Man to be sentenced for murder of hotelier and trying to kill his own mother – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2021 in attempted murder, dangerous driving, families, murder, news by sally

‘An artist found guilty of the murder of millionaire hotelier Sir Richard Sutton and the attempted murder of his own mother will be sentenced on Monday.’

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The Independent, 20th December 2021

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David Fuller jailed for murder of two women and abuse of over 100 corpses – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2021 in guilty pleas, hospitals, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered two women then used a hospital job to prey like a “vulture” on more than 100 dead women in a mortuary, whose bodies he sexually assaulted, has been told by a judge he will die in jail.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2021

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Daniel Morgan: Axe-murder victim’s family ‘set to sue the Met’ – The Independent

Posted December 13th, 2021 in compensation, corruption, criminal justice, families, murder, news, police, victims by tracey

‘The family of a private investigator whose murder 34 years ago remains unsolved are preparing to take legal action against the Metropolitan Police over the case.’

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The Independent, 13th December 2021

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Kerry Woolley murder: Killer jailed alongside accomplice mum – BBC News

‘A man who stabbed, smothered and strangled his girlfriend has been jailed alongside his mother, who helped him try to cover up his crime.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2021

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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Review of his death ‘owes it to him’ – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2021 in child cruelty, homicide, inquiries, murder, news, social services by sally

‘Authorities owe it to Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and all children to review events leading up to his killing, the crime and policing minister Kit Malthouse has said.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2021

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James Stokoe murder trial: Alexander Layton convicted of stab murder – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2021 in murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A pedestrian who stabbed a stranger to death in front of his young son after the driver had braked to avoid running him over has been convicted of murder.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2021

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Two Met police officers jailed over photos of murdered sisters – The Guardian

‘Two Metropolitan police officers who “dehumanised” two black murder victims “for their own amusement” by taking and sharing photos from the scene where they lay murdered have each been jailed for two years and nine months.’

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The Guardian, 6th December 2021

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Humza Hussain: Teen jailed for murder outside Luton school – BBC News

‘A teenager has been jailed for 16 years for murdering a 16-year-old boy outside a school in a revenge killing.’

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BBC News, 30th November 2021

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Ex-soldier’s wife found guilty of murdering baby abandoned in woods – The Independent

‘The wife of a former soldier has been found guilty of the murder of her newborn baby by abandoning him in woodland after she discovered she was pregnant too late to have an abortion.’

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The Independent, 30th November 2021

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Gunman aged 14 sentenced to life for ‘evil’ murder of Birmingham schoolboy – The Independent

Posted November 30th, 2021 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A 14-year-old boy believed to be Britain’s youngest defendant convicted of a gun murder has been handed a life sentence and ordered to serve at least 16 years behind bars.
Yussuf Mustapha, who turned 14 just three weeks before he shot and killed Birmingham schoolboy Keon Lincoln, can now be named in media reports after a judge lifted an order protecting his identity.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2021

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Carole Packman murder: Russell Causley returned to prison – BBC News

‘A murderer who refuses to reveal the whereabouts of his wife’s body has been returned to jail after breaching his parole licence conditions.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2021

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Sarah Everard: Chairwoman of inquiry into murder announced – BBC News

‘An independent inquiry into the murder of Sarah Everard will receive greater powers if the newly appointed chairwoman is unable to fulfil her remit, the home secretary has said.’

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BBC News, 22nd November 2021

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Colin Pitchfork: Double child killer arrested and recalled to prison two months after release – The Independent

Posted November 22nd, 2021 in children, murder, news, parole, prisons, probation, rape, sexual offences by tracey

‘Colin Pitchfork has been arrested and sent back to prison just two months after being released, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced on Friday. He was let out in September after spending 33 years in jail for murdering two teenage girls in the 1980s.’

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The Independent, 20th November 2021

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Gaddafi minister found jointly liable for 1984 killing of PC Yvonne Fletcher – The Guardian

Posted November 17th, 2021 in demonstrations, joint liability, Libya, murder, news, police by sally

‘A former minister in Muammar Gaddafi’s government was jointly liable for the shooting of PC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984, a high court judge has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 16th November 2021

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Greenwich hotel murder: Serial abuser guilty of killing girlfriend – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2021 in domestic violence, families, kidnapping, murder, news, rape, sexual offences, women by sally

‘A “serial abuser of women” has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend at a south-east London hotel.’

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BBC News, 10th November 2021

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Man guilty of murdering teenager at south Wales Chinese takeaway – The Independent

Posted November 10th, 2021 in attempted murder, murder, news by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of killing a teenager and attempting to murder her stepfather at a family-run Chinese takeaway in Wales.’

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The Independent, 9th November 2021

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Lincolnshire teenager jailed for luring friend, 12, to woods and killing him – The Guardian

Posted November 9th, 2021 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years for murdering his 12-year-old friend after luring him to woodland and attempting to decapitate him.’

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The Guardian, 8th November 2021

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‘Super courtroom’ to open in Loughborough to deal with gang trials – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2021 in courts, drug trafficking, gangs, Ministry of Justice, money laundering, murder, news by tracey

‘A “super courtroom” has been built to help deal with gang trials with large numbers of defendants.’

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BBC News, 9th November 2021

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Police watchdog raises concern over ‘canteen culture’ WhatsApp groups where officers share racist and sexist messages – The Independent

‘A watchdog has issued a warning over police officers’ “unacceptable” use of WhatsApp to share sensitive operational information and discriminatory comments.’

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The Independent, 7th November 2021

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Anthony Adekola murder: Three gang members jailed over random M&S worker’s killing – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2021 in gangs, imprisonment, London, murder, news, sentencing by michael

“Three gang members who randomly murdered a Marks & Spencer worker in a postcode war have been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 5th November 2021

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