Triple killer Theodore Johnson has jail term increased – BBC News

Posted March 9th, 2018 in appeals, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who killed three former partners has had his minimum jail term increased to 30 years.’

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BBC News, 8th March 2018

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Leonne Weeks murder: Jailed Shea Heeley ‘liked killing’ – BBC News

Posted March 6th, 2018 in mental health, murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A 19-year-old man “obsessed with murder and killing” has been jailed for stabbing a 16-year-old girl to death in a “brutally violent” attack.’

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BBC News, 5th March 2018

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Surrey woman who killed husband can challenge murder conviction – The Guardian

Posted March 2nd, 2018 in appeals, domestic violence, murder, news by tracey

‘A woman who bludgeoned her husband to death with a hammer has won the latest round in an attempt to appeal against her conviction for murder. Georgina Challen attacked 61-year-old Richard Challen in August 2010 as he ate lunch at the kitchen table in their former home in Claygate, Surrey. In June 2011 a jury at Guildford crown court took 11 hours to find Challen, known as Sally, guilty of murdering the former car dealer. She was jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years, which was later reduced on appeal by four years. On Thursday, three court of appeal judges allowed Challen leave to appeal against the conviction.’

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The Guardian, 1st March 2018

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Peter Wrighton murder: Ex-soldier found guilty – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2018 in armed forces, DNA, mental health, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “callous” ex-soldier has been convicted of murdering an 83-year-old dog walker in an “animalistic” attack.’

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BBC News, 28th February 2018

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Mother beat baby to death after authorities failed to share information – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 28th, 2018 in child abuse, murder, news, reports, social services by sally

‘A mother beat her baby to death after the authorities failed to share details of the ‘early signs of neglect’ in the family, a serious case review has found.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th February 2018

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Portsmouth baby murder: ‘Poor information sharing’ before death – BBC News

Posted February 27th, 2018 in children, domestic violence, health, murder, news, reports, social services by tracey

‘Poor information sharing between agencies meant warning signs were missed in the lead up to the murder of a 19-day-old baby by his mother, a serious case review has found.
Nicola Brown, 43, from Portsmouth, was found guilty of the murder of her son Jake following a trial in 2016. She was ordered to serve life with a minimum of 14-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 27th February 2018

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Mother who poisoned and suffocated her baby is jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted February 23rd, 2018 in children, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother who suffocated and poisoned her eight-week-old baby, causing his death, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 14 years and nine months today (22 February).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 22nd February 2018

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Three jailed for life for stabbing teenager to death in south London – The Guardian

Posted February 16th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘Three people have been given life sentences for the murder of a teenager in south London who was stabbed to death while on a night out with friends.’

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The Guardian, 15th February 2018

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Mother who murdered baby attacked another child years earlier – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2018 in assault, child cruelty, murder, news, social services by sally

‘A mother jailed for murdering her seven-month-old baby had confessed to attacking another child years earlier.’

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The Guardian, 14th February 2018

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Mother of murder victim fears killer could be released from prison without being put on Sex Offenders’ Register, despite admitting rape – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 15th, 2018 in murder, news, release on licence, sexual offences, violent offenders by sally

‘The mother of a murder victim fears her killer could be released from prison without being put on the Sex Offenders’ Register, even though he told police he had raped her.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th February 2018

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Freezer body murder: Uncle guilty of Celine Dookhran rape and killing – BBC News

Posted February 14th, 2018 in murder, news, rape by michael

“An uncle has been convicted of kidnapping, raping and slitting the throat of his niece before putting her body in a deep freezer.”

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BBC News, 14th February 2018

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Yorkshire Ripper: No new charges for Sutcliffe – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2018 in murder, news, prosecutions, recidivists by sally

‘Police have confirmed there are no plans to charge the Yorkshire Ripper with any further offences.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2018

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Daughter and grandson sentenced for murdering Betty Guy – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted February 9th, 2018 in murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘The daughter and grandson of 84-year-old Betty Guy, who died at her home in Swansea, were found guilty of her murder on 6 February. Both were sentenced to life imprisonment today (8 February) and ordered to serve a minimum of 11 years.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 8th February 2018

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Robert Trigg: Police ‘missed chances’ to catch double killer – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2018 in domestic violence, inquiries, murder, news, police by tracey

‘The family of a woman murdered by her boyfriend five years after he killed another partner say they are “finally being taken seriously”. An inquiry found Sussex Police “missed opportunities” when investigating the deaths of Susan Nicholson, 52, in 2011 and Caroline Devlin, 35, in 2006. Robert Trigg, 52, was convicted last year of killing them both.
The findings have now been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), the force said.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2018

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Former soldier found guilty of murdering his grandmother – The Guardian

Posted February 7th, 2018 in murder, news by tracey

‘A former soldier has been found guilty of murdering his grandmother by smothering her with a pillow after his mother gave the elderly woman a cocktail of crushed tablets and whisky.’

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The Guardian, 6th February 2018

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Stalker who killed ex-girlfriend when she ended their relationship is jailed for life – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 7th, 2018 in murder, news, stalking by tracey

‘A warehouse worker who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after she ended their relationship had been reported to the police four years earlier for stalking a previous partner, it can be revealed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th February 2018

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Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terrorist attack – The Guardian

Posted February 5th, 2018 in murder, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘The Finsbury Park terrorist, Darren Osborne, will spend at least 43 years behind bars after being jailed for life for his murderous attack on Muslims in London last June.’

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The Guardian, 2nd February 2018

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Ashwin Daudia jailed over ex-wife Kiran’s murder – BBC News

Posted February 5th, 2018 in domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “controlling” husband who was caught on CCTV dragging his ex-wife’s body in a suitcase has been jailed for her murder.’

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BBC News, 2nd February 2018

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Darren Osborne guilty of Finsbury Park mosque murder – BBC News

Posted February 2nd, 2018 in hate crime, Islam, murder, news by sally

‘A man who drove a van into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque has been found guilty of murder.’

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BBC News, 1st February 2018

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Guy Hedger shooting: Two men jailed for executive’s murder – BBC News

Posted January 23rd, 2018 in burglary, firearms, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men have been jailed for murdering an executive in a botched burglary at his luxury home.’

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BBC News, 22nd January 2018

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