Met Commissioner admits knowing description of Nick as ‘credible and true’ was a mistake at the time – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 18th, 2019 in child abuse, murder, news, perverting the course of justice, police, rape by tracey

‘The Met Commissioner has come under fire over her failure to correct one of her senior officers when he described Nick, the child abuse fantasist, as “credible and true”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th September 2019

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Serial killer’s dealer jailed for Grindr murder – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2019 in murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by tracey

‘A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port has been jailed for at least 31 years for the murder of a businessman.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2019

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Harvey Proctor attacks police watchdog after Met officers cleared – The Guardian

‘A former Conservative MP falsely accused of child rape and murder has condemned the police watchdog for clearing the Met officers who investigated the allegations, following a meeting with its director.’

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The Guardian, 8th September 2019

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Murderer of boy, five, says probation service should have done more – The Guardian

Posted September 4th, 2019 in children, murder, news, probation, victims by sally

‘A man with multiple convictions for violence including murdering his partner’s child has said the probation service should have done more to protect his victims.’

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The Guardian, 3rd September 2019

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Yousef Makki: Sentence appeal by stabbed boy’s family refused – BBC News

Posted August 22nd, 2019 in appeals, homicide, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘An application to review the sentences given to two boys convicted following the fatal stabbing of a teenager has been refused.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2019

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Elize Stevens death: Man jailed for murdering partner – BBC News

Posted August 21st, 2019 in domestic violence, mental health, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who stabbed his partner to death in a “fit of rage” has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.’

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BBC News, 20th August 2019

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Four men jailed for life over machete murder in Blackburn – The Guardian

Posted August 21st, 2019 in attempted murder, homicide, murder, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Four men have been jailed for life for murdering a man in a “vicious, terrifying and sustained” machete attack in the street.’

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The Guardian, 19th August 2019

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Mend law and save tragic kids? – Transparency Project

‘It’s a common mistake for journalists (and others) to refer to the Children’s Act. Pedantic family lawyers bristle at this (it’s the Children Act). But pedantry aside, this error is often a clue that something has been written without much input from a lawyer. And so it seems with the Sunday Mirror’s various campaign pieces published today about the law on protecting children from violent parents, which feature far worse mistakes than punctuation.’

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Transparency Project, 18th August 2019

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Jamie Bulger’s father urges Parole Board to prevent Jon Venables from ‘harming children again’ ahead of killer’s release – Daily Telegraph

‘The father of murdered child James Bulger has urged the Parole Board to prevent one of his son’s killers from having the chance to “harm young children again” ahead of his impending release.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th August 2019

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New inquest opens into 1960s killing of 14-year-old Elsie Frost – The Guardian

Posted August 16th, 2019 in inquests, murder, news, prosecutions by tracey

‘A coroner has paid tribute to the brother of a teenage girl who was fatally stabbed in the 1960s as he opened a fresh inquest into her death.’

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The Guardian, 15th August 2019

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North Wales Police ‘failed to protect’ woman killed by ex-partner – BBC News

Posted August 16th, 2019 in domestic violence, murder, news, police, Wales by tracey

‘Police failed to adequately protect a woman who was later killed by her ex-partner, an investigation has found.’

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BBC News, 16th August 2019

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Mother and son beat autistic man to death with rocks and branches because he used footpath on their land – The Independent

Posted August 13th, 2019 in autism, malicious falsehood, murder, news, sentencing, service charges by tracey

‘A mother and son have been been handed life sentences after murdering a marathon runner who crossed their land. Carol Dawson, 72, and Scott Dawson, 41, shot Gary Dean in the back with an air rifle and beat him with rocks and branches in a premeditated attack, a court heard.’

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The Independent, 12th August 2019

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A churchwarden who manipulated his elderly neighbours found guilty of murder – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 12th, 2019 in burglary, fraud, guilty pleas, murder, news, wills by tracey

‘A church warden who manipulated two elderly neighbours in order to benefit from their wills, has today been convicted of murder.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th August 2019

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Police told not to use fines in stalking cases after Shana Grice murder – The Guardian

‘Police officers have been told not to hand out fixed penalty notices in stalking and harassment cases after the teenager Shana Grice was fined for wasting police time before she was murdered.’

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The Guardian, 8th August 2019

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Birkby house fire deaths: Arsonist Shahid Mohammed jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted August 8th, 2019 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who murdered eight members of the same family when he burned down their home with petrol bombs 17 years ago has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2019

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Man convicted of murdering eight in 2002 Huddersfield house fire – The Guardian

Posted August 7th, 2019 in arson, bail, conspiracy, extradition, families, fire, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering eight members of the same family in an arson attack 17 years ago.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2019

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Joy Morgan: Fellow church member jailed for student’s murder – BBC News

Posted August 6th, 2019 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A married father has been jailed for 17 years for murdering a student midwife who went to his church.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2019

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Louise Porton jailed for life for murder of daughters – BBC News

‘A mother who killed her two daughters because they “got in the way of her sex life” has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2019

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Mother who murdered her two daughters after they ‘got in the way’ of her sex life faces life in jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 2nd, 2019 in child abuse, families, murder, news by tracey

‘A mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life is facing a life sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st August 2019

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Three men awarded £414,000 for malicious prosecution by police – The Guardian

‘Three men who were charged with the murder of a private investigator have been awarded a total of £414,000 damages after winning a malicious prosecution action against the Metropolitan police.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2019

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