UK Murder

Man Charged With Murder Of Nurse Stabbed To Death In Mental Health Hospital

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

A 40-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a nurse who was stabbed to death in a mental health hospital. Jimmy Jedson, of Brighton Road, So...

Anti-Mothers, Uber-Mothers, Passive Mothers and the Making of Murderers

Dr Elizabeth Yardley | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dr Elizabeth Yardley

Through examining 10 cases in Murderers and their Mothers, I have begun to unpick the complex fabric of the killer by pulling at the "mother" thread. Why such an emphasis on mothers? What about the fathers? Isn't this sexist? These are questions that I have encountered a lot over the past few months.

Men's Bodies Found In Hull Back Garden Were 'Wrapped In A Duvet'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK

Detectives investigating the deaths of two middle-aged men whose bodies were found in a back garden have launched a murder inquiry. Humberside Police ...

Schoolboy Who Idolised Yorkshire Ripper Found Guilty Of Frenzied Stranger Killings

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Warning: story contains graphic content A teenage boy who was obsessed with killers including the Yorkshire Ripper has been found guilty of mu...

Husband Who Decapitated Wife & Flushed Her Head Down The Toilet Jailed for Life

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

A jealous husband has been jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty at the Old Bailey of beheading his wife and flushing he...

Steve Brookstein Tweets Teens Charged With Double Murder Must Be ‘Fans Of X Factor’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Steve Brookstein has bizarrely remarked that two 14-year-olds charged with the murder of a mother and her teenage daughter must be “fans of X-Factor...

Mother Accused Of Murdering Her Newborn Baby

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

A mother has been charged with murdering her newborn baby at a house in West Sussex. The 29-year-old woman was arrested after an ambulance was called ...

Man Charged With Murdering Policeman Gordon Semple After Decomposed Remains Found

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

A 49-year-old man has been charged with murder after the decomposed remains of Pc Gordon Semple were found in a flat. The body of Pc Semple, 59, was f...

Life Goes On...

Nadine Marshall | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents
Nadine Marshall

Conner was put on life support machine in intensive care: We knew the situation was very serious and grave. However, despite the horrendous circumstances we were in, Richard and I, and both our children, drew a lot of comfort from the way the hospital managed everything.

Wife ‘Murdered Husband And Fed His Flesh To Their Dog’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband and feeding strips of his flesh to their pet dog. Svetlana Batukova is accused of stab...

Man Charged With Killing His Son 'Because He Was Gay'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

Prosecutors have charged a man who shot and killed his son with premeditated murder, alleging that he committed the crime because his son was gay. She...

A Voice For Victims

David Swindle | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK
David Swindle

As a former senior police officer, high profile murder detective, head of public protection and creator of Operation Anagram (set up to trace victims of serial killer Peter Tobin), I have always been compassionate about looking at crimes from a victim focused perspective.

When the Law Takes the Wrong Tur

Jan Cunliffe | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK
Jan Cunliffe

Way back in 1984 when I was a little girl with no idea what my future held, the law took a wrong turn. A turn I was oblivious to, but one that would one day engulf my entire life for over eight and a half years.

Schoolfriends Weep Paying Tribute To 'Likable' 17-Year-Old Murdered In Bristol

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.02.2016 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a popular teenager who was stabbed to death. The 17-year-old, named locally as Shamus Mcnama, ...

Milly Dowler's Family Describe Harrowing Details Of Her Final Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

The family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler have spoken out over their "torment and pain" after her killer Levi Bellfield finally gave harrowing de...

Boy, 11, Guilty Of Shooting Dead Girl, 8, In Row Over Puppies

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2016 | UK

An 11-year-old American boy has been found guilty of shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in a row over puppies. The juvenile who has been named by...

Please Don't Ask Me to Text When I Get Home

Mia Doring | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Doring

My friend's signature goodbye greeting when I'm getting into a taxi after a night out is "text me when you get home". She always says this. I rarely ever do remember to text her, but when I do, it's just to keep her happy. She has never been bothered when I don't text, which is worrying in its own way I suppose.

'Thoroughly Decent' Businesswoman Stabbed To Death In Her Hallway

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

A "thoroughly decent" businesswoman was murdered in a "ferocious" knife attack at her home in Lancashire, police said today. Mother-of-three Sadie ...

Becky Watts Was So Much More Than Just A Murder Victim

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

On Wednesday, a 28-year-old man was convicted of the sexually motivated murder of his stepsister, 16-year-old Becky Watts, who lived with her father a...

Who Killed Elsie Frost?

Jon Manel | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK
Jon Manel

It was shortly after lunch when Elsie Frost said goodbye to her father, Arthur. She was 14 and was on her way to a lake not far from her home. It was to be a special occasion. She had been asked to help teach a group of younger children how to sail...

Woman's Death Treated As Murder In Derbyshire Gas Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Police investigating the deaths of a married couple whose Derbyshire home caught fire in gas explosion believe the husband may have murdered his wife ...

Two People Stabbed To Death At East London Care Home

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.09.2015 | UK

A man has been arrested after a pensioner and a woman were stabbed to death in a residential care home, police have said.PA reported that a man in his...

69 'Sick' People Liked Teen's Bragging Post About Knifing His Teacher

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The 69 people who "liked" a teenager's Facebook post which bragged about knifing his teacher in a racially motivated attack have been condemned by a j...

French Students 'Tried To Dissolve Body Of Murder Victim In Acid' After Being Inspired By Breaking Bad

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A group of French students have been charged with the murder of a fellow student after they tried to dissolve her body in acid, in a bid to copy the T...

Blue Moon Linked To 'Ritualistic' Triple Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

A triple murder in Florida is being investigated as a possible ritualistic killing connected to the recent blue moon. The bodies of Voncile Smith, ...