Alice Ruggles murder: Police ‘failed to investigate concerns properly’ – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2018 in harassment, murder, news, police, stalking by tracey

‘Police officers failed to properly investigate complaints a young woman made against her former boyfriend in the days before he brutally murdered her, the police watchdog has found.’

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BBC News, 12th September 2018

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Pair who tortured and murdered 74-year-old shopkeeper jailed for life – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2018 in joint enterprise, kidnapping, murder, news, sentencing, torture by tracey

‘Two “cowardly, cruel and callous” men have been jailed for life for torturing and killing an elderly jeweller in a botched £300,000 robbery.’

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The Independent, 11th September 2018

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Seven jailed for life over fatal stabbing of teenager in Manchester – The Guardian

‘Five men and two teenage boys have been jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 14 to 19 years after a teenager was stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side.’

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The Guardian, 4th September 2018

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Serial killer Stephen Port lodges appeal against convictions – BBC News

Posted August 31st, 2018 in appeals, murder, news by tracey

‘Serial killer Stephen Port has lodged an appeal against his murder convictions.’

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BBC News, 30th August 2018

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Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of six children in hit-and-run – The Guardian

Posted August 30th, 2018 in attempted murder, attempts, murder, news, Scotland by sally

‘A man has admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run that left one teenage girl with a broken neck.’

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The Guardian, 28th August 2018

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Could Stephen Port have been stopped? Questions haunt victims’ families – The Guardian

Posted August 28th, 2018 in drug abuse, murder, news, police, rape, recidivists, violent offenders by sally

‘Family of Jack Taylor, 25, the serial killer’s final victim, describe the agony of the case.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2018

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UK wife killer to be repatriated to India – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2018 in deportation, murder, news, prisons by sally

‘An Indian man currently serving a jail term in the UK for murdering his wife will be repatriated to India, a top prison official has told BBC Punjabi.’

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BBC News, 27th August 2018

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Shaken Baby Syndrome – legal developments – Six Pump Court

Posted August 17th, 2018 in children, families, forensic science, murder, news, personal injuries by sally

‘This note is intended to set out how medical opinion in relation to and the Court’s approach to “shaken baby syndrome” have developed.’

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Six Pump Court, 22nd March 2018

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Stephen Port murders: police watchdog completes report – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2018 in murder, news, police, rape, reports by sally

‘A police watchdog investigation into four murders by the serial killer Stephen Port, who drugged and raped young men before dumping their bodies near his home in Barking, east London, has been completed and its findings will be given to the victims’ families ahead of a full inquest.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2018

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Model George Koh guilty of killing rival after Instagram row – The Guardian

Posted August 14th, 2018 in conspiracy, murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A model has been convicted of stabbing a more successful rival to death after a row on Instagram over a woman.’

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The Guardian, 13th August 2018

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International jewel thief guilty of Clapham murders – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2018 in murder, news, theft by sally

‘An international jewel thief has been convicted of murdering two men over £35,000 worth of stolen watches and a set of Napoleonic coins.’

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BBC News, 9th August 2018

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Man who tried to gouge baby’s eyes out is jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2018 in assault, attempted murder, attempts, child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “very dangerous” man who threw a baby out of a window after trying to gouge its eyes out has been jailed for life. Sean Ziemelis, 31, also tried to strangle the baby boy before throwing him from a second-storey window in the early hours of 1 August 2017, Luton crown court heard.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2018

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Matthew Scully-Hicks: Social services chief apologises for mistakes leading to toddler being murdered by adoptive father – The Independent

Posted August 3rd, 2018 in adoption, child abuse, doctors, murder, news, social services by tracey

‘A social services chief has apologised for mistakes in the care of a baby girl who was murdered by her father two weeks after he adopted her. A review has found that both social services workers and a doctor missed opportunities to spot anything abnormal when Elsie Scully-Hicks suffered a catalogue of injuries in the months before she died.’

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The Independent, 2nd August 2018

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Knife-wielding Louis Morgan jailed for stamping on partner’s head – BBC News

‘A man who stamped on his partner’s head and then tried to kill her neighbour has been jailed for 20 years with five more years on extended licence.’

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BBC News, 1st August

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Judge names five teenagers guilty of torturing and killing rival – The Guardian

Posted July 30th, 2018 in anonymity, gangs, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Five 15-year-old boys who “tortured” a teenager to death in an alleyway behind his home in a gang murder can be named for the first time after they were handed life sentences. Kai Fisher-Dixon, Shuayb Mahomud, Tremayne Gray, Omarion Stephens and Abdulqaliq Mohamed stabbed Jacob Abraham, also 15, eight times in the legs and once in the arm.’

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The Guardian, 27th July 2018

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Stephen Port: Officers refuse to answer watchdog’s questions – The Guardian

Posted July 27th, 2018 in misfeasance in public office, murder, news, police by sally

‘All but one of 17 Met officers under investigation for the initial response to the serial killer Stephen Port refused to answer questions during interviews with the police watchdog.’

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BBC News, 26th July 2018

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Moped mugger who stabbed man to death for his Rolex jailed for life – The Independent

Posted July 20th, 2018 in murder, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘A murderer who stabbed a father to death while trying to steal his Rolex watch has been jailed for a minimum of 35 years.’

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The Independent, 19th July 2018

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Paul Cleeland’s 45-year fight to clear name over gun murder – BBC News

‘A man at the centre of one of the UK’s longest alleged miscarriages of justice is making a fresh bid to clear his name after a legal fight spanning more than four decades.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2018

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Man found guilty of murdering wife on New Year’s Eve – BBC News

Posted June 28th, 2018 in murder, news by sally

‘An estate agent has been found guilty of murdering his wife after a drinking game on New Year’s Eve.’

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BBC News, 27th June 2018

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Couple who murdered French nanny and burned her body in garden jailed for life – The Independent

Posted June 27th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A “cruel and evil” couple have been jailed for life for murdering their French nanny and burning her body.’

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The Independent, 26th June 2018

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