Guardian

Posted October 21st, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, domestic violence, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A woman killed her partner and their four-year-old daughter to prevent the world being taken over by vampires, a court has heard.’

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the Guardian, 20th October 2015

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Zack Davies given life imprisonment for racially motivated machete attack – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 14th, 2015 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, racism, sentencing, weapons by tracey

‘Zack Davies has today been sentenced to life imprisonment for attempted murder after he attacked a man with a machete in a racially aggravated attack in January. He must serve a minimum of 14 years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th September 2015

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‘Remorseless’ Stechford concrete slab attacker jailed – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2015 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “remorseless” attacker who hit a stranger over the head with a concrete slab until he was unconscious has been jailed for 17 years.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2015

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Sadie Jenkins given supervision order for slitting children’s throats – BBC News

‘A woman who slit the throats of two children has been given a two-year supervision order.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2015

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Sadie Jenkins cleared of child murder bids ‘by reason of insanity’ – BBC News

‘A Newport woman who slit the throats of two children in a drug induced trance has been cleared of attempting to murder them on grounds of insanity.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2015

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Man jailed over ‘ferocious’ Brixton stabbing murder – BBC News

‘A man who killed his ex-wife and seriously injured two other women, including his ex-girlfriend, in a “ferocious stabbing spree”, has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 24th March 2015

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Nigel Roach gets life for trying to kill partner – BBC News

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life for the attempted murder of his partner in Cardiff.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2015

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Husband jailed for 15 years after trying to kill nurse – BBC News

Posted February 23rd, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of attempting to murder his wife as she worked in an intensive care unit.’

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BBC News, 20th February 2015

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Margate ‘potato masher attacker’ Mariusz Dobkowski who befriended elderly man before beating him almost to death is jailed for life – The Independent

‘A young man who befriended an elderly gentleman at a bus stop before following him home and beating him with a potato masher and a poker has been sentenced to life in jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd February 2015

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Appeal court extends jail term over claw hammer attack – The Guardian

Posted January 30th, 2015 in appeals, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who smashed the skulls of three sisters with a claw hammer as they slept in a London hotel room has had his minimum term increased from 18 years to 27.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2015

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Virgin teenager Ben Moynihan: Guilty of stabbing women – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, autism, murder, news, victims, violence, young persons by sally

‘An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of attempting to stab three women to death.’

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BBC News, 20th January 2015

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Men jailed over Haringey street shootout – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, firearms, murder, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘An armed officer who risked his life to protect the public during a shootout in north London has been commended for his “courage and resolve”.’

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BBC News, 9th January 2015

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Blindfold sex knife attack ex-wife jailed for murder attempt – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2014 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to murder her ex-husband after blindfolding him following sex and telling him she had a surprise in store has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2014

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Man who beat three sisters with a hammer in London hotel gets life – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2014 in attempted murder, attempts, burglary, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A man who beat three sisters in a “vicious and merciless” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury hotel has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 17th November 2014

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Connah Smith jailed for nurses murder bid – BBC News

‘A man found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 11th November 2014

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Joanne Dennehy accomplice Gary Stretch in sentence appeal – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2014 in accomplices, appeals, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man jailed alongside “sadistic” triple killer Joanne Dennehy is to appeal against the length of his sentence.’

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BBC News, 30th October 2014

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