Man jailed for setting his neighbour alight – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted April 23rd, 2018 in 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

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

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

Posted March 28th, 2018 in 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

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Tube terror attack youth jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager from west London who was convicted of attempted murder after his homemade bomb exploded in a packed tube carriage has been jailed for life and ordered to serve at least 34 years in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd March 2018

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

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

Posted March 16th, 2018 in 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.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2018

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Couple guilty of homemade bomb terror attack plot – BBC News

Posted January 9th, 2018 in attempts, explosives, news, terrorism by sally

‘A man and woman have been found guilty of plotting a “devastating” terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb.’

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BBC News, 8th January 2018

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

Posted December 8th, 2017 in 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.’

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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 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.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2017

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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 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.’

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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 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.’

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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 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.’

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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.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th October 2017

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Tougher penalties proposed for unsophisticated plots – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2017 in attempts, news, penalties, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘New, tougher penalties are being proposed to deal with the “less sophisticated” but “equally as deadly” terror plots seen in recent years.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Attempted people smuggler jailed – Home Office

Posted August 29th, 2017 in attempts, immigration, press releases, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘A man from London has been jailed for attempting to smuggle an Iraqi national through the Channel Tunnel.’

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Home Office, 23rd August 2017

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office

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.

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BBC News, 22nd August 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Two men found guilty of Ipswich attempted rape – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2017 in assault, attempts, closed circuit television, news, rape by sally

‘Two men have been found guilty of attempting to rape a woman in an attack which left her unconscious.’

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BBC News, 16th 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.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2017

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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.’

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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 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.’

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BBC News, 17th May 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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

Posted April 26th, 2017 in attempts, domestic violence, elderly, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

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

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BBC News, 25th April 2017

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

Posted March 22nd, 2017 in 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.’

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BBC News, 21st March 2017

Source: www.bbc.co.uk