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Couple found stabbed in Worksop named by police

Police have named a man and woman found dead at a house in Worksop.

Leszek and Malgorzata Dantes
Leszek and Malgorzata Dantes

The bodies of Leszek Dantes and his wife Malgorzata Dantes, both aged 54, were discovered after officers were called to a house in Hardwick Road East at about 7am on Monday 21 April.

A post-mortem examination concluded that they both died from stab wounds.

A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in hospital this morning receiving treatment.

The family of Mr and Mrs Dantes have asked that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.


Brothers jailed for £49million heroin trafficking

Two brothers have been sentenced to a total of 37 years in prison for their part in trafficking 245kg of heroin into the UK concealed in a consignment of towels. The drugs would have had a street value of around £49 million.

Drugs trafficked by Khalil brothers and Stuart Maich
Drugs trafficked by Khalil brothers and Stuart Maich

The National Crime Agency investigation showed that Yasser Khalil and Waheed Khalil conspired with a third man Stuart Maich to import the Class A drug from Pakistan using a legitimate company set up as a front for their drug trafficking.

Border Force Officers at the Port of Felixstowe searched a freight container carrying a shipment of towels. 2kgs of heroin was hidden inside 124 of the 592 cartons. The intended delivery address was TJ Fabrics in Batley.

Officers found that Maich was the sole director of TJ Fabrics and evidence seized from his home by police linked him to the Khalil brothers.

Towel shipment concealing drugs
Towel shipment concealing drugs

Maich pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import 245kgs of heroin, he was sentenced to ten and a half years at Leeds Crown Court in May 2012. Yasser and Waheed Khalil pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import 245kg of heroin and were sentenced to eighteen and a half years each.

A third brother, Fiesal Khalil pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply 131grams of cocaine which was recovered from behind a bath panel, following a search of his home address. He was sentenced to five years nine months in prison.


West Yorkshire Police to host Syria webchat

West Yorkshire Police are to host a webchat to discuss UK nationals travelling to Syria.

A teenager from the county was arrested at Heathrow Airport yesterday.


We're concerned about the safety of people travelling to #Syria. Join the webchat live from 6pm #preventtragedies

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