Former officer poisoned by Novichok in Salisbury settles claim against Wiltshire Police – The Independent

Posted April 13th, 2022 in attempted murder, compensation, murder, news, poisoning, police, Russia by tracey

‘A former police officer who was poisoned in the Salisbury Novichok attack has reached a settlement in a legal case against his former force, his lawyers have said.’

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The Independent, 13th April 2022

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Home Secretary appoints chair to Sturgess inquiry – Home Office

Posted March 11th, 2022 in government departments, inquiries, news, poisoning, Russia, unlawful killing by tracey

‘Today, the Home Secretary has announced that Lord Hughes of Ombersley will chair the inquiry into the death of Dawn Sturgess, who died in July 2018 following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok.’

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Home Office, 10th March 2022

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NHS doctor killed his partner’s father with poison, civil court finds – The Guardian

Posted January 31st, 2022 in civil justice, doctors, families, news, poisoning, unlawful killing by tracey

‘An NHS doctor killed his partner’s father and almost caused the deaths of her and her mother by giving them a poison that is popular among murderers, a London court has ruled.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2022

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Public inquiry into death of Dawn Sturgess – Home Office

Posted November 19th, 2021 in government departments, inquiries, news, poisoning, Russia, unlawful killing by tracey

‘Home Secretary announces a public inquiry to investigate the death of Dawn Sturgess.’

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Home Office, 18th November 2021

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Dawn Sturgess: Patel considers public inquiry into Novichok death – BBC News

‘The government is considering whether to hold a full public inquiry into the death of Dawn Sturgess from the nerve agent Novichok in Wiltshire in 2018.’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2021

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Salisbury attack: Judge calls for Priti Patel to ‘urgently’ open public inquiry into death of Dawn Sturgess – The Independent

Posted September 23rd, 2021 in delay, government departments, inquiries, news, poisoning, Russia by tracey

‘A judge has called for the home secretary to “urgently” establish a public inquiry into the death of Dawn Sturgess, who was poisoned by novichok after the Salisbury attack.’

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The Independent, 23rd September 2021

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Grimsby doctor who nearly killed partner in ‘exorcism’ rituals jailed – The Guardian

Posted September 21st, 2021 in doctors, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

‘An anaesthetist has been given a 14-and-a-half year jail sentence for injecting his partner with drugs during a series of exorcism ceremonies that left her close to death.’

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The Guardian, 20th September 2021

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Salisbury Novichok-poisoned officer suing Wiltshire Police – BBC News

Posted May 13th, 2021 in news, personal injuries, poisoning, police by sally

‘An ex-police officer who was poisoned in the Salisbury Novichok attack is suing his former force.’

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BBC News, 12th May 2021

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Dawn Sturgess novichok death inquest to look at role of Russian state – The Guardian

Posted March 31st, 2021 in inquests, intelligence services, medical treatment, news, poisoning, Russia by tracey

‘The role the Russian state played in the death of a Wiltshire woman who was poisoned with the nerve agent novichok is to be investigated in detail at her inquest. Heather Hallett said she would carry out a “fearless” inquiry into the death of Dawn Sturgess including digging into who directed the operation to bring novichok into the UK.’

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The Guardian, 30th March 2021

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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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