Mary Newman was 50 when she was stabbed to death by her partner in front of their 13-year-old daughter.
On the morning of 11 January, 1888, two-year-old Percy Ostler was being looked after by his heavily-pregnant mother, Louisa, and her sister Henrietta Brown, at their basement flat below a chemist’s shop at 55 Trafalgar Road in Greenwich, south London. At around 10.45am, Miss Brown decided to go out briefly… You must be a paid […]
Inquest hears Myrtella Williams would have been charged with murder of 69-year-old Chingford accountant if she had survived Brian was a remarkable and amazing person – happy go lucky, talented and hardworking. He never once complained about being disabled in a wheelchair. He was dealt a hard hand but turned… You must be a paid […]
Following a series of stories about the number of people killed by mental health patients (1,200 in Britain in a decade, said The Sun), we decided to look at a single year in depth to illustrate the situation in London. In 2011 there were a total of 119 homicides. Twelve out of those 119 (just […]
What happens when the suspect in a murder trial is unable to understand the trial process? And what has that got to do with a man accused of having sex with an animal in 1836? In October 2012, 65 year-old Colin Hammond was stabbed to death in a street in Fulham, southwest London, by Frederic […]