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Husband admits murdering wife because she was going to leave him

A husband has pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife at their home in Thurmaston. Baldeep Singh (39) of Dovedale Road pleaded guilty to the murder of 35-year-old Amandeep Kaur at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (Friday 7 July). Police were called to the couple's property in February after Singh dialled 999 to say he...

Victoria Park suspect appears in court with his mum

A 17-year-old youth appeared in court today charged with attempted murder, robbery and two counts of rape of a woman in Victoria Park in Leicester. The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Leicester Youth Court. He was accompanied in court by his mother, who held his hand throughout the 25-minute hearing. The victim,...

Knife attacker jailed after horrific assault in Hinckley

A man has been sentenced for 12 years for a vicious knife attack at a pub in Hinckley. Darren Scullion, 41, was sentenced on Thursday 6 July for the assault which happened last year. He was handed 12 years for grievous bodily harm with intent. He was also given a six month sentence for...

Teen charged with four offences in Victoria Park attack

A 17-year-old youth has been charged after a woman was attacked in Victoria Park on Monday night. The woman believed to be in her 20s was found with very serious injuries. She was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition. The teenager who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with...

Appeal to find missing 14-year-old

Police are worried for the safety of a 14 year-old boy who has gone missing in Leicestershire. Oscar Duncan-West was last seen at his home address in Asfordby Hill at 4.50pm on Friday (30 June). He has not been in contact with his family since who are concerned for his safety and welfare. They say...

Victoria Park Attack: Police question arrested youth on suspicion of rape

A 17-year-old boy remains in police custody after a woman was brutally attacked in Leicester’s Victoria Park on Monday night. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Tuesday evening and was then further arrested on suspicion of rape. Police have been questioning the man yesterday and have been granted a Magistrate’s extension...

Victoria Park Attack: Police arrest 17-year-old youth

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for a "horrific" attack on a woman in Leicester's Victoria Park. The youth was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder yesteday evening and is currently in police custody where he will be questioned by detectives. The victim in her 20s was brutally attacked and when found had visible head and...

Two people die in M1 motorway collision

Two people have died in a collision on the M1 motorway yesterday afternoon. The collision happened at around 4.10pm on the southbound carriageway between Junction 20 for Lutterworth and Junction 19 known as the Catthorpe Interchange. It involved three vehicles; a white Fiat 500, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a white HGV lorry. The driver and passenger...

Victoria Park Attack: Police release CCTV footage of man they want to trace

Police investigating a horrific attack on a young woman in Leicester’s Victoria Park last night have released CCTV footage of a man they urgently want to trace. The man was seen in the area just minutes before the assault happened at around 11.40pm yesterday (Monday 3 July). The woman was walking from Granville Road across the...

Woman brutally attacked in Victoria Park

A woman is in a critical condition after being brutally attacked in Victoria Park last night. The woman believed to be in her 20's was attacked at around 11.40pm yesterday (Monday 3 July). She was found in bushes, near the recycling bins off Victoria Park Road. She was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Her condition...

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