On 26 September 2017 the emergency services were called to a flat in Oaks Lane, Ilford. Paramedics arrived to find a 59-year-old man, Gary Fairfax, had apparently taken an overdose of heroin. His death was one of 1,164 due to heroin and morphine in England and Wales that year. Like… You must be a paid […]
It seemed like a normal evening at the Beehive pub in St John’s Hill, Battersea. Just a few regulars nursing their drinks while the hits of 1968 played on the jukebox. Then at around 9pm the barmaid Eileen Pooley took a drink out of her half pint of Guinness and… You must be a paid […]
A teenager who stabbed a father-of-three to death at a flat in Chingford was jailed for six years.
These six London murder cases from 2013 remain unsolved. Can you help? Call the police, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Joseph Burke-Monerville, 19, was shot dead in a suspected case of mistaken identity in Clapton on 16 February 2013. The teenager, a forensic science student at the London Metropolitan University, was sitting in a […]
It seems like a rare event, a freak occurrence – an innocent person is hit with a single punch and falls back on to the pavement, striking their head hard on the ground. Tragically they suffer a fractured skull and brain damage and die within a few days despite advanced medical treatment. That is exactly […]