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.

Policeman launches legal action against shop owner after "falling in a drain during burglary call-out"

Policeman launches legal action against a shop owner after 'falling in a drain during burglary call-out' just days after a policewoman sues for tripping over a kerb PC claims he tore Achilles tendon in fall at Maidenhead Aquatics in SurreyHe wants compensation for six months' worth of lost overtime earningsClaim emerges days after WPC sued petrol station for tripping over a kerb Olympic Games in London. Lawsuit: Maidenhead Aquatics in Horsley, Surrey, is being sued by a policeman who claims he tore his Achilles tendon while investigating a break-in there.

Derby house fire trial: Mick Philpott sang Elvis songs hours after blaze and tried to get rich off back of deaths

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.

Former Pc admits selling secrets to the Sun newspaper about the arrest of John Terry"s mother for shoplifting

Former Pc admits selling secrets to the Sun newspaper about the arrest of John Terry's mother for shopliftingAlan Tierney sold information about arrest of John Terry's mother Sue Tierney also sold information about arrest of Rolling Stone Ronnie WoodPrison officer Richard Trunkfield admitted leaking high profile inmate detailsTierney and Trunkfield were arrested under Operation Elveden By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 12:29 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:14 GMT, 8 March 2013 Alan Tierney, pictured arriving at the Old Bailey this morning, pleaded guilty to misconduct in public office after selling information to the Sun newspaper A former police officer and a prison officer both admitted selling secrets to the Sun newspaper today.

Guernsey couple Peter Root and Mary Thompson killed during round-the-world cycling tour in Thailand

British couple killed during round-the-world cycling tour after being run over by pick-up truck in Thailand Peter Root and Mary Thompson were both artists aged 34 from GuernseySet off in July 2011 and had cycled through Europe, Middle East and ChinaCouple run over by pick-up driver in Phanom Sarakham, Chachoengsao By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 13:27 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:59 GMT, 18 February 2013 A British couple on a round-the-world cycling tour have been killed in a road crash in Thailand.

Serial criminal John Moir convicted of 218 offences laughs at police after receiving 43rd driving ban

'Nothing is going to stop me': Serial criminal convicted of 218 offences laughs at police after receiving his 43rd driving ban John Moir, 46, of Ipswich, Suffolk, was caught driving while banned – againHe was jailed in 2010 after hitting Simon Jacobs, 45, who nearly diedMr Jacobs says 'Justice system must listen: he will kill someone next time' , for driving while banned, resisting a police officer and having no car insurance, for which he was jailed for five months. 'I believe he will kill someone eventually': Simon Jacobs, 45, nearly died after Moir drove into him in 2010 Moir admitted driving while banned, having no insurance, and two charges of theft. He received a four-month jail sentence for driving while disqualified, and three months for each theft to run consecutively.

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los Angeles

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los AngelesSmash happened on State Route 38 near Forest Falls, 80 miles east of LABus driver reported brake problems as he came down mountain roadVehicle carrying tourists hit sedan before smashing into pick-up truckPassengers were returning from a day of skiiing at popular Big Bear resort By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 4 February 2013 At least eight people are dead and 38 more injured after a tour bus collided with two other vehicles in the mountains of Southern California. The horrific crash happened near the town of Forest Falls, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, and also involved a pick-up truck pulling a trailer and a sedan car

Atlanta Price Middle School shooting: Student, 14, shot in the head

Male student, 14, shot in the head in Atlanta middle school shooting By Leslie Larson PUBLISHED: 20:01 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 06:50 GMT, 1 February 2013 A 14-year-old male student was shot in the head, near the back of the neck, in a violent outbreak at an Atlanta public school on Thursday around 1:50pm. The shooting occurred at the Price Middle School, in southwest Atlanta. A teacher also suffered minor injuries in the violence but was not shot

Police officer escapes death after "crude" homemade bomb is thrown into his home in Northern Ireland

Police officer escapes death after 'crude' homemade bomb is thrown into his home in Northern IrelandThe officer was at the home in Omagh when the device was hurled insideBut his life was saved after it failed to explodeIt happened close to where an off-duty police officer fired shots last night By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 19:58 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 26 January 2013 A bomb has been thrown into the home of a police officer in Northern Ireland, it has emerged. The officer was inside the home in the Coolnagard area of Omagh when the 'crude viable explosive device' was hurled inside. However, he narrowly escaped death after it failed to explode

Woman, 40, charged with murder of toddler, 2, found dead in home by member of public

Woman, 40, charged with murder of toddler, 2, found dead in home by member of public Angela Vane, 40 will appear before Torquay Magistrates' Court todayShe was arrested on Saturday after boy, 2, was found dead at a homeShocked neighbours leave floral tributes near house in Modbury, Devon By Shari Miller PUBLISHED: 01:54 GMT, 20 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 21 January 2013 A 40-year-old woman was last night charged with the murder of a two-year-old boy. Angela Vane, 40, from Modbury, Devon, will appear before Torquay Magistrates' Court today after the toddler was found at a home on Saturday morning, Devon and Cornwall Police said. Officers were called to the house after the boy's body was discovered by a member of the public.