Gang members guilty of ‘hunting down’ and killing 18-year-old in street – The Guardian

Posted August 9th, 2017 in gangs, murder, news by sally

‘Eleven young men, including a 14-year-old boy, have been convicted of the gangland killing of an 18-year-old in Manchester.’

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The Guardian, 8th August 2017

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Mother who stamped toddler daughter to death has sentence for murder reduced by five years – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2017 in appeals, child cruelty, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother who stamped her toddler daughter to death has had her minimum sentence reduced by five years after an appeal.’

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The Independent, 1st August 2017

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Cody-Anne Jackson jailed for suffocating daughter, 2 – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2017 in children, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mum who suffocated her two-year-old daughter after sending the toddler’s father “one last picture” of her has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2017

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Two boys jailed for life for murdering teenager with ‘Rambo-style knife’ – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2017 in gangs, London, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, wounding, young offenders by sally

‘Two 15-year-old gang members who murdered an innocent teenager with a “Rambo-style knife” have been given life sentences.’

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The Guardian, 24th July 2017

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Trial of Cardiff Three police collapsed due to human error, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Posted July 19th, 2017 in disclosure, evidence, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, police, reports, trials by sally

‘The collapse of a trial of police officers accused of framing innocent men for murder collapsed due to human error, not corruption, an official report has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 18th July 2017

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Police and not council must pay for special advocates in family case, says judge – Local Government Lawyer

‘The police and not a local authority must pay for the provision of special advocates in a rare example of them being required for a Family Court case, Cobb J has ruled.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 17th July 2017

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David Miller murder: Four jailed for killing ‘vulnerable’ man – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2017 in conspiracy, homelessness, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Four homeless street drinkers have been found guilty of killing a “vulnerable” man who was attacked in his own home.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2017

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Robert Trigg: Killer jailed for 25 years after murder of two former girlfriends – The Independent

Posted July 7th, 2017 in domestic violence, murder, news, recidivists, sentencing by tracey

‘A man found guilty of killing two former girlfriends, five years apart, following a long campaign for justice by his second victim’s family has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.’

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The Independent, 6th July 2017

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Man found guilty of killing two girlfriends five years apart – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2017 in domestic violence, murder, news, recidivists by sally

‘An unemployed man is facing a life sentence after being convicted of killing two of his former girlfriends five years apart following a long-running campaign for justice by one of his victim’s family.’

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The Guardian, 5th July 2017

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Police failed to protect Bijan Ebrahimi prior to his murder, IPCC says – The Guardian

‘Police repeatedly failed to protect a disabled Iranian refugee as neighbours waged a violent seven-year campaign of hate that culminated in his murder by a misguided vigilante, a report has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 5th June 2017

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Baby Aya Parker’s father inflicted ‘fatal and terrible’ injuries – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2017 in alcohol abuse, child abuse, drug abuse, murder, news by sally

‘A man has admitted murdering his six-month-old baby daughter on Christmas Day.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2017

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Pair jailed for ‘Dark Ages’ murder of vulnerable man – BBC News

Posted June 28th, 2017 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two people have been jailed for life for murdering a vulnerable man who was tortured for months and forced to eat his own testicle.’

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BBC News, 27th June 2017

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Sally Hodkin murder: Failings led to killing by Nicola Edgington – BBC News

Posted June 26th, 2017 in mental health, murder, news, police, reports by sally

‘A series of NHS and police failings led to the brutal murder of a woman by a psychiatric patient, a report has found.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2017

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Flash Day jailed for hiring hitman to kill stepfather – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for life for hiring a hitman to kill his stepfather.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2017

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Man jailed for murder of two-year-old boy he was ‘disciplining’ – The Guardian

Posted June 26th, 2017 in child abuse, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A churchgoer who murdered his partner’s two-year-old son after biting him and fracturing his skull during months of abuse has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 21 years.’

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The Guardian, 23rd June 2017

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Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry: IPCC delays corruption probe – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2017 in corruption, evidence, inquiries, London, murder, news, police by sally

‘An investigation into evidence given to the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry will only be concluded after a separate corruption investigation is completed, the police watchdog has announced.’

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BBC News, 20th June 2017

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Pair guilty of Jimmy Prout murder after forcing him to eat own testicle – BBC News

‘Two people have been found guilty of murdering a vulnerable man who was tortured for months and forced to eat his own testicle.’

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BBC News, 19th June 2017

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Number of far-right extremists flagged to Government terror unit soars 30% in a year – The Independent

‘The number of suspected far-right extremists referred to the Government’s key anti-terror programme soared by 30 per cent in the past year, The Independent has learnt.’

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The Independent, 19th June 2017

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Man jailed for at least 29 years for south London axe murder – The Guardian

Posted June 15th, 2017 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, wounding, young offenders by sally

‘A man has been jailed for at least 29 years for hacking a rival gang member to death with an axe during a fight in a supermarket car park.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2017

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Murder of vulnerable alcoholic Angela Wrightson by teenage girls could not have been prevented, review rules – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2017 in care homes, murder, news, social services, young offenders by tracey

‘Care home staff could not lock doors to prevent a 14-year-old from running away before she and a 13-year-old friend murdered a vulnerable alcoholic in her own home, it has emerged.’

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The Independent, 13th june 2017

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