Redvers Bickley jailed for life for killing housemate Tyler Denton – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his housemate and stabbed three members of her family has been sentenced to life in prison.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2018

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Stephen Lawrence murder: police say they have run out of leads – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2018 in London, murder, news, police, racism by sally

‘Scotland Yard has said it has run out of leads in the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the racist killing. It will wait until a three-part BBC documentary about the case is broadcast next week to see if anyone new comes forward. The Met police said it was reviewing the case, which means it is considering closing it down.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2018

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Mother jailed for life over murder of baby daughter in Lancashire – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2018 in child cruelty, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “deceitful” and “manipulative” mother has been jailed for a minimum of 21 and a half years after murdering her seven-month-old baby and injuring another child.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2018

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Ellie Butler inquest: Agencies ‘did not contribute to girl’s death’ – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2018 in child abuse, domestic violence, inquests, murder, news, social services by sally

‘Failings by agencies over the care of a six-year-old girl who was murdered by her father did not contribute to her death, a coroner has ruled.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2018

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Police inspector Darren McKie jailed for wife’s murder – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former police inspector who murdered his wife in their home and dumped her body in a lake has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2018

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Paul Moore jailed for Leicester hate crime car attack – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2018 in attempts, hate crime, Islam, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who hit a Somali woman with his car before going back to run her over as she lay helpless has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years.’

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27th March 2018

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Tara Newbold death: Duane Ballin jailed for GBH but not murder – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2018 in domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who told police “I think I’ve killed my girlfriend” after beating her hours before she died has been jailed for the attack but not murder.’

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BBC news, 26th March 2018

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Tube terror attack youth jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager from west London who was convicted of attempted murder after his homemade bomb exploded in a packed tube carriage has been jailed for life and ordered to serve at least 34 years in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd March 2018

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Serial killer Stephen Port: Report into Met’s handling of case ‘will be damning’ – BBC News

Posted March 19th, 2018 in complaints, murder, news, police, recidivists, reports by sally

‘Families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have been told a report into the Met Police’s initial response to the four deaths “will be damning”, according to solicitors.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2018

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Parsons Green attack: Iraqi teenager convicted over Tube bomb – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2018 in attempts, explosives, murder, news, terrorism, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who showed warning signs to authorities that he could carry out a terrorist attack has been found guilty of 2017’s Parsons Green Tube bombing.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2018

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Man jailed for 30 years over Aldi murder – BBC News

Posted March 15th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing to death a woman at an Aldi supermarket.’

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BBC News, 15th March 2018

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Triple killer Theodore Johnson has jail term increased – BBC News

Posted March 9th, 2018 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who killed three former partners has had his minimum jail term increased to 30 years.’

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BBC News, 8th March 2018

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Leonne Weeks murder: Jailed Shea Heeley ‘liked killing’ – BBC News

Posted March 6th, 2018 in mental health, murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A 19-year-old man “obsessed with murder and killing” has been jailed for stabbing a 16-year-old girl to death in a “brutally violent” attack.’

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BBC News, 5th March 2018

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Surrey woman who killed husband can challenge murder conviction – The Guardian

Posted March 2nd, 2018 in appeals, domestic violence, murder, news by tracey

‘A woman who bludgeoned her husband to death with a hammer has won the latest round in an attempt to appeal against her conviction for murder. Georgina Challen attacked 61-year-old Richard Challen in August 2010 as he ate lunch at the kitchen table in their former home in Claygate, Surrey. In June 2011 a jury at Guildford crown court took 11 hours to find Challen, known as Sally, guilty of murdering the former car dealer. She was jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years, which was later reduced on appeal by four years. On Thursday, three court of appeal judges allowed Challen leave to appeal against the conviction.’

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The Guardian, 1st March 2018

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Peter Wrighton murder: Ex-soldier found guilty – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2018 in armed forces, DNA, mental health, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “callous” ex-soldier has been convicted of murdering an 83-year-old dog walker in an “animalistic” attack.’

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BBC News, 28th February 2018

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Mother beat baby to death after authorities failed to share information – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 28th, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, reports, social services by sally

‘A mother beat her baby to death after the authorities failed to share details of the ‘early signs of neglect’ in the family, a serious case review has found.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th February 2018

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Portsmouth baby murder: ‘Poor information sharing’ before death – BBC News

Posted February 27th, 2018 in children, domestic violence, health, murder, news, reports, social services by tracey

‘Poor information sharing between agencies meant warning signs were missed in the lead up to the murder of a 19-day-old baby by his mother, a serious case review has found.
Nicola Brown, 43, from Portsmouth, was found guilty of the murder of her son Jake following a trial in 2016. She was ordered to serve life with a minimum of 14-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 27th February 2018

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Mother who poisoned and suffocated her baby is jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted February 23rd, 2018 in children, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother who suffocated and poisoned her eight-week-old baby, causing his death, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 14 years and nine months today (22 February).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 22nd February 2018

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Three jailed for life for stabbing teenager to death in south London – The Guardian

Posted February 16th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Three people have been given life sentences for the murder of a teenager in south London who was stabbed to death while on a night out with friends.’

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The Guardian, 15th February 2018

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Mother who murdered baby attacked another child years earlier – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2018 in assault, child cruelty, murder, news, social services by sally

‘A mother jailed for murdering her seven-month-old baby had confessed to attacking another child years earlier.’

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The Guardian, 14th February 2018

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