Police consider bringing criminal charges against Stafford hospital staff – The Guardian

Posted February 18th, 2013 in doctors, duty of care, hospitals, negligence, news, police, reports, unlawful killing by sally

“Police and prosecutors are studying a damning report into ‘appalling’ failures of care at an NHS hospital where hundreds of patients needlessly died, to examine whether any criminal charges need to be brought against those involved.”

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The Guardian, 15th February 2013

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Denham ‘crash for cash’ men jailed for Baljinder Gill death – BBC News

“Three men who deliberately caused a car crash that led to another collision in which a woman died have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2013

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Chimney sweep Philip Jones fined £5,000 over Derwyn Rees’s death – BBC News

Posted February 12th, 2013 in fines, health & safety, news, unlawful killing by tracey

“A sweep who did not remove a bird’s nest blocking a chimney flue has been fined £5,000 over the death of an ex-miner from carbon monoxide poisoning.”

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BBC News, 11th February 2013

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Essex Police sued over Lee Balkwell cement mixer death – BBC News

“Essex Police is to be sued over its investigation into the death of a man found
with multiple injuries in a cement mixer.”

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BBC News, 4th February 2013

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May Lewis Cardiff lift death: Unlawful killing verdict – BBC News

“An inquest jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing on a 96-year-old woman in a wheelchair who died in a lift shaft fall.”

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BBC News, 1st February 2013

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Iraqis seek public inquiry at the High Court over UK troops’ ‘acts of brutality’ – The Independent

Posted January 30th, 2013 in armed forces, human rights, inquiries, Iraq, news, torture, unlawful killing by sally

“Allegations that British troops in Iraq were guilty of killing civilians and ‘terrifying acts of brutality’ were made at the High Court today [29 January].”

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The Independent, 29th January 2013

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Man killed noisy neighbour with fish filleting knife – BBC News

Posted October 16th, 2012 in homicide, news, noise, offensive weapons, sentencing, unlawful killing by tracey

“A man has been jailed for 10 years for stabbing his neighbour to death following a series of disputes over noise in St Helens.”

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BBC News, 15th October 2012

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Regina (Wilkinson) v HM Coroner for the Greater Manchester South District – WLR Daily

Posted October 15th, 2012 in careless driving, coroners, inquests, law reports, news, unlawful killing by tracey

Regina (Wilkinson) v HM Coroner for the Greater Manchester South District: [2012] EWHC 2755 (Admin);   [2012] WLR (D)  273

“Causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving contrary to section 2B of the Road Traffic Act 1988 should not be treated as ‘unlawful killing’ for the purposes of the conclusion of an inquest whatever conclusion might be reached in other contexts.”

WLR Daily, 11th October 2012

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Vet who killed driver wins landmark case to get unlawful killing verdict overturned – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 12th, 2012 in inquests, news, road traffic, unlawful killing by sally

“A trainee vet whose car fatally struck a tow truck driver by the side of a motorway has triumphed in a ground-breaking legal fight to overturn an inquest verdict that he was ‘unlawfully killed’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th October 2012

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Tomlinson death case officer faces Met disciplinary hearing – The Guardian

“The police officer cleared of killing Ian Tomlinson on the fringes of the G20 protests in London will this week face further scrutiny into his conduct through an internal Metropolitan police disciplinary hearing which, unusually, will be held in public. It will be only the second time such an internal police hearing will take place in the open since a 2008 law gave the Independent Police Complaints Commission powers to compel this in instances with particular public interest.”

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The Guardian, 16th September 2012

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Inquest hears lessons learnt about IEDs after deaths in Helmand – The Independent

Posted July 25th, 2012 in armed forces, explosives, inquests, news, unlawful killing by tracey

” Two Royal Marines who died in Afghanistan last May were unlawfully killed by an improvised explosive device (IED), an inquest has ruled.”

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The Independent, 25th July 2012

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Joshua Jones inquest: Two-year-old’s death ‘avoidable’ – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2011 in inquests, news, police, social services, unlawful killing by tracey

“A coroner has said the death of a two-year-old boy from Cheshire in 2007 could have been avoided if police and social services had acted differently.”

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BBC News, 20th December 2011

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Vulnerable man ‘unlawfully killed’ – The Independent

Posted December 8th, 2011 in harassment, inquests, news, unlawful killing by tracey

” A vulnerable man who died after suffering 30 years of torment by yobs was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled today.”

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The Independent, 7th December 2011

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Liam Hogan inquest delivers unlawful killing verdict against father – The Guardian

“A father accused of pushing his son to his death from the balcony of a Greek hotel killed the child unlawfully, a coroner has ruled. The inquest on six-year-old Liam Hogan was told that his father, John, appeared to shove the boy and his two-year-old sister, Mia, before leaping off the balcony himself.”

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The Guardian, 30th November 2011

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Rogue Afghan attack was ‘unlawful killing’ – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2011 in armed forces, inquests, news, unlawful killing by tracey

“Three soldiers were unlawfully killed by a rogue Afghan soldier in Helmand in July 2010, an inquest has ruled.”

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BBC News, 28th July 2011

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Boy who died in fall from Crete hotel balcony to get second inquest – The Guardian

Posted July 12th, 2011 in children, inquests, mental health, news, unlawful killing by tracey

“A new inquest is to be held in November into the death of a six-year-old boy who was killed when his father jumped from a hotel balcony in Greece while holding him.”

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The Guardian, 11th July 2011

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Ian Tomlinson: key evidence that police withheld from coroner, IPCC and family – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2011 in evidence, inquests, news, police, unlawful killing by sally

“For two years the family of Ian Tomlinson, the newspaper seller unlawfully killed by a police officer, have maintained their belief that police withheld crucial information from them in what they have repeatedly described as a cover-up. There is now solid evidence indicating they were right to suspect that they and others were misled.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2011

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Police officer who struck Ian Tomlinson could face manslaughter trial – The Guardian

Posted May 4th, 2011 in evidence, inquests, news, police, prosecutions, unlawful killing by sally

“Britain’s most senior prosecutor has said he was considering whether to prosecute the police officer who attacked Ian Tomlinson for manslaughter after an inquest jury found that the newspaper seller had been unlawfully killed.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

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Tomlinson inquest: Review to test evidence for a criminal trial – The Guardian

“The director of public prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, has ordered a review of his decision last year not to prosecute anyone in connection with the death of Ian Tomlinson.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

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Ian Tomlinson unlawfully killed, inquest finds – The Guardian

Posted May 3rd, 2011 in inquests, news, police, prosecutions, unlawful killing by sally

“A jury in the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson has concluded he was unlawfully killed by a police officer at the G20 protests.”

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2011

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