Policeman, 49, ‘told woman she was ”too pretty” for her boyfriend’, tribunal hears 

Policeman, 49, accused of ‘trying it on’ with four domestic abuse victims ‘made up to 30 unannounced trips to one woman’s home and told her she was ”too pretty” for her boyfriend’, tribunal hears PC Colin Noble allegedly touched leg of a woman and asked to see her tattoos The 49-year-old is accused of ‘trying … Read more

Baby killed after his pram was struck by BMW died after suffering major trauma, inquest hears

A two-week-old baby boy who was killed after his pram was struck by a car died as a result of ‘major trauma’, an inquest heard today. Ciaran Leigh Morris was pinned to a wall by a BMW that mounted the pavement in Brownhills, West Midlands, at around 4pm on Easter Sunday. The newborn was rushed … Read more

Man, 55, handed out leaflets falsely accusing ex wife’s partner of being child abuser, court hears

Man, 55, handed out hundreds of posters and leaflets falsely accusing his ex wife’s new partner of being a child abuser, court hears Glyn Piper, 55, spent days distributing leaflets in Wimborne and Poole, Dorset  Piper falsely accused ex wife’s partner Anthony Clay of being child abuser Magistrates fined Piper £2,000 and handed him a five-year-restraining … Read more

Mother-of-three, 44, was mauled to death by her two American bulldogs, inquest hears

A mother-of-three died after she was attacked by two American bulldogs in her home following a ‘heated’ argument with her daughter, an inquest has heard.   Elayne Stanley, 44, suffered multiple dog bite injuries at her home in Widnes, Cheshire, on September 24 2019. An inquest at Parr Hall, Warrington, on Wednesday, heard the dogs had … Read more

Ex-Selfridges store worker took fatal cocktail of drink and drugs, inquest hears

Jade Rayner, 28, developed a severe alcohol problem after being humiliated by the man, who called her ‘fat and ugly’ throughout their four-year relationship A former Selfridges assistant took a fatal cocktail of white wine and anti-depressants after she was left haunted by an abusive ex-boyfriend, an inquest has heard. Jade Rayner, 28, developed a … Read more

Patient, 21, died because staff did not understand sickle cell disease, inquest hears 

Evan Smith, 21, was forced to call 999 from his temporary bed in a hospital corridor when he grew concerned about his oxygen levels A patient in sickle cell crisis who rang 999 from his hospital bed after being refused oxygen would not have died if medical staff had recognised his symptoms and offered a … Read more

Firearms police officer was caught spying on his ex-girlfriend, misconduct tribunal hears

A firearms officer was caught spying on his ex-girlfriend by ‘staking out’ her home and peering over her wall in an eight-month stalking campaign, a misconduct tribunal heard today.   Benjamin Robinson, 33, was caught lurking outside the home in full uniform and while carrying a police issue sidearm by his Humberside Police colleagues.    The armed officer had gone … Read more

Woman, 61, with rare extreme allergy disorder drowned in pond with rocks tied to her, inquest hears

A company director who drowned in a pond at her £1.3 million mansion died after a rare condition left her vulnerable to ‘electronic emissions’ and perfume, an inquest heard today. Annabel Lucas, 61, suffered from ‘multiple chemical sensitivity’ which left her in severe pain if she spent too long on the phone or accidentally smelt her … Read more

Millionaire owner of Colchester United called disgruntled employee a ‘f****** c***’, tribunal hears 

A multi-millionaire football chairman told police he had been ‘headbutted’ by a disgruntled employee following a foul-mouthed argument between the pair, an employment tribunal heard. Robbie Cowling, chairman and owner of League Two club Colchester United, claimed he had been attacked by Mark Harris, who worked for the club’s ‘Football in the Community’ charitable arm. … Read more

Bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125m was caught squatting in office, tribunal hears

A bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125million charmed a struggling business by posing as an investor, only to have his mum pay a fraction of his funds and be caught living out of a sleeping bag in their office. Calum Melville, former Dundee FC director, used his ‘charm and charisma’ to lure in the luxury … Read more