‘Neighbour from hell’ murder trial begins – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2008 in murder, news, trials by sally

“The trial of a man charged with murdering a pregnant 22-year-old woman on her doorstep began at the Old Bailey in London today.”

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The Guardian, 27th February 2008

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How could it happen again? – The Guardian

Posted February 27th, 2008 in murder, special report, women by sally

“Levi Bellfield is the third man to be found guilty in the past week of the brutal murder of women. Why are there so many such cases – and just how much of a misogynist does a man have to be before anyone stops him? Kira Cochrane reports.”

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The Guardian, 27th February 2008

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‘Whole life’ term for bus stop stalker – The Independent

Posted February 26th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Bus stop stalker Levi Bellfield will spend the rest of his life in jail, a judge said today.”

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The Independent, 26th February 2008

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Double killer linked to Milly Dowler murder – The Guardian

Posted February 26th, 2008 in murder, news by sally

“A former nightclub bouncer found guilty of killing two young women and brutally attacking a third after stalking them in his car is the prime suspect in one of the most notorious unsolved murders of recent years, it emerged yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 26th February 2008

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Killer Bellfield suspected in Milly Dowler murder – The Guardian

Posted February 25th, 2008 in murder, news by sally

“A ‘bus stop stalker’ found guilty today of killing two young women is the prime suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler, it can be revealed.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2008

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Suffolk serial killer Steve Wright jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Steve Wright will spend the rest of his life in jail for killing five women in Suffolk in what prosecutors described as a six-week ‘campaign of murder’. Judge Mr Justice Gross, at Ipswich crown court, ruled that Wright, a 49-year-old former forklift truck driver, should serve a whole life term and never be released.”

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The Guardian, 22nd February 2008

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Chef Mark Dixie will serve at least 34 years for Sally Anne Bowman murder – The Times

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A pub chef obsessed with violent sex has been jailed for life for the brutal murder of an aspiring model who was found in a pool of blood outside her South London home in September 2005.”

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The Times, 22nd February 2008

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Strangler conviction triggers DNA debate – The Times

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in DNA, murder, news by sally

“Steve Wright, the Suffolk Strangler, faces spending the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced today for murdering five Ipswich prostitutes during a six-week killing spree. His conviction, on forensic evidence, last night reignited the debate on the rapid expansion of the national DNA database, which holds the profiles of at least four million people in Britain.”

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The Times, 22nd February 2008

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Police ‘failed to protect murdered couple’ – The Guardian

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, police by sally

“A couple murdered on the orders of a gangland boss were offered inadequate protection by the police, a report to be published today will conclude.”

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The Guardian, 22nd February 2008

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Steve Wright suspected of more murders – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 22nd, 2008 in murder, news by sally

“Steve Wright will today be sentenced for the murder of five prostitutes as police investigate whether he was responsible for a string of other unsolved cases.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd February 2008

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Steve Wright found guilty of murdering five Ipswich prostitutes – The Times

Posted February 21st, 2008 in murder, news by sally

“A former pub landlord is facing life in jail after being found guilty today of killing five Ipswich prostitutes in a murder spree that left thousands of other women fearing for their lives.”

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The Times, 21st February 2008

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Shopkeeper fears murder charge after armed robber dies in fight – The Times

Posted February 21st, 2008 in murder, news, self-defence, theft by sally

“A shopkeeper could be charged with murder after an armed robber who tried to steal the day’s takings was stabbed with his own knife during a struggle.”

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The Times, 21st February 2008

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Miliband blocks release of key Lockerbie files – The Guardian

Posted February 21st, 2008 in disclosure, murder, news, public interest immunity by sally

“The foreign secretary has been accused of interfering in the appeal of the man jailed for the Lockerbie bombing, after he refused to release secret papers which could clear the Libyan.”

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The Guardian, 21st February 2008

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Jealous lover jailed for 18 years – BBC News

Posted February 20th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A married father of two who killed his teenage lover has been jailed for life with a judge ordering him to serve a minimum of 18 years in prison.”

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BBC News, 20th February 2008

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Newlove killer ‘considers appeal’ – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“One of the gang who kicked to death father-of-three Garry Newlove is considering an appeal over his sentence and conviction, his solicitor has said.”

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BBC News, 13th February 2008

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Woman jailed for murder of 100-year-old – Reuters

Posted February 12th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who murdered her 100-year-old aunt, a former dressmaker to the Queen, during a feud over a will was jailed for a minimum of 20 years on Monday.”

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Reuters, 11th February 2008

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Teenagers given life sentences for Newlove murder – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Three youths convicted of kicking and beating Garry Newlove to death outside his own home after a seven-hour drinking binge were today all jailed for life.”

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The Guardian, 11th February 2008

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Wife jailed for killing husband – BBC News

Posted February 7th, 2008 in domestic violence, murder, news by sally

“A mother who stabbed and beat her husband to death after she suffered ‘frightening’ abuse has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 6th February 2008

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New trial bid over death fall man – BBC News

Posted February 6th, 2008 in double jeopardy, murder, news by sally

“The former wife of a father who killed his young son in a plunge from a hotel balcony is calling for him to be prosecuted when he returns to Britain.”

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BBC News, 6th February 2008

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Women face prison for ignoring a murder under their own roof – The Times

Posted February 6th, 2008 in domestic violence, murder, news by sally

“Two sisters wept and their mother screamed abuse when all three were found guilty yesterday of turning a blind eye to the horrific murder of a young woman in their house.”

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The Times, 6th February 2008
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