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

PC Gordon Semple Was Strangled And Dismembered

news.sky.com — A police officer was strangled and his body cut up after meeting his alleged killer through the gay dating website Grindr. PC Gordon Semple's dismembered remains were found at a flat in south London last week, six days after he went missing on duty.

Warning Over Crime Risk If UK Leaves EU

news.sky.com — The new head of the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned that a British decision to leave the European Union could cause problems tracing terrorists and other criminals. Lynne Owens, the NCA's director general, said the UK would have to renegotiate agreements on intelligence sharing, European Arrest Warrants, and the deployment of liaison officers with each individual country.

Comedian And War Hero Help Jailed Ex-Servicemen

news.sky.com — A charity that offers specialist help to jailed ex-servicemen claims it has had complete success in stopping them reoffending. Care After Combat - set up by comedian Jim Davidson and Falklands War hero Simon Weston - mentors military veterans on the verge of release from prison and during their freedom.

Hatton Garden Ringleader Jailed For Six Years

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Hitman Who Killed 'Goldfinger' Fraudster Hunted

news.sky.com — The partner of murdered fraudster John 'Goldfinger' Palmer has appealed to witnesses to put aside lack of empathy and help police find his killer. Palmer, 65, was shot dead by a hitman at the couple's secluded Essex home last summer while they both waited to stand trial in Spain on fraud and money-laundering charges.

Adam Johnson Sex Case 'Is Classic Grooming'

news.sky.com — Footballer Adam Johnson was a man who had "lied and lied and lied again" over his sexual encounters with a 15-year-old girl, a jury has heard. Prosecutor Kate Blackwell QC described the player's behaviour as a "classic case of grooming, grooming in its purest form".

How Police 'Super Recognisers' Hunt Criminals

news.sky.com — A specialist team of police officers is adopting old-fashioned methods to boost arrests of persistent criminals. Scotland Yard's Super Recognisers use nothing more than their remarkable memory to match images of suspects caught on CCTV. Often they need only a fleeting glimpse of a suspect to link a series of crimes committed by the same offender.

Escaped Hatton Garden Raider 'Is Ex-Cop'

news.sky.com — The mystery raider 'Basil' who escaped after the Hatton Garden heist is a former policeman, claims one of the ringleaders. A new letter received by Sky News suggests he was the "brains" behind the entire operation.

Hatton Garden Raiders: The One That Got Away

news.sky.com — There was one man, with red hair, in the raids who remains a mystery - could he have been a foreigner or an undercover detective?

Charges Dropped Against Hatton Garden Suspect

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Apr 28, 2016

#truecrime Grt bash for book launch - Ian McEwan, model Flanagan, crime hacks and Hatton Garden heist's Hugh Doyle pic.twitter.com/25Z3mILep0

Apr 28, 2016

#Hillsborough CORRECTION: Claim for damages against SYorks and WMids police by 400 Hillsborough victims doesn't specify any money figure.

Apr 28, 2016

#Hillsborough 400 Hillsborough victims suing S Yorks and W Mids police in civil claim for damages

Apr 21, 2016

#guns Two others Jennifer Arthy and John Smale not guilty on gun smuggling and possession

Apr 21, 2016

#guns Gang leader Harry Shilling, 25, and no2 Michael Defraine, 30, guilty of smuggling 22 automatic rifles and 9 submachine guns into UK

Apr 21, 2016

#guns Verdicts expected shortly on Old Bailey guns smuggling trial

Apr 14, 2016

#rolf Entertainer Rolf Harris, 86, pleads not guilty to eight new sex charges

Apr 13, 2016

#murder PC Gordon Semple, 59, was strangled and his body cut up after meeting alleged killer Stefano Brizzi, 49, on gay dating site Grindr.

Apr 11, 2016

#murder Matthew Daley, 34, pleaded Not Guilty to murder of retired solicitor Donald Lock, 79, in W Sussex last summer.

Mar 24, 2016

#adamjohnson 2 things the jury didn't hear: Johnson searched the Internet for teen sex sites - and had extreme porn involving animals.


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