Babysitter guilty of boy’s murder – BBC News

Posted April 21st, 2008 in child abuse, murder, news, sexual offences, young offenders by sally

“A teenage babysitter has been found guilty of the murder of a 22-month-old boy in his care.”

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BBC News, 21st April 2008

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Inquiry reveals errors in investigation of Eddie Gilfoyle – The Times

Posted April 21st, 2008 in murder, news, police by sally

“Nine blunders were made by police investigating the death of a woman whose husband claims he was wrongly jailed for her murder, an inquiry report seen by The Times shows.”

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The Times, 21st April 2008

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Man jailed for first Friends Reunited murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 21st, 2008 in internet, murder, news by sally

“A Sardinian who stabbed his wife’s British lover to death has become the first person to be convicted of a murder involving the website Friends Reunited.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2008

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Newlove killer lodges appeal bid – BBC News

Posted April 16th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“A second member of a gang of youths convicted of kicking father-of-three Garry Newlove to death is to appeal against his sentence.”

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BBC News, 16th April 2008

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Five guilty of Kodjo gang murder – BBC News

Posted April 8th, 2008 in murder, news, young offenders by sally

“Five teenagers have been found guilty of killing 16-year-old schoolboy Kodjo Yenga.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2008

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Women given 12 years for murder – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A teenage mother who killed the father of her child will serve at least 12 years in prison for murder.”

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BBC News, 4th April 2008

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Met ‘let down’ victim killed by her family – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, domestic violence, murder, news, police by sally

“Two Metropolitan Police officers are to face disciplinary proceedings over their treatment of a young woman who was tortured and murdered in a so-called ‘honour killing’ case after the police watchdog concluded yesterday she had been ‘let down’ by them.”

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The Guardian, 3rd April 2008

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Sally Anne’s killer in appeal bid – BBC News

Posted April 3rd, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“The man jailed for life for the murder of teenage model Sally Anne Bowman is appealing against his conviction, his lawyer has said.”

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BBC News, 2nd April 2008

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Murder accused guilty of deceit – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2008 in murder, news, theft by sally

“A financial trader accused of murdering a wealthy reclusive author at his north London home has been found guilty of dishonesty charges.”

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BBC News, 31st March 2008

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Newlove killer lodges appeal bid – BBC News

Posted March 29th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“One of the gang who kicked to death father-of-three Garry Newlove is to appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 29th March 2008

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Brendan Harris, 15, who stamped Sophie Lancaster to death for being a Goth, is convicted of murder – The Times

Posted March 28th, 2008 in murder, news, young offenders by sally

“A mother whose daughter was killed because she was dressed as a Goth made a plea yesterday for teenagers to show more compassion to each other after a 15-year-old boy was found guilty of stamping Sophie Lancaster to death, writes Russell Jenkins.”

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TheTimes, 28th March 2008

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Men convicted of killing burglar – BBC News

Posted March 26th, 2008 in burglary, murder, news by sally

“Two men have been found guilty of the vigilante-style killing of a burglar they found in one of their flats.”

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BBC News, 25th March 2008

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Tighten controls on bail in murder and serious offences, ministers told – The Times

Posted March 26th, 2008 in bail, murder, news by sally

“Tighter curbs on the granting of bail to suspects in murder cases and other crimes is called for in a report being considered by ministers, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 26th March 2008

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Bail suspects commit one in six murders – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 25th, 2008 in bail, murder, news by sally

“One in six murders was committed last year by someone who was out on bail for another offence, figures disclosed suggest.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th March 2008

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Ipswich killer seeks to appeal sentence – Reuters

Posted March 20th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Convicted serial killer Steve Wright sought permission on Wednesday to appeal the life sentence he was handed last month for murdering five prostitutes in his hometown of Ipswich.”

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Reuters, 19th March 2008

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Policeman on bail ‘planned to kill others’ – The Guardian

Posted March 19th, 2008 in bail, murder, news by sally

“A police inspector who was bailed on a charge of murdering his wife and then went on to shoot his mother-in-law may have been planning to kill other members of his family, an inquest heard yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 19th March 2008

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Appeal of two jailed for taxi murders is heard after 13 years – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Nearly 13 years after they were jailed for life for a double murder in Wales, two men will have their appeal against their conviction heard in the court of appeal today.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2008

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Jurors acquit ‘cat confession’ man – then hug him – The Times

Posted March 14th, 2008 in murder, news, trials by sally

“A pensioner who was accused of killing his partner and then confessing to his pet cats was cleared of murder and manslaughter today – and then hugged by members of the jury before leaving the courtroom.”

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The Times, 14th March 2008

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‘Happy slap’ teenagers sentenced – BBC News

Posted March 13th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Two teenagers who beat a man to death in a ‘revolting’ attack, while a 15-year-old girl filmed it on her mobile phone, have been sentenced.”

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BBC News, 13th March 2008

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‘Wannabe gangster’ jailed for 30 years for doorstep shooting – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A ‘wannabe gangster’ was jailed for life today after being convicted of shooting dead a pregnant neighbour in a cold-blooded execution after a doorstep row.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2008

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