Ian Huntley throat slasher jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2011 in attempted murder, attempts, homicide, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A psychopathic prisoner who slashed Soham murderer Ian Huntley across the neck with a makeshift knife has been jailed for life.”

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The Guardian, 5th October 2011

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Man jailed for trying to end dying father’s life – The Independent

Posted August 22nd, 2011 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who was caught trying to smother his dying father on a hospital ward after learning he had no chance of survival has been jailed for six and a half years.”

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The Independent, 20th August 2011

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Scissors-stabbing fiance Nigel Bassett jailed for 10 years – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2011 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

“A man has been jailed for 10 years after stabbing his ex-fiancee minutes after she called off their wedding.”

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BBC News, 19th July 2011

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Man sentenced to 10 years for trying to kill wife with electric chair – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2011 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“When Andrew Castle’s wife of 18 years asked him for a divorce, his response was to rig up a homemade electric chair in his garage and try to kill her.”

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The Guardian, 6th July 2011

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Ex-soldier gets life for trying to blow up pregnant wife – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2011 in attempted murder, attempts, explosives, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A former reservist soldier has been jailed for life after being found guilty of trying to murder his pregnant wife by booby-trapping a car with a hand grenade.”

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The Guardian, 18th February 2011

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Dog row shooting neighbour jailed for 18 years – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2011 in attempted murder, attempts, firearms, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who shot his neighbours in a row over their Rottweiler-mastiff dog has been jailed for 18 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2011

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Raoul Moat’s alleged accomplices face attempted murder charges – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2010 in assisting offenders, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news by sally

“Two men accused of helping Raoul Moat will face charges of attempting to murder David Rathband, the police officer shot and blinded by the former bouncer, prosecutors have said.”

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The Guardian, 20th December 2010

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Gunman jailed for attempted murder in Bolton – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for life for shooting two men outside a Bolton Nightclub 10 years ago.”

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BBC News, 17th December 2010

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The law on mercy killing is badly in need of an overhaul – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 3rd, 2010 in assisted suicide, attempted murder, attempts, euthanasia, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“The mandatory life sentence for murder is unknown in other countries and distorts the law.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2010

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Man jailed for shooting two brothers in Croydon – BBC News

Posted November 26th, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for at least 37 years for shooting two brothers in the head, killing one of them, after being thrown out of a south London pub.”

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BBC News, 26th November 2010

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Woman jailed for life for attack on MP Stephen Timms – BBC News

Posted November 3rd, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A 21-year-old student has been jailed for life at the Old Bailey for trying to murder Labour MP Stephen Timms because he voted for the war in Iraq.”

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BBC News, 3rd November 2010

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Stephen Timms attacker faces sentencing for attempted murder – The Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, proscribed organisations by sally

“Police believe a gifted student convicted of attempting to stab to death a former government minister for supporting the Iraq war is the first Briton to have been inspired by al-Qaida to try to assassinate a politician on British soil.”

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The Guardian, 3rd November 2010

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Stephen Timms attacker guilty of attempted murder – The Guardian

Posted November 2nd, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news by sally

“Police believe a gifted student convicted today of attempting to stab to death a former government minister for supporting the Iraq war is the first Briton to have been inspired by al-Qaida to assassinate a politician on British soil.”

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The Guardian, 2nd November 2010

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Millionaire faces life behind bars for ex-wife murder bid – The Independent

Posted November 1st, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A millionaire pensioner was today facing the rest of his life behind bars for attempting to kill his ex-wife after she tried to get a share of his fortune.”

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The Independent, 27th October 2010

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Mother challenges conviction for murdering son – The Independent

Posted October 20th, 2010 in appeals, attempted murder, attempts, euthanasia, murder, news by sally

“A mother who gave her brain-damaged son a lethal heroin injection to end his ‘living hell’ challenges her conviction today.”

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The Independent, 20th October 2010

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Two boys guilty of attempted rape charges in London – BBC News

Posted May 24th, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, children, news, rape, young offenders by sally

“Two boys aged 10 and 11 have been found guilty at the Old Bailey of attempted rape of an eight-year-old girl in London.”

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BBC News, 24th May 2010

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Boys, 10 and 11, will not testify in rape trial – BBC News

Posted May 21st, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, children, news, rape, young offenders by sally

“Two boys on trial for raping an eight-year-old girl will not be giving evidence, it has been confirmed.”

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BBC News, 19th May 2010

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Somerset man tried to smother his wife with pillow – BBC News

Posted February 24th, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news by sally

“A prominent Rotarian from Somerset has been sent to prison for eight years after admitting trying to smother his ex-model wife with a pillow.”

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BBC News, 23rd February 2010

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Conwy man jailed for 20 years for fencing pin attack – BBC News

Posted February 1st, 2010 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for 20 years after being found guilty of trying to murder his ex-partner with a 4ft 6in (1.2m) metal fencing pin.”

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BBC News, 29th January 2010

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Questions about the decision to prosecute Kay Gilderdale – Crown Prosecution Service

“A question has arisen as to whether it was in the public interest for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to have prosecuted Kay Gilderdale for attempted murder.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 26th January 2010

Source: www.cps.gov.uk