Archive for the 'arson' Category

Cow manure fetish man is jailed by Cornwall court – BBC News

“A man with a fetish for cow manure has been jailed for two years.”

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BBC News, 23rd March 2011

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Disabled woman jailed for Milton Keynes fire killings – BBC News

“A disabled woman has been jailed for 12 years for the manslaughter of a mother and daughter in a fire.”

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BBC News, 14th March 2011

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Malton jockey fire deaths conviction appeal upheld – BBC News

“A man jailed for a minimum of seven-and-a-half years for killing two young jockeys in an arson attack has had his conviction upheld.”

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BBC News, 4th March 2011

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Mother cleared of killing children in house fire – The Guardian

“A mother cleared of killing her children in a house fire wept as she walked free from court and said she just wanted to start piecing her life back together.”

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The Guardian, 22nd February 2011

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Bradford family fire deaths: brothers jailed – BBC News

“A man who killed two children and their mother in an ‘evil and cowardly’ arson attack in West Yorkshire has been jailed for at least 29 years.”

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BBC News, 11th February 2011

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Man jailed for killing jockeys in Malton flat fire – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for a minimum of seven-and-a-half years for killing two promising young jockeys in an arson attack in North Yorkshire.”

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BBC News, 9th December 2010

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Man jailed for 20 years for blaze murders – The Independent

“A violent thug who murdered a woman and her teenage daughter after starting a devastating fire at their seaside home was jailed for life today.”

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The Independent, 17th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Four men guilty of murdering couple in bungled ‘honour killing’ – The Guardian

“Four men who murdered a couple in a bungled attempt at an ‘honour’ killing were jailed for life today. Their intended victim was a Muslim man who was having an affair with a married woman, but they firebombed a different house.”

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2010

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Campaigner guilty of Oxford University arson plot – BBC News

“An animal rights campaigner has been given a 10-year prison term after being found guilty of plotting arson attacks against Oxford University buildings.”

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BBC News, 13th July 2010

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Schoolboy jailed for life over fatal house fire – The Independent

“A schoolboy who took revenge for being dumped by killing his ex-girlfriend and her older sister in a house fire was jailed for life today. Akmol Miah, 15, must serve at least 23 years behind bars for murdering 15-year-old Maleha Masud and Nabiha Masud, 21, at their home in Tooting, south London.”

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The Independent, 9th July 2010

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Bolton firebomb threat man bailed and on the run again – BBC News

“Prosecutors are under fire for not challenging the bail of a man who admitted witness intimidation only for him to go on the run for a second time.”

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BBC News, 28th June 2010

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Teenage bullies jailed for firework attack death – The Independent

“Three teenagers who killed a woman by pushing a firework through her letterbox following a string of bullying attacks on her son were jailed today.”

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The Independent, 28th May 2010

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Boy guilty of murdering sisters in Tooting fire – BBC News

“A boy who took revenge after being jilted by starting a house fire which killed his ex-girlfriend and her sister has been convicted of their murders.”

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BBC News, 26th May 2010

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Man guilty of killing jockeys in arson attack – The Indepedent

“A labourer was found guilty today of killing two young jockeys by setting light to a block of flats in a drunken revenge attack.”

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The Independent, 20th May 2010

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Arsonist’s £445,000 payback to Worcestershire victims – BBC News

“A criminal who terrorised the elderly residents of a mobile home park must pay his victims £445,000.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2010

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Ruthless ‘inseparable trio’ jailed for life – The Independent

“An ‘inseparable trio of hardcore criminal gang members’ who stole more than £1 million from a Securitas van and conspired to murder a 40-year-old man were jailed for life today.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Arsonist who killed three-year-old girl jailed for life – The Guardian

“A man who killed a three-year-old girl in a house fire during a revenge attack at the home of his former girlfriend’s family was today jailed for life for murder.”

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The Guardian, 8th December 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man jailed for firebomb attacks on police homes – The Guardian

“A car dealer has been jailed for 18 years for ordering firebomb attacks on the homes of two police officers.”

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The Guardian, 3rd November 2009

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Man guilty of firebombing attacks – BBC News

“A car dealer has been convicted of ordering fire bomb attacks on the homes of two Essex Police officers.”

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BBC News, 6th October 2009

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Petrol attack man jailed – The Independent

“A ‘highly dangerous’ man was locked up indefinitely today for what a judge described as a ‘horrific’ offence of attempted arson.”

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The Independent, 30th September 2009

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Two guilty of vigilante arson – The Independent

“Two teenagers today admitted setting fire to the home of someone they thought was a paedophile.”

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The Independent, 3rd September 2009

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Caretaker jailed after poisoning lover’s omelette – Daily Telegraph

“A school caretaker called Stephen Singer was jailed for life on Monday for killing his lover Dina Sharpe after lacing her omelette with sleeping pills.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th July 2009

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Fire-bomb attack trio are jailed – BBC News

“Three men have been jailed for fire-bombing a house and a temple after being angered by the marriage of a Sikh woman to a Hindu man.”

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BBC News, 6th July 2009

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Animal rights fire-bomber jailed – BBC News

“An animal rights campaigner who fire-bombed Oxford University has been jailed for 10 years after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit arson.”

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BBC News, 13th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Brothers jailed for arson killing – BBC News

“Two teenage brothers who started a fire at a derelict factory in which two homeless people died have been sentenced to six years in custody.”

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BBC News, 23rd January 2009

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Firework blaze pair spared jail – BBC News

“Two teenagers who set fire to a home in Oxford while a family of four slept upstairs have been spared a jail term.”

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BBC News, 11th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teenager jailed for killing his sisters in arson attack – The Independent

“A teenager who killed his two sisters in an arson attack has been jailed for at least six years. But Shane Spence, 18, could be held for much longer after the judge ruled that he posed a serious risk to the public.”

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The Independent, 20th May 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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