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26th Apr 2016News

Verdicts in the Hillsborough Inquest

The Hillsborough Inquests into the deaths of 96 football supporters in 1989 have concluded in Warrington today. The jury have returned their answers to 14 questions relating to general matters that caused or contributed to the deaths. Amongst other findings, the jury concluded that those who died were unlawfully killed. The inquests commenced in April […]

15th Apr 2016News

Prosecution of man for murder of elderly neighbour

Brian O’Neill QC has successfully prosecuted Raymond Sykes for the murder of his 82 years’ old neighbour, Arthur Walters-Girout. Sykes, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years, killed his neighbour by beating him to death with a hammer; at trial he claimed that the deceased had asked him […]