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.
Detectives investigating the death of a Romanian woman in Coventry, have this afternoon charged two people with her murder.
Georgiana Stuparu, 23, also known as Yudha Marin, was found dead at a flat in Culworth Court, Coventry on January 30.
A 25-year old man and a 21-year old woman were arrested on Friday morning in connection with her death and this afternoon have been charged with murder.
Both will appear before Coventry Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.
Detectives investigating the death of a woman found fatally stabbed in Coventry on Wednesday night have released a photograph and a name of the victim.
Police believe the woman to be Georgiana Stuparu, 23, a Romanian woman. Some people may have also know her as Yudha Marin.
Detectives are still questioning two people, a 25 year-old man and a 21-year old woman, who were arrested Friday morning, after being granted extra time to keep them in custody.
Georgiana's body was discovered inside a ground floor flat in Foleshill’s Culworth Court at 11pm on Wednesday.
A post mortem examination has concluded the victim died from a stab wound to the abdomen.
Three men were initially arrested by police at the scene but two of those – aged 26 and 34 – were released without charge whilst a 23-year-old has been bailed pending further enquiries.
A MAN arrested on suspicion of the murder of Una Crown in Wisbech has been bailed.
The 58 year old had been arrested yesterday morning (Thursday). He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Mrs Crown, 86, was discovered in her home in Magazine Lane on Sunday, January 13. She was last seen alive on the morning of Friday, January 11, but had spoken to a friend by telephone on the Saturday.
Derbyshire Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was murdered in Ilkeston, last night.
Officers are carrying out house to house inquiries along Canal Street as crime scene investigators complete forensic work.
Police were called to a house following reports of a disturbance at around 9pm last night.
A 48-year-old local man was found to have been assaulted at the house and despite treatment by paramedics his injuries proved fatal.
A post mortem examination is due to take place today to determine how the man died.
Police are keen to trace two men seen leaving the house around the time of the incident. They are both described as white, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s.
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Detectives have charged a 37-year-old man with the murder of a Birmingham mother of five.
Police were called to a house in Alum Rock on Monday afternoon to find a seriously injured woman who police believe is 33-year-old Shaista Khatoon. He will appear in court tomorrow.
Three men have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Leicester businessman.
Sarwar Gader (35) from Rushey Mead, Wali Khan (32) and Naveed Naveed (28) both from Highfields, were found guilty yesterday (Wednesday November 21) of the murder of Dogan Dogan.
Mr Dogan's body was found in the bedsit above a takeaway shop he owned in Evington on Sunday 8 January 2012.
The men were sentenced today at Birmingham Crown Court to life in prison, they are to serve a minimum of 28 years before they are considered for release.
Naveed Naveed and Sarwar Gader were also found guilty of robbery after Wali Khan had pleaded guilty to robbery at an earlier hearing.
Mr Dogan was found with both of his hands and feet tied, a towel and several layers of clothes had been tied over his face.
Mr Dogan died of asphyxiation, he also had broken ribs and a black eye.
Police say £1,000 of takings was missing from the bedsit.
Detective Chief Inspector Tom Davies, who led the investigation, said: “I am pleased that after a lengthy trial, these three men have been convicted for the role they played in the murder of Mr Dogan.
"Mr Dogan was a much loved husband and father. He sadly never got to meet his grandchild who was born shortly after he died.
The 54-year-old man who was found dead in a Wolverhampton house has been named by police as Swaran Singh.
His body was found at a house on Neachells Lane on Wednesday 7 November. Initially his death was not treated as suspicious, but a post-mortem examination revealed he was assaulted and a murder inquiry was launched.
The Detective leading the investigation said:
– Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jones
“We still await further tests to confirm exactly how Mr Singh died, however we believed he suffered various injuries that would have been as a result
of an assault.
“We urge anyone yet to come forward and speak to police with
information that might help our investigation to call us.”
The house where Mr Singh's body was found remains sealed off while forensic examinations are carried out.
A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with Mr Singh's death and was released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a 30-year-old man died late last night inside a Tipton pub.
Police were called to The Lounge in Market Place where they discovered two men with injuries one with serious head injuries, one with minor injuries.
Despite efforts from the emergency services the seriously injured man was pronounced dead at the scene, the other man, aged 52, was treated at hospital and discharged.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Forensic officers have sealed off the area outside the pub while a forensic examination takes place.
West Midlands Police have been given more time to question a man arrested on suspicion of the murder of two people at a block of flats in Walsall on Saturday morning.
A 69-year-old woman was found dead inside a flat, in Acacia Avenue on the Yew Tree Estate, whilst the body of a man, believed to be in his 40s, was found by officers on the ground behind the flats.
The suspect remains in police custody this morning, after a Magistrate's extension was granted yesterday.
Forensic teams are continuing to work at the scene and a police cordon will remain in place outside the flats whilst further enquiries are carried out in the area.