West Mercia Police

Advert Van Used In Hunt For Child Killer Alan Giles

PA | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK

Police are using a TV advert van to help search for a convicted child killer who absconded from prison. West Mercia Police have been searching for ...

Friends Plan Memorial For Georgia Williams

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

Friends of 17-year-old Georgia Williams are hoping to raise more than £1,000 for a permanent memorial to the teenager. More than £600 has already...

Friends Pay Tribute To 'Bright Bubbly' Georgia

PA | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

Tributes have been paid to 17-year-old Georgia Williams who is believed to have been murdered after going missing from her home. Her parents Steven...

Georgia Williams Murder Suspect In Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a 17-year-old girl who went missing from her home. Jamie Reynolds, 22, is charged ...

Georgia Williams 'Body' Found, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

A body found on the Nant-y-Grath pass near Wrexham is believed to be that of teenager Georgia Williams, West Mercia Police said. A 22-year-old man ...

More Than 50 Detectives Hunting For Missing Teenager Georgia Williams

PA | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

Police will continue to question a 22 year-old man on Friday over the murder of a teenage schoolgirl whose body has still not been found. Georgia W...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Missing Teenager

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager Georgia Williams who has been missing since Sunday. The man was originally a...

Police Are 'Gravely Concerned' About Missing Teenager

PA | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

There are grave concerns for the welfare of a 17-year-old girl feared kidnapped, say police. Georgia Williams has not been seen since Sunday night ...

28 People Charged After Shrewsbury Football Clashes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Twenty eight people have been charged with violent disorder and other offences after an inquiry into clashes between rival football supporters. Wes...

Police Commissioners Accused Of Handing Jobs 'To Cronies'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

Britain's new police commissioners are under fire for handing top jobs to the "cronies" that helped them get elected. Rows have broken out across t...

Child Murderer Killed In Long Lartin Prison

PA | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

Two prisoners are being held in police custody after Subhan Anwar, who was jailed for torturing and murdering his partner's two-year-old daughter, was...

Woman Found Dead In House Was Pregnant

PA | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

A 27-year-old woman found dead in a terraced house was pregnant, say police. West Mercia Police formally identified Kimberley Russell, known as Kim...

Two Arrested For Child Abduction After Girl Found

PA | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK

Police have arrested two men after tracing a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing on Thursday. West Mercia Police said she was found safe and ...

Cover your Tracks Or Get Your Collar Felt

PA | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

The wintry conditions sweeping the country put the skids under two crime suspects who were arrested after police tracked footprints left in the snow. ...

Baby Killed By Dog Bite Died From 'Significant' Head Injury

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A week-old baby who was killed after being bitten by a dog died from a "significant" head injury, police said on Friday. Officers investigating the...

'Tragic': Baby Boy Dies After Being Bitten By A Dog

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A newborn baby boy has died after being bitten by a Jack Russell, police said on Wednesday. West Mercia Police said the eight-day-old baby, named l...

Police Find Knife In Family Killing Investigation

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the deaths of three children and their father at a beauty spot in Shropshire have recovered a knife. The bodies of Sam Ful...

Three Children Missing With Father Found Dead In Woodland

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

The bodies of three children and their father who went missing last week have been found at a remote beauty spot, in what police have described as a '...

'A Gentle, Caring Man': Wife Pays Tribute To Man Swept Away And Killed By Floods

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

The wife of a retired teacher who died after being swept away in a flash flood today described him as a "gentle, caring man" who was "the most wonderf...

Man Killed By Floods

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

A man has died after being swept away by floodwater as heavy rain, thunderstorms and lightning battered parts of central and northern England. West...

Pensioner Rescued From Shropshire Flash Flood

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

A pensioner has been rescued by fire crews after becoming stranded in his car as heavy rain caused flash flooding in Shropshire. Shropshire Fire an...

Sex Shop Is Not A Happy Bunny After Toys Stolen In Raid

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Police are hard on the case after sex toys worth £11,000 were burglars who raided a mail order company. More than 400 items were stolen in four la...

Retired Teacher Was Stabbed To Death In Her Home, Inquest Told

PA | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A retired schoolteacher found dead in her cottage by police had been stabbed in the neck, an inquest was told on Thursday. The body of Betty Yates ...

Yates Family Pay Tribute To 'Lovely' Mother Stabbed In Isolated Cottage

PA | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The family of a retired teacher who was murdered at her isolated riverside cottage have appealed for information to help catch her killer. In a sta...

Murder Hunt Launched After Woman Found Dead In Own Home

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after the body of an elderly woman was discovered at a Worcestershire cottage. The woman, in her 70s, was ...