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Vichai’s son pays emotional tribute to father and vows to continue his legacy

The son of Leicester City’s owner has paid an emotional tribute to his father and thanked fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support, after the helicopter crash that killed his father and four others last Saturday. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha’s full statement is included below: “I would like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming...

Man suffers serious head injurues following crash in Hinckley

A man has been seriously injured following a crash on the A5 in Hinckley on Monday (29 October). Police were called to Watling Steet at around 2pm following reports of a collision between two cars. The accident occurred on the northbound carriageway of the A5, close to the M69 roundabout. The vehicles involved were a white...

Man kept girlfriend’s dead body locked in their bedroom for days

A man who kept his girlfriend’s dead body locked in their bedroom for days has pleaded guilty to preventing a lawful burial. Karol Leszczynski told his concerned housemates his girlfriend wasn’t feeling well. He kept up the pretence for several days in a house he shared with four other men in Hoby Street, Leicester. However concerns...

Body found in search for missing Leicestershire man

Police have found a body in their search for a man reported missing from Coalville. The body was found in the Thringstone area of Coalville on Monday (29 October) evening. Although formal identification of the deceased has not yet taken place, it is believed to be the body of 21-year-old Fraser Smith. Fraser was reported missing...

Family of Leicester City’s owner visit crash site to pay tribute

The family of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha have visited the site today where the helicopter in which he was travelling in spiralled out of control and burst into flames. The sorrow and heartbreak was visible on the faces of his wife and son as they laid a wreath in his memory and the four other victims of...

Police name five people killed in helicopter crash outside King Power stadium

Five people who died when a helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening have been named. While formal identification has not yet taken place, Leicestershire Police has named the fatalities as Leicester City Football Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and...

Leicester City owner on board crashed helicopter

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on the helicopter that crashed outside the football club's King Power Stadium, the BBC has reported. The incident occurred in the club's car park, after the Premier League game with West Ham. Police cars and emergency services rushed towards an area where flames were clearly visible before the area...

Leicester City owner’s helicopter crashes outside King Power stadium

The helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed outside the King Power Stadium following their Premier League fixtute against West Ham today. It is not known if Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was in the helicopter at the time, or if any fans were injured in the incident. The incident occurred in the club's car park, with...

Fears grows for missing 21-year-old from Leicestershire

Leicestershire Police is appealing for the public’s help to find a man reported missing in Coalville. Fraser Smith, 21, was last seen at his home address in the Ashby Road area of Coalville at around 9.30am yesterday morning (Friday 26 October). Fraser is white, 5ft 5ins tall and slim build with short blonde hair and green...

Shocking video released of woman being robbed in Highfields

Police have released CCTV footage of a woman being brutally robbed in a Leicester street to help catch the man responsible. The 42-year-old victim was walking along Seymour Street in Highfields at around 8.10pm on Wednesday 12 September. As the footage shows the woman was approached from behind by a man who attempted to steal her...

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