Ellie Butler’s parents appear at inquest hearing via video from prisons – The Guardian

‘The parents of murdered six-year-old Ellie Butler have appeared via video link from their respective prisons at an inquest hearing into the death of their daughter, and interrupted the proceedings several times.’

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The Guardian, 11th August 2017

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Arkadiusz Jozwik death: Teen found guilty of manslaughter – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2017 in homicide, news, young offenders by sally

‘A teenage boy has been found guilty of killing a man with a “superman punch”.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2017

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Optometrist who failed to spot brain condition wins appeal against conviction over boy’s death – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 31st, 2017 in appeals, children, duty of care, health, homicide, negligence, news by sally

‘An optometrist who failed to spot symptoms of a life-threatening brain condition during a routine eye test of an eight-year-old boy who later died has won an appeal against her conviction for gross negligence manslaughter.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st July 2017

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Stalker jailed for manslaughter of former partner who killed herself – The Guardian

‘A man whose campaign of threats and harassment caused his former partner to kill herself has been jailed for manslaughter.’

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The Guardian, 28th July 2017

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Lorry driver jailed for child’s crash death on A34 – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2017 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A lorry driver has been jailed for six years for causing the death of a three-year-old girl in a pile-up in which her pregnant mother suffered a miscarriage.’

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BBC News, 17th July 2017

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Ex-soldier jailed for raping and killing schoolgirl Janet Commins in 1976 – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 17th, 2017 in DNA, homicide, imprisonment, news, rape, school children, sentencing by tracey

‘A former soldier who raped and killed a schoolgirl has been jailed for 12 years, four decades after an innocent man went to prison for the crime.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th July 2017

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Manslaughter – consultation launched on sentencing guideline – Sentencing Council

Posted July 7th, 2017 in consultations, homicide, news, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing manslaughter.’

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Sentencing Council, 4th July 2017

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New manslaughter guidelines proposed – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2017 in consultations, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘Proposals for new guidelines on the sentencing of manslaughter have been published by the Sentencing Council.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2017

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Hungarian convict who mowed down two girls in New Year hit-and-run jailed for four years – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 30th, 2017 in careless driving, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A convicted criminal from Hungary who killed two little girls in a hit and run last New Year’s Eve and then tried to cover up the crime, has been jailed for just four years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2017

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Hillsborough families hail ‘the beginning of the end’ in their 28-year struggle for justice – Daily Telegraph

‘The families of the Hillsborough victims have hailed the “beginning of the end” in their 28-year struggle for justice following the decision to prosecute the match day police commander over 95 deaths.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th June 2017

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Hillsborough disaster: Charges decision due – BBC News

‘A decision on whether individuals and organisations will face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster will be announced later.’

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BBC News, 28th June 2017

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Man who fell asleep during gas mask sex game is jailed over tied-up partner’s death – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 27th, 2017 in drug abuse, homicide, negligence, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for two years after he fell asleep during a drug-fuelled bondage sex game and left his tied-up partner to die with a gas mask around his face.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th June 2017

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Man found guilty of manslaughter over gas mask death – The Guardian

Posted June 26th, 2017 in drug abuse, homicide, negligence, news by sally

‘A man is facing prison after being convicted of killing his sexual partner who he left tied up wearing a gas mask.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2017

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Man and daughter jailed for killing neighbour over burst football – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2017 in homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A father and daughter who launched a fatal attack on a neighbour who punctured a child’s football have each been jailed for seven years.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2017

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Nanny who shook 10-month-old baby to death jailed for four years – The Guardian

‘An unqualified nanny who violently shook a baby in a moment of “madness” has been jailed at the Old Bailey for four years after being found guilty of his manslaughter.’

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The Guardian, 1st June 2017

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Teenager cleared of manslaughter after killing stepfather with one punch – The Independent

Posted May 17th, 2017 in domestic violence, homicide, news, young persons by sally

‘A teenager who killed his stepfather with a punch to the head has walked free from court.’

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The Independent, 16th May 2017

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Texting lorry driver who killed a pensioner has jail term increased – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 10th, 2017 in attorney general, dangerous driving, homicide, judges, news, sentencing by sally

‘A texting lorry driver who was reaching down to tune his radio when he killed a pensioner has had his sentence increased after judges found it was unduly lenient.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th May 2017

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Amanda Telfer death: Construction boss jailed – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2017 in health & safety, homicide, negligence, news by sally

‘A construction boss has been jailed over the “wholly needless” death of a lawyer who was crushed by falling windows.’

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BBC News, 5th May 2017

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Marine A: Sergeant Alexander Blackman to be released from prison on Friday – The Independent

‘A Royal Marine who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, will be released from prison on Friday, according to the group set up to campaign for his release.’

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The Independent, 27th April 2017

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Woman jailed over Facebook birthday message death crash – BBC News

‘A woman who was trying to send a message on Facebook when she crashed into a pensioner’s car, killing him, has been jailed for 27 months.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2017

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