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UK NEWS: GIRL STABBED TO DEATH IN TOWER BLOCK NAMED

Stabbed to death: Arsema Dawit A 15-year-old girl stabbed to death in a block of flats in south London has been named by detectives. Arsema Dawit’s body was found in a lift at Matheson Lang House, Bayliss Road, Waterloo, on Monday at 1545 BST. The teenager, who turned 15 on Friday, is believed to have just returned home to the block of flats where she lived when she was attacked. A mother and her eight-year-old daughter found Arsema, who had suffered multiple []

UK NEWS: 15 YEAR OLD GIRL FOUND STABBED TO DEATH

A 15-year-old girl has been found stabbed to death on a housing estate in south-east London. The girl, who suffered multiple wounds, was found in a lift at Matheson Lang House on Baylis Road, in Lambeth, at about 1545 BST. A London Ambulance Service spokesman said their crew arrived at the scene in under four minutes but failed to resuscitate the teenager. A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested over the teenager’s stabbing.  Continue Reading…. I have no words…….  😦

UK NEWS: GUN CAMPAIGNER STABBED TO DEATH

Pat Regan The grandson of a prominent anti-gun campaigner has been arrested after she was found stabbed to death at a flat in West Yorkshire. The body of Pat Regan, 53, was discovered at the property on Marlborough Grange in the Hyde Park area of Leeds on Sunday. Mrs Regan, a mother-of-six, started campaigning against gun crime when her son Danny was shot dead in 2002. Police said the 20-year-old man was being held on suspicion of murder.  Continue Reading…. I remember []

UK NEWS: MOTHER SECTIONED UNDER THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT AFTER STABBING HER TWO CHILDREN TO DEATH

Above: Injured baby said to be critical but stable. The mother of two children who were stabbed to death at their home has been detained under the Mental Health Act. The 35-year-old woman, who has been in hospital since the incident in Carshalton, in south London, will be moved to a secure mental health unit. The five-year-old boy and his sister, four, died on Friday. Their six-month-old sister was badly injured and is critically ill in hospital.  Continue Reading…. This is just []

UK NEWS: MAN FOUND GUILTY OF POLICE WIFE’S MURDER

Murdered Nisha-Patel-Nasri with husband Fadi Nasri The husband of special constable Nisha Patel-Nasri has been found guilty of her murder. Fadi Nasri, 34, was accused of organising the killing of the 29-year-old, who was stabbed outside their London home in May 2006. The Old Bailey heard Nasri wanted her dead to pay off debts with his wife’s £350,000 life insurance policy, and because he was having an affair. Two other men have also been found guilty of her murder. The prosecution said []

UK NEWS: “PEACE KEEPERS” ABUSING CHILDREN IN AFRICA AND HAITI

Children as young as six are being sexually abused by peacekeepers and aid workers, says a leading UK charity. Children in post-conflict areas are being abused by the very people drafted into such zones to help look after them, says Save the Children. After research in Ivory Coast, southern Sudan and Haiti, the charity proposed an international watchdog be set up. A 13-year-old girl, “Elizabeth” described to the BBC how 10 UN peacekeepers gang-raped her in a field near her Ivory Coast []

UK NEWS: TEENAGER FOUND DEAD IN PARK, THREE YOUTHS ARRESTED

Amar Aslam was found beaten to death Three youths have been arrested after the battered body of a teenager was found in a park in West Yorkshire. Amar Aslam, aged 17, was found “brutally” attacked in Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury at 1930 BST on Sunday. Mr Aslam, of Dewsbury, was found with head injuries in a walled garden by two members of the public. Two youths aged 15 and a man aged 20 are being questioned by detectives at separate police []

UK NEWS: FATHER PLACES BLAME AT SOCIAL SERVICES DOOR OVER 7 YEAR OLD KHYRA ISHAQ’S DEATH

The father of a seven-year-old girl who allegedly starved to death has called what happened “absolutely disgraceful”. An independent inquiry has been launched into the death of Khyra Ishaq, of Handsworth, Birmingham. Angela Gordon, 33, and Junaid Abuhamza, 29, have been charged with neglect in connection with her death. Ishaq Abu Zaire vowed to find out what happened to his daughter. Birmingham City Council has said Khyra was not in its care at the time of her death. Speaking for the first []

UK NEWS: CHRIS ROCK SET TO BREAK COMEDY GIG RECORD

US comedian Chris Rock is set to enter the record books later for having the largest UK comedy audience. The 43-year-old is due to perform to a crowd of 15,000 fans at London’s O2 arena in the first of two shows. Guinness World Records officials will be there to ensure its rules are met. They will announce if the attempt has been successful after the show.  Continue Reading…

UK NEWS: NEGLECT CHARGE OVER GIRL’S DEATH

A woman and man have been charged with neglect after the death of a seven-year-old girl. Khyra Ishaq, of Leyton Road in Handsworth, Birmingham, was taken to hospital on Saturday where she was pronounced dead. Tests are continuing to find the cause of Khyra’s death. Angela Gordon, 33, and 29-year-old Junaid Abuhamza were charged with neglect at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday. The pair, believed to be Khyra’s mother and stepfather, were remanded in custody until 28 May. Valerie Frances, the sister []