Lee Williams

Homeless murder victim named

Sussex Police have revealed the name of a murdered homeless man, whose body was found near the seafront in Hove on Monday 11th February.

Charles Casey

"Heartless" swindler is jailed

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for swindling a pensioner from Berkshire out of his life savings.

Hunt for "Top 10" bike thieves

British Transport Police are calling on the public for help in identifying 10 people who are suspected of bike thefts.

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Missing nurse: Police launch murder investigation

Rui Li has been missing since she left Poole Hospital on Friday Credit: Dorset Police

The nurse, 44-year-old nurse old Rui Li, was reported missing yesterday. Dorset Police say a 60-year-old man from Bournemouth who is known to Ms Li her has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Forensics experts examining three addresses at Burnham Drive, Wolverton Road and St Clement’s Road, all in the Boscombe area. Detectives are appealing for help from the public as they try to piece together Rui’s movements since Friday evening.

Det Insp Marcus Hester said: “We sadly have reason to believe Ms Li may have come to harm and have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. However, at this time we do not know her whereabouts.

Detective believe nurse may have been murdered

The nurse, 44-year-old nurse old Rui Li, was reported missing yesterday. Dorset Police say a 60-year-old man from Bournemouth who is known to Ms Li her has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Forensics experts examining three addresses at Burnham Drive, Wolverton Road and St Clement’s Road, all in the Boscombe area. Detectives are appealing for help from the public as they try to piece together Rui’s movements since Friday evening.

Det Insp Marcus Hester said: “We sadly have reason to believe Ms Li may have come to harm and have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. However, at this time we do not know her whereabouts.

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Killer of Kent woman drops sentence appeal

by Derek Johnson (@derekjohnsonitv)

He's been dubbed The Black Widower for murdering one wife and trying to kill another. Malcolm Webster managed to escape justice for almost two decades after faking a car accident in 1994 which killed Claire Morris from Kent.

Today Webster withdrew a court appeal against his thirty-year minimum sentence on the grounds that any argument put forward in court might suggest he was guilty. It's just days before a three-part ITV drama on the life of the convicted killer begins.

Derek Johnson reports, speaking to Claire's brother, Peter Morris; actor Reece Shearsmith, and Webster's second wife Felicity Drumm

Police investigating robbery in Gravesend release E-fit

E-fit of man police want to trace Credit: Gravesend police

It was reported on Tuesday 7 January four men entered a property in Medhurst Gardens and stole electrical items including laptops, mobile phones and iPods.

A woman, at home with her daughter and two sons, answered the door at about 9.10pm and the group of men entered.

They threatened the occupants with what is believed to have been a knife before leaving with the items, which also included a cash card and a small quantity of cash.

No injuries were reported.

If you have any information, call DC Greenidge on 01474 366001 quoting reference XY/818/14. Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police warn about motorway fraud

Good Samaritans who stopped for a lone man posing as a stranded motorist have fallen victim to the fraud. The man carries a green fuel can and is believed to stand on various slip roads between junction 19 of the M4 (M32 junction) and junction 15 (A419 Swindon turnoff).

The man claims his vehicle has broken down elsewhere due to running out of fuel he asks motorists for a lift to the nearest service station, primarily Leigh Delemere or Membury.

En route he claims to take a call from the Highways Agency or police who require his car to be moved at a cost of around £800. Those giving him a lift have then offered to help out towards the cost. Once dropped at the services they never hear from him again.

Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111where information can be left anonymously if they wish.

– Wiltshire Police

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Fuel thief jailed after victim clung to car for half a mile

A teen has been jailed for 11 years after a petrol station owner was left with skull fractures following a fuel theft in Kent.

Joshua Charnley, 19, of no fixed abode, carried the victim on the bonnet of the car he was driving for almost half a mile after he had attempted to stop him leaving the scene.

CCTV, released by police, captures the terrifying ordeal in West Kingsdown in July last year.

As he was jailed at Canterbury Crown Court, Charnley was also told he would be disqualified from driving for 15 years.

Extra police patrols after car tyres slashed

More than 50 cars had their tyres slashed Credit: ITV News Meridian

A man has been arrested after more than 50 cars in Hampshire had their tyres slashed in one night.

Police have been patrolling the area Credit: ITV News Meridian

Vehicles parked in Watts Road, Turner Road and Wingfield Street in Portsmouth were vandalised between midnight and 7am on Saturday.

One of the damaged cars Credit: ITV News Meridian

Police patrolled the area over the weekend.

Police patrols after crime spree in Portsmouth

Police have been patrolling the street through the night s where the attacks took place. Anyone with information or who wishes to report damage is asked to call Hampshire Constabulary on 101. Police confirmed a man has been detained.

He is in custody at this time. We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious.

– Hampshire Police spokesperson
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