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Man killed mum of two as she waited at Leicester bus stop

A man who killed a mum of two as she waited at a bus stop in Leicester has been jailed

Body of missing Leicester man found

Police have confirmed a body discovered in a wooded area is that of missing Leicester man Niki Pearce. Niki was reported missing by his family from his home in Aylestone on Sunday afternoon (July 21). The 42-year-old’s body was discovered last night at about 8.40pm, close to...

Leicester hospital patient confirmed dead in national listeria outbreak

A patient at the Leicester Royal Infirmary is one of the five fatalities linked to the recent national listeria outbreak. The Health Secretary Matt Hancock made the disclosure yesterday, saying he was keen to see the health service take NHS catering back in-house in a bid to improve safety.

Man arrested for murder after body found in house in Highfields

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Leicester have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. The 52-year-old man was arrested in Prebend Gardens, near the city centre, this morning. He remains in custody as enquiries continue. His arrest comes after police were called to...

Woman loses eye after beggar she invited into her Leicester home attacks her

A woman who acted in good faith by trying to help a man was punched in her own home, causing her to lose vision in one eye. James Squires attacked the woman in her own flat after she invited him in for some food and drink.

Man fires gun in attempted murder in Leicester city centre

A man has been found guilty of attempted murder after firing a gun three times in Leicester city centre. Ahmed Hussein, 23, fired the gun in the early hours of 8 July 2018, in the direction of Granby Street where his victim was stood. Witnesses reported...

Leicestershire man found guilty of brutal pensioner murder

A traveller from Leicestershire who viciously attacked an elderly man in his bungalow and left him for dead has been found guilty of murder. The 87-year-old died of his horrific injuries three weeks later in hospital. Jason Wilsher, 20, from the travellers community in Bagworth was...

Man found guilty of attempted murder and rape in Leicester park

A man who carried out a vicious sex attack in a Leicester park and left his victim for dead, has been found guilty of attempted murder. Zakarya Etarghi, 25, was also convicted of rape today following a trial at Leicester Crown Court.  His victim, who cannot...

Man arrested in Leicester over fatal stabbing of teenager Jodie Chesney

A man has been arrested over the fatal stabbing of teenager Jodie Chesney in an East London park. The man was arrested yesterday (Tuesday 5 March), four days after the death of the 17-year-old. Jodie was killed as she listened to music in a park with...

CCTV images released after axe attack in Leicestershire

CCTV images have been released of two men Leicestershire Police would like to speak to about a serious assault in Lutterworth. The incident took place on Sunday 2 December. Two men were assaulted when a fight broke out in High Street. The victims were approached by the driver and passenger of a white Volkswagen Golf who...

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