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Crime Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Crime Correspondent on the hunt for news stories and a little levity on a grim beat

Body Found In Search For Stag-Do Briton

news.sky.com — The family and friends of missing stag weekend reveller Karl Law were today waiting to hear if it was his body pulled from Prague's Vltava River. Police recovered the body of a man from the freezing water near a city centre bridge, close to where builder Mr Law was last seen three weeks ago.

Stag Do Disappearance: Hunt For British Man

news.sky.com — The family and friends of a British man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague have promised to keep searching the streets of the Czech capital until they get news "good or bad". Builder Karl Law, 35, vanished after getting separated from his friends on a pub crawl three weeks ago.

Britain's Top Woman Cop Quits Scotland Yard

news.sky.com — The UK's most senior woman police officer has quit Scotland Yard months after being moved from her role as the national counter-terrorism co-ordinator. Cressida Dick, 54, was said to be shocked and upset when she was replaced in the high-profile job by a male colleague in May.

Victims 'Let Down' As Police Fail To Log Crimes

news.sky.com — Police are failing to officially record one in five of the crimes reported to them, a damning report has revealed. An inspection of all 43 forces showed that 800,000 offences a year were not logged as crimes. Over a quarter of sexual offences were not recorded, while the figure for crimes of violence against the person was even higher at a third.

Warders Questioned In UK's Biggest Abuse Probe

news.sky.com — Police are questioning former warders from a youth detention centre at the heart of Britain's biggest sex abuse investigation. Sky News understands 22 retired staff, including an ex-governor, are being quizzed after detectives unearthed evidence of an organised paedophile ring targeting the young inmates.

Manchester Police Slated Over Nurse's Murder

news.sky.com — The police watchdog has condemned one of the UK's biggest forces for failing to protect a nurse who was murdered and mutilated by her jealous ex-boyfriend. Katie Cullen, 35, was stabbed 130 times in a frenzied attack by Iman Ghaefelipour, during a row at her home.

Anni Dewani Sister 'Haunted' By Lost Opportunity

news.sky.com — The parents of murdered bride Anni Dewani say they hope to hear the truth from her husband Shrien at his murder trial next week. They insist their long fight for justice has left them unable to grieve for their daughter who was kidnapped and shot dead on her honeymoon in South Africa four years ago.

'Evil' Trolls In Hate Campaign Against McCanns

news.sky.com — The Metropolitan Police is investigating a catalogue of vile internet abuse targeting the family of Madeleine McCann including death threats, Sky News can reveal. Officers are in talks with the Crown Prosecution Service after being handed a dossier of more than 80 pages of Tweets, Facebook posts and messages on online forums aimed at Kate and Gerry McCann.

McCanns Targeted By 'Venomous' Internet Trolls

news.sky.com — The Metropolitan Police is investigating a catalogue of vile internet abuse targeting the family of Madeleine McCann including death threats, Sky News can reveal. Officers are in talks with the Crown Prosecution Service after being handed a dossier of more than 80 pages of Tweets, Facebook posts and messages on online forums aimed at Kate and Gerry McCann.

Pistorius Trial Exposed South African Legal System

news.sky.com — The live television coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial has exposed a slow and sometimes bizarre criminal justice system and some shoddy policing. It has allowed the two principal lawyers to showboat and frighten witnesses into choosing not to be seen on camera.
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Dec 16, 2014

#murder Boy, 13, charged w murder of builder Jack Barry, 52, in Edmonton, N London on Sunday.

Dec 15, 2014

#murder Fifth suspect, aged 13, arrested over murder of man, 52, in Edmonton last night. Four others boys still being questioned.

Dec 15, 2014

#Murder Police activity at scene of murder at Edmonton Green where 4 boys, ages 13 and 14. In custody pic.twitter.com/ZVOQC1SwYl

Dec 15, 2014

#murder Four teenagers -13 and 14 - arrested on susp of murder of man, 52, stabbed after row over party in N London.

Dec 09, 2014

#threat Man, 31, arrested by West Midlands police over threat to kidnap and kill officer.

Dec 08, 2014

#missing Body in Prague river confirmed as Karl Law, builder missing after stag weekend three weeks ago.

Dec 08, 2014

#missing Family and friends of builder Karl Law, 35, missing on Prague stag weekend, awaiting ID of man's body pulled from River Vlatava

Dec 06, 2014

#missing Boxer Floyd Moore promoting search for missing pal Karl Law on Sky Sports tonight pic.twitter.com/zhoN4D3CPR

Dec 06, 2014

#missing bit.ly/1IdcTgb Help find British builder Karl Law, Brit who vanished during stag weekend in Prague.

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