Mother killed herself and her two sons after MS diagnosis, inquest hears

Vicky Amaning, 34, was struggling to cope with her deteriorating health and the impact of the Covid lockdown on top of caring for her two autistic sons when she set fire to her home in south London in March 2021. She detailed her plans in her diary but was classed as ‘low risk’ by her counsellor two days before her death. Vicky’s mother believes that ‘more should have been done’.

‘Misadventure’: The death of Mark Tremain in 2018

Police initially launched a murder investigation after a 52-year-old carpenter was punched to the ground outside his home in Lambeth, south London. The suspect was never charged and at an inquest five years later the coroner concluded the attacker acted in self defence.

‘He did nothing wrong’: The unsolved murder of Sami Sidhom in 2018

The 18-year-old student was walking home from watching a West Ham football match when he was chased and stabbed to death by at least three people. Was he unwittingly caught up in a gang dispute and targeted by mistake? His family are still waiting for answers and justice.

London Gangs and Murder: Waltham Forest and the ‘Mali Boys’

Gang conflict in the London borough of Waltham Forest is believed to be responsible for at least five murders since 2016. A series of murder cases including the targeted stabbing of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie have resulted from a cycle of ‘tit-for-tat’ or revenge attacks involving a group known as the… You must be a paid …