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Police name woman found dead in Thurmaston

Police have named the woman whose body was found in a house in Dovedale Road, Thurmaston on Friday 3rd February. She has been named as 35-year-old Amandeep Kaur. Her body was found following a report of a domestic incident at a property in the street. Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have known Amandeep...

77-year-old woman assaulted and burgled in Leicester

An elderly woman has been left traumatised after she was assaulted in her own home in the Aylestone area of the city. A man forced his way into the home of the 77-year-old vulnerable lady on Richmond Road demanding cash. He punched her in the face and then fled by foot towards Aylestone Road. The...

Two people arrested in car park stabbing murder

Police investigating the murder of a man yesterday in Leicester have made two arrests. A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder during the early hours of this morning (Monday 27 March). He is currently in custody and being questioned by detectives. A 21-year-old woman was also arrested for assisting an offender. She is also...

Breaking News: Police name Leicester murder victim

A man who died after being stabbed in Leicester last Friday has been formally identified. Isaac Williams, 20, from Leicester, was pronounced dead early on Monday morning (April 24), and a post-mortem examination has confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained from a stab wound. He was found seriously injured in Cropthorne Avenue, Evington...

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...

Increased armed patrols at events across Leicestershire

More armed officers will be deployed to public events and places in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland today where large groups of people are expected to gather. It comes in the wake of last night’s terrorist attack in London which left seven people dead and nearly 50 others hospitalised. The three suspects were shot dead by...

Father and daughter sentenced for killing neighbour

A father and his daughter have been jailed for killing their neighbour in a dispute over a burst football. Natalie Bollen, 28, of Waldwick Close and her 48 year-old father William Jelly, of Impey Close were found guilty of causing the death of 34 year-old Kelly Machin. Leicester Crown Court sentenced them both to seven years...

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...

Bus crashes into house in Evington

A bus crashed into a house in the Evington area of Leicester last night. The accident took place at about 8.30pm on Ethel Road, near to the Leicester General Hospital. Emergency services attended the scene to find a Centrebus buried into the front of the house. The road was cordoned off as the fire crews and ambulance...

Man struck by car after fight in garage forecourt

A man suffered serious leg injuries after he was struck by a car following an argument on a petrol station forecourt. Police investigating the assault have released CCTV images of a man they wish to identify and trace. The incident took place on Thursday 10 August. A verbal argument took place between two men in Shaw...

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