A man who hid his girlfriend's body under the floorboards of his lounge has been jailed for 17 years, after being found guilty of murder.
Stephen Devesey is alleged to have murdered 18-year-old Nicole Cartmell almost three weeks before her body was found at his terraced home.
Killer Florian Baboi was caught after forensic officers found his fingerprint in the blood of his victim.
A man involved in the 'honour' killing of a young Iraqi woman is the seventh person to receive a jail sentence in connection with her murder.
Banaz Mahmod, 20, was strangled in January 2006 and her body stored in a suitcase before being driven out of London towards Birmingham.
Dana Amin, 33, of Armfield Crescent, Mitcham, south London, was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court yesterday of perverting the course of justice and preventing the victim's lawful and decent burial, and was sentenced today to eight years in prison.
Her killers, Mahmod Babakir Mahmod, 58, and Ari Mahmod, 57, who were her father and uncle, were jailed for life in July 2007.
Police investigating the murder of a Coventry toddler are re-appealing for information five weeks after his death.
Two-year-old, Khaleel Hussain, died at Birmingham Children's Hospital on Tuesday 22 October after suffering a serious head injury.
He was transferred there after being admitted to the University Hospital Coventry the previous day when he fell ill at his home on Richmond Road.
His death is being treated as murder and a 21-year-old man and 25-year-old woman, who were arrested in connection with the investigation, currently remain on bail.
– Detective Chief Inspector Dean Young, from the Coventry Police Public Protection Unit,
We are still trying to piece together exactly what happened before Khaleel suffered the injuries that ultimately led to his death.
As part of our ongoing inquiry I am keen to speak to anyone who had contact with him or his family during his very short life, particularly in the days and weeks before he died.
A judge told Nottingham Crown Court yesterday that the man found guilty of murdering 19-year-old Nathan Somers from Newark deliberately stabbed and killed him in a cowardly and despicable manner.
Jemelle Rodney, 28, from Mitcham was found guilty by the jury and was sentenced to life in prison. He was also told that he must serve a minimum of 20 years behind bars.
A fundraising event will be held this evening to raise money for the funeral of a Leicester football coach who was killed last month.
Antoin Akpom, who was 20, died after being stabbed on Kent street in the city on September 12. Two men have been charged with his murder.
The event, to be held at a nightclub on Leicester’s Belvoir Street, will celebrate Antoin’s life and feature some of his favourite songs.
Builders renovating a former police station in Nottinghamshire have found a forensic exhibit relating to an unsolved murder committed in the 1960s.
Police said bicycle handlebars found seven years after officers moved out of the building had already been eliminated from the murder inquiry.
Police confirmed the rusted handlebars were not being treated as the murder weapon in the cold case after no blood was found.
They also revealed details of the killing were not being released while officers worked to trace the victim's family.
– Police Spokesperson, Nottinghamshire Police
Forensic tests in the 1960s eliminated the handlebars from the inquiry after no blood was found and as a result it was not forensically preserved.
Detectives investigating discovery of man's body in Coventry yesterday have confirmed that death is no longer being treated as suspicious.
Further enquiries into Coventry death resulted in officers confirming that no one else is being sought in connection with the incident.
The man's death, near to a Coventry tower block early on Saturday morning, will now be referred to coroner. Police thank public for help.
Police are continuing to search for evidence into the death of a man in Coventry.
An area of grassland off Upper Spon Street has been cordoned off after a person discovered the body around 5am this morning on grass outside Spon Gate House flats.
The death of the man, who has yet been identified, is being treated as murder.
A post mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death.
Police have sealed off an area of grassland off Upper Spon Street in Coventry after a man's body was found this morning at 5am.
The death, outside Spon Gate House flats is being treated as murder. Forensic tests are taking place.
A fourth arrest has been made by police investigating the death of Kirkby-in-Ashfield man Colin Hall.
A 33-year-old local man was arrested in Kirkby-in-Ashfield at around 3pm yesterday.
He is currently being questioned at a local police station.
Police have until 9.15pm tonight to further question a 39-year-old man arrested on Friday, also in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Two other men, arrested in Hucknall in connection with the inquiry last Tuesday, were released without charge the next day.
Mr Hall died following an attack at his home in Cornerpin Drive, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, on the evening of Sunday 10 February.
Yesterday, police searched former colliery land off Park Lane, Kirkby-in-Ashfield as part of the inquiry.
Two people are due to appear at Leamington Justice Centre today accused of the murder of a woman.
23-year-old Georgiana Stuparu was found dead at a flat in Coventry last Wednesday.