Partner cleared of ex-boxer’s murder but convicted of manslaughter – The Independent

Posted January 27th, 2022 in domestic violence, homicide, murder, news by sally

‘A woman who fatally stabbed a former professional boxer at their home has been cleared of murder, but convicted of manslaughter.’

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The Independent, 26th January 2022

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Carer who suffocated suspected burglar in citizen’s arrest cleared of manslaughter – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 27th, 2022 in burglary, citizen's arrest, homicide, news, restraint by sally

‘Nathan Smith acquitted after court hears that his method of restraining man, whom he believed was breaking into cars, was not inappropriate.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th January 2022

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Court backs CPS decision not to charge alleged killer of drowned boy – The Guardian

Posted January 25th, 2022 in children, Crown Prosecution Service, evidence, homicide, news, prosecutions by sally

‘The mother of a 13-year-old boy who drowned in a river in Wales has said her son’s alleged killer has got away “scot free” after the high court dismissed a challenge to a decision by prosecutors not to bring charges over his death.’

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The Guardian, 24th January 2022

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Three jailed over killing that led to tit-for-tat shooting – The Independent

Posted January 25th, 2022 in gangs, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘Three men have been jailed for killing a student whose death sparked the tit-for-tat shooting of autistic “gentle giant” Chad Gordon.’

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The Independent, January 2022

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Couple jailed for killing nine-day-old baby who ‘had life shaken out of her’ – The Independent

‘A mother and father who caused the death of their nine-day-old baby have been jailed for a total of 18 years.’

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The Independent, 16th January 2022

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Failure to prosecute over boy’s drowning in Welsh river ‘irrational’, court told – The Guardian

‘The decision not to prosecute a teenager accused of pushing a 13-year-old boy into a river was legally flawed and unreasonable or irrational, a court has heard.’

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The Guardian, 13th January 2022

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Prosecutors seek the public’s views on mercy killings and failed suicide pacts – Crown Prosecution Service

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is seeking views on a proposed update to legal guidance on homicide, to assist prosecutors considering the public interest when dealing with suspects in deaths arising out of failed suicide pacts and so called “mercy killings”.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th January 2022

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Road rage driver who rammed moped jailed after pillion passenger’s death – The Independent

Posted January 7th, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A car driver in a rage who chased a moped through the streets before ramming the vehicle and fatally injuring its pillion passenger has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Man handed life sentence for attacking girlfriend and killing her unborn baby – The Independent

‘A man has been handed a life sentence for attacking his girlfriend and killing her unborn child.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Duncan Browne death: Man jailed for killing England fan after game – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2022 in assault, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for more than nine years for killing an aspiring firefighter who was on a night out watching an England game at Euro 2020.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2022

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‘Callous’ mugger jailed for 18 years for killing pensioner in 2001 – The Independent

Posted December 21st, 2021 in DNA, forensic science, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A “callous” mugger has been jailed for 18 years for killing an elderly woman 20 years ago.’

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The Independent, 20th December 2021

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Mother and son guilty of killing boy, 17, in machete attack in London – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2021 in homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, young persons by sally

‘A mother and her teenage son have been found guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy in a machete attack in south London.’

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The Guardian, 20th December 2021

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Driver who failed to replace worn tyres before fatal crash is jailed in landmark case – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 21st, 2021 in accidents, dangerous driving, health & safety, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Henry Reynolds was warned his rear tyres were near the legal limit but continued to drive a further 7,000 miles on them.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th December 2021

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Student nurse jailed for killing teen after falling asleep at wheel – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2021 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, nurses, sentencing by sally

‘A student nurse from London was found guilty of causing the death of a 13-year-old girl after falling asleep at the wheel.’

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The Independent, 19th December 2021

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Harry Dunn crash: Anne Sacoolas case to go before UK court – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2021 in diplomats, homicide, immunity, motorcycles, news, prosecutions, road traffic by tracey

‘The case of Anne Sacoolas, the US national charged over the death of motorcyclist Harry Dunn, is to be heard by a UK court, prosecutors have said.’

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BBC news, 13th December 2021

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Sentence increased for girl who admitted manslaughter in Olly Stephens case – The Independent

Posted December 10th, 2021 in appeals, children, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, young offenders by michael

‘A 14-year-old girl who admitted manslaughter after a 13-year-old boy was knifed to death has had a custodial sentence increased by appeal judges.’

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The Independent, 10th December 2021

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Review of his death ‘owes it to him’ – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2021 in child cruelty, homicide, inquiries, murder, news, social services by sally

‘Authorities owe it to Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and all children to review events leading up to his killing, the crime and policing minister Kit Malthouse has said.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2021

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Man to be extradited to Belgium in connection with Grays lorry deaths – BBC News

Posted December 3rd, 2021 in extradition, gangs, homicide, immigration, news, trafficking in human beings by tracey

‘A Vietnamese man will be extradited to Belgium to face charges connected to the deaths of 39 people in a lorry in Essex in 2019.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2021

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Dad and partner guilty of killing six-year-old – BBC News

‘A father and his partner have been found guilty of the killing of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes.’

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BBC News, 2nd December 2021

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Ban on Troubles prosecutions ‘legally dubious and morally corrupt’, says Hain – The Independent

Posted November 30th, 2021 in bills, homicide, inquests, news, Northern Ireland, prosecutions by tracey

‘Controversial plans to ban prosecutions for Troubles murders are “legally dubious, constitutionally dangerous and morally corrupt”, a former Northern Ireland secretary has said.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2021

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