Hunter Mathias murder: Father jailed for life for killing infant son – BBC News

‘A father who shook his nine-week-old baby to death during a “momentary” loss of temper has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 2nd February 2023

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Two men jailed for life over £4.6m London property fraud murder – The Guardian

Posted February 2nd, 2023 in elderly, fraud, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A fraudster and his accomplice have been jailed for at least 35 years for murdering a 71-year-old businesswoman in a £4.6m scam to plunder her life savings.’

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The Guardian, 1st February 2023

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Abel-Jax Mailey: Dad jailed for murdering his seven-week-old son – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2023 in child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “cowardly” father who murdered his seven-week-old son has been sentenced to at least 16 years in prison.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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Christopher Hughes: Gang killed man wrongly suspected of rape – BBC News

Posted January 25th, 2023 in gangs, kidnapping, murder, news, perverting the course of justice, rape by sally

‘Seven men have been found guilty of the kidnap and murder of a man they wrongly suspected of raping a teenage girl.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2023

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Man found guilty of murder of Dorset 21-year-old over e-scooter – The Guardian

Posted January 24th, 2023 in murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A man from Afghanistan previously convicted of murder in Serbia has been found guilty of killing a young man in Dorset in a row over an e-scooter.’

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2023

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Watchdog finds serious probation failings over Zara Aleena’s killer – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2023 in murder, news, probation, release on licence by sally

‘Failings by probation officers left a sexual predator “free” to stalk and kill law graduate Zara Aleena just days after he was released from jail, according to a watchdog.’

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The Independent, 24th January 2023

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Paula Leeson: Father of drowned heiress wins legal challenge – BBC News

Posted January 19th, 2023 in evidence, inquests, married persons, murder, news by tracey

‘The father of a wealthy heiress who drowned while on holiday in Denmark has won a High Court challenge over the scope of an inquest into her death.’

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BBC News, 18th January 2023

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Killamarsh murders: Probation failings over killer Damien Bendall – BBC News

Posted January 17th, 2023 in domestic violence, murder, news, probation, reports, sentencing by sally

‘A review into how a quadruple murderer was dealt with by probation officers has found failings “at every stage”.’

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BBC News, 17th January 2023

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Man jailed for life for murder in oldest double jeopardy case – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for raping and murdering a girl almost 50 years ago, in the oldest double jeopardy case in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2023

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Naziat Khan death: Zafar Iqbal jailed for murdering wife in front of children – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2022 in domestic violence, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who strangled his wife with her own scarf 21 years ago after being “embarrassed” at her attempts to secure a divorce has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2022

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Zara Aleena murder: Jordan McSweeney jailed for at least 38 years – BBC News

Posted December 15th, 2022 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A sexual predator branded a “danger to any woman” has been jailed for at least 38 years for murdering Zara Aleena as she walked home from a night out.’

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BBC News, 14th 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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Man who killed wife becomes first inmate to face public parole hearing – The Guardian

Posted December 13th, 2022 in domestic violence, murder, news, parole by sally

‘A man convicted of his wife’s 1985 murder has claimed his lover was responsible for the crime at the first ever public Parole Board hearing in England and Wales.’

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The Guardian, 12 December 2022

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Bristol abattoir workers guilty of ‘sadistic’ double murder – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2022 in murder, news by michael

‘Two abattoir workers are facing life sentences for the “sadistic” murder and mutilation of two men.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2022

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David Fuller: double murderer sentenced to four more years – The Guardian

Posted December 8th, 2022 in hospitals, murder, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A double killer who sexually abused the bodies of at least 101 women and girls in hospital mortuaries was described as “sick and twisted” by victims’ families as he was sentenced for further depraved acts.’

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The Guardian, 7th December 2022

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Baby of murder-acquitted mum was unlawfully killed, coroner finds – BBC News

Posted December 8th, 2022 in children, inquests, murder, news, unlawful killing by sally

‘A new-born baby whose mother was cleared of murdering him was killed unlawfully, a coroner has found.’

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BBC News, 7th December 2022

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Preston teenager sentenced for mistaken identity murder – BBC News

Posted December 1st, 2022 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who murdered a man he wrongly believed had arranged to meet a young girl has been detained.’

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BBC News, 30th November 2022

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Logan Mwangi – the Child Practice Review and the family courts – Transparency Project

‘This blog post will not go into detail about the distressing history of five year old Logan Mwangi, with which we are all too familiar through media coverage of the trial of the three people who were responsible for his death. An impression had been given at that time that possibly Logan had been let down by the family courts. It is now possible to learn a little about the court involvement – or lack of involvement.’

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Transparency Project, 27th November 2022

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‘Is the conviction sound? No’: lawyer vows to prove Michael Stone’s innocence – The Guardian

‘Mark McDonald believes Russell murders case will turn out to be a serious miscarriage of justice.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2022

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So-called honour-based abuse inquiry launched – Family Law

‘The Women and Equalities Committee launch an inquiry into so-called honour-based abuse, as part of its work on preventing violence against women and girls.’

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Family Law, 21st November 2022

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