Two found guilty of murdering Irish dancer with ‘devil’s breath’ drug – The Guardian

Posted October 26th, 2020 in internet, murder, news, poisoning, theft by sally

‘A man and a woman have been convicted of the first known murder in Britain using a poison known as “devil’s breath”.’

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The Guardian, 23rd October 2020

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Angela Wrightson: Teen murderers ‘at risk’ if named – BBC News

Posted October 26th, 2020 in anonymity, children, injunctions, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Two teenagers who tortured and murdered a vulnerable woman in her own home would be at “risk of harm” if their identities are not kept secret for life, the High Court has heard.’

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BBC News, 23rd October 2020

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Burglar who murdered Godstone pensioner Dennis Kellond jailed – BBC News

Posted October 23rd, 2020 in burglary, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A burglar has been jailed for 32 years for murdering a pensioner in his home.’

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BBC News, 22nd October 2020

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Milton Keynes murder: Chainmail-wearing killer found guilty – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2020 in drug offences, murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A drug dealer who wore a chainmail vest to protect himself has been found guilty of murdering a rival.’

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BBC News, 20th October 2020

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PC Andrew Harper death: Why his family wants the law to change – BBC News

‘The sentences handed down to the killers of PC Andrew Harper have sparked much public debate and resulted in his widow and mother launching rival campaigns calling for tougher punishments for those who kill emergency services workers.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2020

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Jeremy Bamber bids for legal action over prison status – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2020 in appeals, Criminal Cases Review Commission, imprisonment, murder, news by sally

‘Convicted murderer Jeremy Bamber has launched a legal action over the refusal by the prison service to downgrade him from maximum security.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2020

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Hakim Sillah murder: Knife awareness course stab killer jailed – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2020 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A young offender who stabbed an 18-year-old to death in an act of “cruel irony” at a knife awareness course has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 13th October 2020

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Philip Tarver jailed for decapitating mum – BBC News

‘A man who decapitated his mother before putting her head in a freezer has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th October 2020

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Ex-headteacher jailed for murder of estranged wife and lover – The Guardian

Posted October 2nd, 2020 in families, imprisonment, married persons, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former headteacher has been jailed for a minimum of 31 years for murdering his estranged wife and her lover on New Year’s Day.’

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The Guardian, 1st October 2020

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Banaz Mahmod murder: ‘What they did was unforgivable’ – BBC News

Posted October 1st, 2020 in domestic violence, families, forced marriages, murder, news, young persons by sally

‘Banaz Mahmod was 20-years-old when she was murdered by her uncle and father after they said she had shamed their family.’

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BBC News, 30th September 2020

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UK set to introduce bill allowing MI5 agents to break the law – The Guardian

Posted September 24th, 2020 in bills, human rights, intelligence services, murder, news, terrorism, torture by sally

‘A bill allowing confidential informants working for MI5 and the police to break the law will be introduced on Thursday amid a row about whether committing crimes such as murder and torture should be explicitly banned.’

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The Guardian, 24th September 2020

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‘She won’t be the last’: why not enough has changed since the murder of Banaz Mahmod – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2020 in domestic violence, families, forced marriages, murder, news, police, young persons by sally

‘In 2006, the 20-year-old was killed on the orders of family members. Ahead of an ITV drama on the case, her sister reflects on the police response.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2020

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Tashan Daniel’s Tube station killers lodge appeals – BBC News

Posted September 18th, 2020 in appeals, homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A killer jailed for fatally stabbing an Arsenal fan on a London Underground platform is to appeal against his murder conviction, the BBC has learned.’

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BBC News, 18th September 2020

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Crossbows: What are the UK’s laws on weapons after man shot in London? – The Independent

‘The shooting of a man with a crossbow in London has sparked fresh questions over the lack of restrictions on such weapons in the UK.’

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The Independent, 15th September 2020

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Robert Child jailed for killing mum with hammer – BBC News

Posted September 9th, 2020 in families, imprisonment, murder, news by sally

‘A “selfish narcissist” murdered his mother in a hammer attack to prevent the collapse of his “fantasy lifestyle”, a judge has ruled.’

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BBC News, 9th September 2020

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UK man who murdered wife to be freed despite refusal to reveal location of body – The Guardian

Posted September 9th, 2020 in disclosure, domestic violence, families, murder, news, parole by sally

‘A man who murdered his wife 35 years ago is to be released from prison despite refusing to reveal the whereabouts of her body.’

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The Guardian, 8th September 2020

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Helen McCourt’s mother ordered to pay killer £40,000 legal fees – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2020 in bereavement, bills, burials and cremation, costs, murder, news, parole by sally

‘A murdered woman’s mother has been told to pay her daughter’s killer £40,000 in legal fees.’

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BBC News, 7th September 2020

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How warnings about Heni and Jan’s killer were missed – BBC News

‘The bodies of Henriett Szucs and Mihrican Mustafa were discovered in the east London flat of Zahid Younis in April 2019. The BBC has investigated how the authorities cared for the women and dealt with their killer Younis – a convicted sex offender who has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 38 years.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020

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Man who killed women and hid them in freezer guilty – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2020 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A convicted sex offender has been found guilty of murdering two women whose bodies were found in his freezer.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020

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Murderer sent victim’s photo to her family on WeChat – BBC News

‘A jealous man who murdered his partner and shared images of her body on a messaging app with her family has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 1st September 2020

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