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Man found dead suffered shotgun injuries

A man who died at a house in Nottingham suffered suspected shotgun injuries, police have said.

The 37-year-old was found in the bedroom of a house in Galway Road, Bircotes, at around 12.50am.

A man was found dead at a house in Bircotes this morning. Credit: ITV Calendar

A 33-year-old woman also found at the address was taken to hospital with shotgun injuries and her condition is serious but stable.

Two children who were in the house at the time were uninjured.


Police believe shooting took place at Bircotes home

Galway Road, Bircotes, Nottinghamshire Credit: ITV Calendar
Cordon in place at house on Galway Road Credit: ITV Calendar

Forensic investigators have now arrived at a house in Bircotes where it is believed a shooting took place in the early hours of this morning.

Police say they will be carrying out a detailed inquiry throughout the day as they try to establish how one man died and a woman was left seriously injured.


Woman suffers serious injuries after Nottingham death

A woman has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after being found by police at a house Nottingham, police have said. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said:

The force was called to Galway Road at about 12.50am. A man was found dead at the property.

A woman and two children were also at the property. The children have been safely removed and are uninjured.

The woman has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Teenager hit by Xbox scam receives free console

A teenager hit by an internet scam has finally received an Xbox One after a generous donation from his local electronics store.

Peter Clatworthy, 19, thought he had paid £450 for an Xbox One on eBay for his four-year-old son McKenzie for Christmas.

The 19-year-old said he was 'overwhelmed' by the gift. Credit: ITV News

However, instead of receiving the next-generation Xbox, he was sent a picture of the console from the seller with "thank you for your purchase" inscribed on the back.

After hearing about the episode, Nottingham electronics company CeX decided to donate an Xbox One to him in time for Christmas.

Peter Clatworthy had actually paid £450 for this picture of the console. Credit: PA Wire

Mr Clatworthy paid tribute to the generosity of the store during an interview with the Nottingham Post: “This shows there are some nice, kind people out there and it’s really overwhelming. I can’t thank them enough."

The 19-year-old said his son would be "over the moon" with the gift.


Couple found guilty of causing or allowing the death of their baby

A couple have been found guilty of causing or allowing the death of their seven-week-old baby.

24-year-old Adam Kightley and 21-year-old Jacqueline Parker were found guilty at Nottingham Crown Court following a three week trial.

24-year-old Adam Kightley Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Jamie Kightley died in March last year, after paramedics were called to the couple's former home in London Road, Northampton. Jamie had suffered more than 40 fractures to his body.

The pair will be sentenced tomorrow.

21-year-old Jacqueline Parker Credit: Northamptonshire Police


Woman, 39, arrested after death of 7-month-old baby

A woman has been arrested after the death of a seven-month-old baby girl.

The 39-year-old was detained by police in connection with the child's death earlier today, Nottinghamshire Police said.

In a statement, a force spokesman said: "A 39-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a seven-month-old baby girl.

"Police were called to an address in Bestwood Park in Nottingham at 10.15am today.

"The baby was taken to the city's Queen's Medical Centre but was pronounced dead on arrival."A post mortem is yet to be carried out.

"Inquiries are on-going and a cordon is in place (at the scene) to allow for forensic examinations.

"Officers are currently carrying out house to house inquiries."

Man to appear in court over fatal bull attack on rambler

A man is to appear in court today charged in connection with the death of a rambler who was killed by a bull while walking on a public footpath.

Paul Waterfall, 39, will appear before magistrates in Nottingham charged with manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of Roger Freeman.

Mr Freeman and his wife Glenis were attacked in a field near the village of Stanford on Soar in Leicestershire, in November 2010, Nottinghamshire Police said.

The 63-year-old died at the scene from multiple injuries while his wife spent three weeks in hospital recovering from injuries.

The family said the couple celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with an 84-mile walk of Hadrian's Wall.

Murder probe after woman fatally stabbed in Hucknall

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was fatally stabbed at her home.

Nottinghamshire Police said Denise Williamson, 44, was found with serious stab wounds at her house in Hucknall, near Nottingham, at about 8.50pm on Friday. She was taken to hospital but later died.

A post-mortem carried out by a Home Office pathologist revealed cause of death was as a result of stab wounds she had sustained.

A 52-year-old man, detained at the scene, has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Detectives have appealed for anyone who has been in contact with the murder victim in the last few weeks to get in contact with them.

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