Serial killer nurse Allitt must serve 30 years – The Guardian

Posted December 6th, 2007 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“The serial killer nurse Beverly Allitt must serve a minimum of 30 years in jail for the murder and abuse of children in her care, the high court ruled today.”

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The Guardian, 6th December 2007

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Doubt cast on baby death verdict – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2007 in evidence, murder, news by sally

“Fresh evidence casting doubt on the conviction of a woman for the murder of a boy she was babysitting, has been uncovered by BBC Newsnight.”

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BBC News, 6th December 2007
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Child killer Allitt’s tariff set – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2007 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Killer nurse Beverly Allitt, jailed for life for murdering four children and attacking nine others, has had her minimum tariff fixed at 30 years.”

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BBC News, 6th December 2007

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Judge confines Nickell murder suspect to Broadmoor – The Guardian

Posted December 4th, 2007 in murder, news by sally

“A man has appeared in court accused of killing Rachel Nickell on Wimbledon Common more than 15 years ago.”

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The Guardian, 4th December 2007

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Man due in court over Nickell murder – Reuters

Posted December 4th, 2007 in murder, news by sally

“A 41-year-old man was due to make a preliminary appearance in court on Tuesday, charged with the murder of young mother Rachel Nickell on Wimbledon Common 15 years ago.”

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Reuters, 4th December 2007

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Killer who attacked men with sword jailed for life – The Guardian

Posted December 4th, 2007 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A sword-wielding killer, who claimed he had been chasing an intruder he believed had raped his wife when he attacked two other men in the street, was jailed for life yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 4th December 2007

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I’m getting back to before it started, says former suspect Colin Stagg – The Guardian

Posted December 3rd, 2007 in media, murder, special report by sally

“It is, Colin Stagg ardently hopes, all over. That was what he said in an email yesterday in which he explained why he never, ever, wanted to talk to the media again and hoped to return to the anonymous life he led before he was arrested 15 years ago for the murder of Rachel Nickell in front of her son, Alex, on Wimbledon Common.”

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The Guardian, 1st December 2007

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46 years after inquest, witness is charged with teenager’s murder – The Times

Posted November 30th, 2007 in murder, news by sally

“Almost half a century ago Anthony Hall told an inquest that he had nothing to do with the murder of a 15-year-old girl whose body was found lying in a Birmingham allotment.

Yesterday Mr Hall, 70, stood in the dock at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court, charged with killing the teenager, Jacqueline Thomas, who is believed to have been sexually assaulted and strangled. It is one of the oldest cases to reach court.”

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The Times, 30th November 2007

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Burglar freed early battered mother to death – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 29th, 2007 in electronic monitoring, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“A teenage serial burglar battered a mother to death in her home after being freed early from prison with an electronic tag.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th November 2007

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Man charged with Rachel Nickell murder – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2007 in murder, news by sally

“A man was charged today with the murder of Rachel Nickell on Wimbledon Common in July 1992, the Crown Prosecution Service said.”

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The Guardian, 28th November 2007

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‘Angel of death’ gets appeal date – BBC News

Posted November 27th, 2007 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“The convicted child killer Beverly Allitt has been given a date for an appeal against her sentence.”

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BBC News, 26th November 2007

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Vodafone faces court case in “bugging” row – The Observer

Posted November 26th, 2007 in interception, murder, news, telecommunications by sally

“Senior British managers of Vodafone are facing a private lawsuit from the family of a former employee who claim that he was murdered to stop him revealing a major phone-tapping scandal.”

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The Observer, 25th November 2007

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Litvinenko’s widow goes to court to hunt assassin – The Times

Posted November 26th, 2007 in extradition, human rights, murder, news, Russia by sally

“The widow of the poisoned Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko said yesterday that she had filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights to try to force Russia to find out who was behind his death.”

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The Times, 24th November 2007

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Teenagers who boasted about killing young father get life – The Times

Posted November 26th, 2007 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“Three teenagers were detained for life yesterday for the murder of a young father who was killed because he left his house to ask them to be quiet.”

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The Times, 24th November 2007

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‘Honour’ killing: pressure grows on UK to extradite suspect from Iraq – The Guardian

Posted November 22nd, 2007 in extradition, Iraq, murder, news by sally

“A man who is wanted in the UK for his alleged involvement in a notorious ‘honour’ killing has been arrested in northern Iraq and offered for extradition, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 22nd November 2007

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Manning murder conviction quashed – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2007 in murder, news, retrials by sally

“A man jailed after the murder of an 18-year-old woman has won his appeal against conviction at the High Court.”

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BBC News, 15th Novemebr 2007

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George granted retrial in Dando murder case – The Guardian

Posted November 15th, 2007 in murder, news, retrials by sally

“Barry George today won his challenge against his conviction for the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, after the court of appeal ordered a retrial.”

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The Guardian, 15th November 2007

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Boys on trial for murder after man was kicked to death outside his home – The Times

Posted November 15th, 2007 in murder, news, trials by sally

“A father of three was punched and kicked to death by jeering, drunken youths when he left his house to find out who had damaged his wife’s car, Chester Crown Court was told yesterday.”

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The Times, 15th November 2007

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George’s Dando appeal ruling due – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2007 in appeals, murder, news by sally

“Barry George is due to learn if an appeal against his conviction for the murder of BBC TV presenter Jill Dando in 1999 has been successful.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2007

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Conviction too late for victim of ‘worst miscarriage of justice of all time’ – The Times

Posted November 13th, 2007 in miscarriage of justice, murder, news by sally

“The family of Stefan Kiszko said last night that they hoped Ronald Castree “rots in Hell” for ruining the lives of two families.”

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The Times, 13th November 2007

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