Lawrence leak ‘timed to eclipse de Menezes’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2007 in evidence, murder, news, police by sally

“A barrister suggested yesterday that Scotland Yard might have leaked news about a breakthrough in the Stephen Lawrence murder case to deflect criticism from the report into the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th November 2007

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Call for probe into Lawrence leak – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2007 in evidence, murder, news, police by sally

“The lawyer representing the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has called for an inquiry into the release of fresh details of the investigation.”

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BBC News, 9th November 2007

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Five Stephen Lawrence suspects could be rearrested – The Times

Posted November 8th, 2007 in evidence, murder, news by sally

“The five suspects in the racially motivated murder of Stephen Lawrence could be rearrested after a ‘breathtaking’ forensic breakthrough, it emerged last night.”

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The Times, 8th November 2007

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Appeal judges defer decision in Dando case – The Guardian

Posted November 8th, 2007 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“The family and supporters of Barry George, the man convicted of murdering the television presenter Jill Dando, said yesterday that they were ‘hopeful’ his conviction would be quashed. The court of appeal reserved its judgment yesterday but indicated that a decision would be made before the end of the month.”

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The Guardian, 8th November 2007

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Men guilty of McDonald’s killing – BBC News

Posted November 6th, 2007 in murder, news by sally

“A father and son have been convicted of killing a 21-year-old man in a McDonald’s restaurant.”

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BBC News, 6th November 2007

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Dando killer begins new bid for freedom – The Times

Posted November 5th, 2007 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Barry George, the man convicted of shooting the television presenter Jill Dando in the head at close range eight years ago will begin his latest attempt to overturn his conviction today.”

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The Times, 5th November 2007

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Man charged with murdering PC Beshenivsky – The Guardian

Posted November 2nd, 2007 in extradition, murder, news, police by sally

“One of two remaining suspects in the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky was last night charged with her murder after he was extradited back to Britain from Somalia after months of detective work, West Yorkshire police said.”

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The Guardian, 2nd November 2007

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Judge rejects deportation plea over head’s killer – The Guardian

Posted November 1st, 2007 in deportation, murder, news by sally

“Learco Chindamo, the killer of headteacher Philip Lawrence, cannot be deported to Italy when he is released from jail, a senior high court judge confirmed yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 1st November 2007

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100 years on, DNA casts doubt on Crippen case – The Guardian

Posted October 17th, 2007 in DNA, murder, news by sally

“It is one of the most notorious cases in British legal history, the story of an apparently mild-mannered doctor who poisoned and dismembered his showgirl wife, then fled across the Atlantic with his young lover – only to be caught after a sharp-eyed captain recognised him from the newspapers.”

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The Guardian, 17th October 2007

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Dando killer asks for new legal team – The Times

Posted October 12th, 2007 in appeals, legal representation, murder, news by sally

“Barry George, the man serving a life sentence for the murder of television presenter Jill Dando, has demanded a new legal team three weeks before a second appeal against his conviction is due to begin.”

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The Times, 12th October 2007

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Knifed to death over a mobile phone, London’s 20th teenage murder victim – The Times

Posted October 9th, 2007 in murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

“A 17-year-old student, stabbed to death as he tried to prevent the theft of a friend’s phone, has become the twentieth teenager to be murdered in London this year.”

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The Times, 9th October 2007

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British police left paedophile free to kill schoolgirl – The Times

Posted October 1st, 2007 in child abuse, murder, news, police, sexual offences by sally

“Police were facing calls yesterday for a full inquiry after a suspected paedophile escaped to Australia and murdered an eight-year-old girl.”

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The Times, 1st October 2007

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DNA link in 1975 murders – The Guardian

Posted September 26th, 2007 in DNA, evidence, murder, news by sally

“Two high-profile murders of young women which took place more than 30 years ago have been linked by DNA evidence. Scotland Yard are hoping that the link could lead to the solving of the murders of a Playboy bunny and a schoolgirl.”

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The Guardian, 26th September 2007

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Charges possible in missing Genette Tate case – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 26th, 2007 in missing persons, murder, news by sally

“Charges could finally be brought in the case of Genette Tate, the newspaper girl who disappeared on her delivery round 29 years ago.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th September 2007

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Barrymore will not face charges – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2007 in murder, news, sexual offences by sally

“Entertainer Michael Barrymore will not face charges over the death of Stuart Lubbock at his former home in 2001.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2007

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Barrymore to answer police bail – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2007 in bail, murder, news, sexual offences by sally

“Michael Barrymore is to answer bail later after he was quizzed by police over the death of a man found dead by a swimming pool at his former home.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2007

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“Essex boys” murder case may be reopened – The Guardian

Posted September 10th, 2007 in Criminal Cases Review Commission, murder, news by sally

“Lawyers for the two men convicted of the ‘Essex Boys’ murders in which three drug dealers were shot dead in a Range Rover in a country lane say they are hopeful the case will be reopened as a result of fresh evidence. The case is being re-examined by the Criminal Cases Review Commission and has been submitted to the European court of human rights.”

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The Guardian, 8th September 2007

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Wrestler jailed for choke murder – BBC News

Posted September 7th, 2007 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A self-styled wrestling expert has been jailed for life for choking a disabled man to death.”

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BBC News, 6th September 2007

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Fresh hope in Range Rover murders – BBC News

Posted September 7th, 2007 in Criminal Cases Review Commission, murder, news by sally

“The Criminal Cases Review Commission has agreed to look again at the conviction of a man jailed for a triple murder in Essex 12 years ago.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2007

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Three teenagers guilty of murder – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2007 in murder, news, young offenders by sally

“Three teenagers have been convicted of murder and one of manslaughter over the death of 19-year-old Liam Smith who was shot outside Altcourse prison.”

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BBC News, 24th August 2007

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