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Exhibition to remember Sheffield Blitz opens

An exhibition to remember the Sheffield Blitz has opened to the public today.

More than 2000 people were killed in two nights of intense bombing in 1940, which made a tenth of the city's population homeless.

The permanent display at the National Emergency Services Museum is the first in a series of projects to commemorate the attacks.

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'Sickening' couple jailed for life for murdering Sheffield man Craig Wild

Alison Sarah Moss and David Michael Webster. Credit: South Yorkshire Police

A couple convicted of the murder of Sheffield man Craig Wild have been given life sentences.

At a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court today, Alison Sarah Moss, 46, of Fox Walk, Walkley, was jailed for at least 29 years for the murder of Mr Wild at her home last August.

Her partner David Michael Webster, of Leppings Lane, Hillsborough, was jailed for at least 24 years and two months.

Moss initially denied being involved in the murder of Craig Wild at her home but was found guilty by a jury, while Webster pleaded guilty to murder at an earlier hearing.

Craig Wild. Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Mr Wild's body was found under a blood-stained duvet in Moss' living room in August. He had sustained 117 separate injuries.

He had been attacked with weapons including two knives and a screwdriver, and had also been punched and kicked.

Moss and Webster had been drinking and taking drugs at the house before they were joined by Mr Wild and an argument erupted.

Webster and Moss are two violent, sickening individuals who have shown absolutely no remorse for what they did to Mr Wild...

The pair made every attempt to hide what they had done and I’m pleased that they have had their freedom taken away and will be behind bars for what will hopefully be the rest of their lives.

– Detective Chief Inspector Dave Stopford, South Yorkshire Police

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