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2013 archive

Murder in Northolt
Posted on: Monday, December 30, 2013 / 20:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of a 33 year-old woman in Northolt.

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Unexplained death in New Malden
Posted on: Monday, December 30, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the death of an 18 year-old woman in a fire in New Malden.

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Boxing Day shooting
Posted on: Thursday, December 26, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 31 year-old man was shot dead at a club in London's West End in the early hours of Boxing Day.

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Murder in Wood Green
Posted on: Monday, December 23, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 43 year-old woman in Wood Green, north London.

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Hitman jailed for Holloway murder
Posted on: Sunday, December 22, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A hitman who shot dead an innocent shopworker during a feud between Turkish gangs in north London has been jailed for at least 32 years.

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Murder in Chadwell heath
Posted on: Thursday, December 19, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 31 year-old man in Chadwell Heath.

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Men guilty of Lee Rigby murder
Posted on: Thursday, December 19, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

Two Muslim extremists have been convicted of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.

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Gambler convicted of Robert Darby murder
Posted on: Thursday, December 19, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A professional gambler has been convicted of the murder of Robert Darby in 2005.

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Businessman convicted of murdering missing wife in 2006
Posted on: Thursday, December 19, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A property developer has been convicted of murdering his pregnant wife who disappeared without trace seven years ago.

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Verdicts in Peter Hagan murder trial
Posted on: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Four men are facing life sentences after being convicted of the murder of 16 year-old Peter Hagan in Wandsworth.

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Murder in Stockwell
Posted on: Monday, December 16, 2013 / 20:00 hrs

A 54 year-old man has died two weeks after being attacked at a community centre in Stockwell, south London.

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Murder in Putney
Posted on: Saturday, December 14, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 61 year-old woman in Putney, southwest London.

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Murder in Greenford
Posted on: Sunday, December 08, 2013 / 01:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 36 year-old man in Greenford, west London.

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Murder in Neasden / Harlesden
Posted on: Saturday, December 07, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 20 year-old man has died after a shooting in Neasden, northwest London.

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Murder in Palmers Green
Posted on: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 17 year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Palmers Green.

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Murder in Stoke Newington
Posted on: Monday, December 02, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A man in his 20s has been stabbed to death in Stoke Newington.

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Murder in Richmond
Posted on: Sunday, December 01, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 43 year-old woman in Richmond, southwest London.

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Murder in Southall
Posted on: Saturday, November 30, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating a suspected murder-suicide in Southall, west London.

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Murder in Southwark
Posted on: Saturday, November 30, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A 34 year-old man has been stabbed to death outside a pub in Southwark, south London.

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Lee Rigby murder trial coverage
Posted on: Friday, November 29, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

Day-by-day coverage of the Lee Rigby murder trial at the Old Bailey

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Financial advisor guilty of murder
Posted on: Friday, November 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A financial advisor who battered a millionaire to death after stealing 343,000 to fund his lavish lifestyle has been convicted of murder.

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Two convicted of Henry Bolombi murder
Posted on: Thursday, November 28, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Two killers who fled to Jamaica after stabbing 17 year-old Henry Bolombi to death on New Year's Day 2008 have been convicted of murder.

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New appeal in 1997 John Kenndy murder
Posted on: Thursday, November 28, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are renewing appeals for information about the murder of John Kennedy in Wapping in 1997.

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Fraudster guilty of Carole Waugh murder
Posted on: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 / 17:30 hrs

A professional fraudster has been convicted of the murder of millionaire businesswoman Carole Waugh.

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Kevin Ssali murder trial starts
Posted on: Monday, November 25, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A 14 year-old schoolboy was stabbed to death on a double decker bus in a row over a woolly hat, the Old Bailey heard.

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Murder in Wandsworth
Posted on: Thursday, November 21, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the 'murder-suicide' of an elderly couple in Wandsworth.

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Two jailed for manslaughter of Darryl McClymont
Posted on: Thursday, November 21, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Two men have been jailed for stabbing 23 year-old Darryl McClymont to death outside his home in Isleworth.

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Danny Gough murder trial starts
Posted on: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A father-to-be was hacked to death with an axe, a sword and a machete in front of his pregnant fiancee, a court heard.

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Man goes on trial for betting shop murder
Posted on: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A betting shop manager was battered to death with a claw hammer for less than 300, a court heard today (Tues).

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Man jailed for Duane Tomlin murder
Posted on: Monday, November 18, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A killer who fled to Thailand after shooting dead a 20 year-old man in a car park has been jailed for at least 31 years.

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Body in a well in Warlingham
Posted on: Saturday, November 16, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Seven men have been arrested for murder after a body was found down a well on the outskirts of London near Warlingham in Surrey.

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Man convicted of Gaynor Bale murder
Posted on: Friday, November 15, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A man has been jailed for at least 20 years for the murder of his partner after years of domestic abuse.

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End of Gareth Williams death investigation
Posted on: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

The Metropolitan Police has concluded that it is most likely nobody else was involved in the death of MI6 spy Gareth Williams.

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Suspicious death in New Addington
Posted on: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 20 year-old woman in New Addington.

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Teenager jailed for pensioner murder
Posted on: Saturday, November 09, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A teenager who stabbed and strangled an 88 year-old woman after breaking into her care home has been jailed for at least 18 years.

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Murder in Hackney
Posted on: Friday, November 08, 2013 / 16:10 hrs

A 50 year-old man has died six days after being attacked in the street in Hackney, east London.

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Teenager convicted of Derek Boateng murder
Posted on: Friday, November 08, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A 16 year-old boy has been convicted of the murder of 16 year-old Derek Boateng, who was stabbed to death on a bus in Highbury, north London.

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Peter Hagan murder trial starts
Posted on: Friday, November 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Four men have gone on trial for the murder of 16 year-old boy after a fight at a party.

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Man convicted of murdering young nephew
Posted on: Thursday, November 07, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A railway conductor has been convicted of murdering his three year-old nephew in Bromley, south London.

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Henry Bolombi murder trial starts
Posted on: Thursday, November 07, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Two men have gone on trial for the murder of 18 year-old Henry Bolombi in Edmonton in 2008.

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Doctor convicted of killing patient
Posted on: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A consultant surgeon has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for the gross negligence manslaughter of a patient in his care.

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Murder in North Acton / Ealing
Posted on: Sunday, November 03, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A 33 year-old man has died after a triple stabbing in three street in Park Royal in Ealing, west London.

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Murder in Ilford
Posted on: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 / 23:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 24 year-old woman in Ilford, east London.

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Unexplained death in Sutton
Posted on: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Homicide detectives are investigating the unexplained death of a six year-old girl in Sutton.

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Teenager on trial for Derek Boateng murder
Posted on: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A schoolboy has gone on trial for the murder of 16 year-old Derek Boateng in Islington in April this year.

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Teenager charged with killing George Verrier
Posted on: Monday, October 28, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A teenager has been charged with killing 17 year-old George Verrier in Bromley last month.

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Murder in Neasden
Posted on: Saturday, October 19, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of a 67 year-old woman in Neasden, northwest London.

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Murder in Battersea
Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

A 21 year-old man has been stabbed to death in Battersea, south London.

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Murder in Fulham
Posted on: Thursday, October 17, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

A 49 year-old man has been stabbed to death in Fulham, southwest London.

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Convicted killer on the run
Posted on: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A man convicted of the murder of 17 year-old Kelvin Chibueze has escaped from a mental health unit.

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Roberto Troyan murder trial starts
Posted on: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A millionaire socialite was battered to death at his flat in Mayfair by his financial adviser, a court heard.

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Murder in Barking
Posted on: Monday, October 14, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a shopkeeper who was hit by a lorry while chasing a suspected robber in east London.

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Carole Waugh murder trial starts
Posted on: Friday, October 11, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Two professional conmen murdered a millionaire escort and used impersonators to strip her assets, a court heard.

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Man convicted of Coldharbour Lane shooting
Posted on: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A Jamaican who shot dead an engineer in Brixton thirteen years ago has been jailed for at least 20 years.

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Sharlana Diedrick: Ex-partner guilty of murder
Posted on: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 / 16:40 hrs

A killer who stabbed his ex-partner to death after raping a complete stranger at a beauty spot has been convicted of murder.

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Verdicts in Sultan Ahmed case
Posted on: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A 51 year-old man has been convicted of murdering a neighbour after a trival dispute over garden drainage.

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Murder in Islington
Posted on: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A 77 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 43 year-old man in Islington, north London.

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Teenager admits murder of pensioner
Posted on: Monday, October 07, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A teenager has admitted murdering an 88 year-old widow at a care home in Shadwell, east London.

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Murder in Barnet
Posted on: Saturday, October 05, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 42 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a the murder of a pensioner in Barnet, north London.

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Man convicted of Hackney murder
Posted on: Friday, October 04, 2013 / 15:00 hrs

A construction worker who battered his friend to death in a drunken row over body odour has been convicted of murder.

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Son admits killing mother
Posted on: Friday, October 04, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

A loner who stabbed his elderly mother more than 60 times 'to see if she came back from the dead' has been locked up indefinitely.

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Doctor on trial for killing patient
Posted on: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A hospital consultant has gone on trial for the manslaughter of a patient who died after a routine knee operation.

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Four on trial for Edmonton gang murder
Posted on: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Four men have gone on trial for the murder of 19 year-old Mohammed Hussein during a feud between two north London gangs.

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Unexplained death in South Croydon
Posted on: Monday, September 30, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man in Croham Hurst Woods in South Croydon two years ago.

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Two charged with Romford murder
Posted on: Sunday, September 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a carpenter whose body was found in a stream in Romford.

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Sermon at the funeral of Sabrina Moss
Posted on: Friday, September 27, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

"Each of us needs to say to our neighbours, to our friends and family; in memory of Sabrina Moss, disarm. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, stop this sin now."

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Murder in Croydon
Posted on: Thursday, September 26, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A 17 year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Croydon, south London.

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Suspect in Sharlana Diedrick murder goes on trial
Posted on: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A man raped and tried to kill a complete stranger before stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death, the Old Bailey heard.

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Man cleared of Shepherds Bush murder
Posted on: Monday, September 23, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A suspected gunman has been cleared of shooting dead 27 year-old Randy Osei-Boateng in Shepherds Bush two years ago.

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Hit and run in Sutton
Posted on: Sunday, September 22, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder after a police officer died in a hit-and-run in Sutton, south London.

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Murder in Battersea
Posted on: Thursday, September 19, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A teenager has been shot dead in Battersea, south London.

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Man jailed for murder of David Remmer
Posted on: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man has been jailed for at least 20 years for the murder of David Remmer at a hostel in West Kensington.

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Estate agent jailed for one-punch killing
Posted on: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

An estate agent has been jailed for four years for killing an electrician with a single punch outside a pub.

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Harringay murder
Posted on: Monday, September 16, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

The 44 year-old man who was fatally stabbed outside a pub in Harringay has been named as Rodney Adams.

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Murder in Forest Gate
Posted on: Monday, September 16, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman in Forest Gate, east London.

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Gang jailed for 93 years for Ilford murder
Posted on: Friday, September 13, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Five gang members who stabbed a man to death on a petrol forecourt in Ilford have been jailed for a total of at least 93 years.

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Two men jailed for torture and murder of garage owner Ben Nowak
Posted on: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Two men who murdered a garage owner by dousing him with petrol and setting him on fire with a blowtorch have been jailed for at least 30 years.

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New arrest in 1996 murder case
Posted on: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives investigating an unsolved murder from 1996 have arrested a suspect.

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Chef admits murdering ex-partner
Posted on: Monday, September 09, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A chef who stabbed his ex-partner to death in front of their two year-old daughter has been jailed for at least 17 years.

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DJ jailed for killing ex-partner Janelle Duncan-Bailey
Posted on: Friday, September 06, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A DJ who killed his ex-partner during a row about child support and hid her body in his boot for four days has been jailed for eight years.

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Suspicious death in Leyton
Posted on: Thursday, September 05, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 28 year-old woman in Leyton, east London.

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Man guilty of Lewisham murder
Posted on: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A Sri Lankan man who battered a student to death during a gang attack in Lewisham has been jailed for at least 16 years.

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Murder in Hornchurch
Posted on: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman in her 70s who was found dead in Hornchurch, east London.

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Murder in Bromley
Posted on: Monday, September 02, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 17 year-old who died after a mass brawl in Bromley, south London.

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Vigil for Sabrina Moss
Posted on: Saturday, August 31, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The family and friends of Sabrina Moss have held a vigil a week after she was shot dead in Kilburn, northwest London.

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Murder in Chadwell Heath / Romford
Posted on: Thursday, August 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A woman has been charged with the murder of an eight year-old girl in Chadwell Heath, east London.

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Southall fairground murder
Posted on: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A man was stabbed to death after a mass brawl at a fairground in Southall, west London.

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Murder in Kilburn
Posted on: Saturday, August 24, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A woman has been shot dead while celebrating her 24th birthday with friends in Kilburn, northwest London.

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Murder in Homerton
Posted on: Thursday, August 22, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A 20 year-old man has been stabbed to death in Homerton, east London.

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Benedykt Nowak murder trial starts
Posted on: Monday, August 19, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A garage owner was doused with petrol and set on fire after he turned down a business deal, a court heard.

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Murder in Lewisham
Posted on: Thursday, August 15, 2013 / 09:00 hrs

A 21 year-old woman has been stabbed to death in Hither Green / Lewisham, south London.

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Murder in Poplar
Posted on: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 16 year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Poplar, east London.

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Murder in Ealing
Posted on: Thursday, August 08, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

Three men have been charged with the murder of a 22 year-old man in Ealing.

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Murder in Forest Gate
Posted on: Wednesday, August 07, 2013 / 09:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Forest Gate, east London.

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Two convicted of killing Andrzej Kulesza
Posted on: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

Two Polish gangsters have been convicted of torturing a rival to death in an attic over a debt of just 300.

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Murder in East Ham
Posted on: Monday, August 05, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

has been stabbed to death in East Ham.

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Gunman jailed for Carlton Ned murder
Posted on: Monday, August 05, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A gunman who shot dead an innocent father after bursting into his home in the middle of the night has been jailed for at least 35 years.

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Man jailed for Ruby Love murder
Posted on: Monday, August 05, 2013 / 15:00 hrs

A killer who strangled his girlfriend and dumped her body in a canal on Christmas Day 2011 has been jailed for at least 16 years.

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Murder in Leyton
Posted on: Thursday, August 01, 2013 / 09:00 hrs

A 29 year-old woman has been stabbed to death at her home in Leyton, east London.

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Suspected fatal assault in Clapton
Posted on: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A 47 year-old man has died two weeks after a suspected assault in Clapton, east London.

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Murder in Brixton Hill / Streatham
Posted on: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A 28 year-old woman has been stabbed to death and two others injured in separate attacks in Brixton Hill, south London.

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Murder in Poplar
Posted on: Saturday, July 27, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A man has died after being stabbed in the back in Poplar High Street.

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Five men convicted of Thomas Cudjoe murder
Posted on: Friday, July 26, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

Five men have been convicted of murdering Thomas Cudjoe in a gang attack in Ilford, east London.

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Man locked up for killing Adeel Salam
Posted on: Friday, July 26, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A mentally ill man has been detained indefinitely for battering a work colleague to death with a baseball bat.

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Murder in Walthamstow
Posted on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 / 20:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of 51 year-old Jeffrey Coombes at his home in Walthamstow.

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Man charged with PC Blakelock murder
Posted on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the 1985 Tottenham Riots.

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Murder in Mill Hill
Posted on: Monday, July 22, 2013 / 08:00 hrs

The body of a woman has been found in a suitcase at a sports ground in Mill Hill, northwest London.

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Murder in Walworth
Posted on: Saturday, July 20, 2013 / 09:00 hrs

A woman his her twenties has died after a suspicious fire in Walworth, southeast London.

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12 years for killer of David Petch
Posted on: Thursday, July 18, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

The killer of dad-of-nine David Petch in New Addington has been jailed for 12 years.

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Trucker jailed for murder of Petras Miernykas
Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A Lithuanian lorry driver who stabbed a workmate and left his body lying in his cab has been jailed for at least 12 years.

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Two convicted of Jamie Sanderson murder
Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Two men have been convicted of murdering an aspiring rapper at a nightclub in Kingston.

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Victoria Station murder: The final chapter
Posted on: Monday, July 15, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

The 17th and final student to be sentenced in the Victoria Station murder case has been jailed for 11 years.

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Murder in Northwood
Posted on: Sunday, July 14, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

A husband has been charged with the murder of his wife at their home in Northwood, west London.

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Murder in Enfield
Posted on: Sunday, July 14, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 47 year-old man was stabbed to death in Enfield on Thursday 11 July.

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Man re-convicted of Kowshar Hussain murder
Posted on: Saturday, July 13, 2013 / 08:00 hrs

A convicted drug dealer who won the right to a retrial after being convicted of murder has been jailed for life for a second time.

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Man dies after Highbury attack
Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A deaf actor died a week after being assaulted outside a pub in Highbury, north London.

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Carlton Ned murder trial starts
Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

A man was shot dead in his own hallway while trying to protect his wife and stepson, the Old Bailey has heard.

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Man sentenced for Lesley Larner killing
Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A schizophrenic who stabbed his girlfriend to death in front of two police officers has been locked up indefinitely.

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Man dies after Brixton assault
Posted on: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A 50 year-old man has died two weeks after being assaulted in Brixton, south London.

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Fatal fire in Heston
Posted on: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man and a woman have died in a fire at a flat in Heston, west London.

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Boy jailed for murder of Dogan Ismail
Posted on: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 15 year-old boy has been locked up for at least 13 years for the murder of Dogan Ismail last December.

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Jimmy Mubenga 'unlawfully killed'
Posted on: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

An Angolan man who died after being restrained by security guards was 'unlawfully killed,' an inquest jury has decided.

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Man cleared of Wood Green killing
Posted on: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A homeless man has been cleared of killing a pensioner by knocking him over at a bus stop.

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Murder in Forest Gate
Posted on: Monday, July 08, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 37 year-old woman who was strangled in Forest Gate, east London.

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Edmonton murder charge
Posted on: Thursday, July 04, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A woman has been charged with the murder of her husband in Edmonton, north London, last year.

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Murder in Streatham
Posted on: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A 40 year-old woman was stabbed to death in Streatham on Monday 1 July.

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Murder in Islington
Posted on: Saturday, June 29, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

Mohamed Abdullahi, 20, was stabbed to death in Islington, north London, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Burglar convicted of murdering pensioner
Posted on: Friday, June 28, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A burglar who battered a partially blind pensioner to death after she caught him in her home has been convicted of murder.

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Thomas Cudjoe murder trial starts
Posted on: Thursday, June 27, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Five men killed a man who had been cleared of shooting one of their friends by a jury, a court heard,

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Five convicted of Andrew Jaipaul murder
Posted on: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

Five young men have been convicted of the murder of Andrew Jaipaul in a revenge gang attack in north London.

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Andrzej Kulesza murder trial starts
Posted on: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A Polish crime gang tortured and murdered an associate who owned the money after holding him for ransom in an attic, a court heard.

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Five men on trial for murder of Arron Payne
Posted on: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A factory worker was fatally stabbed during a planned revenge attack after 'humiliating' another man in a fight, the Old Bailey heard.

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Man convicted of killing David Petch
Posted on: Monday, June 24, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A father-of-eight who killed a father-of-nine in a dispute about his partner's sister is facing jail.

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Murder in Whitechapel
Posted on: Sunday, June 23, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a hostel in Whitechapel, east London.

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Man on trial for murder of pensioner
Posted on: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A burglar kicked and stamped an elderly woman to death after being caught in her home in the middle of the night, a court heard.

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Killer detained indefinitely
Posted on: Monday, June 17, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A mentally ill man stabbed his elderly neighbour to death a month after being discharged from hospital, a court heard.

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Murder in Thamesmead
Posted on: Sunday, June 16, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

A 56 year-old man was stabbed to death at his his lfat in Thamesmead on Saturday 15 June.

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Murder in East Ham
Posted on: Friday, June 14, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A pensioner has died of head injuries after being attacked at his home in East Ham.

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Man convicted of Danny O'Shea murder
Posted on: Thursday, June 13, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A man has been convicted of the murder of an innocent teenager in Canning Town, east London.

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Man jailed for Bow killing
Posted on: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A man has been jailed for ten years for stabbing 53 year-old Eric Paul to death in the street in Bow, east London.

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Three cleared of Downham party murder
Posted on: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

Three teenagers have been cleared of the murder of 16 year-old Nathaniel Brown at a house party in Downham, south London.

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Gunman guilty of Dothan Gordon murder
Posted on: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A gunman who executed a father-of-two and shot his disabled fiancee has been jailed for at least 42 years.

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Murder in Kingston
Posted on: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A 28 year-old man has been stabbed to death in Kingston, south London.

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Student jailed for murder of Shaun Akanbi
Posted on: Monday, June 10, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A Moroccan student has been jailed for at least 28 years for the murder of fashion designer Shaun Akanbi.

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Man charged with killing of Patrick Lawless
Posted on: Saturday, June 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Patrick Conway, 21, has been charged with the manslaughter of Patrick Lawless, who died after a fight in Teddington in November 2012.

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Gang sentenced for Luke Fitzpatrick murder
Posted on: Friday, June 07, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of Luke Fitzpatrick in Dollis Hill, northwest London.

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Ali Armagan murder: Three jailed
Posted on: Friday, June 07, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Three men who helped set up the murder of a Turkish gang leader outside a north London tube station have been jailed.

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Shaun Chambers murder trial starts
Posted on: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A 16-year-old boy stabbed a father-to-be to death on the notorious Aylesbury Estate to 'prove himself,' the Old Bailey heard.

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Teen convicted of Dogan Ismail murder
Posted on: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A 15 year-old boy who stabbed a teenager to death after being asked to return a stolen mobile phone is facing a life sentence.

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Murder in Plaistow
Posted on: Monday, June 03, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of a 76 year-old woman in Plaistow, east London.

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Traveller jailed for Homerton murder
Posted on: Friday, May 31, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A traveller who stabbed the bride's brother to death at a gypsy wedding has been jailed for at least 23 years.

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Murder in Enfield
Posted on: Friday, May 31, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 55 year-old man in Enfield, north London.

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Murder in Deptford
Posted on: Thursday, May 30, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

An 82 year-old woman has died in a suspected arson attack in Deptford, south London.

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Four jailed for Negus McLean murder
Posted on: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Four teenagers who stabbed a 15 year-old schoolboy to death as part of a vicious gang feud were jailed for a total of 65 years.

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Murder in Morden
Posted on: Saturday, May 25, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 55 year-old man at a betting shop in Morden, south London.

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Murder in Shadwell
Posted on: Saturday, May 25, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Margery Gilbey, 88, died following a suspected burglary at her home in Shadwell, east London.

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Two jailed for murder of Genson Courtney
Posted on: Thursday, May 23, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Two men who shot dead the stepson of 'celebrity gangster' David Courtney during a family feud have both been jailed for a minimum of 31 years.

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Murder in Woolwich
Posted on: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

Drummer Lee Rigby was killed in Woolwich, south London, on 22 May 2013.

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Man charged with 1982 Hyde Park bombing
Posted on: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of four soldiers in the IRA bombing at Hyde Park on 20 July 1982.

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Robber jailed for killing Edward Syrad
Posted on: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A robber who killed a pensioner during a night-time raid on his home has been jailed for 20 years.

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Teenager cleared of Burker King murder
Posted on: Monday, May 20, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A teenager has been cleared of murdering a man during a fight in a Burger King restaurant after claiming self defence.

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Husband and wife found dead in central London
Posted on: Thursday, May 16, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman in her 60s found strangled in Bloomsbury, central London.

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Stuart Hazell admits murder of Tia Sharp
Posted on: Monday, May 13, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

Stuart Hazell has been jailed for at least 38 years for the murder of 12 year-old step-granddaughter Tia Sharp.

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Teen jailed for Leyton murder
Posted on: Friday, May 10, 2013 / 15:00 hrs

A 17 year-old who stabbed a teenager to death during a mass brawl between up to 40 youths has been jailed for at least 15 years.

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Stabbing in Forest Gate
Posted on: Thursday, May 09, 2013 / 20:00 hrs

A teenager has been stabbed to death in Forest Gate, east London.

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Murder in Penge
Posted on: Thursday, May 09, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

Khadar Hussein, 19, died after being shot in the head in Penge, south London.

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Teenagers jailed for Paula Castle manslaughter
Posted on: Thursday, May 09, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

Two teenagers who killed an 85 year-old woman in a mugging have been named after being sentenced to six years detention.

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Tia Sharp trial coverage
Posted on: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 / 17:30 hrs

Twelve year-old Tia Sharp was sexually assaulted by her step-grandfather before he killed her and hid her body in his loft, the Old Bailey heard.

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Killer of aspiring lawyer gets 20 years
Posted on: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 / 17:10 hrs

A killer who stabbed a law student to death after catching his former lover in bed with her new man has been jailed for at least 20 years.

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Man admits manslaughter of Michael Walser
Posted on: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A drug addict has admitted killing a man and stealing 100 during a street mugging.

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Murder in Clapton
Posted on: Sunday, May 05, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

James Sweeney, 30, was stabbed to death in Clapton, east London.

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Man convicted of killing Nicholas Henry
Posted on: Saturday, May 04, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A man who mistakenly stabbed his best friend to death outside a nightclub in the City of London has been convicted of manslaughter.

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1998 Northolt murder appeal
Posted on: Thursday, May 02, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are offering a 20,000 reward for information on the 15th anniversary of a murder in Northolt.

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Anniversary appeal over 2011 murder in Northolt
Posted on: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are offering a 20,000 reward in a bid to solve the murder of Ade Shode in Northolt two years ago.

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DJ cleared of Anthony Thompson manslaughter
Posted on: Monday, April 29, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A DJ has been cleared of killing a friend with a single punch in a row over a 'cartoon penis' prank.

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TV appeal for witnesses to Stephen Lawrence murder
Posted on: Monday, April 29, 2013 / 01:00 hrs

Detectives will make a new appeal for witnesses to the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence on BBC Crimewatch tonight.

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Murder in Eltham
Posted on: Saturday, April 27, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A 48 year-old man has been stabbed to death in Eltham, southeast London.

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Westfield murder trial starts
Posted on: Thursday, April 25, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

A man was stabbed to death during a confrontation between two gangs at Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, the Old Bailey heard.

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Highbury murder
Posted on: Thursday, April 25, 2013 / 09:00 hrs

Derek Boateng, 16, died after being stabbed on a bus in Highbury, north London.

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Genson Courtney murder trial starts
Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 / 17:00 hrs

The stepson of celebrity gangster Dave Courtney was murdered by his uncle in a 'ruthless execution', the Old Bailey heard.

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Man jailed for Hanad Osman murder
Posted on: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A killer who was caught on CCTV stabbing a man to death at a cafe has been jailed for at least 26 years.

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Latest statistics for homicides in London
Posted on: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 / 13:30 hrs

The lastest homicide statistics for London show a slight increase, according to the Metropolitan Police.

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Harold Muzeremwi murder trial starts
Posted on: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

A law student was stabbed to death after trying to protect his best friend from a jealous love rival, the Old Bailey heard.

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Southgate shooting
Posted on: Friday, April 19, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

Zafer Eren, 34, has been shot dead in Southgate, north London.

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Three convicted of Luke Harwood murder
Posted on: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

Two men and a woman have been convicted of the murder of 18 year-old Luke Harwood.

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Two jailed for Umar Tufail murder
Posted on: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 / 11:40 hrs

Two gang members who killed an aspiring rapper dead in a drive-by shooting have been jailed for life.

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Two jailed for Plumstead murder
Posted on: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Two drug addicts who stabbed a garage owner to death in a bungled robbery have both been jailed for at least 23 years.

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Mentally ill son-in-law admits killing Abed Polin
Posted on: Monday, April 15, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A mentally ill man has been locked up indefinitely for stabbing his father-in-law to death.

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Murder in Camberwell
Posted on: Sunday, April 14, 2013 / 15:30 hrs

Jerome Edwards, 23, has died after being shot in the head in Camberwell, south London.

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Teen muggers admit killing pensioner
Posted on: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Two 15 year-old boys are facing jail for killing a grandmother in a street mugging.

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Ahmet Paytak murder trial starts
Posted on: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A bungling hitman shot two innocent men in a botched revenge attack at the height of a Turkish gangland feud, the Old Bailey heard

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Grandmother convicted of killing ex-boyfriend
Posted on: Monday, April 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A pensioner has been convicted of killing her terminally ex-boyfriend by strangling him with a plastic bag.

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Two charged with Croydon murder
Posted on: Friday, April 05, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Two men have been charged with the murder of Danny Gough in Croydon, south London, two years ago.

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Shooting in Edmonton
Posted on: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 / 10:00 hrs

Mohammed Hussein, 19, was shot dead in Lower Edmonton, north London. on Monday 1 April

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Burglar jailed for street cleaner murder
Posted on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A burglar who murdered a brave street cleaner while trying to escape with a stolen laptop has been jailed for at least 27 years.

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Investigation into death of rapper assaulted on train
Posted on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the death of a 24 year-old rapper who was assaulted on a train in Wimbledon, south London.

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Fatal assault in Finsbury Park
Posted on: Friday, March 22, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the manslaughter of Matthew Fallon in Finsbury Park

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Colin Ballinger murder trial starts
Posted on: Thursday, March 21, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A pensioner has gone on trial for the murder of her terminally ill ex-boyfriend.

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Man goes on trial for murder of street cleaner
Posted on: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A street cleaner was stabbed to death when he tried to tackle a burglar using his broom, the Old Bailey heard.

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Murder in Dagenham
Posted on: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 30 year-old woman found dead at a house in Dagenham, east London.

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Murder in Streatham
Posted on: Saturday, March 16, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

A 42 year-old man has been charged with the murder of a three year-old boy in Streatham, southwest London.

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Trident and London gun homicides
Posted on: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The Trident Gang Command will no longer investigate murders in London, it was announced today.

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Murder of three-year-old boy in Downham, south London
Posted on: Monday, March 11, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

A man has been charged with the murder of a three year-old boy at his home in Downham, south London.

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Murder in Tottenham
Posted on: Sunday, March 10, 2013 / 23:50 hrs

Ibrahim Ali, 20, was stabbed to death in Tottenham, north London.

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Murder in Mayfair
Posted on: Sunday, March 10, 2013 / 21:00 hrs

Investigation into the murder of 63 year-old Roberto Troyan in Mayfair on Friday (8 March)

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Death of man hit by shopping trolley
Posted on: Friday, March 08, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the death of a 60 year-old man three months after being knocked over by a shopping trolley.

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Death in Barnet
Posted on: Tuesday, March 05, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the death of a woman following a suspected dispute with another female driver.

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Nicola Edgington jailed for at least 37 years
Posted on: Monday, March 04, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A convicted killer who stabbed a grandmother to death in a random street attack has been jailed for at least 37 years.

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Schizophrenic admits killing Mark Morrison
Posted on: Friday, March 01, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A schizophrenic claiming to be the King of England tried to get into Buckingham Palace to see the Queen after killing a homeless man.

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Beckton murder trial
Posted on: Monday, February 25, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A Lithuanian man was battered to death and dumped on wasteground in east London, the Old Bailey heard.

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Murder in Mill Hill
Posted on: Sunday, February 24, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 30 year-old man in Mill Hill, northwest London.

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Killer locked up for stabbing girlfriend to death
Posted on: Saturday, February 23, 2013 / 11:00 hrs

A paranoid schizophrenic who stabbed his girlfriend to death in Catford has been locked up indefinitely.

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Luke Fitzpatrick murder trial coverage
Posted on: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

A hooded gang stabbed an innocent man to death and tried to kill his father in a 'cowardly' revenge attack, a court heard.

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Boxer jailed for killing Australian
Posted on: Monday, February 18, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

A former boxer with a history of violence was jailed for seven years for killing a man with a single punch outside a pub.

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Murder in Wandsworth
Posted on: Sunday, February 17, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

Peter Hagan, 16, died after being stabbed outside a party in Wandsworth, south London, on 17 February 2013.

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Murder in Clapton
Posted on: Sunday, February 17, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A teenager has been killed in a double shooting on the streets of Clapton, east London.

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The disappearance of Lee Boxell
Posted on: Thursday, February 14, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Homicide detectives are appealing for information about a 15 year-old boy who disappeared without trace 25 years ago.

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Murder in Stoke Newington
Posted on: Monday, February 11, 2013 / 20:00 hrs

Ganimete Hoti, 42, was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington, north London. on 11 February

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House fire in Putney
Posted on: Sunday, February 10, 2013 / 18:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a man found dead after a house fire in Putney.

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Teen jailed for murder of older brother
Posted on: Friday, February 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A teenager who stabbed his older brother to death in an unprovoked attack has been jailed for at least 18 years.

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Woman convicted of murder of Sally Hodkin
Posted on: Thursday, February 07, 2013 / 16:40 hrs

A woman who stabbed a grandmother to death in the street in a random attack six years after killing her own mother has been convicted of murder.

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Murder in Catford
Posted on: Thursday, February 07, 2013 / 12:00 hrs

A woman in her 70s has been stabbed to death in Catford, southeast London.

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Danny O'Shea murder trial
Posted on: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A teenager was murdered by a gang of men in a revenge attack over a stolen Blackberry, the Old Bailey heard.

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Murder investigation in Romford
Posted on: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 / 14:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a 44 year-old man who died after a fight outside a pub in Romford, east London.

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Junior Nkwelle murder trial
Posted on: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

A 14-year-old girl set up the murder of a schoolboy to 'teach him a lesson', the Old Bailey heard.

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Richard Hamilton murder trial
Posted on: Monday, February 04, 2013 / 16:00 hrs

A drug addict stabbed his neighbour to death after forcing him to hand over the PIN to his bank account, a court heard.

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Gemma McCluskie murder trial verdict
Posted on: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

The brother of EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie was jailed for at least 20 years for killing her and dumping her dismembered body in a canal.

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Cabbie jailed for killing mistress in 1995
Posted on: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A married taxi driver who killed his mistress 18 years ago has been jailed for 12 years.

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Murder in Woolwich/Plumstead
Posted on: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man in his 30s has been stabbed to death in Woolwich, south London.

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Son locked up for killing mother
Posted on: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A mentally ill man who decapitated his elderly mother in a horrific attack at their home has been locked up indefinitely.

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Murder of teenager in Pimlico
Posted on: Monday, January 28, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

Hani Hicham Abou El Kheir, 16, was stabbed to death by a gang carrying swords in Pimlico, south London.

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Fatal house fire in Finchley
Posted on: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman at a house fire in Finchley, north London.

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Murder in Rainham
Posted on: Sunday, January 20, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A man was found stabbed to death at a warehouse in Rainham, east London, on Saturday.

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Murder in Hackney
Posted on: Saturday, January 19, 2013 / 15:00 hrs

A 40 year-old man died after a fight at a house in Hackney, east London, on Friday.

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Marlon Campbell murder trial
Posted on: Thursday, January 17, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A gunman who shot his friend dead in the street claims the pistol went off accidentally, a court heard.

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Murder in Streatham
Posted on: Monday, January 14, 2013 / 13:00 hrs

Pawel Pacholak, 37, was found dead in Streatham, southwest London, on Sunday 13 January.

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Cab driver goes on trial for 1995 murder
Posted on: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A black cab driver murdered his mistress 18 years ago and disposed of her body without a trace, the Old Bailey heard.

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Murder in Streatham
Posted on: Tuesday, January 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman in her 20s at a maisonette in Streatham, south London.

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Two murder trials start at the Old Bailey
Posted on: Tuesday, January 08, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

A teenager was battered to death in a field after being accused of raping an 18 year-old girl, the Old Bailey heard.

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Body of missing mother found in Thornton Heath
Posted on: Saturday, January 05, 2013 / 00:00 hrs

Mother-of-two Janelle Duncan-Bailey was found dead from asphyxiation in Thornton Heath on January 5, 2012

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Death of woman stabbed in Enfield
Posted on: Thursday, January 03, 2013 / 22:00 hrs

A 23 year-old woman has died six weeks after being stabbed to death in Enfield, north London.

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Arrest over West Kensington murder
Posted on: Thursday, January 03, 2013 / 19:00 hrs

A suspect in the murder of a 35 year-old man at a homeless hostel in London has been arrested in Dublin.

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