UK Murder

Killings At 30-Year Low

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

The number of homicides recorded by police has fallen to its lowest level in almost 30 years, according to figures released on Thursday. A total of...

Rich Recluse Beaten To Death During Robbery Attempt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

An eccentric multimillionaire was beaten to death in a vain attempt to get him to reveal where he kept hundreds of thousands of pounds in cash around ...

Killer Kiaran Stapleton 'Threw Bucket Of Hot Water Over Inmate'

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

A killer who shot dead an Indian student was "purposeful" in throwing a mop bucket of hot water over a fellow inmate, a jury heard on Monday. CCTV ...

Carer Convicted Of Murder After Beating Man, 77, To Death With Hammer

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A carer who "brutally" beat an elderly man to death in a hammer attack after he changed his will to leave her a £340,000 legacy has been convicted of...

Shafilea Ahmed 'Killed By Violent Father'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

A father accused of murdering his daughter because she brought shame on the family has denied being a "domineering and violent man" and called into qu...

'Policeman's Murder Sent Shockwaves Through Clacton'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

The murder of off-duty police officer Pc Ian Dibell sent shockwaves through a close knit community, residents have said. Dr Natalie Mann, a crimino...

'I love Prison', Anuj Bidve Killer Tells Court

Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

A killer who shot dead an Indian student in a random attack has told a jury: "I love prison. Lock me up for 65 years." Kiaran Stapleton, 21, said h...

Parents Jailed For Covering Up Son's Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

A wealthy jeweller and his wife who disposed of evidence to help cover up after their jealous son murdered his girlfriend have been jailed for 27 mont...

Tenth Arrest In Westfield Stabbing Case

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the death of a man who was stabbed near the Olympic Park have charged a tenth man in connection with the incident. Tristan...

Man Arrested Over Torso Wrapped In Bin Liners On Southsea Beach

PA | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Police investigating the discovery of a torso on a beach have arrested a man. The 46-year-old, from the Portsmouth area was arrested last night by ...

Police Launch Bloody Sunday Murder Inquiry

PA | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

Police are to open a murder inquiry into the Bloody Sunday killings 40 years ago in Northern Ireland. The probe has not started because the resourc...

Killer Tells Court He 'Felt Nothing' As He Shot Student

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

A man who shot dead an Indian student then labelled himself "Psycho" in court has told a jury that he felt "nothing" when he realised he had killed so...

Police Warning Over Dismembered Body Parts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the discovery of a torso in a bin liner on a beach believe other body parts may have been dumped nearby. The body, without...

Killer 'Hid Decomposing Girlfriend Under Floorboards'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

A killer concealed his girlfriend's body under the sitting room floorboards before constructing a "cunning and clever" charade to cover his tracks, a ...

Mother Who Killed Children In Spanish Hotel Room Sentenced To 30 Years

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Lianne Smith has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of her children in a Spanish hotel room in 2010, a judicial official said. The...

Police Arrest Man After Woman's Body Found In Middlesbrough

PA | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

Officers who launched a search for Graham Barry Gibson after a body was found in Middlesbrough have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder,...

Man Charged Over Murder Of Homeless Mark Morrison

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Police investigating the death of a homeless man have charged a man with murder. Ghodratollah Barani, 26, of no fixed abode, will appear at West Lo...

Man Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Woman And Her Unborn Child

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pregnant woman and the death of the unborn baby girl she was carrying. Tony McLernon, 23, ...

Gunman Who Shot Anuj Bidve Joked Police Would Not Find Him

PA | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

A gunman who labelled himself "Psycho" joked that police would not find him at a hotel near to where he shot dead a stranger the day before. Kiaran...

Anuj Bidve's Friends Recall Final Moments Before Fatal Shooting

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

A gunman who shot an Indian student dead at close range gave a "sarcastic laugh" after pulling the trigger, a jury heard on Tuesday. A friend of An...

Ex-Policeman Admits Killing Partner Found In Shallow Grave

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

A former police detective has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 17 years after admitting the murder of his partner, a policewoman whose body...

Shooter 'Smirked' As He Killed Student

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

A gunman who described himself as "Psycho" "smirked or laughed" after he walked up to a stranger and shot him through the head, a court heard on Mond...

British Mother Jailed For Killing Two Children In Spanish Hotel Room

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Lianne Smith who killed her young son and daughter in a Spanish hotel room has been found guilty of their "abominable" murders. The 45-year-old Bri...

Pc Who Struck Ian Tomlinson Was 'Making An Example Of Him'

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The police officer accused of killing Ian Tomlinson was "making an example of him" when he struck him with a baton and pushed him to the ground, a cou...

I Was Not Beaten, Shafilea's Sister Tells Court

PA | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Shafilea Ahmed's sister has denied telling a friend she was beaten by her parents and they threatened to kill her. Mevish Ahmed also denied telling...