Man jailed for 20 years for murder of transgender woman – The Guardian

Posted November 2nd, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing, transgender persons by sally

‘A man has been jailed for at least 20 years for murdering a transgender woman during a sex and drugs binge. Jesse McDonald, 25, contacted 36-year-old Naomi Hersi through the dating website Fabswingers.com, the Old Bailey heard.’

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The Guardian, 1st November 2018

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‘Controlling bully’ gets 23 years for Haringey wife murder – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “controlling bully” who strangled his wife and then stabbed her 49 times in front of her young son has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years for her murder.’

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BBC News, 29th October 2018

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St Leonards man Craig Savage jailed for murdering wife and mother-in-law – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered his estranged wife and mother-in-law in an execution-style shooting has been jailed for a minimum of 38 years.’

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BBC News, 29th October 2018

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Dylan Tiffin-Brown: Raphael Kennedy jailed for murder – BBC News

Posted October 31st, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer who murdered his two-year-old son in a “savage and sustained attack” has been jailed for at least 24 years.’

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BBC News, 30th October 2018

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‘Lady in the lake’ murder case referred to court of appeal – The Guardian

‘A man who hanged himself in prison after being convicted of murdering his wife and dumping her body in Coniston Water in the Lake District could receive a posthumous pardon after the case was referred to the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 26th October 2018

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Man pleads guilty to murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood – The Guardian

Posted October 23rd, 2018 in guilty pleas, mental health, midwives, murder, news by sally

‘A man has admitted murdering the midwife Samantha Eastwood in a bout of “intense rage” after a “longstanding affair” with her.’

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The Guardian, 22nd October 2018

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Homicide rate in England and Wales highest since 2008 – The Guardian

Posted October 19th, 2018 in homicide, murder, news, police, robbery, sentencing, sexual offences, statistics, theft by sally

‘The murder and manslaughter rate in England and Wales has risen to the highest in a decade, official figures show.’

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The Guardian, 18th October 2018

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Man on trial a second time for 1986 murders of Brighton schoolgirls – The Guardian

Posted October 17th, 2018 in child abuse, children, evidence, forensic science, murder, news, trials by sally

‘A paedophile accused of killing two nine-year-old girls more than three decades ago has gone on trial for a second time as prosecutors seek to draw on scientific advances in forensics on top of evidence from an original trial.’

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The Guardian, 16th October 2018

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Number of supervised offenders charged with violent crimes rises 21% – The Guardian

‘The number of offenders charged with serious crimes including murder, manslaughter and rape while they were being monitored in the community has jumped by more than a fifth in a year in England and Wales, the Guardian can reveal.’

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The Guardian, 14th October 2018

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Man extradited from Pakistan over eight murders in 2002 Huddersfield house fire – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2018 in arson, extradition, murder, news, trials by tracey

‘A murder suspect has been extradited to the UK from Pakistan to face trial over a 2002 Yorkshire house fire that left eight people dead.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2018

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Murderer who was sprung from custody is jailed until 2051 – The Guardian

Posted October 3rd, 2018 in escape from custody, murder, news, sentencing, weapons by sally

‘A convicted murderer who spent 18 months on the run after being sprung from custody by armed men has been jailed until at least 2051.’

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The Guardian, 2nd October 2018

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Scott Pritchard murder: Woman jailed for life for 2004 killing – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

A woman has been jailed for life for bludgeoning a man to death with a baseball bat more than 14 years ago.

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BBC News, 1st October 2018

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William Billingham guilty of murdering eight-year-old daughter – The Guardian

Posted October 2nd, 2018 in domestic violence, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A factory worker who stabbed his eight-year-old daughter through the chest in an apparent act of revenge against his ex-partner has been found guilty of murder.’

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The Guardian, 1st October 2018

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How familial DNA trapped a murderer for the first time – BBC News

Posted September 24th, 2018 in DNA, forensic science, murder, news by sally

‘The pioneering technique used to identify a British widow’s sadistic killer has led to hundreds of crimes being solved around the world. How was familial DNA searching used to catch a murderer for the first time, 15 years ago, and more recently the suspected Golden State Killer?’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2018

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Myra Hindley’s private documents reveal graphic details of Ian Brady’s sadistic abuse and violent rapes – The Independent

Posted September 21st, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, rape, wills by tracey

‘Private documents handed over by Myra Hindley just hours before her death reveal the hatred between her and Ian Brady – as she accused him of drugging, raping and beating her.’

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The Independent, 21st September 2018

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Man who strangled his mother to death when she told him to move out is jailed for life – The Independent

Posted September 13th, 2018 in families, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who strangled his mother to death after she told him to move out of the family home has been jailed for life.’

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The Independent, 12th September 2018

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Man who strangled woman during sex given 29-year jail term -The Guardian

Posted September 13th, 2018 in murder, news, recidivists, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who strangled a woman during sex and left pornography near her body had 171 previous convictions, a court has been told before he was jailed for a minimum of 29 years.’

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The Guardian, 12th September 2018

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Woman was murdered by stalker ex-boyfriend after police blunders, report finds – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 13th, 2018 in armed forces, murder, news, police, reports, stalking by tracey

‘A stalking victim was murdered by her ex-boyfriend after police left it to the soldier’s Army bosses to warn him about his behaviour, a report has found.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th September 2018

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Birmingham killer ‘said he might rape again’ – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2018 in murder, news, parole, rape by tracey

‘A convicted sex offender killed a nurse in her home weeks after he told probation staff he might rape again, a watchdog review has revealed.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2018

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Man jailed for life for strangling colleague he became obsessed with – The Guardian

Posted September 12th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for life for strangling a colleague after becoming obsessed by the notion she was having a secret relationship with another worker.’

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The Guardian, 11th September 2018

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