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Eight year old boy dies in accident at Megazone in Leicester

An eight-year-old boy died after a teenager fell on top of him during an indoor laser game at Megazone in Leicester. Aryan Patel, from Leicester, was playing laser tag at the city centre venue when the larger boy collided with him. The teenager said he did not see Aryan due to his slight build and...

Man found dead in Kirby Muxloe

The body of a 53-year-old man has been found inside a property in Kirby Muxloe. The house has been corderned off, with Police guarding the front and the back of the house. The man, who has been named by neighbours as Anthony Culpin, was found dead in the house in The Keep at 6pm on...

Two men jailed for attacking friend who won £6,500

Two men have been jailed for attacking a friend who won £6,500 at the bookies. The victim was slashed with a knife, beaten up and his bank card taken away from him. The attack on the 49-year-old man was so severe that his nose was broken, causing a bleed on his brain. The victim was so...

Heartbroken mother speaks out after bullied son commits suicide

A heartbroken mother has spoken out after her 15 year old son hanged himself after being bullied at school. Brandon Singh Rayat died in August but his mother has spoken out this week at the start of National Anti-Bullying Week. Mina Rayat of Humberstone, said her son was "let down" by education and health services. She...

Have you seen missing 14-year-old Mark Watson?

Police have launched an appeal today to find missing teenager Mark Watson. He was last seen in the Willow Court area of Leicester during the early evening of Friday 11th November. It is out of character for Mark to go missing and officers are keen to ensure he is safe and well. He is white, about...

Police begin investigation into Keith Vaz drug claims

The Police have started an investigation into possible drug offences by Leicester MP Keith Vaz. The investigation comes two months after the MP was embroiled in a scandal involving two male escorts. Mr Vaz quit as chairman of the influential Home Affairs Select committee in September, after the Sunday Mirror claimed he paid for the...

Man jailed for 10 years for stabbing outside pub

A Leicester man who used a knife during an argument outside a pub has been jailed for 10 years. Darren Eason appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Friday 11th November and was sentenced for grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife. He was also ordered to spend an extended four years on licence when...

Emma Magson receives life sentence for murder

Emma Magson was back in court today, where was given a life sentence for the murder of her partner James Knight. She was found guilty last week at Leicester Crown Court and her sentence today means she will serve a minimum of 17 years. Mr Knight, 26, died after being stabbed in the chest during the...

Hinckley deaths: Two minute’s silence and vigil held

A two minute silence and vigil was held to remember the two children found dead at their Hinckley home along with their father last week. Youngsters from Hinckley Rugby Football Club and Hinckley AFC remembered their fellow players Adam Stokes (11) and his brother Matthew (5) with a two minute silence. Police found the boys bodies...

Father makes emotional appeal for missing son

The father of missing Yasir Osman has made an emotional plea for him to come home. The 16-year-old has been missing since Thursday 27 October and has not made contact with his family since. His dad Aweys Yusuf, made an appeal for him to come home, saying: “Please Yasir, we are very worried about you. Your...

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