Dean Lowe jailed for Kirby Noden’s murder in Cornwall – BBC News

Posted May 16th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his girlfriend with a rock and a metal pole before flushing her body parts down the toilet has been sentenced to 28 years in prison.’

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BBC News, 15th May 2018

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Father who blamed his son for murder he committed jailed for at least 26 years – Daily Telegraph

‘A man who pressured his 14-year-old son to take the blame for a murder he committed has been jailed for at least 26 years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th May 2018

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Jon Venables: Judge rules legal challenge against killer’s anonymity by James Bulger’s family cannot be granted in current form – The Independent

Posted May 4th, 2018 in anonymity, injunctions, murder, news by tracey

‘A judge has said he will not grant a legal challenge by relatives of murdered toddler James Bulger against an order protecting his killer’s identity in its current form.’

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The Independent, 3rd May 2018

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Colin Pitchfork: Double child killer denied parole – BBC News

Posted May 4th, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, parole, rape by tracey

‘A double child killer who was the first person to be convicted using DNA evidence has been refused parole. Colin Pitchfork was given life sentences in 1988 for the rapes and murders of 15-year-olds Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in Leicestershire.’

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BBC News, 3rd May 2018

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Released after 43 years: Murderer who became one of Britain’s longest serving prisoners is freed – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 4th, 2018 in imprisonment, murder, news, parole, sentencing by tracey

‘One of Britain’s longest serving prisoners has been released after 43 years behind bars.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd May 2018

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Shiney Row burning body murder pair get whole-life jail terms – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2018 in murder, news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘Two killers who went on to torture and set fire to a Vietnamese woman have been given whole-life jail terms.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2018

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Ellie Butler report warns of further deaths unless failures put right – The Guardian

Posted April 25th, 2018 in child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, reports, social services by sally

‘Deaths like that of six-year-old Ellie Butler, who was murdered by her father, could keep happening unless failures in child protection are quickly corrected, a report obtained by the Guardian has warned.’

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The Guardian, 25th April 2018

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Stephen Lawrence Day to be held annually – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2018 in commemorations, murder, news, young persons by sally

‘A national day of commemoration for murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will take place on 22 April every year, the prime minister has said.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2018

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Man jailed for setting his neighbour alight – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted April 23rd, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who doused his neighbour with petrol and set her alight has been jailed for 19 years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th April 2018

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Redvers Bickley jailed for life for killing housemate Tyler Denton – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his housemate and stabbed three members of her family has been sentenced to life in prison.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2018

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Stephen Lawrence murder: police say they have run out of leads – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2018 in London, murder, news, police, racism by sally

‘Scotland Yard has said it has run out of leads in the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the racist killing. It will wait until a three-part BBC documentary about the case is broadcast next week to see if anyone new comes forward. The Met police said it was reviewing the case, which means it is considering closing it down.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2018

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Mother jailed for life over murder of baby daughter in Lancashire – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2018 in child cruelty, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “deceitful” and “manipulative” mother has been jailed for a minimum of 21 and a half years after murdering her seven-month-old baby and injuring another child.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2018

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Ellie Butler inquest: Agencies ‘did not contribute to girl’s death’ – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2018 in child abuse, domestic violence, inquests, murder, news, social services by sally

‘Failings by agencies over the care of a six-year-old girl who was murdered by her father did not contribute to her death, a coroner has ruled.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2018

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Police inspector Darren McKie jailed for wife’s murder – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former police inspector who murdered his wife in their home and dumped her body in a lake has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2018

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Paul Moore jailed for Leicester hate crime car attack – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, hate crime, Islam, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who hit a Somali woman with his car before going back to run her over as she lay helpless has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years.’

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27th March 2018

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Tara Newbold death: Duane Ballin jailed for GBH but not murder – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2018 in domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who told police “I think I’ve killed my girlfriend” after beating her hours before she died has been jailed for the attack but not murder.’

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BBC news, 26th March 2018

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Tube terror attack youth jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager from west London who was convicted of attempted murder after his homemade bomb exploded in a packed tube carriage has been jailed for life and ordered to serve at least 34 years in prison.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd March 2018

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Serial killer Stephen Port: Report into Met’s handling of case ‘will be damning’ – BBC News

Posted March 19th, 2018 in complaints, murder, news, police, recidivists, reports by sally

‘Families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have been told a report into the Met Police’s initial response to the four deaths “will be damning”, according to solicitors.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2018

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Parsons Green attack: Iraqi teenager convicted over Tube bomb – BBC News

Posted March 16th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, explosives, murder, news, terrorism, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager who showed warning signs to authorities that he could carry out a terrorist attack has been found guilty of 2017’s Parsons Green Tube bombing.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2018

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Man jailed for 30 years over Aldi murder – BBC News

Posted March 15th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing to death a woman at an Aldi supermarket.’

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BBC News, 15th March 2018

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