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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...

Leicester City Centre Street cordoned off following assault

Two men have been arrested following an assault outside a nightclub in King Street in Leicester City Centre. The attack took place just after 5am this morning (Saturday 5 November). A section of King Street has been cordoned off while enquiries are being carried out. The victim sustained injuries to his neck and is currently receiving...

Woman found guilty of murdering her partner

A woman has today been found guilty of the murder of her boyfriend after stabbing him during an argument. Emma Magson, of Sylvan Street, Leicester, stabbed James Knight, 26, in the chest during the early hours of Sunday 27 March following an argument. Knowing what she had done she insisted to those around her, including the...

Man and two children found dead in Leicestershire

Two children and a man have been found dead in a house in Hinckley in Leicestershire. A woman was also found injured and is currently stable in hospital. Police officers were called to a house in Welwyn Road at around 9.30pm last night after residents reported hearing a disturbance at the property. Police officers and negotiators...

Car careers into pedestrians in Braunstone Gate

Four people were injured after a car crashed into a crowd of people waiting at a bus stop in Humberstone Gate. A woman was seriously injured in the hit and run incident, which took place shortly before 5pm yesterday. Eyewitnesses said they saw a black Hyundai collide with several people and then being driven "erratically" after...

Update: Two men remain in custody as Police name Charter Street victim

Two men remain in custody and continue to be questioned in connection with the death in Charter Street in Leicester. Police have now named the victim who was found at 8.25am on Saturday morning. He is 40-year-old Promise Ndlovu. The men, aged 34 and 55, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday after the...

Bede Park sex attack – Public urged to be cautious

People have been advised not to walk through secluded parts of Bede Park after a serious sexual asssult took place over the weekend. A woman was walking through the park at 7.15am on Saturday morning (29 0ctober) when she was approached by a man and assaulted. She sustained minor injuries in the attack and is currently...

Three people arrested after man’s body found in Leicester

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a car park in Leicester. The body was discovered in Charter Street at 8.25am on Saturday 29 October. The death is being treated as suspicious. The victim has not been formally identified and investigations to establish the circumstances surrounding the...

Man pleads guilty to Braunstone Gate murder

A 21-year-old Leicester man has pleaded guilty to the murder of Adam Bent in Braunstone Gate in Leicester. Adam was with friends in Sumo Bar when he left briefly to go to a nearby cash point. Cameron Fields was also in the bar and left at the same time. Both men walked along the street...

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