Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital

Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospitalAndrew Pimlott was holding can of flammable liquid which he was doused inDespite this a police officer fired a Taser gun at him The 32-year-old suffered serious burn injuries and died on TuesdayIPCC today announced it was launching investigation into his death By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315339', 'title': 'Police under investigation after father, 32, who covered himself with petrol is shot with a TASER and dies from horrific burns in hospital', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315339/Police-investigation-father-32-covered-petrol-shot-TASER-dies-horrific-burns-hospital.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Police%20under%20investigation%20after%20father,%2032,%20who%20covered%20himself%20with%20petrol%20is%20shot%20with%20a%20TASER…%20http://bit.ly/15MsnGE%20via%[email protected]' }); A man has died after he was shot with a Taser gun by police officers despite being doused in a flammable liquid, it emerged today. Andrew Pimlott, 32, suffered serious burn injuries following the stand-of with police officers in Honicknowle, Plymouth, last Thursday. The injuries resulted in him dying in Bristol's Frenchay Hospital, on Tuesday.

Milly Dowler police who failed to investigate phone hacking claims in 2002 are let off with a warning

Senior Surrey police officers suffered 'collective amnesia' over hacking of Milly Dowler’s phone… but got let off with 'words of advice' despite failing to actIPCC finds Surrey's senior officers knew of crime in 2002 but ignored it 'Senior officers appear to have been afflicted by a form of collective amnesia'Craig Denholm and Maria Woodall were accused of knowing for a decade Lack of evidence means that misconduct charges against them are droppedBut Surrey Police still take 'management action' against the serving officers /11/03/article-2227215-005799A400000258-131_634x891.jpg” width=”634″ height=”891″ alt=”Tributes: Craig Denholm (left) stands with Bob and Sally Dowler, Milly's parents, who said because her voicemail messages disappeared they believed she was alive – in fact her her phone had been hacked” class=”blkBorder” /> Tributes: Craig Denholm (left) stands with Bob and Sally Dowler, Milly's parents, who said because her voicemail messages disappeared they believed she was alive – in fact her her phone had been hacked Mr Denholm was disciplined by Surrey for failing to 'assess material sent to him' and Ms Woodall for not 'making the connection between the convictions for phone-hacking in 2007 and the events of 2002'.

Keira Knightley and Sir Elton John"s bid to save former KGB spy and media tycoon Alexander Lebedev from Russian jail sentence

Keira and Sir Elton's bid to save former KGB spy and media tycoon Lebedev from Russian jail sentenceAlexander Lebedev faces up to five years in jail for hitting Sergei Polonsky Sting, Sir Elton John and Keira Knightley unite in bid to save him from jailJudge last week banned him from leaving Russia ahead of controversial trial By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:03 GMT, 13 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:11 GMT, 13 April 2013 Sir Elton John, Keira Knightley and Sting have united in a bid to save media tycoon Alexander Lebedev from jail in Moscow. This comes after a judge last week banned him from leaving Russia ahead of his controversial trial in which he is accused of politically motivated ‘hooliganism’.

Fernhill School Glasgow: Top private school offers mortgage-style repayment scheme to cover pupil fees

Private school offers mortgage-style repayment scheme to cover 9,000-a-year day pupil fees Fernhill School in Glasgow is offering parents chance to spread fees over ten years, interest freePayment plan could reduce monthly payments by up to 50 per cent /13 – with the highest fees topping 21,000. The increases put pressure on parents – particularly those for whom private education is at the limits of affordability.

Youth tube: 24 "miracle" cream made of peppermint and pomegranate sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK

Youth tube: 24 'miracle' stem cell cream that claims to banish saggy skin and wrinkles 'sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:07 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:35 GMT, 31 January 2013 Cellulite, saggy skin, stretch marks… it’s enough to get any woman thinking about a little nip and tuck – or expensive spa treatments at the very least

"Must never shy away from the controversial": BBC launches search for next Newsnight editor in wake of Savile scandal (with some good…

'Must never shy away from the controversial': BBC launches search for next Newsnight editor in wake of Savile scandal (with some good advice)Job advert posted on BBC website for successor to Peter RipponFormer head stood down following decision to drop Jimmy Savile probeCorporation also recruiting a Head of News Programmes By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 14:01 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 12 January 2013 The BBC has posted a job advert to find the next editor of Newsnight after the controversial decision to drop a probe into claims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile cost the previous boss his job. Peter Rippon, who took over at Newsnight in 2008, stood aside when his explanation in a blog about why the investigation was pulled was criticised for inaccuracies and had to be corrected.

BBC "must release emails that helped stars avoid tax": MPs put pressure on corporation

BBC 'must release emails that helped stars avoid tax': MPs put pressure on corporation Corporation refuses request from MPs to see correspondence between BBC tax advisers and staffDecision not to publish is further damaging trust in BBC, politicians sayEmails are linked to stars paid via service companies, a set-up that could allow them to avoid tax and national insurance BBC Trust says auditors have looked at emails and found nothing suspicious By Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 11:20 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 3 January 2013 Under fire: BBC Trust finance chief Anthony Fry has rejected a request to hand the emails to MPs and has not read them himself The BBC is facing pressure from MPs to publish emails that could show the broadcaster gave the opportunity to two of its performers to avoid tax.

60,000 patients put on death pathway without being told but minister still says controversial end-of-life plan is "fantastic"

60,000 patients put on death pathway without being told but minister still says controversial end-of-life plan is 'fantastic'Pathway involves the sick being sedated and usually denied nutrition and fluidsFamilies kept in the dark when doctors withdraw lifesaving treatmentHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt said pathway was a 'fantastic step forward'Anti-euthanasia group said: ‘The Pathway is designed to finish people off double quick' | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 31 December 2012 Up to 60,000 patients die on the Liverpool Care Pathway each year without giving their consent, shocking figures revealed yesterday.

New children"s TV station to counter "mindless" shows: Thatcher considered new channel in wake of riots across the country

New children's TV station to counter 'mindless' shows: Mrs Thatcher considered new channel in wake of riots across the country | UPDATED: 08:58 GMT, 28 December 2012 Children's television was often so 'lifeless, moral-less and mindless' policy makers suggested setting up a 'Children's Broadcasting Corporation'.

Grammars fuel house price rise: Town renowned for its schools sees biggest increase anywhere in the UK during 2012

Grammars fuel house price rise: Town renowned for its schools sees biggest increase anywhere in the UK during 2012Property prices in Southend-on-sea, Essex up by nearly 15 per cent | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 27 December 2012 A town renowned for its grammar schools enjoyed a bigger rise in house prices this year than anywhere else in the UK, research revealed today.