Swansea: PC Jack Williams jailed for punching autistic man – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2023 in assault, autism, imprisonment, news, police, professional conduct, sentencing by tracey

‘A policeman who punched an autistic man in the head seven times during an arrest has been jailed for 12 weeks.’

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BBC News, 21st September 2023

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Sharlotte Naglis death: No-consent blood test law earns council backing – BBC News

‘Calls by the mother of a girl killed by a drink and drug driver to change the law over testing blood without consent to speed up police investigations has been backed by her local council.’

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BBC News, 18th September 2023

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Body-in-suitcase murderer Matthew Waddell handed life sentence Published 15 hours ago – BBC News

‘A man who killed his partner and hid her body in a suitcase inside a wheelie bin has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.’

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BBC News, 14th September 2023

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Britannia Bridge fatal crash driver given suspended sentence – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2023 in careless driving, homicide, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A lorry driver who ploughed into a line of stationary cars, killing one driver and seriously injuring another, has been sentenced.’

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BBC News, 13th September 2023

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Tahir Nazir jailed for 21 years over Dewsbury fatal arson attack – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2023 in arson, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who started a fire at a house in Dewsbury in which one man died and five people were left seriously injured has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2023

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Man who posed for selfies as he piloted small boat jailed – Home Office

‘An Egyptian man who posed for selfies while piloting a small boat with 50 migrants on board has been jailed for 3 years and 2 months.’

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Home Office, 6th September 2023

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Former Leeds United footballer among four drug dealers jailed – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2023 in conspiracy, drug offences, drug trafficking, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sport by tracey

‘A former Leeds United footballer is among four men jailed for dealing large amounts of cocaine after their encrypted messages were intercepted.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2023

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Killer caught on CCTV as he led estranged wife to her death is jailed for life – The Independent

Posted September 7th, 2023 in closed circuit television, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A killer who stabbed his estranged wife more than 30 times, including 19 wounds to her face and neck, and then kept her body in his room for four days has been jailed for life.’

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The Independent, 6th September 2023

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A46 car crash murderers sentenced – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 4th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, homicide, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A TikTok influencer, her mother and a group of associates have been sentenced at Leicester Crown Court for their involvement in the killing of two men on the A46 in Leicestershire.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st September 2023

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Man found guilty of murdering six-year-old in 1994 awaits ruling on appeal – The Independent

‘A 42-year-old man given a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a six-year-old boy nearly 30 years ago is waiting for a ruling on an appeal.’

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The Independent, 4th September 2023

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Ex-Nationwide teller in London jailed for part in £130,000 bank fraud – The Guardian

Posted September 4th, 2023 in banking, fraud, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A former teller at a London branch of Nationwide has been jailed for more than two years for his part in a £130,000 bank fraud.’

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The Guardian, 3rd September 2023

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Ex-prison officer jailed for possessing white supremacist ‘murder manual’ – The Guardian

Posted September 1st, 2023 in imprisonment, news, prison officers, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A neo-Nazi former prison officer who ran a fascist fitness club has been sentenced to eight years in prison for possessing a terrorist handbook.’

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The Guardian, 31st August 2023

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UN torture expert urges UK government to review indefinite sentences – The Guardian

Posted August 31st, 2023 in imprisonment, news, self-harm, sentencing, suicide, torture by tracey

‘A UN torture expert has called on the UK government to urgently review all sentences imposed on prisoners held indefinitely under the “widely discredited” imprisonment for public protection (IPP) scheme.’

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The Guardian, 30th August 2023

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Families welcome plan to force offenders into dock after Lucy Letby case – BBC News

Posted August 31st, 2023 in contempt of court, families, judiciary, news, punishment, sentencing, victims by tracey

‘Families of victims of serious offenders say plans to give judges more powers to make criminals attend sentencing hearings will ensure loved ones are “put first”.’

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BBC News, 31st August 2023

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Two women jailed for torturing and killing pet parrot in Carlisle – The Guardian

Posted August 30th, 2023 in animal cruelty, animals, birds, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two women who tortured and killed a friend’s pet parrot during a lengthy drinking session have been jailed by a judge who described their cruelty as “beyond comprehension”.’

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The Guardian, 29th August 2023

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Couple jailed for life over murder of Wigan man they accused of rape – The Guardian

Posted August 25th, 2023 in imprisonment, murder, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A couple who “acted as judge, jury and executioner” have received life sentences for the murder of a Wigan man they accused of rape.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2023

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Blackburn man who murdered stranger on her doorstep jailed – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2023 in alcohol abuse, imprisonment, mental health, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who murdered a woman he did not know as she sat on her doorstep while her 15-month-old baby slept upstairs has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 24th August 2023

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Man who stabbed ‘hugely popular’ Islington flower seller jailed for life – The Independent

Posted August 25th, 2023 in families, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A popular flower seller was killed in a “needless and senseless” attack by his late girlfriend’s son who has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 20 years.’

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The Independent, 24th August 2023

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Teenager kidnapped in Birmingham and robbed at gunpoint – BBC News

Posted August 24th, 2023 in firearms, guilty pleas, kidnapping, news, robbery, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Four men have been jailed for kidnapping a teenager and threatening him with a shotgun and sword as they robbed him.’

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BBC News, 23rd August 2023

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Former Met police officer jailed for rape of female colleague and 16-year-old girl – The Guardian

Posted August 24th, 2023 in news, police, rape, sentencing by sally

‘The Metropolitan police protected a predatory rapist within their ranks, dismissing the complaints of one of his victims and leaving him free to attack a teenager, a judge has said.’

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2023

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