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Man stabbed a young man to death after a row at party

A 20-year-old has been convicted of murder after stabbing a man in the chest in a city car park. Ezekiel Braithwaite confronted Pedro Gidinho on the morning of Sunday 26 March after taking offence to something he believed Pedro had said at a party. Following a trial at Leicester Crown Court, Braithwaite was found guilty of...

Police name woman killed in Evington and charge 50-year-old with murder

Police have named the body of the woman discovered in a suitcase in Evington as Kiran Daudia. Ashwin Daudia, 50, of Lyme Road, Leicester, has been charged with the murder of 46-year-old Kiran. He has been remanded into custody and will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 19 January. Mrs Daudia, 46, was discovered by a...

Search launched for missing teen from Leicester

Concern is growing for a fifteen year old girl who has gone missing in Leicester. Viktoria Takacs, from Humberstone Road, was last seen by a family member on Downing Drive in Evington, shortly before 9am yesterday morning (Monday 4 February). Victoria has been described as 5ft...

Man appears in court for peering over toilet cubicle at 10 year old in McDonald’s

A man has pleaded guilty after peering over a toilet cubicle at a 10-year-old girl in a McDonald's restaurant in Leicester. The incident took place at the McDonald's in Meridian Business Park. A 10-year-old girl entered the toilet as her aunt waited outside. As she was using the toilet, Sam Aaron Stanger from Glenfield, peered...

Woman in serious condition after car found on side of A46 in Leicester

A woman in her 70s is in a serious condition after her car left the road on the A46 in Leicester last night. Police received a report of a vehicle seen on the side of the A46 southbound close to the slip road exit for Beaumont Leys/Anstey.

Large cannabis factory found during raid in Leicester

A large cannabis factory was found during a raid in Leicester city centre today

Man from Wigston jailed after drugs found hidden in his bottom

A man from Wigston who was caught drug dealing in a Bedford flat has been jailed for four years. Dale Williams was arrested in the flat on Clapham Road after a search warrant was executed on the property by Bedfordshire Police last month. Three men were...

Leicester lockdown: Calls for some areas to be released from lockdown

Residents living in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire are urging the government to release them from the localised lockdown

Teenage boy rushed to hospital in Evington dies

Leicestershire Police have issued a statement after a teenage boy from the Evington area of the city died. Emergency services were called to an address off Downing Drive yesterday at about 5.25pm. An air ambulance was also present at the scene along with paramedics.

Gang jailed for bringing £1.6million of cocaine into Leicester

Six men have been jailed for almost 60 years for their part in a large scale drugs operation believed to be worth up to £1.6million. The men were sentenced over two days (Wednesday and Thursday) at Leicester Crown Court. Sentencing the six men, Jason Gooch, Daniel Witheridge, Rishi Karir, Jonathon Lightbown, Francesco Dimola and Christopher Smith,...

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