Archive for the 'unlawful killing' Category

Police officer who struck Ian Tomlinson could face manslaughter trial – The Guardian

“Britain’s most senior prosecutor has said he was considering whether to prosecute the police officer who attacked Ian Tomlinson for manslaughter after an inquest jury found that the newspaper seller had been unlawfully killed.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Tomlinson inquest: Review to test evidence for a criminal trial – The Guardian

“The director of public prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, has ordered a review of his decision last year not to prosecute anyone in connection with the death of Ian Tomlinson.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Ian Tomlinson unlawfully killed, inquest finds – The Guardian

“A jury in the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson has concluded he was unlawfully killed by a police officer at the G20 protests.”

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Ian Tomlinson inquest: Jury can return unlawful killing verdict – The Guardian

“The jury at the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson has been told it can return a verdict of unlawful killing, but only if it is satisfied the police officer who beat him with a baton and shoved him to the ground acted deliberately and illegally.”

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The Guardian, 28th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Family of Kevin Lavelle loses ‘dumbbell’ legal bid – BBC News

“The family of a man who died in a pub fight after being attacked with an iron dumbbell have lost their latest legal bid to find his killer.”

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BBC News, 18th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Derrick Bird unlawfully killed 12 victims, inquest rules – Daily Telegraph

“Taxi driver Derrick Bird unlawfully killed the 12 victims he shot dead before he committed suicide, an inquest jury ruled today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th March 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mark Saunders was killed lawfully, inquest jury finds – The Guardian

“An alcoholic barrister who pointed his shotgun at police was lawfully killed when they opened fire in response, an inquest jury found today.”

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The Guardian, 7th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Inquest opens into death of barrister killed in armed siege – The Guardian

“An inquest will open today into the death of a wealthy barrister shot dead by police during an armed siege in London.”

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The Guardian, 20th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bloody Sunday killings to be ruled unlawful – The Guardian

“The long-awaited report into the Bloody Sunday massacre will conclude that a number of the fatal shootings of civilians by British soldiers were unlawful killings.”

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The Guardian, 10th June 2010

Source:  www.guardian.co.uk

GP locum victim’s family get payout – BBC News

“The family of a pensioner who died after he was given an overdose of painkillers by a German locum doctor has accepted £40,000 compensation.”

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BBC News, 24th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Hospital fined £100,000 after wrong drug killed new mother – The Guardian

“A hospital trust has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a new mother ‘needlessly’ died when an epidural anaesthetic was mistakenly fed into her veins.”

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The Guardian, 17th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Woman shot dead by police lawfully killed, jury rules – BBC News

“An armed woman who was shot dead by a police marksman in Kent was lawfully killed, an inquest jury has ruled.”

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BBC News, 29th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Prosecutors to re-examine case of shot Pc Ian Terry – BBC News

“A decision not to bring charges over the fatal shooting of a police officer during a firearms training exercise is be re-examined by prosecutors.”

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BBC News, 26th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Training exercise Pc Ian Terry ‘unlawfully killed’ – The Independent

“A police officer who was shot dead during a botched ‘cops and robbers’ training exercise was unlawful killed, an inquest jury ruled today.”

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The Independent, 25th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Kent robbery suspect ‘lawfully killed’ – BBC News

“An alleged armed robber who was shot dead by a police marksman was lawfully killed, an inquest jury has found.”

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BBC News, 25th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Blast soldier unlawfully killed – BBC News

“A Devon Territorial Army soldier who died when his vehicle hit a landmine in Afghanistan was unlawfully killed, an inquest has ruled.”

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BBC News, 8th July 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ruling quashed on balcony death father – The Independent

“An inquest ruling that a man unlawfully killed his six-year-old son by throwing him off a hotel balcony when a holiday trip to Crete to salvage his marriage went disastrously wrong was quashed by the High Court today.”

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The Independent, 7th May 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Father unlawfully killed his son – BBC News

“A father unlawfully killed his son, set fire to their home and then stabbed himself to death, a coroner has ruled.”

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BBC News, 23rd April 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gassed children unlawfully killed – BBC News

“A father killed himself and his two young children after splitting from their mother, an inquest has heard.”

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BBC News, 20th February 2009

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Balcony death father will appeal – BBC News

“A man who threw his two children off a hotel balcony, killing his son, has won permission to challenge an inquest verdict of unlawful killing.”

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BBC News, 4th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

No charges over reporter’s death – BBC News

“There is insufficient evidence to prosecute any US soldier over the death of ITN journalist Terry Lloyd in Iraq, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.”

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BBC News, 28th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Soldiers ‘did not have right kit’ – BBC News

“Two British soldiers were wearing incorrect body armour when they were killed in Afghanistan last year, an inquest has heard.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New review of fancy dress killing – BBC News

“A financial adviser dressed as a Ghostbuster who was seen being punched during a fight outside a pub was unlawfully killed, a coroner has ruled.”

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BBC News, 28th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Unlawful killing verdict on Liam Hogan, who was pushed from balcony by his father – The Times

“A holidaymaker who pushed his two children from a fourth-floor balcony during a row with his wife may be prosecuted in England after his release from a Greek psychiatric hospital.”

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The Times, 28th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Unlawfully killed: the mother given fatal epidural dose minutes after birth – The Guardian

“The case of a new mother who was mistakenly given a fatal dose of a strong epidural anaesthetic will be re-examined by the Crown Prosecution Service after an inquest jury ruled yesterday that she was unlawfully killed.”

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The Guardian, 6th February 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Muslim teenager unlawfully killed – The Guardian

“The Muslim teenager Shafilea Ahmed, whose body was found on the banks of a river, was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled today.”

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The Guardian, 11th January 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Brecknell v United Kingdom – Times Law Reports

Brecknell v United Kingdom (Application No 32457/04)
McCartney v Same (Application No 34575/04)
McGrath v Same (Application No 34651/04)
Reavey v Same (Application No 34640/04)
O’Dowd and Another v Same (Application No 34622/04)

European Court of Human Rights

“Where there existed a plausible or credible allegation, piece of evidence or item of information relevant to the identification and prosecution of a perpetrator of an unlawful killing, state authorities were under an obligation to take further investigative measures.”

The Times, 7th December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Ellie’s death ‘unlawful killing’ – BBC News

“A coroner has ruled the death of a five-year-old Ellie Lawrenson in St Helens was unlawful killing.”

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BBC News, 21st November 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Muslim soldier’s death ‘unlawful’ – BBC News

“A verdict of unlawful killing has been recorded on the first British Muslim soldier to be killed during the conflict in Afghanistan.”

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BBC News, 11th October 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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