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Man dies after car park attack in Beaumont Leys

A man has died after an attack in a car park in the Beaumont Leys area of Leicester early this morning. Police were called to Canonsleigh Road at around 6.20am on Sunday morning, where a man was found with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital where he later died. The victim is believed to...

Sixth LOROS charity shop raided by thieves in two months

More than £1,000 has been stolen from a hospice charity shop in Leicester, making this the sixth incident of its kind in just two months. The LOROS Hospice Furniture Shop, in Uppingham Road, Leicester, was broken into mid-week, with thieves ransacking the entire place before taking a safe containing £1,000 and causing hundreds of pounds...

Husband denies murdering his ex-wife and stuffing her body in a suitcase

A 50-year-old man has appeared in court and denied he murdered his ex-wife and dumped her body in a suitcase. Ashwin Daudia pleaded not guilty to killing Kiran Daudia at Leicester Crown Court via video-link from prison. The hearing was told that Daudia is alleged to have killed his former wife on January 16 this year. Daudia...

Pair sentenced for running a counterfeit clothing factory in Leicester

Two people have been given suspended prison sentences after being convicted for running a counterfeit clothing factory in Leicester. The factory produced fake goods from brands including Nike, Superdry, UGG, Henri Lloyd, Lacoste and North Face. Tarsem Kaur and Altaf Sattar appeared in court for sentencing yesterday, after previously pleading guilty to a combined total of...

Leicester Chief Constable’s statement following incident in London

Following the terrible events in London yesterday, Simon Cole, the Chief Constable of Leicestershire said: "Our thoughts today continue to be with colleagues in London and all those affected by the incident in Parliament Square. The news that a number of people have died in the incident, including a police officer who was protecting Parliament, is...

Woman jailed for life for acid attack on partner

A woman found guilty of trying to kill her lover by dousing him in sulphuric acid while he slept has been sentenced to life in prison. Katie Leong, 52, was in a relationship with 31-year-old Daniel Rotariu who lived in the same shared house in Turner Road, Leicester. The court heard how on the evening of...

Two people die in separate house fires 30 minutes apart

A man and a woman have died in separate house fires in Leicestershire yesterday evening. The fires took place within 30 minutes of each other. The first incident took place in Melton Mowbray at 8.10pm yesterday. When emergency services arrived the house was well alight. A 72-year-old woman died and two men, aged 70 and 32, were...

Father pays tribute to son as two men are charged with Shepshed murder

Police have charged two people with the murder of Timothy Smith, 45 who was found fatally stabbed on Thursday 16 March in Shepshed. Mark Law, 20 from Sandringham Rise, Shepshed and a 17-year-old boy from the Shepshed area, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been charged with murder. Both men appeared at...

Man found with serious head injuries after suspected assault near Leicester City Centre

A man has been found with serious head injuries following a suspected assault near Leicester City Centre. Police were called at 8.25pm last night to West Street in Leicester following the discovery of the injured man. A statement from Leicestershire Police said: "The man, who hasn’t yet been identified, has been taken to the Queens Medical Centre...

Man jailed for sending naked image of ex-girlfriend

A man who pleaded guilty to circulating a naked image of his ex-girlfriend has been jailed. Ryan Crookes, of Melton Road, Thurmaston, was sentenced on Friday 17th March to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to circulating a private sexual photograph with intent to cause distress. The 19-year-old sent the image to the victim’s...

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