Marina Litvinenko submits €3.5m ECHR claim against Russia – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2020 in compensation, damages, human rights, inquiries, international law, murder, news, poisoning, Russia by sally

‘The widow of Alexander Litvinenko has submitted a claim against Russia to the European court of human rights (ECHR), seeking €3.5m (£3.1m) in compensation for his murder by radiation poisoning in London.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2020

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Two found guilty of murdering Irish dancer with ‘devil’s breath’ drug – The Guardian

Posted October 26th, 2020 in internet, murder, news, poisoning, theft by sally

‘A man and a woman have been convicted of the first known murder in Britain using a poison known as “devil’s breath”.’

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The Guardian, 23rd October 2020

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Cleaner Aurora Iacomi jailed for spiking boss’s coffee with detergent – BBC News

Posted September 24th, 2020 in guilty pleas, hazardous substances, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

‘A station cleaner who spiked her supervisor’s coffee with cleaning fluid for “revenge” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2020

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EP 124: The Salisbury Poisonings: scope of the Coroner’s investigation – Matt Hill – Law Pod UK

Posted September 8th, 2020 in coroners, inquests, news, podcasts, poisoning, Russia by sally

‘Matt Hill of 1 Crown Office Row discusses with Rosalind English the inquest into Dawn Sturgess, the innocent victim of the attempted assassination of a Russian agent. He considers the different approaches of the coronial and criminal jurisdictions where someone has died in suspicious circumstances.’

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Law Pod UK, 7th September 2020

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Novichok: family of Dawn Sturgess wins first stage of legal challenge – The Guardian

Posted May 14th, 2020 in coroners, inquests, judicial review, news, poisoning by sally

‘The family of Dawn Sturgess, who died in the Wiltshire novichok poisonings, has won the first stage of a legal challenge against a coroner’s decision to limit the scope of her inquest.’

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The Guardian, 13th May 2020

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Maids Moreton: Ben Field jailed for author’s murder – BBC News

Posted October 18th, 2019 in murder, news, poisoning, sentencing, wills by tracey

‘A churchwarden who murdered an author to inherit his estate has been jailed for a minimum of 36 years.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2019

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Serial killer’s dealer jailed for Grindr murder – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2019 in murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by tracey

‘A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port has been jailed for at least 31 years for the murder of a businessman.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2019

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Cornwall mother guilty of poisoning her baby with salt – BBC News

Posted March 7th, 2018 in children, news, poisoning by sally

‘A mother has been found guilty of poisoning her 18-month-old daughter with more than a tablespoon of salt.’

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BBC News, 6th March 2018

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Warning over fake lipstick after trading standards find level of lead could cause severe health problems – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 6th, 2017 in consumer protection, counterfeiting, news, poisoning by tracey

‘A warning has been issued over fake lipstick after a court heard that the level of lead in counterfeit products can cause severe health problems. Paul Lamerton sold fake lipsticks on eBay and Facebook with 300 times the legal level of lead, and magistrates in Plymouth, Devon, were told that if used regularly the cosmetic could result in high blood pressure, cardiac, reproductive and neurological problems.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th October 2017

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UK government right to refuse release of secret documents – high court – The Guardian

Posted November 24th, 2016 in closed material, disclosure, documents, intelligence services, news, poisoning by tracey

‘The government can keep secret “super-sensitive” documents from Britain’s spy agencies that might shed light on the mystery death of a fugitive Russian, the high court has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 23rd November 2016

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Stephen Port: Serial killer guilty of murdering four men – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2016 in drug offences, homosexuality, murder, news, poisoning, rape, recidivists by tracey

‘A serial killer has been found guilty of murdering four young men by poisoning them with lethal doses of a date rape drug.
Stephen Port, 41, lured his victims to his London flat and secretly gave them GHB, the Old Bailey heard. Scotland Yard believes there could be more victims and is reviewing 58 deaths in London spanning four years involving the drug.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2016

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Schoolboy killed by flood pump’s toxic fumes, coroner rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 8th, 2016 in children, inquests, news, poisoning by tracey

‘A schoolboy died when the toxic fumes produced by a petrol pump designed to keep his family home from flooding poisoned him in his sleep, a coroner has ruled.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th September 2016

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Mother jailed for poisoning daughter with painkillers in breast milk – Daily Telegraph

‘A mother jailed for seven years for poisoning her one-year-old daughter by putting a powerful painkiller in her breast milk tried to blame the toddler’s father, leaving him “scarred for life”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th May 2016

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Woman who took poison to terminate pregnancy jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 18th, 2015 in abortion, news, poisoning, pregnancy, sentencing by tracey

‘Natalie Towers, 24, sentenced to serve two years and six months behind bars after buying poison online to terminate her unborn son.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th December 2015

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Alexander Litvinenko death inquiry report completed – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2015 in inquests, inquiries, news, poisoning, Russia, spying by sally

‘The inquiry report into the death of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 has been completed.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2015

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Woman jailed for trying to kill husband with anti-freeze in Christmas Day drink – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2015 in attempted murder, attempts, families, murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who tried to murder her husband on Christmas Day by lacing his cherry Lambrini with anti-freeze has been jailed for 15 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd November 2015

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Stepping Hill Hospital poisoning deaths: Ten inquests held – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2015 in hospitals, inquests, news, poisoning by tracey

‘Inquests are being held into ten deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital following the jailing of killer nurse Victorino Chua.’

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BBC News, 17th September 2015

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Teenager walks free from court after trying to order lethal toxin over internet – The Guardian

Posted April 21st, 2015 in attempts, internet, news, poisoning, suicide, young persons by sally

‘A “troubled” 16-year-old boy from Greater Manchester who ordered a deadly toxin from the dark web has walked free from court after claiming he tried to buy the poison to kill himself.’

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The Guardian, 20th April 2015

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Alexander Litvinenko murder inquiry opens in high court – The Guardian

Posted January 27th, 2015 in inquiries, intelligence services, news, poisoning, spying by sally

‘A public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko opens in the high court on Tuesday, eight years after the former Russian intelligence officer and MI6 informant was murdered in London with deadly polonium.’

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The Guardian, 27th January 2015

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Alcohol consumed in pregnancy may be deemed to be poisoning – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted November 10th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, criminal injuries compensation, news, poisoning, pregnancy by sally

‘The Court of Appeal heard a landmark test case this week brought on behalf of a child born with foetal alcohol syndrome against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 7th November 2014

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