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Daily Star
Britain's youngest serial killer appeals life sentencessentences. Fairweather admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished resp
Britain's youngest serial killer appeals life sentences
Daily Star / Posted 9 hours ago
sentences. Fairweather admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility but was found guilty after the Guildford Crown Court trial.World's worst serial killers murderers prison life sentence Myra Hindley Ian Brady pictures He... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Colchester double murderer to lodge appeal against ‘excessive’ jail sentencestudent Nahid Almanea, 31, in 2014. Now Simon Spence QC, who defended Fairweat
Colchester double murderer to lodge appeal against ‘excessive’ jail sentence
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
student Nahid Almanea, 31, in 2014. Now Simon Spence QC, who defended Fairweather during his two-week murder trial at Guildford Crown Court, has confirmed the teenager will lodge grounds of appeal against his sentence – on the basis the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Man handed nine-year term for rape and threats to kill in Epsom50, of Sutton, was found guilty of numerous offences, including rape and threat
Man handed nine-year term for rape and threats to kill in Epsom
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
50, of Sutton, was found guilty of numerous offences, including rape and threats to kill following a five-day trial Guildford Crown Court in April. Jurors heard he then raped her twice. After hearing all the evidence over five days the... Read more
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Daily Star
Cross-dressing crook’s dress and wig FELL OFF during botched jewellery heistand Price were at the scene with the intention to steal jewellery to sell for d
Cross-dressing crook’s dress and wig FELL OFF during botched jewellery heist
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
and Price were at the scene with the intention to steal jewellery to sell for drugs, debt or just for cash, the judge at Guildford Crown Court ruled. The partners in crime were caged for six years and 45 months for attempted robbery.Related... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mother neglected daughter so badly she had fungus on her feet spared jailthe age of four until 2014 when she was nearly 12, has been at home being taugh
Mother neglected daughter so badly she had fungus on her feet spared jail
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
the age of four until 2014 when she was nearly 12, has been at home being taught by you, and not attending any school. Guildford Crown Court heard the family court had decided the daughter should stay with her mum "Your daughter had to have... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Man who tried to rob jewellers while dressed as a woman has been jailedto flee. He was eventually arrested in Sussex several days after the attempted
Man who tried to rob jewellers while dressed as a woman has been jailed
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
to flee. He was eventually arrested in Sussex several days after the attempted raid, which happened on February 19. At Guildford Crown Court on Thursday, Valentine, of Carlton Road, Walton-on-Thames, was jailed for six years and Price, of... Read more
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express
Cross-dressing crook's skirt FALLS DOWN during bungled shop raidbeen jailed for a total of nearly ten years. Valentine was sentenced to six ye
Cross-dressing crook's skirt FALLS DOWN during bungled shop raid
express / Posted 6 days ago
been jailed for a total of nearly ten years. Valentine was sentenced to six years in prison, and Price for 45 months, at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday after both men admitted charges of having an imitation firearm. Both had entered guilty... Read more
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International Business Times
CCTV shows bungling robber's wig and dress fall off during jewellery shop raid in Surrey was arrested two days later at Gatwick Airport after trying to flee to St Lucia
CCTV shows bungling robber's wig and dress fall off during jewellery shop raid in Surrey
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
was arrested two days later at Gatwick Airport after trying to flee to St Lucia. The pair were sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday (19 May) after admitting to possessing an imitation firearm with intent to commit a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Man who tried to rob jewellers dressed as a woman is jailedto flee. He was eventually arrested in Sussex several days after the attempted
Man who tried to rob jewellers dressed as a woman is jailed
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
to flee. He was eventually arrested in Sussex several days after the attempted raid, which happened on February 19. At Guildford Crown Court on Thursday, Valentine, of Carlton Road, Walton-on-Thames, was jailed for six years and Price, of... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Manipulative' paedo possessed more than 1,000 child sex imagesimages and breaching a sexual offences protection order (SOPO). Lee Harris, pr
'Manipulative' paedo possessed more than 1,000 child sex images
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
images and breaching a sexual offences protection order (SOPO). Lee Harris, prosecuting at Leatham’s sentencing at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday (May 19), said: “He was reporting this defendant, who was a member of staff. He said he had... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Walton man in drag attempts armed robbery on Leatherhead jewellers while his skirt falls downjailed for six years while his accomplice Price, of Thames Mead, Walton receive
Walton man in drag attempts armed robbery on Leatherhead jewellers while his skirt falls down
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
jailed for six years while his accomplice Price, of Thames Mead, Walton received a three year and nine month sentence at Guildford Crown Court yesterday. Jones, of Thames Mead, was jailed for 15 months. Detective sergeant Joe Easterbrook said:... Read more
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Evening Standard
Moment man in drag loses his wig and leggings in attempted robberyarrived. Valentine, of Carlton Road in Walton-on-Thames, was arrested a few da
Moment man in drag loses his wig and leggings in attempted robbery
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
arrived. Valentine, of Carlton Road in Walton-on-Thames, was arrested a few days after the February 19 incident. Today at Guildford Crown Court, Valentine was sentenced to six years in prison and Price, of Thamesmead in Walton-on-Thames, was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sex 'monster' headmaster caged for raping pupils and throwing 'abuse parties'abuse, the judge was told. Judge Neill Stewart said today: "The court cannot u
Sex 'monster' headmaster caged for raping pupils and throwing 'abuse parties'
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
abuse, the judge was told. Judge Neill Stewart said today: "The court cannot undo the grotesque harm you have caused." Guildford Crown Court heard victim statements on how the pupils, now men, have struggled to come to terms with the horrific... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Monster' former Reigate teacher jailed for sexual abuse42 charges related to his time working as a teacher at the Royal Alexandra and
'Monster' former Reigate teacher jailed for sexual abuse
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
42 charges related to his time working as a teacher at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School at a previous court hearing at Guildford Crown Court. At the sentencing on Thursday, Judge Neill Stewart told Mr Batten he “used and abused” boys at the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boarding school headmaster jailed for raping pupils and throwing 'sex parties'abuse, the judge was told. Judge Neill Stewart said today: "The court cannot u
Boarding school headmaster jailed for raping pupils and throwing 'sex parties'
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
abuse, the judge was told. Judge Neill Stewart said today: "The court cannot undo the grotesque harm you have caused." Guildford Crown Court heard victim statements on how the pupils, now men, have struggled to come to terms with the horrific... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Alleged fraudster 'offered to pay for boob job and hen do'Wilson, who suffered from dementia and died in March 2013, claiming it was need
Alleged fraudster 'offered to pay for boob job and hen do'
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
Wilson, who suffered from dementia and died in March 2013, claiming it was needed for "urgent" renovation work. However, Guildford Crown Court was told the work was carried out at a fraction of the cost with some of the money transferred to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Two men charged with 14 offences following aggravated burglary in Caterhamwith a license, dangerous driving and possession of cannabis. He denied threat
Two men charged with 14 offences following aggravated burglary in Caterham
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
with a license, dangerous driving and possession of cannabis. He denied threatening a witness and one count of possession of an offensive weapon. Both were released on conditional bail and are next due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on June... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Sandhurst doctor accused of hospital sex assaultsmade in November 2014. The 60-year-old appeared at Guilford Magistrates Court
Sandhurst doctor accused of hospital sex assaults
Reading Evening Post / Posted 13 days ago
made in November 2014. The 60-year-old appeared at Guilford Magistrates Court on Tuesday, May 10 but made no indication of any plea. The doctor has been released on conditional bail and is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on Tuesday, Ju... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Pair stand trial for withdrawing £100,000 from dying womanrenovation work at the Tilford home Mr Lowe shared with his dying partner, Susa
Pair stand trial for withdrawing £100,000 from dying woman
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
renovation work at the Tilford home Mr Lowe shared with his dying partner, Susanna Wilson. However when the trial begun at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday (May 12), jurors were told the work was carried out at a fraction of the cost. Prosecutor... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Man charged with GBH after Caterham stabbingremains in hospital after suffering “significant injuries” in the attack, polic
Man charged with GBH after Caterham stabbing
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
remains in hospital after suffering “significant injuries” in the attack, police said. Mr Chambers is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on June 2 for a preliminary hearing. Three men in their late teens were also arrested in connection... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Battersea man jailed after scamming vulnerable people out of £40,000of pounds. Karl Lindon, 35, from Louvaine Road, was found guilty of five count
Battersea man jailed after scamming vulnerable people out of £40,000
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
of pounds. Karl Lindon, 35, from Louvaine Road, was found guilty of five counts of thefts after a lengthy trial at Guildford Crown Court, which concluded on May 9. Lindon was a paralegal who assisted people in civil cases, and he owned a... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Sadistic elements' claim in school house master sex abuse trialabuse and neglect of children younger than 16. Philip Batten, 70, now of Caddo
'Sadistic elements' claim in school house master sex abuse trial
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 16 days ago
abuse and neglect of children younger than 16. Philip Batten, 70, now of Caddock Hill in Battle, East Sussex, appeared at Guildford Crown Court on Monday (May 9) facing a total of 42 charges related to his time working as a teacher at the Royal... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Vile predator' jailed for rape and sexual assaults on girlsThe man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Guildford Crown Cou
'Vile predator' jailed for rape and sexual assaults on girls
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Guildford Crown Court on Friday May 6 to be sentenced after previously being found guilty of 31 counts of rape and sexual assault on four young girls between January 1987 and December... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
South West Trains misery for commuters after Vauxhall station fire, plus other breaking news from Surreypartner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, formerly of
South West Trains misery for commuters after Vauxhall station fire, plus other breaking news from Surrey
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
partner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, formerly of Ash Hill Road, Ash, all pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court in October to supplying drugs. They had between them been sentenced to more than 26 years. Some... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Flash cars and £127,000 seized after police bust on millionaire drug-dealers29, her partner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, all
Flash cars and £127,000 seized after police bust on millionaire drug-dealers
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
29, her partner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, all pleaded guilty to supplying drugs at Guildford Crown Court in October. The trio appeared before the same court for a confiscation hearing on Friday, April 29,... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Vauxhall station fire causes huge delays for Surrey commuters - plus breaking news from countypartner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, formerly of
Vauxhall station fire causes huge delays for Surrey commuters - plus breaking news from county
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
partner Piers Ravenhill, 43, and Richard Wareham, 36, an associate, formerly of Ash Hill Road, Ash, all pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court in October to supplying drugs. They had between them been sentenced to more than 26 years. Some... Read more
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Gazette News
A mother's agony: 'She can still see her son. We've lost our Jim forever'thankful for that." Mum-of-six Miss Finch was joined by her children for every
A mother's agony: 'She can still see her son. We've lost our Jim forever'
Gazette News / Posted 23 days ago
thankful for that." Mum-of-six Miss Finch was joined by her children for every minute of Fairweather's two-week trial at Guildford Crown Court. She said: "For me, I tended to zone out. It's something I learnt to do in drama groups and that was... Read more
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Ipswich Star
James Fairweather sentenced to minimum of 27 years in jail for murders of James Attfield and Nahid Almanealife sentence for the killings. Fairweather was found guilty by a unanimous ju
James Fairweather sentenced to minimum of 27 years in jail for murders of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea
Ipswich Star / Posted 26 days ago
life sentence for the killings. Fairweather was found guilty by a unanimous jury verdict following a two week trial at Guildford Crown Court, which ended last Friday. He had admitted manslaughter by diminished responsibility for the fatal... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Robber said 'this is a robbery, open the till' with knife drawnhim with a Stanley knife saying ‘this is a robbery, open the till, I’m here to
Robber said 'this is a robbery, open the till' with knife drawn
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 27 days ago
him with a Stanley knife saying ‘this is a robbery, open the till, I’m here to rob’,” prosecutor Andrew Horsell said at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday (April 28). The 33-year-old then went behind the counter, helped himself to £278 in cash... Read more
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International Business Times
Colchester: Serial killer-obsessed James Fairweather gets life for 'sadistic' double murder aged 15 (right) was stabbed more than 100 timesEssex Police After being found guilty o
Colchester: Serial killer-obsessed James Fairweather gets life for 'sadistic' double murder aged 15
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
(right) was stabbed more than 100 timesEssex Police After being found guilty of two counts of murder following a trial at Guildford crown court, Fairweather has now been jailed for 27 years for the "horrific crimes" he committed as a child. Paul... Read more
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metro
Serial killer-obsessed schoolboy jailed for 27 years after murdering two strangersstabbed 16 times as she walked along the Salary Brook Trail. Now aged 17, Fair
Serial killer-obsessed schoolboy jailed for 27 years after murdering two strangers
metro / Posted 27 days ago
stabbed 16 times as she walked along the Salary Brook Trail. Now aged 17, Fairweather had denied murder instead telling Guildford Crown Court, during his trial, that he suffered from psychosis and ‘voices’ told him to kill. But his case was... Read more
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Gazette News
James Fairweather, 17, to serve 27 years in prison for double murderwill serve at least 27 years in prison. James Fairweather was sentenced at the
James Fairweather, 17, to serve 27 years in prison for double murder
Gazette News / Posted 27 days ago
will serve at least 27 years in prison. James Fairweather was sentenced at the Old Bailey today after a two-week trial at Guildford Crown Court. The sentence is the minimum period Fairweather must serve in custody before he is eligible to be... Read more
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Daily Star
Britain's youngest serial killer detained for 27 yearsFairweather is one of many young killers that shocked the nation He was later
Britain's youngest serial killer detained for 27 years
Daily Star / Posted 27 days ago
Fairweather is one of many young killers that shocked the nation He was later found guilty of murder at his trial at Guildford Crown Court where jurors heard how Fairweather was obsessed with the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe and Stockwell... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Breaking news from across the county, April 27has heard. Justin Wells the driver of the Volkswagen Golf that hit Jane Hobbs
Breaking news from across the county, April 27
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 29 days ago
has heard. Justin Wells the driver of the Volkswagen Golf that hit Jane Hobbs on October 31 2014, and his trial began at Guildford Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday April 26). I’m afraid to say the M25 is already building up this... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Barrister offers to pay back drug dealer's ill-gotten gains of £1as it was all the 43-year-old had left in his bank account but settled for the
Barrister offers to pay back drug dealer's ill-gotten gains of £1
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 29 days ago
as it was all the 43-year-old had left in his bank account but settled for the "nominal fee" ordered by Judge Peter Moss at Guildford Crown Court on Friday (April 22) after he said it would cost twice as much to recoup it. Judge Moss suggested... Read more
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Gazette News
Murder victim James just days from emotional reunion with his children when he was killedhe can’t see his dad? It’s unbearable.” Fairweather was convicted of murdering
Murder victim James just days from emotional reunion with his children when he was killed
Gazette News / Posted a month ago
he can’t see his dad? It’s unbearable.” Fairweather was convicted of murdering Mr Attfield and Nahid Almanea, in 2014, at Guildford Crown Court last Friday, and will be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday. Miss Down attended Fairweather’s trial... Read more
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Daily Star
Killer kids: The Ripper fan teen and the UK's youngest convicted murderershe knifed student Nahid Almanea as she walked along a nature trail in town. No
Killer kids: The Ripper fan teen and the UK's youngest convicted murderers
Daily Star / Posted 1 months ago
he knifed student Nahid Almanea as she walked along a nature trail in town. Now 17-year-old was found guilty of murder at Guildford Crown Court today. But the teenage killer isn't the only twisted young person to face murder. Here's a round-up... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Britain’s youngest serial killer unmaskedbrutally stabbed to death by Fairweather in random attacks. James was stabbed
Britain’s youngest serial killer unmasked
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
brutally stabbed to death by Fairweather in random attacks. James was stabbed 102 times in a frenzied two-minute attack, Guildford crown court was told. Three months later Nahid, 31, was also attacked in Colchester as she walked by a nature... Read more
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News.com.au
Britain’s youngest serial killer unmaskeddeath by Fairweather in random attacks.Source:Snapper Media James was stabbed
Britain’s youngest serial killer unmasked
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
death by Fairweather in random attacks.Source:Snapper Media James was stabbed 102 times in a frenzied two-minute attack, Guildford crown court was told. Three months later Nahid, 31, was also attacked in Colchester as she walked by a nature... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How James Fairweather turned from Mr Bean into the Teen Ripperhim took it seriously.” A knife used by James Fairweather The killer, now 17,
How James Fairweather turned from Mr Bean into the Teen Ripper
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
him took it seriously.” A knife used by James Fairweather The killer, now 17, showed no emotion yesterday when a jury at Guildford crown court convicted him of the two killings. Julie Finch, 52, the mum of first victim James, cried and hugged... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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Northern Echo
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
Northern Echo / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Teenager obsessed with killers describes how he murdered two strangers in Essexsounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Teenager obsessed with killers describes how he murdered two strangers in Essex
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: “On March 29... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
Croydon Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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Ipswich Star
He is a “monster in our eyes” says mother of Colchester murder victim James Attfield as his killer is found guilty of two counts of murderhas today described her son’s death as “cruel and unnescessary”. Julie Finch,
He is a “monster in our eyes” says mother of Colchester murder victim James Attfield as his killer is found guilty of two counts of murder
Ipswich Star / Posted 1 months ago
has today described her son’s death as “cruel and unnescessary”. Julie Finch, mother of James Attfield, outside Guildford Crown Court As her son’s killer, James Fairweather, was found guilty of murdering both James and student Nahid... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murderssounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to s
Boy obsessed with serial killers found guilty of Colchester stabbing murders
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
sounded like something plucked from a horror film. Ms Finch was too upset to speak as she stood on the steps of Guildford Crown Court beside an Essex police officer, who read a statement on her behalf. The statement said: "On March 29... Read more
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