Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murdering Sarah Everard – The Guardian

Posted July 9th, 2021 in guilty pleas, murder, news, police by michael

‘A serving police officer has admitted murdering Sarah Everard after abducting her from the street as she walked home in south London.

The Metropolitan police constable Wayne Couzens pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey on Friday [9th July] to her murder, having admitted to her kidnap and rape at an earlier hearing.’

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The Guardian, 9th July 2021

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Fishmongers’ Hall: Steven Gallant to be freed from prison – BBC News

Posted July 9th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, rehabilitation, release on licence, terrorism by tracey

‘A convicted murderer who tackled the Fishmongers’ Hall attacker Usman Khan on London Bridge is to be freed from prison on licence.’

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BBC News, 7th July 2021

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Family of murdered sisters considering suing Met police – The Guardian

‘The family of two sisters whose killer was this week convicted of their murders are considering suing the police over alleged failures to act when they were reported missing.’

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The Guardian, 7th July 2021

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Danyal Hussein found guilty of murdering two sisters in London park – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2021 in autism, families, internet, mental health, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager has been convicted of the murder of two sisters in a London park last year whom he stabbed to death after coming through a government “deradicalisation” programme.’

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The Guardian, 6th July 2021

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Susan Nicholson: Murdered woman failed by police, inquest rules – BBC News

Posted July 6th, 2021 in domestic violence, inquests, murder, negligence, news, police by sally

‘Police failings caused or contributed to the death of a woman killed by her partner, an inquest jury has ruled.’

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BBC News, 5th July 2021

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Alex Davies death: Mum’s shock after killer moved to hospital – BBC News

‘The mother of a murder victim has described her “shock” at learning his killer was moved to a mental health hospital after “two hours” in jail.’

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BBC News, 5th July 2021

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Murderer who tackled London Bridge terrorist with narwhal tusk could be freed within weeks – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2021 in murder, news, pardons, terrorism by tracey

‘A convicted murderer who tackled the London Bridge terrorist could be freed from prison within weeks after being pardoned by the Queen.’

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The Independent, 4th July 2021

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Sarah Everard: Police violated rights at demos, say MPs – BBC News

Posted July 2nd, 2021 in bills, demonstrations, murder, news, police, professional conduct, rape by tracey

‘Police breached “fundamental rights” at a vigil for Sarah Everard and “Kill the Bill” protests earlier this year, an inquiry by MPs has found.’

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BBC News, 1st July 2021

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Hannah Cobley: Mum who murdered newborn loses conviction appeal – BBC News

‘A woman who wrapped her newborn baby in plastic bags and left her to die on farmland has lost an appeal against her murder conviction.’

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BBC News, 29th June 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Review of decision to release child killer – BBC News

Posted June 29th, 2021 in murder, news, parole, rape, sentencing by sally

‘The decision to release double child killer Colin Pitchfork will be reviewed, it has been confirmed.’

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BBC News, 28th June 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Government to ask for review of child killer’s release – BBC News

‘The government will ask the Parole Board to look again at its decision to release a double child killer who was the first murderer to be convicted using DNA evidence.’

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BBC News, 26th June 2021

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Gary Allen: Killer jailed for murdering two women 21 years apart – BBC News

Posted June 24th, 2021 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘An “extremely dangerous” killer who murdered two women 21 years apart has been jailed for at least 37 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd June 2021

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Susan Nicholson inquest: Killer ‘involved in 13 domestic abuse reports’ – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2021 in domestic violence, inquests, murder, news, police by sally

‘Police were called to 13 domestic abuse reports involving a man now in jail for killing two women, an inquest heard.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Minister considers intervening over decision to release child killer – The Independent

Posted June 21st, 2021 in children, DNA, forensic science, lord chancellor, murder, news, parole by tracey

‘The Justice Secretary is considering intervening over the decision to approve the release of child killer Colin Pitchfork.’

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The Independent, 21st June 2021

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Manchester Arena bomber should have been identified as threat, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2021 in inquiries, murder, news, security companies, terrorism by tracey

‘The Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a security threat on the night of the attack, a public inquiry has found.’

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The Guardian, 17th June 2021

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Man convicted of murders of two women in Yorkshire, 21 years apart – The Guardian

Posted June 18th, 2021 in bereavement, families, murder, news, victims, women by tracey

‘Relatives have paid tribute to two women killed by the same man, after he was convicted of the two murders more than 20 years apart. Gary Allen murdered both Samantha Class and Alena Grlakova, a jury decided. Class was killed in Hull in 1997, and Grlakova in Rotherham in 2018.’

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The Guardian, 18th June 2021

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Daniel Morgan murder: Met chief censured for hampering corruption inquiry – The Guardian

Posted June 15th, 2021 in corruption, inquiries, murder, news, police, prosecutions, reports by sally

‘Cressida Dick, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, has been personally censured for hampering an inquiry into police corruption in the long-running Daniel Morgan murder case.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2021

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PC Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard – The Guardian

Posted June 9th, 2021 in guilty pleas, kidnapping, murder, news, police, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘Police constable Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to the kidnapping and rape of Sarah Everard, who went missing in March while walking home in south London.’

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The Guardian, 8th June 2021

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Welwyn Garden City murder: Alex Staines jailed for life – BBC News

‘An abusive and controlling man who stabbed his former partner to death in her home while her three children were in the house has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 1st June 2021

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Daniel Morgan: Report into murder to be released after agreement reached

‘A report into the unsolved murder of a private investigator killed in south London will be released next month.’

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BBC News, 28th May 2021

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