Caerphilly man, 96, warned about sight jailed for killing pedestrian – BBC News

‘A 96-year-old driver who killed an 84-year-old pedestrian after being warned he should not drive by an optician has been jailed for more than two years.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2023

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Bromley: Man jailed for killing father, 52, in knife attack – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2023 in guilty pleas, homicide, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for 10 years for killing his father in a frenzied knife attack in Bromley, south-east London.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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Mother wins legal battle over tribunal’s refusal to say why son’s killer was discharged from hospital – The Guardian

‘A woman has won a legal battle against a mental health tribunal over its refusal to provide her with the the reasons for releasing her son’s killer into the community.’

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The Guardian, 25th January 2023

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Kaylea Titford: Mother admits manslaughter of obese daughter – BBC News

‘A mother has admitted the manslaughter of her teenage daughter after letting her become morbidly obese.’

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BBC News, 20th December 2022

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Lab worker convicted of murdering colleague at his parents’ home – The Guardian

Posted December 14th, 2022 in homicide, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A lab technician has been convicted of murdering a colleague at his parents’ home in Leicestershire before dumping her body in a country lane.’

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The Guardian, 12th December 2022

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Moment Anne Sacoolas sentenced for Harry Dunn death – BBC News

‘Anne Sacoolas has been sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 12 months, for the death of motorcyclist Harry Dunn in 2019.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2022

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Ramsgate crash: Drug-driver who killed father and daughter jailed – BBC News

‘A drug-driver who killed a pregnant woman and her father when he mowed them down after mounting a pavement has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2022

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What is diplomatic immunity and how does it apply to Harry Dunn death by careless driving case? – The Independent

‘Here, the PA news agency looks at how diplomatic immunity affected the 19-year-old’s case, and why Sacoolas was able to appear in court via video-link from her home country.’

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The Independent, 8th December 2022

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Met Police officer cleared over car chase death of 10-year-old and aunt – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, negligence, news, police by sally

‘A Metropolitan Police officer has been cleared over the deaths of a 10-year-old boy and his aunt following a police chase.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2022

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Driver who killed cycling policewoman Lynwen Thomas jailed – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, telecommunications by tracey

‘A van driver who killed a cycling off-duty policewoman while on his phone has been jailed for five years.’

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BBC News, 19th November 2022

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Mental health may be biggest factor in UK homicides, study finds – The Guardian

Posted November 15th, 2022 in gangs, homicide, mental health, news, reports, statistics by sally

‘Mental health problems may more often be a factor in homicides than gang membership, with most killings potentially preventable, a study suggests.’

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The Guardian, 14th November 2022

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Man jailed for killing father-to-be found on fire on London common – The Independent

Posted November 2nd, 2022 in homicide, imprisonment, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for nine years for killing a father-to-be whose body was dumped and set on fire on a London common.’

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The Independent, 1st November 2022

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Mother of tragic baby Andrew guilty of child cruelty – The Independent

Posted October 25th, 2022 in child cruelty, domestic violence, homicide, news by sally

‘A mother has been found guilty of cruelty towards her young son, who was killed by her boyfriend.’

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The Independent, 24th October 2022

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Harry Dunn: US citizen pleads guilty to causing death of British teenager by careless driving – The Independent

Posted October 21st, 2022 in accidents, dangerous driving, diplomats, families, guilty pleas, homicide, immunity, news by tracey

‘A US citizen has admitted responsibility for the death of a British teenager in a crash near a US military base. Anne Sacoolas, 45, pleaded guilty to causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn’s death by careless driving in August 2019.’

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The Independent, 20th October 2022

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Turks and Caicos head said to question UK’s alleged failure to keep residents safe – The Guardian

‘A diplomatic row has broken out over the UK’s alleged delay in helping an overseas territory combat a spate of murders and untrammelled drugs trading.’

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The Guardian, 13th October 2022

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Heysham explosion: Man jailed for killing boy, 2, in gas blast – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2022 in criminal damage, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A man who cut a gas pipe to sell for scrap, causing a blast in which a two-year-old boy died, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 5th October 2022

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Man admits killing woman and three children in Derbyshire – The Guardian

Posted October 5th, 2022 in child abuse, children, families, homicide, murder, news, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘A man has admitted the manslaughter of a mother and three children, but pleaded not guilty to their murders and denied raping one of the child victims.’

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The Guardian, 4th October 2022

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Harry Dunn crash: Anne Sacoolas appears by video link before UK court – The Guardian

Posted September 30th, 2022 in bail, dangerous driving, diplomats, families, homicide, immunity, news by michael

‘Her appearance, sitting beside one of her lawyers, marks the end of a three-year wait by Dunn’s family for criminal proceedings to begin. They listened from the public gallery at Westminster magistrates court as the case was sent to the Old Bailey.’

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The Guardian, 29th September 2022

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Dalian Atkinson’s family condemns justice system for six-year delay – The Guardian

Posted September 29th, 2022 in bereavement, delay, families, homicide, minorities, news, police, prosecutions by sally

‘Dalian Atkinson’s family have criticised police for taking the life of their loved one and condemned the justice system for taking six years to complete criminal trials of officers involved.’

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The Guardian, 28th September 2022

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Coercive control: The women killed by abusive partners – BBC News

‘A new study, seen exclusively by BBC News, reveals the extent of coercive and controlling behaviour in cases where victims are killed by their current or ex-partners. Experts say organisations, including the police, NHS and social services, need to better understand the problem and intervene in abusive relationships earlier.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2022

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