House blaze suspect Mick Philpott 'did not bathe for 12 WEEKS before fatal fire and wore the same boxer shorts every day'Mick Philpott alleged to have started the blaze with two othersReveals his children called him 'tramp' because he didn't bathe for 12 weeks 'I just used to put water on my head and face and that's it,' he saidHe is accused of manslaughter with wife Mairead and friend Paul Mosley They bought cannabis and had sordid threesome on night of fatal fire Philpott accused of treating Mairead 'like a slave' while taking another loverAdmits he would go to girlfriend Lisa Willis's house for sex and to 'decorate' Court heard his wife had an abortion after falling pregnant while doggingHer QC accuses him of 'blackening' her name with tales of sex and drugs . 'But she's not sticking to the story, is she Mairead has broken ranks with you. She's no longer sticking to the story', he said
BREAKING NEWS: Brother of EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie found guilty of murdering her and dismembering her body By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 15:31 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:31 GMT, 30 January 2013 Actress Gemma McCluskie whose body was found in Regent's Canal The brother of Eastender actress Gemma McCluskie has been found guilty of murdering her and throwing her dismembered body into a canal. Tony McCluskie was found guilty of murder by a jury by a majority of eleven to one. He had previously admitted manslaughter
Fresh hopes for prosecutions over Hillsborough Disaster as police launch new investigation and High Court quashes accidental death inquest verdicts on 96 fans Theresa May launches police investigation into 1989 disasterFormer Durham Chief Constable Jon Stobbart to lead investigationMove comes as High Court quashes original accidental death verdictsFamilies greeted court's decision with a loud round of applauseInvestigation could lead to prosecutions being brought | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 20 December 2012 A raft of manslaughter charges could be laid following the decision to reopen the criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster, it emerged last night. The new police probe was announced yesterday by Home Secretary Theresa May as the High Court quashed the original inquest verdicts of accidental death and ordered new inquests.
Factory worker who shook and beat girlfriend's baby to death because of his crying is jailed for seven-and-a-half yearsBaby Slater Sharkey suffered 25 bruises from his head to his toes when he died aged 13 monthsRichard Morgan, 33, harmed the baby over 18 hours prior to his death Baby's mother Rachel Peacock handed 12-month community order Morgan sentenced to 7 and a half years today | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 19 December 2012 Jailed: Factory worker Richard Morgan who shook his girlfriend's poorly baby son to death A 33-year-old man who beat and shook a poorly baby to death while the boy's mother went shopping was jailed for seven-and-a-half years 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.
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
Husband who used white spirit to burn wife to death after 'trivial and absurd' row over his Christmas presents is jailed for eight years55-year-old had denied murdering his wife but was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury Angry husband splashed white spirit over wife's nightdress and flicked open a cigarette lighterShe died in hospital four days later from the effects of the burns and inhaling fumes | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 14 December 2012 A husband who killed his wife by pouring white spirit over her and setting her alight following a 'trivial and absurd' row over his Christmas presents has been jailed for eight years. Following the argument, out-of-work joiner Stephen Eastwood, 55, packed a holdall with clothes which his librarian wife Angela, 56, had given him for Christmas and threatened to stay with relatives.
Ambulance workers arrested for manslaughter after man died at the entrance to A&E department | UPDATED: 18:51 GMT, 14 December 2012 Five health workers including four ambulance staff have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. They were taken into custody after Carl Cope, 47, suffered a heart attack and died at Walsall Manor Hospital in the West Midlands on June 23 this year. The ambulance workers, aged 26, 34, 45 and 53 were all arrested for gross negligence and misconduct following the death along with a 44-year-old hospital worker.
Council fined 30,000 for health and safety failures at warehouse blaze which killed four firefightersFour firefighters died tackling blaze in Warwickshire in 2007 | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 7 December 2012 A local authority has been fined 30,000 for health and safety failures linked to a warehouse blaze in which four firefighters died. Mr Justice MacDuff said the fine imposed on Warwickshire County Council reflected deficiencies in record-keeping and information given to fire crews at the time of the tragedy in November 2007.
Linesman dies after being beaten and kicked 'by players from Amsterdam youth team' in front of his sonRichard Nieuwenhuizen died in hospital on Monday – a day after he was allegedly beaten and kicked by players from Amsterdam team Nieuw SlotenHis son had been playing in the game held in the town of Almere | UPDATED: 07:51 GMT, 5 December 2012 Three teenagers will be charged with manslaughter by Dutch prosecutors for allegedly taking part in an attack on a linesman at a youth football match. Volunteer linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen died in hospital on Monday, a day after he was allegedly beaten and kicked by players from Amsterdam team Nieuw Sloten. Mr Nieuwenhuizen’s son had been playing in the game, which was held in the town of Almere
Judge frees drunken pensioner, 85, who killed nephew after mistaking him for a burglar Confused Ezekiel McCarthy thought that Desbert Welsh, 50, was an intruder in his Cricklewood, north London, homeThe pair had been out celebrating McCarthy's birthday the previous nightMcCarthy, one of the oldest people to appear at the Old Bailey, was handed a nine month prison sentence suspended for two years | UPDATED: 18:07 GMT, 4 December 2012 Free: Ezekiel McCarthy, at the Old Bailey, pictured outside the Old Bailey was giving a nine month suspended sentence after stabbing his nephew A pensioner who fatally stabbed his nephew after mistaking him for a burglar walked free from court after a judge took pity on him. Confused Ezekiel McCarthy, 85, stabbed Desbert Welsh, 50, while 'defending himself' against what he thought was an intruder the morning after the pair had been out celebrating the former's birthday in Cricklewood, north London, last November. McCarthy, one of the oldest people to appear at the Old Bailey, was handed a nine month jail term suspended for two years on condition that he is supervised during that time