Police officer cleared over moped rider’s death during high-speed chase – The Independent

Posted October 13th, 2021 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, police, professional conduct by tracey

‘A Metropolitan Police officer has been cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of an 18-year-old man during a high-speed chase.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2021

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David Fuller admits killing two women in 1987 – BBC News

Posted October 11th, 2021 in diminished responsibility, guilty pleas, homicide, murder, news, women by sally

‘A man admits killing two women in 1987, a court has heard.’

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BBC News, 9th October 2021

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‘I see him for what he is now’: Rough sex defence trivialises violence says wife of sex choke killer – The Independent

‘The wife of a man recently sentenced to less than five years in prison for choking a woman to death in sex has said the “rough sex defence” trivialises violence against women.’

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The Independent, 30th September 2021

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‘Unduly lenient’ jail term for killing during sex considered for appeal – The Guardian

‘The attorney general’s office is considering whether to appeal against the jail term of four years and eight months handed to a man who choked his lover to death during sex.’

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The Guardian, 8th September 2021

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Sally Challen defence QC leads domestic homicide review – BBC News

‘The defence barrister for Sally Challen, who was the first woman to have her murder conviction quashed under coercive control laws, is to lead a review into domestic homicide laws.’

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BBC News, 9th September 2021

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Darlington man jailed for four years for killing woman during sex – The Guardian

Posted September 8th, 2021 in homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences, women by sally

‘A man who strangled a vulnerable woman during sex after drinking 24 bottles of beer has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison.’

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The Guardian, 7th September 2021

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Joint Enterprise and the Real Impact of Jogee – Carmelite Chambers

Posted August 26th, 2021 in criminal responsibility, homicide, joint enterprise, news by sally

‘Tom Edwards looks at the impact of the shift from Joint Enterprise to Common Purpose in the five years since Jogee, and considers its impact in both the Crown Court and Court of Appeal.’

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Carmelite Chambers, 19th August 2021

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Harry Dunn: Civil damages deposition case postponed – BBC News

‘The deposition of Harry Dunn’s alleged killer has been postponed just days before it was due to take place.’

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BBC News, 19th August 2021

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Woodmancote shootings: Twin’s gun law anger after family deaths – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2021 in firearms, homicide, licensing, mental health, news by sally

‘A man thought to have shot his partner and daughters before killing himself was given a gun licence despite police knowing he had failed to disclose mental health issues and a conviction.’

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BBC News, 18th August 2021

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Verphy Kudi: Mother jailed for leaving toddler alone for days to starve to death – The Independent

‘The teenage mother who left her 20-month-old daughter to starve to death while she partied in London and Coventry has been jailed for nine years.’

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The Independent, 7th August 2021

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Ivi Miley death: Man jailed for killing baby daughter – BBC News

Posted August 5th, 2021 in child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for killing his three-month-old daughter who died after suffering catastrophic injuries.’

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BBC News, 4th August 2021

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Seven men found guilty of murder of Blackburn student Aya Hachem – The Guardian

Posted August 4th, 2021 in bereavement, closed circuit television, families, homicide, murder, news, victims by sally

‘Seven men have been found guilty of murdering a law student, Aya Hachem, in Blackburn last year after a longstanding feud between two tyre firm owners.’

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The Guardian, 4th August 2021

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Cyclist jailed after Tower Hamlets hit-and-run death – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2021 in bicycles, dangerous driving, homicide, immigration, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A cyclist has been jailed for causing fatal injuries to a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2021

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Two teenage boys guilty of murder of Oliver Stephens, 13 – The Guardian

‘Two 14-year-old boys who “ambushed” a 13-year-old and stabbed him to death after a dispute on social media have been found guilty of his murder.’

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The Guardian, 26th July 2021

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Harry Dunn: US tries to prevent disclosure of alleged killer’s work record – The Guardian

‘The US government has requested that the country’s civil courts prevent the disclosure of the employment details of Harry Dunn’s alleged killer in the interests of “national security”.’

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The Guardian, 25th July 2021

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Malakai Watts death: Mum Chelsea Cuthbertson jailed for manslaughter – BBC News

‘A mother who killed her one-month-old baby when she was “angry and stressed” over a row with her partner has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2021

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Stevenage: Boy, 17, found guilty of murdering father-of-two – BBC News

Posted July 23rd, 2021 in assisting offenders, homicide, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘A 17-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering a father-of-two who was fatally stabbed.’

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BBC News, 22nd July 2021

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Shane Mayer: Three jailed over fatal Darlaston stabbing – BBC News

Posted July 19th, 2021 in homicide, imprisonment, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by michael

‘Three men have been jailed for killing a man in a fight outside a bar.

Shane Mayer, 21, died in hospital after being stabbed in Darlaston, West Midlands, in July 2019.’

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BBC News, 17th July 2021

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Murder cases reopened in wake of Sally Challen appeal – The Guardian

‘A number of murder cases are being re-examined to investigate possible unsafe convictions where coercive and controlling behaviour may not have been available as a defence, the Observer can reveal.’

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The Guardian, 10th July 2021

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Dalian Atkinson: PC Benjamin Monk sacked by police – BBC News

‘A police officer jailed for killing former footballer Dalian Atkinson has been sacked having “undermined public confidence” in policing.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2021

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