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84-year-old man murdered in Leicestershire. Police charge man with murder

A man has been charged with murder following the death of Brian Robson from Cosby, Leicestershire. Brian, 84, was found injured at an address in Brooklands Road on Thursday 23 February. He was taken to hospital where he subsequently died. A post-mortem examination found Brian died as a result of a head injury. Peter Bryan, 53, who is...

Storm Doris causes major disruption across Leicestershire

Storm Doris has caused major disruption across Leicestershire, bringing down trees and causing chaos on the railways. The storm has caused damages to buildings, trees, billbords, roads and many train services have been cancelled. As well as the travel problems, Loughborough Market was cancelled today because of the severe weather conditions. The severe gusts of winds are...

Leicester named one of the most congested cities in the UK

Leicester has been named as one of the most congested cities in the UK and also features in the top 100 congested cities in the world according to new research by TomTom. The city's congestion level has increased by 3 per cent since last year, with drivers now spending an average extra 6 days a...

The faces of Brendan’s killers revealed as both given life sentences

These are the faces of the two men who murdered Brendan Mason and left his naked body in Abbey Park. Keith Lowe, 22, and Joshua Hack, 21, were both given life sentences for the brutal murder. Lowe will have to serve a minimum term of 21 years and Hack must serve 20 years and six months...

Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder after street attack

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a man was critically injured in a street assault in the early hours of Friday morning. The attack took place on Middleton Street in the Aylestone area of Leicester at about 4.30am on Friday 17th February. A 27-year-man was found bleeding heavily after being attacked on...

Two men plead guilty to Brendan Mason murder

Two men have pleaded guilty to murdering 23-year-old Brendan Mason in July last year. Brendan was found in Abbey Park on the morning of 5 July with severe head injuries. He was taken to hospital but died later that day. He had 99 injuries across his whole body along with defensive type wounds to his...

KFC’s raw meal deal surprise

Hannah Schofield got a nasty surprise when she bit into her KFC meal. Her chicken thigh was raw and bloodied. Her stomach churned as she realised what she had eaten. Hannah had visited the KFC in Mowacre Hill, Leicester, along with her partner Ashley Spalding. They purchased a Family Chicken Bucket meal. Everything seemed fine as they...

Man sentenced to four years for trying to run over Police officer

A driver who intentionally injured a police officer in Loughborough has been sentenced to four years in prison. Mark Courtney Johnson, 34, of Armadale Drive, Leicester, pleaded guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm with intent to resist arrest. He was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court. Police were called to Loughborough after Johnson was seen inside a building...

Police name victim of Albion Street murder

A man who was murdered in Leicester during the early hours of Saturday morning has been named as Lemou Lauric Lebato. The 22-year-old was a student from the borough of Hackney, London. He sustained a stab wound during an assault in Albion Street at around 4am on Saturday morning. He was taken to the Leicester...

Albion Street murder: Victim was 22-year-old student attending a party

A man stabbed to death in Leicester city centre yesterday was a 22-year-old student attending a party in a block of flats. The victim was wounded in Albion Street shortly before 4am on Saturday morning. He was taken to hospital where he subsequently died. Police have issued an urgent appeal to students in the city for...

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