Philpott sang Elvis songs at Karaoke hours after blaze and tried to 'get rich quick' off the back of his children's death Mick Philpott faked a collapse at a press conference after children's deaths Wanted money donated for funeral costs converted into Argos vouchers Mairead Philpott showed off her 80 trainers at a barbecue Philpott told fundraisers to sell teddy bears left outside family home By Andy Dolan and Paul Bentley PUBLISHED: 22:45 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:58 GMT, 3 April 2013 Mick and Mairead Philpott wanted to 'get rich quick' off the back of their six children's deaths Within hours of the fatal fire, the behaviour of Mick and Mairead Philpott was already arousing the suspicions of the police. The couple were keen to ‘get rich quick’ off the back of the children’s deaths, receiving at least 3,100 directly in cash gifts which they used to buy new sportswear and to get drunk at parties. The pattern of inappropriate behaviour in the aftermath of the blaze also saw Philpott: ■ Fake a collapse and joke around in a hospital mortuary ■ Sing the 1975 Elvis Presley songs Suspicious Minds and My Boy on a pub karaoke machine and proposition a female police officer during a ‘jovial’ visit to a hospital when he called his children ‘little sh***’ ■ Appear at a barbecue where his drunken wife showed off a new pair of 80 pink trainers.
Boyfriend, 32, beat and shook partner's baby to death while she was out shoppingBaby Slater Sharkey suffered 25 bruises from his head to his toes when he died aged 13 monthsRichard Morgan, 32, harmed the baby over 18 hours prior to his death in December 2010The baby's mother Rachel Peacock has also been convicted of cruelty to a child The pair will be sentenced tomorrow | UPDATED: 17:46 GMT, 18 December 2012 A 32-year-old man who beat and shook a baby to death while the boy's mother went shopping was convicted of his manslaughter today. Slater Sharkey suffered 25 bruises from his head to his toes when he died aged 13 months in December 2010, a jury at Newcastle Crown Court heard
Actor who claimed he had 'sexsomnia' when he slept with a drunken 15-year-old girl at house party found guilty of rape Simon Morris, 42, described history of having sex with partners in his sleepBut really he raped the teen in bed after she had collapsed Told Cardiff Crown Court he had tests to 'try to understand' the conditionStarred in film alongside Michael Caine, in Hollyoaks and the West End | UPDATED: 14:27 GMT, 17 December 2012 Sexsomnia: Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, who is accused of raping a teenage girl told Cardiff Crown Court that he had no recollection of the alleged rape An actor who claimed he had 'sexsomnia' to try and wriggle out of accusations that he raped a teenage girl has been jailed after a jury refused to believe his story. Simon Morris, a bit-part actor who appeared in a film with Michael Caine and in the TV soap Hollyoaks, attacked the 15-year-old after she drank cocktails at a birthday party.
I didn't rape girl of 15… I suffer from sexsomnia: Actor claims he was asleep and can't remember attack Simon Morris, 42, described history of having sex with partners while asleep Told Cardiff Crown Court he had tests to 'try to understand' the conditionStarred in film alongside Michael Caine, in Hollyoaks and the West End | UPDATED: 20:46 GMT, 13 December 2012 Sexsomnia: Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, who is accused of raping a teenage girl told Cardiff Crown Court that he had no recollection of the alleged rape An actor accused of raping a teenage girl yesterday blamed it on ‘sexsomnia’, a condition which he claims causes him to have sex in his sleep
Named for the first time: Teenager facing life in prison for murdering his mother by stabbing her 94 times and severing her spineKieren Smith turned on Leah Whittle, stabbing her with at least one knifeThe 42-year-old had 'little chance' to defend herself Police called it a 'particularly horrific and sustained attack' | UPDATED: 21:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 Violent death: Leah Whittle, 42, was stabbed to death at her house by her teenage son Kieren Smith. He will be sentenced tomorrow A 17-year-old youth has been found guilty of the murder of his mother who he stabbed to death after losing his temper. Kieren Smith killed 42-year-old Leah Whittle at her home in Benville Road, Weymouth, Dorset, on July 21.