A man accused of raping and causing brain injuries to a 12-day-old baby claimed he may have unintentionally hit the child’s head on a wall while “tired and frustrated”.The child had sustained a brain haemorrhage, a number of broken bones, traumatic bruising and was bleeding when admitted to hospital.But the
Ellie-May Minshull-Coyle was 19 months old when she died after being restrained in Preston in March 2017.Her mother Lauren Coyle, 19, and stepfather Reece Hitchcott, 20, were both convicted of causing or allowing her death.At Liverpool Crown Court, the pair were sentenced to 10 years in youth custody.
Ian Naude, 30, was allowed to begin his working with the police despite being investigated by two neighbouring forces.The “committed paedophile” then used his position to target young teenage girls.The father of one exchanged sexually deviant messages and pictures with his victim after he was called to her house in
Care worker Stephen-Alan Nicholson, 24, was remanded in custody at Southampton Magistrates' Court.The body of the 13-year-old was found in woodland at Southampton Sports Centre on July 26. She had been stabbed to death.Stephen-Alan Nicholson, of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder, rape of a child under 13
Mary Banks was bedridden at Peterborough City Hospital when her purse was stolen in September.Images released by police show a woman wearing a dark jacket and black and white striped top, with light blue jeans, carrying two bags.Her bank card was then used to fraudulently pay for groceries and clothes,