Calmly stocking up on beer, "monster" son just hours after executing his loving parents

Calmly stocking up on beer, 'monster' son just hours after executing his loving parents Stephen Seddon blasted parents Patrica and Robert to death with shotgun Had attempted to kill them four months earlier to claim life insuranceDrove couple from Sale into canal with them strapped into back seatsJudge: 'Parents would've realised what a monster their son had become' By James Tozer PUBLISHED: 10:39 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 29 March 2013 A fraudster who shot his parents after a botched attempt to drown them in a staged car crash will be ‘pursued to death by the Furies’, a judge said yesterday. CCTV images were released showing Stephen Seddon coolly buying beer hours after the killings, having returned to his home 150 miles away as part of an attempt to fabricate an alibi.

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

The real life Bleak House: Family at war over 200,000 inheritance loses every penny in four-year legal dispute

The real life Bleak House: Family at war over 200,000 inheritance loses every penny in four-year legal disputeDaphne Burgess left sum to daughters Julia Hawes and Libby BurgessHer son Peter was left out of the will but he managed to overturn decisionPeter and Libby pitched against Julia at six-day Court of Appeal hearingLord Justice Mummery described the case as a 'calamity for the family' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:39 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:40 GMT, 20 February 2013 Challenge: Daphne Burgess left 200,000 to her daughters Julia Hawes (pictured) and Libby Burgess when she died aged 80. Her son Peter, who was left out of the will, managed to overturn the decision at the Court of Appeal A bitter battle over a family will ended yesterday with the two sides spending more on lawyers than the 200,000 at stake. Daphne Burgess left that sum when she died four years ago at the age of 80.

The dogs given a new life for Christmas: Three shih-tzus so badly neglected they couldn"t see happily rehomed after makeover

The dogs given a new life for Christmas: Three badly neglected shih-tzus cleaned up and rehomed with loving families Dogs were rescued by RSPCA after six months of horrifying neglectLacy, Molly and Angus were unable to see or walk when found Inspector: 'I've never seen such a deeply depressing sight as these dogs'Owner Pauline Kinghorn has been banned from keeping animals for life | UPDATED: 14:30 GMT, 24 December 2012 Three dogs who were neglected so badly that they could not see or walk have all been re-homed with loving families in time for Christmas. The three shih-tzus had to be rescued from squalid conditions which left their coats so overgrown and matted with food and faeces that they could not see properly and had to drag their back legs when they tried to move around. Lacy, Molly and Angus, who are now healthy, have each gone to new homes after it was estimated that they had been neglected for at least six months

Sandy Hook victims: Funeral for Dylan Hockley, 6

Saying goodbye to his little brother: Family of British Sandy Hook victim, 6, who died in his favorite teacher's arms release balloons in his memory Funerals also held for Olivia Engel, 6, Madeline Hsu, 6, Grace McDonnell, 7 The school's psychologist, 56-year-old Mary Sherlach, and behavioural therapist, 29-year-old Rachel D'Avino, were also laid to rest | UPDATED: 21:08 GMT, 21 December 2012 Releasing balloons outside the church in Bethel, Connecticut on Friday, eight-year-old Jake Hockley bid a somber farewell to his little brother, a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Six-year-old Dylan Hockley, who moved from England two years ago, was remembered at a funeral in Walnut Hill Community Church, a week after became one of 26 victims gunned down at the school. His parents paid tribute to their energetic, loving son in the service before helping Jake release the purple balloons – Dylan's favourite colour – as their faces were etched with pain

Sandy Hook shooting: More funerals underway for victims of Connecticut school massacre

'We cannot imagine our life without her': Devastated family attends funeral for six-year-old Jessica Rekos as Sandy Hook community buries another of its tiny victimsSix-year-old James Mattioli also laid to rest on TuesdayA wake is underway for heroic teacher Victoria Soto, 27, who died shielding her students from the gunman | UPDATED: 21:18 GMT, 18 December 2012 With her husband's hand placed gently on her back, Krista Rekos clings to the shoulder of a friend outside the funeral for her six-year-old daughter. The heart-wrenching scene came as mourners gathered for the service of Jessica Rekos, one of the 20 children gunned down in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre on Friday morning. Jessica, whom her family remembered as a horse-lover and beloved big sister to her two brothers, is the latest youngster to be laid to rest in a long, almost unbearable procession of funerals.

Revealed: Patrick Moore"s secret "sons". A deeply moving interview with the three men adopted by the astronomer after losing their…

Revealed: Patrick Moore's secret 'sons'. A deeply moving interview with the three men adopted by the astronomer after losing their fathersThe stories of Ian Makins, Chris Doherty and Adam Corrie provide an extraordinary insight into the man who was as luminous and yet as mysterious as the skies he studied For Sir Patrick the three of them were simply 'my family'Their memories are full of laughter; memories of impromptu parties at his home, travels around the world and shared friendships | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 17 December 2012 When Sir Patrick Moore passed away at the age of 89 last week following a short illness, the impression was of a solitary, eccentric soul who died as he lived – alone. A short statement released on his behalf told us his beloved cat Ptolemy was with him, along with the carers he relied upon in his latter years, but there was no wife, no children – in fact, no blood relative at all

The Splitting Sixties: Finally free of financial ties, more and more older couples are breaking up

The Splitting Sixties: Finally free of financial ties, more and more older couples are breaking up | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 26 November 2012 /11/26/article-0-01541E6D000004B0-592_634x441.jpg” width=”634″ height=”441″ alt=”A recent survey found a third of sixtysomethings believed their finances were in the best order they had ever been, compared with only 23 per cent of those in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s” class=”blkBorder” /> A recent survey found a third of sixtysomethings believed their finances were in the best order they had ever been, compared with only 23 per cent of those in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s More than 11,500 over-60s were granted a divorce in 2009 – a leap of 4 per cent in two years.