Man guilty of firebombing attacks – BBC News

Posted October 7th, 2009 in arson, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news by sally

“A car dealer has been convicted of ordering fire bomb attacks on the homes of two Essex Police officers.”

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BBC News, 6th October 2009

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Petrol attack man jailed – The Independent

Posted September 30th, 2009 in arson, attempted murder, attempts, murder, news by sally

“A ‘highly dangerous’ man was locked up indefinitely today for what a judge described as a ‘horrific’ offence of attempted arson.”

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The Independent, 30th September 2009

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Michael Shields: statement by the Justice Secretary – Ministry of Justice

Posted September 10th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, pardons, press releases by sally

“The Justice Secretary Jack Straw has made a statement about Michael Shields.”

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Ministry of Justice, 9th September 2009

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Justice Secretary pardons Shields – BBC News

Posted September 9th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“Liverpool fan Michael Shields has been pardoned by Justice Secretary Jack Straw.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2009

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‘Salsa affair’ stab man is jailed – BBC News

Posted July 31st, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A 66-year-old man who tried to murder his young Filipino wife after she had an affair with a salsa teacher has been jailed for 18 years.”

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BBC News, 30th July 2009

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Son convicted of plot to kill over-protective parents – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 30th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, conspiracy, murder, news by sally

“Christopher Monks has been convicted of plotting to kill his adoptive parents with a friend he met on the internet, because he thought they were over-protective and treated him like a child.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th July 2009

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Husband jailed for shooting rival – BBC News

Posted July 10th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

“A jealous husband who tried to ‘execute’ a love rival in a barbershop as he cut a child’s hair has been jailed indefinitely.”

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BBC News, 10th July 2009

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Jack Straw statement on Michael Shields – Ministry of Justice

Posted July 3rd, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“Justice Secretary Jack Straw has made a statement on the Michael Shields case.”

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Ministry of Justice, 2nd July 2009

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Straw refuses pardon for jailed football fan – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“Justice Secretary Jack Straw today refused an appeal for a pardon by jailed football fan Michael Shields.”

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The Independent, 2nd July 2009

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Pardon decision imminent on jailed Liverpool fan Shields – The Guardian

Posted June 29th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“A decision whether to pardon the jailed Liverpool football fan Michael Shields is days away, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed. The decision could set a precedent for cases of Britons convicted abroad on contested evidence.”

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The Guardian, 26th June 2009

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The football fan, his fight for freedom, and a dilemma for Jack Straw

Posted June 25th, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“Michael Shields says he is an innocent man. The Government has the power to pardon him – but risks provoking a diplomatic row.”

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The Independent, 25th June 2009

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Police to study case for pardoning football fan – The Independent

Posted March 2nd, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“The prospect of a pardon for Michael Shields increased last night when the Justice Secretary Jack Straw revealed that he has asked Merseyside Police to examine the case.”

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The Independent, 28th February 2009

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Man jailed for shooting at police

Posted January 22nd, 2009 in attempted murder, attempts, firearms, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who shot at three policemen has been jailed for 30 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2009

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Jailed fan ‘can get free pardon’ – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2008 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, pardons by sally

“Jailed Liverpool fan Michael Shields has won an important battle at the High Court in London in his bid for a free pardon.”

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BBC News, 17th December 2008

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Man who tried to smother mother jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 16th, 2008 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who tried to smother his elderly mother to claim an inheritance was jailed for five years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk