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17-year-old pupil dies at prestigious Leicester boarding school

A 17-year-old schoolboy has died at one of Britain’s most prestigious boarding schools. Charles Evenden was a Year 13 pupil at £25,500-a-year Ratcliffe College near Syston, Leicester. The Year 13 student died on Thursday from a suspected cardiac arrrest - police were called however there were no suspicious circumstances. A Paramedic was despatched on a Fast...

Prolific burglar who targeted the elderly is jailed

A 35-year-old offender who targeted the elderly and burgled their homes has been given a five year prison sentence. Patrick Nolan, of Pickwell Close, Leicester, pleaded guilty at Leicester Crown Court to two counts of burglary. He was sentenced to five years in prison for each count, sentences to run concurrently. The judge also issued Nolan...

Lucky escape for driver in Leicester City Centre

A driver escaped serious injury when his car ended up on its roof in Leicester City Centre this morning. The accident took place on St Nicholas Circle at around 9am this morning. A driver was travelling in a blue Vauxhall Corsa and lost control of the vehicle which ended up on its roof. The driver...

Teen charged with St Matthews murder

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with the murder of Abdirahman Adam. The 22-year-old was found injured in St Matthews Way, near to the junction with Wharf Street North, on the afternoon of Monday 15 May. He died in hospital a short while later. A post mortem examination determined he died from a stab wound. The youth,...

Two men charged following death of Megan Bannister

Two men who were arrested after the death of teenager Megan Bannister have been charged with 'gross negligence manslaughter'. Jason Burder, 28, of Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, and 27-year-old Adam King, of Waltham Avenue, Leicester, will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today. Megan's body was found on the back seat of a black Vauxhall Astra, following a...

Nine brand new episodes of Peppa Pig being shown in Leicester this weekend

A treat for younger audiences - nine brand new episodes starring everyone’s favourite pig will be shown on the big screen this weekend. The episodes are being shown at the Phoenix Leicester on Sat 21 - Sun 22 May. The new episodes have never been shown before and include Peppa and her friends tour of London...

Police searching for missing man find body

Police searching for missing man Paul Richardson have found a body. The body was found in Watermead Park, Leicester yesterday evening. Paul, 58, from the Harrington Street area of the city, went missing from home on Monday 15 May. He was last seen by a family member at around 7.30am. There was a sighting of him at...

Man found injured in city street dies

A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was found seriously injured in a city street died in hospital. Abdirahman Abdirizak Mahmoud Adam, 22, was discovered injured in St Matthews Way in Leicester on Monday afternoon. Leicestershire Police said a youth, 17, was arrested on suspicion of murder later the same day and remains...

Funeral of schoolgirl who died at Drayton Manor Park takes place today

The funeral of 11-year-old Evha Jannath, who died after falling from a water ride at Drayton Manor Park, will take place today in Leicester. The funeral will take place at Leicester's Saffron Hill Cemetery this afternoon at 2.30pm, a week after she was fatally injured on a school trip. A post-mortem examination was carried out yesterday...

Police name murder victim found in Enderby crashed car

Police have named the 16-year-old victim found in a crashed car in Enderby on Sunday. She has been named as Megan Bannister. Her body was discovered on the back seat of a black Vauxhall Astra, following a collision between the vehicle and a motorbike on Desford Road. An initial post-mortem examination was inconclusive and further tests...

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