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Friends and family pay tribute to zookeeper killed by tiger

Friends and family have paid tribute to a zookeeper who was killed by a tiger in Cambridgeshire.

Rosa King, who was 34, died at Hamerton Zoo Park near Huntingdon in what's been described as a 'freak accident'.

Her mother Andrea said she 'loved' working at the zoo where she'd been for around 14 years and 'wouldn't have done anything else'.

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Man jailed for multiple sex offences in Northamptonshire

Richard Saillet Credit: Northamptonshire police

A man who carried out a number of sexual assaults over two months in 2016 has been jailed for eight years.

Richard Saillet, 64 and from Rugby broke into the house of an elderly woman in Greens Norton near Towcester in Northamptonshire in May. He sexually assaulted her.

Similar attacks also took place in the West Midlands and Oxford in April and May.

Richard Saillet targeted some of the most vulnerable people in our society, in their own homes - a place where they should feel safe and secure. His actions have had a lasting impact on them and their families and I hope this sentence provides them with some comfort.

Clearly Saillet is a very dangerous man and I am pleased...we have been able to take him off our streets.

– DC Tom Jenkins, Northampton CID

Warning over arsons in Cambridgeshire

Police patrols have been stepped up in the Meadowgate Lane area Credit: Cambs Fire & Rescue/Twitter

Fire crews and police are stepping up patrols in Wisbech following a spate of arsons in disused buildings.

Firefighters were called to seven fires in the Meadowgate Lane area in the last three weeks.

Children are being warned not to start fires in buildings which can become unstable and collapse.

The people responsible for starting these fires have been very lucky they have not been injured themselves.

We would urge parents to please speak to their children and remind them about the dangers of fire-setting and being in disused buildings in the first place as they are not safe places to play. What can start out to be a bit of fun can have tragic consequences.

– Ian Cuthill, Crew commander
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