Drug addict who threatened her own grandfather with a hammer jailed – The Independent

‘A woman who threatened her grandfather with a hammer while robbing him to fund her drug addiction has been jailed for four years.’

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The Independent, 20th February 2019

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Men who wrongly served 24 years in prison denied compensation – The Independent

‘Two men who between them spent 24 years in prison before their convictions were overturned are not entitled to compensation, judges have ruled.’

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The Independent, 30th January 2019

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Gangland hitman gets life term for murder of Salford ‘Mr Big’ – The Guardian

Posted January 18th, 2019 in attempts, gangs, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A gangland hitman has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of the Salford criminal Paul Massey, known as “Mr Big”, and his associate John Kinsella.’

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The Guardian, 17th January 2019

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Former Cambridge University rugby player jailed for sexually assaulting student in college room – The Independent

Posted December 13th, 2018 in assault, attempts, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘A former Cambridge University rugby player has been locked up after forcing himself on a fellow student in her college bedroom..’

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The Independent, 13th December 2018

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Charles Bronson cleared of prison governor attack – The Independent

Posted November 16th, 2018 in attempts, grievous bodily harm, news, prison officers, prisons by tracey

‘Notorious inmate Charles Bronson has been cleared of trying to cause grievous bodily harm a senior prison officer.’

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The Independent, 15th November 2018

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Man arrested for trying to steal Magna Carta – The Guardian

Posted October 29th, 2018 in attempts, magna carta, news, theft by sally

‘A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to steal a Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral.’

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The Guardian, 26th October 2018

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Three men jailed for this shocking daylight machete fight in a Luton shopping mall – Daily Telegraph

‘Families and young children looked on in horror as teenagers lashed out at each other with blades including a machete and a large serrated hunting knife at a busy shopping mall, a court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st september 2018

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Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of six children in hit-and-run – The Guardian

Posted August 30th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, Scotland by sally

‘A man has admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run that left one teenage girl with a broken neck.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2018

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Man who tried to gouge baby’s eyes out is jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2018 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “very dangerous” man who threw a baby out of a window after trying to gouge its eyes out has been jailed for life. Sean Ziemelis, 31, also tried to strangle the baby boy before throwing him from a second-storey window in the early hours of 1 August 2017, Luton crown court heard.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2018

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Man who threw baby out of window in Luton jailed – BBC News

‘A man who threw a seven-month-old baby and its mother out of a window has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2018

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Knife-wielding Louis Morgan jailed for stamping on partner’s head – BBC News

‘A man who stamped on his partner’s head and then tried to kill her neighbour has been jailed for 20 years with five more years on extended licence.’

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BBC News, 1st August

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Parachute murder bid: Emile Cilliers jailed for life – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘An Army sergeant has been jailed for life for trying to murder his wife by sabotaging her parachutes.’

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BBC News, 15th June 2018

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Army sergeant guilty of trying to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 25th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, retrials by sally

‘The “very dangerous, coercive and manipulative” physical training instructor showed no emotion as he was convicted on Thursday of two counts of attempted murder and a third count of damaging the gas fitting recklessly endangering life following a retrial at Winchester Crown Court.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2018

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Man jailed for setting his neighbour alight – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted April 23rd, 2018 in attempted murder, 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

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

Posted March 28th, 2018 in attempted murder, 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

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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

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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.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2018

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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 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.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2017

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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.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2017

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