Emma Hall: Baby-faced woman, 21, jailed for 15 years after leading vigilante gang to kill a wrongly accused rape suspect

Baby-faced woman, 21, jailed for 15 years after leading vigilante gang to kill a wrongly accused rape suspect in brutal attack which left him looking like the 'Elephant Man'Emma Hall encouraged gang to beat Luke Harwood to death in EssexA girl had told Hall that Harwood raped her but this turned out to be falseBrutal attack left victim with flattened head 'like a marshmallow' James Danby and Tony O'Toole also jailed for taking part in the murder By Arthur Martin and Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 15:59 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 25 April 2013 Jailed: Emma Hall will spend at least 15 years in prison for the brutal torture and murder of Luke Harwood A gang who tortured and killed a teenager who was wrongly accused of rape were jailed for life yesterday. The trio – led by baby-faced Emma Hall – left Luke Harwood, 18, looking like ‘the Elephant Man’ after punching and kicking him for two hours.

Tony McLernon: Final moments of pregnant woman kicked to her death by ex-boyfriend who also killed his unborn baby

Lured to her death by text: Final moments of pregnant woman kicked to death by ex-boyfriend who also killed his unborn baby Tony McLernon, 24, killed Eystna Blunnie, 20, in Harlow, Essex, last yearLured her to address with text message saying 'I've got a surprise for you'Savage beating in the street killed Miss Blunnie and their unborn childTried to blame attack on two men saying he had been unable to help herJury at Chelmsford Crown Court took just two hours to find him guiltyCCTV footage shows Miss Blunnie en route to meet her killer our family was shattered by the death of a loving daughter, Eystna, and her unborn child, Rose. 'The worst part was to find out that their deaths were such a brutal murder

Nimes murder: British man, 32, arrested in France for sexual assault and murder of mother-of-three who was "stabbed so many times her face was…

British man, 32, arrested in France for sexual assault and murder of mother-of-three who was 'stabbed so many times her face was unrecognisable' British man, 32, arrested over the murder of a mother killed while out jogging in FranceJoudia Zimmat's body was discovered lying on a track in Nimes in the south west of the countryThe 34-year-old, who had three children, had been stabbed, beaten and sexually assaulted, police in France sayArrested man described as 'nice', 'polite guy', who had recently moved to France from Chatham, Kent By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 11:29 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:07 GMT, 29 January 2013 A British man has been arrested in France following the brutal murder of a mother-of-three who was out jogging. The man, who has not been named but who is 32 and originally from Chatham in Kent, lives just a few hundred yards from the scene of last Thursday’s attack on the outskirt of Nimes. Police launched a manhunt in the popular tourist town after the semi-clothed body of 34-year-old Joudia Zimmat was found in scrubland.

Ahmed Shaheen: British student arrested in North Africa for "trying to join terror group"

British student arrested in North Africa for ‘trying to join terror group threatening to take control of entire Sahara’ | UPDATED: 10:44 GMT, 29 December 2012 A British student is under arrest in North Africa accused of trying to join an Islamic terrorist group threatening to take control over the entire Sahara. Ahmed Shaheen, 26, from London, was detained on the border between Mauritania and Mali as he tried to cross the Sahara on foot to reach the desert stronghold of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

Lynch mob bay for blood of Delhi gang rapists: Streets in lockdown as three appear in court over bus attack that damaged girl so badly she lost her…

Lynch mob bay for blood of Delhi gang rapists: Streets in lockdown as three appear in court over bus attack that damaged girl so badly she lost her intestines Hundreds of protesters called for the death penalty for the three suspects Ram Singh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma appeared in court yesterdaySharma tells court they should be 'hanged' for the 'heinous crime' Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeals for calm after week of protest 23-year-old victim still in critical condition eight days after brutal attack | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 24 December 2012 A 'lynch mob' called for the death penalty against three men accused of raping a woman for more than an hour before throwing her from a moving bus were brought to court. Roads and railways have been closed in New Delhi today as police try to regain control after days of protest and pitched battles between police and demonstrators. Today, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for calm and vowed to get justice for the 'monstrous crime'.

"I want to live": Extraordinary courage of rape victim who lost intestines in horrific attack on Indian bus as police use tear gas on her…

‘I want to live’: Extraordinary courage of rape victim who lost intestines in horrific attack on Indian bus as police use tear gas on her supportersVictim is writing notes to her family as she fights for life in hospitalProtesters clash with police as they try to march on presidential palaceSupporters calling for the death penalty for rapists | UPDATED: 23:09 GMT, 22 December 2012 A 23-year-old student who was brutally gang raped by up to seven men has told her family she wants to live as protests rage in India's capital in response to the attack. Thousands of demonstrators have clashed with police after they tried to march to the presidential building in New Delhi, throwing stones while tear gas was fired in retaliation. Inside the Intensive Care Unit at Safdarjung Hospital, the young victim has been communicating with her parents by scrawling notes on a piece of paper as she battles to stay alive.

Women stamped on teenage boy and scarred him for life with boiling water then bragged about torture in text messages

Thugs stamped on father-of-one and scarred him for life with boiling water then bragged about torture in text messages WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGESTamlyn Stanhope, 33, Keeley Brewer, 18, and 15-year-old carried out brutal attack in Popley, Basingstoke, HampshireNeighbours heard victim Simon Christian beg 'please don't burn me again'Mother-of-two Brewer later sent text saying abuse was 'too funny' | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 29 November 2012 Two women and a 15-year-old girl left a man scarred for life after carrying out a brutal attack during which he had boiling water poured over him. Tamlyn Stanhope, 33, Keeley Brewer, 18, and a teenager who can't be named for legal reasons, laughed and joked as they kicked and stamped on terrified victim Simon Christian, a court heard.

Rough justice: Determined stoat kills rabbit twice its size after a 20 minute fight only for a fox to wander in and steal his meal

A bitter aftertaste! Stoat kills rabbit twice its size after 20 minute fight only for a fox to snatch the prey | UPDATED: 18:19 GMT, 28 November 2012 This unlucky stoat fought hard to kill a rabbit more than twice its size only to watch helplessly as its meal was stolen – by a typically wiley fox. The small animal battled with the much larger foe for 20 minutes before it gave in, only for a hungry fox to nonchalantly stroll out of the brush and take the spoils. Wildlife photographer Robin Morrison captured the struggle between the three wild creatures as he was walking through a wood near Ilminster, Somerset.

The mother of a severely autistic girl makes a painfully honest confession

I love my disabled child – but I'd give my life to make her normal: The mother of a severely autistic girl makes a painfully honest confession Meg Henderson writes a reply to Dominic Lawson who said he would never want to 'cure' his daughter from Down's syndromeDaughter Louise is brain-damaged and autistic and mother says disability took an 'intolerable toll' on the familyAt 34, Louise is now settled in a special village in Fife where she receives dedicated care | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 28 November 2012 Most nights, for more years than I can remember, I have had the same dream.