Court Update UK

Court Update UK, November 15

Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court):
  1. Trainee primary school teacher who tried to have sex with a 14-year-old boy he met on dating app Grindr is spared jail as ‘sympathetic’ judge says: ‘You succumbed to temptation’
  2. Jamie Simmons Knockholt murder trial set for April
  3. Ilford shooting: Men guilty of murdering Abdi are jailed for life
Leeds Crown Court:
  1. Who is William Cornick? Leeds teen whose murder of Spanish teacher Ann Maguire is subject of a new inquest
  2. Paedophile who was snared by vigilantes as he tried to meet a ‘12-year-old girl’ for sex after asking to see her naked is jailed for more than three years
Norwich Crown Court:
  1. Norwich wake cake-thief has jail term cut
Cardiff Crown Court:
  1. Disabled man battered by his neighbour in a row over a noisy dog dies after two years in a coma
  2. Man dragged barefoot from his home and brutally beaten dies after two years in a coma
Manchester Crown Court:
  1. Controversial kitchen trader Vance Miller ordered to pay more than £2.3m or risk eight years in prison
  2. Husband charged with murder of mum-of-three Elizabeth Merriman, who was found stabbed to death in Rochdale
York Crown Court:
  1. Man appears in court charged with alleged rape dating back nearly 30 years
  2. Former company director had more than 11,000 indecent images of children
Birmingham Crown Court:
  1. Arms dealer sold guns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crimes including teenager’s murder
  2. Dil Bahadur Subedi: Police not to blame for hit-and-run crash after 110mph chase
Liverpool Crown Court:
  1. Brave mum fights off homeless robber in front of 4-year-old daughter
  2. Daniel Fox murder trial jury ask to see knife that killed him
Lewes Crown Court:
  1. Brothers left for dead in attack, court is told
  2. ‘I didn’t mean to kill him’ murder accused tells jury
Bristol Crown Court:
  1. Rating tells court he was groped by senior officer aboard ship
  2. Dad went shopping in Cribbs Causeway with cloned bank cards


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