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International Business Times
Two men sexually abused drunk teenage trio in car's back seat after offering them lift home and a 14-year-old boy outside the Gas Lamp Lounge pub in Louth, Grimsby. The p
International Business Times / Posted 37 minutes ago
and a 14-year-old boy outside the Gas Lamp Lounge pub in Louth, Grimsby. The pair were caged for 14 years each at Lincoln Crown Court on Tuesday (22 August) after pleading not guilty to a series of sexual offences. The court had heard how the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Machete-wielding robber held up supermarket while dressed as pantomime witchthe moment Overton loiters near the tills before dramatically pulling out the b
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
the moment Overton loiters near the tills before dramatically pulling out the blade (Image: Wales News Service)Cardiff Crown court heard Overton filled carrier bags with money before he fled (Image: Wales News Service)The dramatic footage was... Read more
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International Business Times
Corrupt police officers planned major drugs bust to rob dealers and sell to rival gang way to Birmingham then split the drugs between them and a criminal gang to be s
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
way to Birmingham then split the drugs between them and a criminal gang to be sold. Both men were convicted at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday (22 August) of conspiracy to possess drugs with intent to supply, misconduct in public office and... Read more
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walesonline
Brothers caught with stolen goods wouldn't tell cops where they got ita haul of jewellery and electrical items when police raided the house where the
walesonline / Posted 3 hours ago
a haul of jewellery and electrical items when police raided the house where they were living in January this year. Swansea Crown Court heard the brothers refused to tell police how they came by the goods. Also present in the property was Patrick... Read more
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Daily Record
Watch horrifying moment thug brutally attacks shop worker with screwdriverto collect his sandal, and the shopkeeper attempts to fight him off with a bott
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
to collect his sandal, and the shopkeeper attempts to fight him off with a bottle. On the day of his trial at Nottingham Crown Court, he pleaded guilty. He was sentenced to eight years in jail for the offences, and Judge John Burgess awarded the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Former headteacher spared jail over thousands of indecent imagesof sexually touching a child in 1999 after kissing one of his pupils. On Monda
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 hours ago
of sexually touching a child in 1999 after kissing one of his pupils. On Monday (August 21), he was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court after admitting three counts of making indecent photographs or pseudo photographs of a child, one count of... Read more
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metro
Teenager pleaded 'leave me alone' in horrific phone recording of rapecall for end to knife crime ‘He made it plain he wanted to have sex and she di
metro / Posted 4 hours ago
call for end to knife crime ‘He made it plain he wanted to have sex and she didn’t,’ prosecutor Peter Clement told Harrow Crown Court. ‘The defendant became more demanding and somewhat bullying of her. He grabbed her by the arm, torso and neck,... Read more
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This is West Country
Williton man charged as part major drugs conspiracyof an offensive weapon at Adber Close, Yeovil, on April 15. All nine defendant
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
of an offensive weapon at Adber Close, Yeovil, on April 15. All nine defendants were ordered to stand trial at Taunton Crown Court and were given unconditional bail to appear before a pre-trial hearing there on September 18. Meanwhile, a tenth... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seven benefit chiefs 'masterminded a 10-year £1m fraud at councils''The crown would say the powers of sentencing are insufficient in this court an
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
'The crown would say the powers of sentencing are insufficient in this court and I would ask them to be committed to the crown court.' Magistrates chairman, Victoria Readman declined jurisdiction and the case was sent to the Crown Court for a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
An elderly couple took pity on this homeless man - then he robbed them of their last holiday togetherabout him, they invited him to their home in Halliwell for a meal. Duncan Wilc
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 hours ago
about him, they invited him to their home in Halliwell for a meal. Duncan Wilcock, prosecuting, previously told Bolton Crown Court how 45-year-old Hargreaves accepted and the couple’s generosity continued over the next two weeks, with homeless... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man accused of murdering neighbour then 'laughing like hyena'police cordon on Gloucester Road in Urmston (Image: Sean Hansford) Ashley Boss
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 hours ago
police cordon on Gloucester Road in Urmston (Image: Sean Hansford) Ashley Bosson, 25, has now gone on trial at Manchester Crown Court accused of his murder. The two men had lived on the same street - although the court was told Bosson had been... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich man denies being part of cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis dealing operation Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: SIMON PARKER An Ipswich man whose DNA was foun
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: SIMON PARKER An Ipswich man whose DNA was found on bags of drugs found by police in a car which was abandoned in the town centre has... Read more
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International Business Times
Yorkshireman jailed for uploading Isis terror propaganda to Google+ account Sagheer Hussain was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Sagheer Hussain was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of three terrorism offences at Leeds Crown Court on 21 August. Hussain, 39, uploaded three videos supporting Isis to his Google+ account. They were watched... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
12-year-old boy pulled knife on teenager in bid to steal his shoeshis shoes - Liverpool Echo The victim, 15, suffered a cut to his hand trying t
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
his shoes - Liverpool Echo The victim, 15, suffered a cut to his hand trying to wrestle blade off younger boy Liverpool Crown Court, Magistrates Court and Youth Court in Derby Square, Liverpool. A 12-year-old boy who pulled a knife on a... Read more
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metro
Heartbroken dad releases footage of son's murder to call for end to knife crime(Picture: SWNS) Sillah, of Leicester, was found guilty of murder and wounding
metro / Posted 5 hours ago
(Picture: SWNS) Sillah, of Leicester, was found guilty of murder and wounding with intent after a trial at Birmingham Crown Court and jailed for life with a minimum of 24 years. Sentencing, Judge Mark Wall QC said: ‘There’s a growing trend... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Great Yarmouth fraudster Ryan Bowles jailed for more than two years following scams on Gumtree and Spareroom.comusing the websites Gumtree and Spareroom.com between March 2015 and May 2017.
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
using the websites Gumtree and Spareroom.com between March 2015 and May 2017. The 27-year-old was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to 21 fraud offences, which left customers £8,870 out of pocket. In one... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Man jailed for defrauding elderly mother with dementiaafter he had "decimated" his mother's finances. Leonard admitted fraud by abus
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 hours ago
after he had "decimated" his mother's finances. Leonard admitted fraud by abuse of position but denied money laundering and was found guilty of this at a trial, then was sentenced at St Albans Crown Court to five and a half years in prison on Mond... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Great Yarmouth fraudster Ryan Bowles jailed for more than two years following scams on Gumtree and Spareroom.comusing the websites Gumtree and Spareroom.com between March 2015 and May 2017.
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 hours ago
using the websites Gumtree and Spareroom.com between March 2015 and May 2017. The 27-year-old was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to 21 fraud offences, which left customers £8,870 out of pocket. In one... Read more
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birminghammail
Crooked police officers plotted to steal drugs from dealerpleaded guilty at the start of his trial while Majid was convicted following a
birminghammail / Posted 5 hours ago
pleaded guilty at the start of his trial while Majid was convicted following a two-week trial at Birmingham Crown Court which concluded today. In 2009 Majid was awarded a police medal for his part in controlling thousands of... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hatfield student gets suspended sentence after turning to drug dealingwhen he returned to the vehicle, but then left on seeing the officers, they dec
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 5 hours ago
when he returned to the vehicle, but then left on seeing the officers, they decided to question him As a result, St Albans Crown Court was told, cash and cannabis were recovered from the 21-year-old. He pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis with... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teenagers driven to secluded spots and sexually abused by two men on Halloweenpub in Louth, the Grimsby Telegraph reports. After chatting to them, they offe
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
pub in Louth, the Grimsby Telegraph reports. After chatting to them, they offered the three of them a lift home. Lincoln Crown Court was told that the teenagers were all drunk, with one girl so intoxicated that she could hardly stand up. As the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teacher sent schoolgirl 'naked picture of himself with emoji covering genitals'and ‘student, teacher and sex’ before he joined a school in Solihull, West Midl
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
and ‘student, teacher and sex’ before he joined a school in Solihull, West Midlands. Wood is on trial at Birmingham Crown Court where he has denied inciting a child to engage in sexual activity. He has also pleaded not guilty to two charges... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbrian regeneration agency fraudster has jail term cutadmitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was ja
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
admitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was jailed for six years at Carlisle Crown Court in May last year. But he appealed and the "excessive" sentence has been slashed to four years and 10 months by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rapist unwittingly 'confessed' to sex attack as victim recorded taunts on phonethis year and that must have come as a shock to him, the clear evidence of it,"
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
this year and that must have come as a shock to him, the clear evidence of it," his lawyer Miss Marie Spenwyn told Harrow Crown Court. "We now have a man hanging his head in shame over his behaviour."Roser pleaded guilty to one count of rape;... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Passenger stabbed while protecting wife from man "shouting 'kill the Muslims'"affected. "When I leave the house, when people walk towards me, I fear they ar
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
affected. "When I leave the house, when people walk towards me, I fear they are going to attack me." Jurors at Southwark Crown Court are being asked to decide whether Brown was legally insane at the time of the stabbing. Brown has a long history... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman 'posed as man to trick teenage girls into performing sex acts on Facetime'on a smartphone while she sat and watched in a darkened room. Timms also made
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
on a smartphone while she sat and watched in a darkened room. Timms also made the girls send explicit images, Maidstone Crown Court heard. Appearing on Monday, she pleaded guilty to three charges of causing a person to engage in sexual activity... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian regeneration agency fraudster has jail term cutadmitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was ja
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
admitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was jailed for six years at Carlisle Crown Court in May last year. But he appealed and the "excessive" sentence has been slashed to four years and 10 months by... Read more
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SKY News
Cannibal killer found dead in cell 'taken off watch'was HIV positive, had been put on a programme for prisoners considered at risk,
SKY News / Posted 6 hours ago
was HIV positive, had been put on a programme for prisoners considered at risk, a pre-inquest review hearing at Southwark Crown Court was told. But the crystal meth addict was taken off on 28 December and on 4 January "suicide watch ceased",... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cumbrian regeneration agency fraudster has jail term cutadmitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was ja
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 hours ago
admitted two frauds and two counts of transferring criminal property and was jailed for six years at Carlisle Crown Court in May last year. But he appealed and the "excessive" sentence has been slashed to four years and 10 months by... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tyres slashed in Bedlington 'revenge attacks' after teen's deathby dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to s
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and failing to report an accident. Magistrates remanded O’Donnell into custody to next appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Septem... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Elmswell man admits unlawful woundingwith an assault in Stowmarket. Daniel Finch, 28, of Pightle Close, Elmswell to
Bury Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
with an assault in Stowmarket. Daniel Finch, 28, of Pightle Close, Elmswell today (Tuesday) pleaded guilty at Ipswich Crown Court to an offence of unlawful wounding on June 24. Finch is due to be sentenced next month and has been granted... Read more
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Daily Mail
Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford suffers heart attack in jailyear Clifford was also ordered to pay £80,000 to a victim as well as £15,000 to
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
year Clifford was also ordered to pay £80,000 to a victim as well as £15,000 to another. During his trial at Southwark Crown Court, the kiss-and-tell publicist was described as a 'repulsive paedophile' and a 'bully', who sexually abused seven... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Trio face trial over 'complex and voluminous' mortgage fraud casegive evidence or call witnesses at this stage. Granting an application to have
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
give evidence or call witnesses at this stage. Granting an application to have the accused returned for trial at Belfast Crown Court, District Judge Nigel Broderick released them on continuing bail until their arrangement. Defence... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Masked Belfast dad who entered home of ex-partner with knife put on probation Belfast Crown Court heard the early morning incident was witnessed "in part"
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
Belfast Crown Court heard the early morning incident was witnessed "in part" by the former couple's 13-year-old daughter. August 22 2017 Masked Belfast dad who entered... Read more
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walesonline
Major fire exposed waste firm boss's 'couldn't care less attitude'the firm Robert Collis ran - Crofty Point Metals Ltd - has been hit with a £35,
walesonline / Posted 7 hours ago
the firm Robert Collis ran - Crofty Point Metals Ltd - has been hit with a £35,000 fine, plus costs. Swansea Crown Court heard the activities of Collis and his Penclawdd business first came to the attention of the Health and Safety... Read more
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Louth Leader
BREAKING: Two men jailed for 14 years each after sex attacks on teenagers14, outside the Gas Lamp Lounge pub in Louth and after chatting to them offered
Louth Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
14, outside the Gas Lamp Lounge pub in Louth and after chatting to them offered the three of them a lift home. Lincoln Crown Court was told that the teenagers were all drunk with one girl so intoxicated that she could hardly stand up. As the... Read more
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International Business Times
Machete-wielding drug addict robbed Co-op in a witch costume black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise when he walked into a Co-o
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise when he walked into a Co-op store in Newport, south Wales. Cardiff Crown Court heard the serial robber drove from London on 7 July and pulled out a machete in the shop from a black handbag he... Read more
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International Business Times
Father narrates heartbreaking film of his son's murder in plea to stop knife crime take your life or the life of someone close to you." Sillah was jailed for lif
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
take your life or the life of someone close to you." Sillah was jailed for life with a minimum of 24 years at Birmingham Crown Court yesterday (21 August). Leicestershire Police released the film after the sentence was announced. In the film,... Read more
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birminghammail
Gangsters jailed for raping and torturing woman in brutal drugs turf warCrew, all of Somalian origin, tried to take over the lucrative market in hard d
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
Crew, all of Somalian origin, tried to take over the lucrative market in hard drugs in Exeter in February. The city’s crown court heard the 28-year-old woman was raped by all three men. She was also held at knifepoint, slapped, ordered to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Would-be rapist held terrified woman at knifepoint in cocaine-fuelled attackBoath sexually assaulted and twice tried to rape his victim, but failed because
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 hours ago
Boath sexually assaulted and twice tried to rape his victim, but failed because he could not get an erection. Liverpool Crown Court heard Boath and his victim had been drinking and taking “recreational drugs” at her home. She agreed Boath could... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lingerie model who led police on 90mph BMW chase stole booze after jail releasewith a passenger whom she claimed egged her on, after smashing it into a house.
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
with a passenger whom she claimed egged her on, after smashing it into a house. The lingerie model was jailed at Teesside Crown Court on May 11. She was also banned from driving for three years and two months. She put her head in her hands as the... Read more
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The News and Star
Benefit assessors from three councils accused of fraud in excess of £1m"significant planning and abuse of a position of trust". Magistrate Victoria R
The News and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
"significant planning and abuse of a position of trust". Magistrate Victoria Readman sent all 12 defendants to Southwark Crown Court for a pleas and case management hearing on September 19. They were all granted unconditional bail until their... Read more
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The News and Star
Thug attacked woman with a glass in Cumbrian townhome on May 20. As blood poured from a wound, Miss Fee tried to flee - but was
The News and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
home on May 20. As blood poured from a wound, Miss Fee tried to flee - but was punched several times by Donnelly, Carlisle Crown Court heard. The previous evening he had grabbed her by the hair before punching her on the arm and face after... Read more
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birminghammail
Teacher sent schoolgirl naked picture with emoji covering genitals, court toldthe school. The teacher, previously from Dorridge but now from Tregaron in Cer
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
the school. The teacher, previously from Dorridge but now from Tregaron in Ceredigion, Wales, is on trial at Birmingham Crown Court where he has denied inciting a child to engage in sexual activity. He has also pleaded not guilty to two charges... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Stratford gang who peddled class A and B drugs jailed for 28 yearssentences and five-year Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBOs) for class A and B drug
Newham Recorder / Posted 8 hours ago
sentences and five-year Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBOs) for class A and B drugs offences and were sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday. Police caught the men after businesses and community members complained about drug-dealing,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork fraudster tricked terminal cancer sufferer out of her life savingswas found guilty of six counts of fraud and one count of pretending to be a bar
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
was found guilty of six counts of fraud and one count of pretending to be a barrister following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. David Nathan QC, defending, said: "The impact upon Ms Burch is horrific. When you read her impact statement it... Read more
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Gulf News
Fake UK lawyer jailed for conning dying woman out of life savingsof Cirencester, Gloucestershire, was found guilty of six counts of fraud and on
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, was found guilty of six counts of fraud and one of pretending to be a barrister at Bristol crown court.Jailing Cremin, Judge Michael Longman said he had used “bluff and bluster” to defraud his victims.“You have been... Read more
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This is West Country
Nine in court over South Somerset drugs conspiracyof an offensive weapon at Adber Close, Yeovil, on April 15. All nine defendant
This is West Country / Posted 9 hours ago
of an offensive weapon at Adber Close, Yeovil, on April 15. All nine defendants were ordered to stand trial at Taunton Crown Court and were given unconditional bail to appear before a pre trial hearing there on September 18. Meanwhile, a 10th... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Masked Belfast dad who entered home of ex-partner with knife placed put on probation Belfast Crown Court heard the early morning incident was witnessed "in part"
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
Belfast Crown Court heard the early morning incident was witnessed "in part" by the former couple's 13-year-old daughter. August 22 2017 Masked Belfast dad who... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Knife thug left man for dead in pool of blood before carrying on with his New Year's partyalong Seel Street, towards St Peter’s Square, by friends, where he collapsed ne
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
along Seel Street, towards St Peter’s Square, by friends, where he collapsed near the entrance of Peacock’s Bar.Liverpool Crown Court (Image: Ian Cooper) The jury also saw harrowing images of the enormous blood trail left by Mr Dunne as he... Read more
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