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Bolton News
Friend of murder victim Carlton Alexander jailed for affray that led to fatal stabbingand stomach outside a house in Brightmeadow Close in Breightmet. The killer, R
Friend of murder victim Carlton Alexander jailed for affray that led to fatal stabbing
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
and stomach outside a house in Brightmeadow Close in Breightmet. The killer, Ross Ashcroft, was convicted of murder at Manchester Crown Court on Wednesday and jailed for life with a minimum term of 20 years. Nambwe, of High Street, Great... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This teen's sick intimidation campaign forced a family from their homechop off the 15-year-old’s hair in a bizarre gangland-style punishment. The at
This teen's sick intimidation campaign forced a family from their home
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
chop off the 15-year-old’s hair in a bizarre gangland-style punishment. The attempt to ‘wig’ the 15-year-old girl - which Manchester Crown Court heard would label her physically as a ‘grass’ - came days after Kuberofsky had subjected her to a... Read more
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Bolton News
Murder victim's girlfriend says his memory will live onmurder victim Carlton Alexander says she is determined that his memory will liv
Murder victim's girlfriend says his memory will live on
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
murder victim Carlton Alexander says she is determined that his memory will live on. Keshia Seaton broke down in tears at Manchester Crown Court as a jury found his killer, Ross Ashcroft, guilty of murder. Miss Seaton, her mum Lola Seaton and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Teenager jailed for campaign of terror against family he accused of being 'grasses'chop off the 15-year-old’s hair in a bizarre gangland-style punishment. The at
Teenager jailed for campaign of terror against family he accused of being 'grasses'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
chop off the 15-year-old’s hair in a bizarre gangland-style punishment. The attempt to ‘wig’ the 15-year-old girl - which Manchester Crown Court heard would label her physically as a ‘grass’ - came days after Kuberofsky had subjected her to a... Read more
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Bolton News
GUILTY: Knifeman jailed for life for murder of 23-old in Boltona man in a Bolton street with a kitchen knife has been found guilty of murder a
GUILTY: Knifeman jailed for life for murder of 23-old in Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
a man in a Bolton street with a kitchen knife has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. At Manchester Crown Court shaven headed Ross Ashcroft stood emotionless in the dock as the judge Mrs Justice Thirlwall, told him... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Six men charged over robberies and burglaries across south Manchester after dramatic police swoop in Moss Sideof Class B drugs with intent to supply. All six were remanded into custody whe
Six men charged over robberies and burglaries across south Manchester after dramatic police swoop in Moss Side
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
of Class B drugs with intent to supply. All six were remanded into custody when they appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court. Their cases have been adjourned until July 15 when they are due to appear at Manchester... Read more
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Bolton News
In the dock: 11 people from Bolton who have appeared in courtappeared in court for breaching an anti-social behaviour order. Warren Mason,
In the dock: 11 people from Bolton who have appeared in court
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
appeared in court for breaching an anti-social behaviour order. Warren Mason, aged 33, of Jackson Street, had been told by Manchester Crown Court on March 25 not to be in the company of Rumaal Ingram. However, Mason met Mr Ingram in Salford on... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man jailed after heroin and crack cocaine worth £15,000 discovered at his New Moston homea raid at David Wilson’s home in New Moston. Wilson, 24, has now been locked u
Man jailed after heroin and crack cocaine worth £15,000 discovered at his New Moston home
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
a raid at David Wilson’s home in New Moston. Wilson, 24, has now been locked up for four years and three months at Manchester Crown Court after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. Officers from Greater... Read more
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Bolton News
Jury considering a murder verdict sent home for a second nightAshcroft, accused of stabbing aspiring musician, 23-year-old Carlton Alexander
Jury considering a murder verdict sent home for a second night
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
Ashcroft, accused of stabbing aspiring musician, 23-year-old Carlton Alexander to death in Bolton in December, the jury at Manchester Crown Court retired to consider their verdict at Monday lunchtime. The jury spent Monday afternoon and all of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Grinning bike thief had nowhere to hide thanks to some VERY incriminating CCTVhanded to him in January 2015 after being convicted of causing actual bodily ha
Grinning bike thief had nowhere to hide thanks to some VERY incriminating CCTV
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
handed to him in January 2015 after being convicted of causing actual bodily harm. He is now due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on Tuesday, July 12. The bike thief will be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on Tuesday, July... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Two face jail after being found with gun used to attack 7-oldshooting of Jayne Hickey and her son Christian Now, both men have admitted cha
Two face jail after being found with gun used to attack 7-old
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
shooting of Jayne Hickey and her son Christian Now, both men have admitted charges of possessing prohibited firearms at Manchester Crown Court, and will be sentenced next month. It is not yet known what use the guns were going to be put... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Two men face jail over the gun used to shoot seven-old Christian Hickey in attack that shocked the nationHall’s activity by mobile phone traffic. Now, both men have admitted charges o
Two men face jail over the gun used to shoot seven-old Christian Hickey in attack that shocked the nation
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
Hall’s activity by mobile phone traffic. Now, both men have admitted charges of possessing prohibited firearms at Manchester Crown Court, and will be sentenced next month. It is not yet known what use the guns were going to be put to. But... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Bike thief pleads guilty after CCTV footage of his brazen burglary goes viralhanded to him in January 2015 after being convicted of causing actual bodily ha
Bike thief pleads guilty after CCTV footage of his brazen burglary goes viral
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
handed to him in January 2015 after being convicted of causing actual bodily harm. He is now due to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on Tuesday, July 12. Chris said: “It was brilliant to see the video being shared so much by people... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Sex monster, knife attacker, drug dealers and fraudsters among people jailed last monthanalysed a phone he had hidden under the floorboards. He was branded a dangerou
Sex monster, knife attacker, drug dealers and fraudsters among people jailed last month
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
analysed a phone he had hidden under the floorboards. He was branded a dangerous offender and locked up for nine years at Manchester Crown Court. He will remain on licence until 2029. Daniel Dennis The 27-year-old from Wolverhampton repeatedly... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Drug dealer jailed for eight years after gangsters' arsenal of weapons was discovered at his homeguns and silencer were found inside a holdall. The handgun had been converted t
Drug dealer jailed for eight years after gangsters' arsenal of weapons was discovered at his home
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
guns and silencer were found inside a holdall. The handgun had been converted to fire ball bearings with ‘lethal effect’, Manchester Crown Court heard. Also in the holdall were over 100 shotgun cartridges and 9mm bullets, and a glove from which... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Shop worker fends off knife thugs with a baseball bat after they tried to raid storeat Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours after the incident
Shop worker fends off knife thugs with a baseball bat after they tried to raid store
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
at Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours after the incident when police watched the footage. At Manchester Crown Court they admitted attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. The court heard the pair abused... Read more
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Bolton News
Murder trial jury considers its verdictin Brightmeadow Close, Breightmet, in the early hours of December 12 last year.
Murder trial jury considers its verdict
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
in Brightmeadow Close, Breightmet, in the early hours of December 12 last year. During a week long trial, the jury at Manchester Crown Court heard how Mr Alexander had become angry after finding four men, including Ashcroft, at his girlfriend... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Shop worker batters knife thugs who tried to raid storeat Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours after the incident
Shop worker batters knife thugs who tried to raid store
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
at Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours after the incident when police watched the footage. At Manchester Crown Court they admitted attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. The court heard the pair abused... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Blu-tack tram scam couple jailed - after stealing £2 each from teenagercentre. Now the pair are each beginning six month jail sentences after admitti
Blu-tack tram scam couple jailed - after stealing £2 each from teenager
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
centre. Now the pair are each beginning six month jail sentences after admitting stealing change from the ticket machine. Manchester Crown Court heard that at 8pm on July 7, Heather Russell put blu-tack in the machine in order to trick commuters... Read more
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Bolton News
Alleged murder victim's sentimental necklace still missing despite police appealgenerated any response. Portuguese national Candido Pereira, aged 37, of Chorl
Alleged murder victim's sentimental necklace still missing despite police appeal
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
generated any response. Portuguese national Candido Pereira, aged 37, of Chorley New Road, Heaton, is to stand trial at Manchester Crown Court in October charged with the murder of Mr McMinn on April 11, supplying diamorphine to Mr McMinn on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch brave shop worker fight off armed robbers brandishing kniveswho lived together at Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours
Watch brave shop worker fight off armed robbers brandishing knives
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
who lived together at Brookhouse, Salford, were arrested at their home 48 hours later after police watched the footage. At Manchester Crown Court they admitted attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. Passing sentence, the judge Mr... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dad of 'doting mum' throttled to death by obsessive ex hopes he 'rots in hell'he began ranting at Judge Patrick Field QC when he rejected his account and sen
Dad of 'doting mum' throttled to death by obsessive ex hopes he 'rots in hell'
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
he began ranting at Judge Patrick Field QC when he rejected his account and sentenced him to 16 years behind bars at Manchester Crown Court. Leanne Wall was killed by ex-boyfriend William Mack after he became consummed with jealousy "I'm... Read more
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Bolton News
Alleged murder victim's sentimental necklace is still missing despite police appealgenerated any response. Portuguese national Candido Pereira, aged 37, of Chorl
Alleged murder victim's sentimental necklace is still missing despite police appeal
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
generated any response. Portuguese national Candido Pereira, aged 37, of Chorley New Road, Heaton, is to stand trial at Manchester Crown Court in October charged with the murder of Mr McMinn on April 11, supplying diamorphine to Mr McMinn on... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Online petition launched to overturn jail sentence given to man who climbed M56 bridgewas jailed this week after admitting causing a public nuisance. The former hos
Online petition launched to overturn jail sentence given to man who climbed M56 bridge
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
was jailed this week after admitting causing a public nuisance. The former hospital porter was sent straight to prison at Manchester Crown Court with the judge, Michael Leeming, saying his need to receive treatment for his mental health and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mum slams judge who jailed her mentally ill son for standing on motorway bridgeend of the day he held up the traffic, he didn’t kill anyone." The former hosp
Mum slams judge who jailed her mentally ill son for standing on motorway bridge
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
end of the day he held up the traffic, he didn’t kill anyone." The former hospital porter was sent straight to prison at Manchester Crown Court with the judge saying his need to receive treatment for his mental health and addiction problems was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
5,000 airport passengers were delayed as man ‘just wanted peace to get p****ed’the law books involving an Acid House rave in 1992. In that case the promoter
5,000 airport passengers were delayed as man ‘just wanted peace to get p****ed’
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
the law books involving an Acid House rave in 1992. In that case the promoter got a suspended sentence. But in Cleator’s Manchester Crown Court sentencing, Judge Michael Leeming said the case was so serious Cleator had to go to jail. “The... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man who climbed onto M56 bridge and delayed 5,000 airport passengers is jailed for TWO YEARShe told them he didn’t care about the disruption to the people’s lives, and ‘ju
Man who climbed onto M56 bridge and delayed 5,000 airport passengers is jailed for TWO YEARS
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
he told them he didn’t care about the disruption to the people’s lives, and ‘just wanted peace and quiet to get p****ed’, Manchester Crown Court heard. Cleator, 37, perched there perilously for seven-and-a-half hours - resisting all attempts to... Read more
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Bolton News
'It was never my intention to end his life,' man charged with murder tells courtA MAN on trial for the murder of a Christmas partygoer says he did not mean to
'It was never my intention to end his life,' man charged with murder tells court
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
A MAN on trial for the murder of a Christmas partygoer says he did not mean to kill him, a court heard. Manchester Crown Court heard Mr Alexander hit him on the left eye with a weapon and Ashcroft stabbed him twice. He died in hospital less than two... Read more
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Bolton News
Boyfriend stabbed to death after argument over Christmas party, court hearsA “JEALOUS” man was stabbed to death after an argument with his girlfriend over
Boyfriend stabbed to death after argument over Christmas party, court hears
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
A “JEALOUS” man was stabbed to death after an argument with his girlfriend over a Christmas party, a court heard. Manchester Crown Court heard Carlton Alexander died in hospital an hour after confronting Ross Ashcroft outside his partner Keshia... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Road rage thug left driver for dead after battering him in the street over crash he causedthen pushed Mr Khan, causing him to stumble, before following up with a vicious
Road rage thug left driver for dead after battering him in the street over crash he caused
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
then pushed Mr Khan, causing him to stumble, before following up with a vicious attack. Prosecutor Nick Flanagan told Manchester Crown Court: “He threw three punches which connected with his temple, jaw and the left side of his chest. Almost... Read more
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Bolton News
Murder trial under way after death of 23-old manwas has been charged with murder and pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing.
Murder trial under way after death of 23-old man
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
was has been charged with murder and pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing. The trial was due to start yesterday at Manchester Crown Court, but was delayed due to legal argument. A jury was expected to begin hearing evidence today in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Life in jail for man who killed ex after hiding in the loftthreatened to kill Ms Wall the day before and made clear his intentions to a fr
Life in jail for man who killed ex after hiding in the loft
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
threatened to kill Ms Wall the day before and made clear his intentions to a friend in “chilling” text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one, he wrote: “I am going to do her in. We both lose. I will get locked up but at least I... Read more
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Daily Record
Jealous father brutally murdered ex before leaving daughter alone with her body, fell "deeper and deeper into paranoia" during the couple’s relationship which
Jealous father brutally murdered ex before leaving daughter alone with her body
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
, fell "deeper and deeper into paranoia" during the couple’s relationship which began in 2009, Robert Hall prosecuting told Manchester Crown Court. He said family and friends of Miss Wall, 36, who had a flourishing career as a business risk... Read more
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Daily Record
Boy racer who killed three pals in horror crash to be sentenced on 18th birthdaydenied being the driver when he got to hospital and told nurses the car had bee
Boy racer who killed three pals in horror crash to be sentenced on 18th birthday
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
denied being the driver when he got to hospital and told nurses the car had been going at 110mph. He pled guilty at Manchester Crown Court to three charges of causing death by dangerous driving and one of causing serious injury by dangerous... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jealous father brutally murdered ex before leaving daughter alone with her body, fell "deeper and deeper into paranoia" during the couple’s relationship which
Jealous father brutally murdered ex before leaving daughter alone with her body
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
, fell "deeper and deeper into paranoia" during the couple’s relationship which began in 2009, Robert Hall prosecuting told Manchester Crown Court. He said family and friends of Miss Wall, 36, who had a flourishing career as a business risk... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A teenager has admitted killing three friends when he lost control of his carfacts of the case will be opened when Saqib is sentenced next month. Brendan O
A teenager has admitted killing three friends when he lost control of his car
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
facts of the case will be opened when Saqib is sentenced next month. Brendan O’Leary, who defended Saqib in the brief Manchester Crown Court plea hearing, asked for the case to be adjourned for a pre-sentence report, even though Saqib ‘faces... Read more
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guardian-series
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Harrow Times
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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This is West Country
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Gazette News
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Bolton News
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Northern Echo
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loftthreatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions
Life with minimum term of 16 years for killer who hid in victim's loft
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
threatened to kill Miss Wall the day before and also made clear his intentions to a friend in "chilling" text messages, Manchester Crown Court heard. In one he wrote: "Can't cope with this any more. I will take her out soon if this is not... Read more
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