Claire Tiltman vigil

Vigil for Claire Tiltman

A candlelit vigil has been held to remember a schoolgirl murdered 20 years ago in Kent.

Ex-husband guilty of murder

Melissa Crook, her father and their baby son were killed in a house fire. Her ex-husband and an accomplice have been found guilty of murder.

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Murder probe launched after two women found dead

Surrey Police have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of two women were found in Farnham yesterday.

Officers were called to an address off Crooksbury Road yesterday morning, following reports that a firearms had been heard going off at the property.

Police searched the area and found the bodies of two women, one in her forties and the other in her sixties.

Both appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds and a firearms was found at the scene.

An 82-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

All involved are believed to have known each other and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Four dogs were also found dead at the property with gunshot wounds.

Postmortem examinations are due to take place later on today to find out the cause of the women's deaths.

No further action after murder arrests

Three people who were arrested after a Portuguese man was killed in Crawley have been told they are no longer suspects.

Two men aged 33 and 48 and a 22-year-old woman, all from Crawley, were arrested after Joao Esteves was found dying in an alleyway between Stephenson Way and Haslett Avenue East.

Mr Esteves, 45, from the Lisbon area of Portugal, was found with serious head injuries at 3.25am on Sunday 19 January. He was taken to hospital but died later.

The trio were questioned on suspicion of murder but all have now been released from bail and told no action will be taken against them.

A fourth person, Daniel Palmer, 23, of Maunsell Park, Station Hill, Crawley, was charged with murder last month. He is due to appear at Hove Crown Court on 31 March.


Police examining car after fatal stabbing in Folkestone

Kent Police are examining a car after a fatal stabbing in Folkestone on Wednesday.

They think the 20-year-old victim may have been transported in the vehicle after being attacked.

The three men from London, who are aged 20, 19 and 18-years-old, have been arrested in connection with the incident.

They remain in custody.

3 men arrested in connection with Folkestone murder

Three men have been arrested and taken into custody in connection with a murder in Folkestone.

The three men from London, who are aged 20, 19 and 18-years-old, have been taken into custody.

A 20-year-old man was found with stab wounds in the Dover Road area of Folkestone between 7pm and 7:30pm yesterday evening.

Officers carrying out enquiries in Dover Road have currently cordoned off between the railway arches at Southern Way and Charlotte Street for forensic examination.


Man dies after being found with stab wounds in Kent

A murder investigation has been launched by Kent police after a man, found with stab wounds, died.

The 22-year-old was treated by ambulance staff in the Dover Road area of Folkestone yesterday evening.

He died later in hospital.

A cordon is still in place between the railway arches at Southern Way and Charlotte Street, for essential forensic examination.

Officers will carry out house to house inquiries this morning.

Man due in court charged with teen's murder

A man charged with the murder of a teenager in Oxford, is due in court.

Connor Tremble was found in Fairacres last Thursday.

Connor Tremble died after being stabbed in Fairacres last week Credit: Thames Valley Police

The seventeen year old had been stabbed. He died in hospital at the weekend. William Blencowe, who's twenty and from Oxford Road in Banbury, was charged last night.

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder

Ivan Svatkovskij, aged 31, of Appledore, Bracknell, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of murder.

Earlier today, he was unanimously convicted of murder by a jury at Reading Crown Court.

At 10.35pm on Friday 20th September, emergency crews were called to reports that a man had been stabbed in Appledore, Great Hollands, Bracknell.

The victim, 21-year-old Latvian national Aleksandrs Vasilievs, died from a single stab wound to the heart.

Svatkovskij was sentenced to life imprisonment to serve a minimum of 15 years.

Man wanted in connection with murder in Cornwall

Police investigating the murder of a man from Cornwall need the public's help in locating a suspect who is thought to be in the Thames Valley area.

Officers from the Devon and Cornwall Police are urgently seeking to find Kevin Cooper, who is wanted in connection with the death of David Alderson.

Mr Alderson was found dead on 18th January within the grounds of the mine works at Wheal Maid in Cornwall.

Mr Cooper is described as white, 6ft 3ins with brown, straight, receding hair and blue eyes.

He has a tattoo of a rose and the word "Nan" on the right side of his neck and has two upper teeth missing.

Members of the public are advised not to approach him but to call 999.

Kevin Cooper is wanted in connection with a murder in Cornwall Credit: Thames Valley Police
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