Ali Harbi Ali given whole-life sentence for murder of David Amess – The Guardian

Posted April 14th, 2022 in imprisonment, Islam, murder, news, parliament, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Ali Harbi Ali, 26, was handed a whole-life tariff by Mr Justice Sweeney after being convicted on Monday of murdering the MP and of planning terrorist attacks on other MPs, including the cabinet minister Michael Gove, for two years before he killed Amess.’

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The Guardian, 13th April 2022

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Sam Davies murder: Four jailed for life over stab death – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2022 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Sam Davies murder: Four jailed for life over stab death.’

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BBC News, 12th April 2022

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Former officer poisoned by Novichok in Salisbury settles claim against Wiltshire Police – The Independent

Posted April 13th, 2022 in attempted murder, compensation, murder, news, poisoning, police, Russia by tracey

‘A former police officer who was poisoned in the Salisbury Novichok attack has reached a settlement in a legal case against his former force, his lawyers have said.’

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The Independent, 13th April 2022

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David Fuller: Head of inquiry says investigations will be ‘thorough’ – BBC News

Posted April 12th, 2022 in families, hospitals, inquiries, murder, news, sexual offences, victims, witnesses by tracey

‘The man leading the independent inquiry into David Fuller’s “awful” mortuary abuses said those who do not cooperate will be publicly named.’

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BBC News, 11th April 2022

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Garry Newlove killer recommended for move to open prison – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2022 in murder, news, parole, prisons by tracey

‘The Parole Board has recommended that the ringleader of a murder that shocked Britain in 2007 be moved to an open prison.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2022

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High court denies Met permission to challenge ruling on Sarah Everard vigil – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police has been refused permission for a “hopeless” appeal against a high court ruling that found the force breached the rights of organisers of a vigil for Sarah Everard in south London last year.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2022

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Sir David Amess: Man found guilty of murdering MP – BBC News

Posted April 12th, 2022 in Islam, murder, news, parliament, terrorism by tracey

‘An IS fanatic has been found guilty of murdering Sir David Amess MP.’

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BBC News, 11th April 2022

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Liberty threatens to sue government over ‘racist’ joint enterprise law – The Guardian

‘The human rights group Liberty is threatening to sue the government and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) over the bitterly contested law of joint enterprise, arguing that it is discredited and racist in the way the authorities pursue it.’

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The Guardian, 7th April 2022

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Administering the last rites at crime scenes: police guidance – Law & Religion UK

Posted April 7th, 2022 in Christianity, murder, news, police, victims by sally

‘Following the assassination of Sir David Amess on 15 October 2021, considerable concern was expressed that a Roman Catholic priest, Father Jeffrey Woolnough, had been refused permission to pass through a police cordon to administer the sacrament of the anointing of the sick to Sir David Amess as he lay dying.’

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Law & Religion UK, 5th April 2022

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Russell Marsh guilty of estranged wife Jade Marsh’s murder – BBC News

Posted April 7th, 2022 in domestic violence, families, married persons, murder, news by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife a week after she ended their relationship.’

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BBC News, 6th April 2022

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Sam Davies murder: Four guilty of Lincoln hitman killing – BBC News

Posted April 7th, 2022 in murder, news by sally

‘Four men have been found guilty of murdering a man who was “executed in cold blood” in a Lincoln park.’

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BBC News, 6th April 2022

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Man jailed for 30 years for using car as murder weapon – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2022 in grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who left another man for dead in the road after dragging him more than half a mile in a “cruel” revenge attack will spend at least 30 years behind bars.’

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The Guardian, 6th April 2022

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Can Arslan found guilty of murdering neighbour – BBC News

Posted April 6th, 2022 in expert witnesses, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A man who subjected his neighbours to years of anti-social behaviour before stabbing one of them to death has been found guilty of murder.’

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BBC News, 5th April 2022

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Limiting the scope of psychiatric evidence in criminal trials – Case Analysis – R v BRM [2022] EWCA Crim 385 – 4 King’s Bench Walk

‘The case related to the murder of Ollie Stephens, the trial of which occurred at Reading Crown Court in June to July 2021 and was widely reported in the national media. Mr Raggatt and Mr Moss appeared on behalf of BRM, instructed by Heather Howe of Andrew Storch Solicitors, a 14 year-old boy, 13 at the time of the killing, with a longstanding diagnosis of Asperger’s/Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). An intermediary assisted him throughout the trial and during the giving of evidence.’

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4 King's Bench Walk, 1st April 2022

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Man, 24, admits murder of Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod – The Guardian

Posted April 6th, 2022 in guilty pleas, murder, news, young persons by sally

‘A 24-year-old rock musician has admitted murdering 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who disappeared from a bus stop in Devon in November last year.’

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The Guardian, 5th April 2022

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MP welcomes parole reforms after Pitchfork release – BBC News

Posted April 4th, 2022 in child abuse, dangerous offenders, murder, news, parole, sexual offences by sally

‘An MP who campaigned against the release of double child killer Colin Pitchfork has welcomed “landmark” changes to the parole system.’

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BBC News, 1st April 2022

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Basingstoke deaths: Babysitter jailed for murdering child’s parents – BBC News

Posted April 1st, 2022 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A babysitter who murdered a married couple in a “frenzied” stabbing while their young son slept in his room has been jailed for a minimum of 34 years.’

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BBC News, 31st March 2022

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Nusayba Umar: Man who murdered new girlfriend’s baby jailed – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2022 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life with a minimum 20-year term for murdering his new girlfriend’s 16-month-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 30th March 2022

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Black abuse campaigners get Valerie’s Law proposal heard – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2022 in domestic violence, murder, news, parliament, police, race discrimination, racism, victims by sally

‘Black domestic abuse campaigners say they have “made history” by getting their campaign for Valerie’s Law heard by the government for the first time.’

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BBC News, 29th March 2022

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Batley man jailed for son’s murder 21 years after attack – BBC News

Posted March 29th, 2022 in child abuse, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who suffocated his two-year-old son, leaving him with severe disabilities, has been jailed for his murder 21 years after the attack.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2022

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