Crime & Court

Fri, 09:18
Simpson-Kent was captured in Ghana after fleeing the UK following the death of his partner Sian Blake and their two children (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Sian Blake’s partner has been charged with the murders of the ex-EastEnders actress and their two children, police have said.

Police patrol car crash at Polar in 2014 [photo: Kaysar Ahmed/@specialist0027]

A police patrol-car driver who crashed into a motorbike at red traffic lights causing seven injuries—including pedestrians—has been given a 15-month suspended sentence.

Marvin Couson in hospital after he was shot

The murder of Marvin Couson - who died 13 years after he was shot in Shoreditch - will be reconstructed tonight on BBC’s Crimewatch.

Cyclist Alan Neve from Poplar (inset) and protest at Holborn after he was killed [Images: Evo Lucas]

A lorry driver jailed after crushing a cyclist to death has today failed to get his jail sentence quashed.

Barry Meyer, 54, killed music industry executive Alan Neve who was cycling to work in the West End from his east London home at Poplar.

Lutfur Rahman at rally in Stepney Green after his 2015 downfall

Disgraced ex-Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman lost the latest stage of a High Court fight yesterday to reduce the length of his ban from office and to be relieved from paying £500,000 legal bills after declaring himself bankrupt.

Carl Wood, left, and William Lincoln who have been convicted of involvement in the Hatton Garden raid

A man from Bethnal Green has been found guilty of being involved in the £14million Hatton Garden raid – believed the biggest burglary in British history.

Missing with her children... Sian Blake

A search being carried out at the home of missing EastEnders star Sian Blake is now being treated as a murder investigation—after her car was found abandoned at Shoreditch.

Lynwood Care Home, in Beccles Drive, Barking

A 22-year-old man from Bethnal Green will reappear in court next week in connection with a fire at a care home that left a severely disabled woman fighting for her life.

Triumphant Jane Nicholl and protesters take 'revenge on Jack the Ripper' outside controvercial tourist site at 12 Cable-street

Jack the Ripper was back on the streets of London’s East End yesterday hacking to death what appeared to be the latest victim—left slumped on the pavement covered in blood.

The police stood by as ‘the Ripper’ decapitated the body on the pavement in what looked like a gory crime scene outside the controversial Jack the Ripper Museum in Cable Street, near the Tower of London.

Lynwood Care Home, in Beccles Drive, Barking

A 22-year-old man from Bethnal Green will appear in court tomorrow in connection with a fire at a care home that left a severely disabled woman fighting for her life.

2006... Mark Blanco four months before falling from balcony and (right) on life support in hospital where he is photographed by his sister Emma... hours before he dies

A heartbreak mother is pleading for justice for her son on the nineth anniversary tomorrow (Friday) of him plunging to his death from a balcony in suspicious circumstances.

Police still haven’t closed the case in London’s East End on actor Mark Blanco who was “pushed or fell” from a balcony at Whitechapel’s Fieldgate Mansions tenement dwellings where rock star Pete Doherty was having a party on the night of December 2/3, 2006.

Police are appealing for information

A murder probe is underway after the body of a young man was found in east London.

Ex-Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman

Deposed mayor Lutfur Rahman has been declared bankrupt ahead of next week’s High Court hearing into his assets following legal costs which haven’t been paid since he was barred from office seven months ago.

The former executive mayor of Tower Hamlets in London’s East End, who was disqualified in April for election malpractice and corruption, is due to return to the Court for a three-day hearing opening next Tuesday.

Policeman stabbed outside Victoria Park Baptist Church [photos: Google Images]

A 16-year-old youth is being questioned after a policeman was stabbed outside a church in London’s East End.

The youth has been arrested “on suspicion of attempted murder”, Scotland Yard said.

Matt Groom

A Poplar solicitor who appeared to be “suffering a mental health crisis” was not hospitalised despite two assessments in the days before his death, an inquest heard yesterday.

Padbury Court, where Joel Adesina was fatally stabbed

An Old Bailey jury found a Romford man not guilty of murdering 15-year-old Joel Adesina today.

Joel Adesina was killed in a stabbing in Bethnal Green

A passenger travelling in the car of a man accused of murdering 15-year-old Joel Adesina carried out the fatal stabbing in self-defence, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

Padbury Court in Bethnal Green... scene where Joel Adesina (inset) was fatally stabbed

The murder trial continues today over the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old schoolboy Joel Adesina at Bethnal Green in London’s East End before Christmas after one of the men accused of taking part was acquitted by an Old Bailey judge.

Adesina was stabbed in Padbury Court, Bethnal Green

Stabbed teenager Joel Adesina spent his final hours in a weaponised gang wearing face coverings and fleeing at least one man with a knife, the Old Bailey heard.

Joel Adesina died in December, after a confrontation in Bethnal Green

Joel Adesina and friends went looking to “stab people up” on the night of his death, the Old Bailey heard today.

Joel Adesina died in December, after a confrontation in Bethnal Green

One of the group Joel Adesina was with the night he died threw an object at the car of a man accused of his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.

Joel Adesina was stabbed to death in December last year

Stab victim Joel Adesina was carrying a “sword” on the night he was killed, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

Manchester Road, the Isle of Dogs, where a 21-year-old man was stabbed on Saturday morning. Picture: Google Street View

Officers from the police’s Trident Gang Crime Command are investigating the stabbing of a man in the early hours of Saturday.

The cereal cafe is owned by indentical twins Alan Keery (left) and Gary Keery

Witnesses to the anti-gentrification protest which saw the Cereal Killer Cafe and other Brick Lane businesses attacked at the weekend are being urged to come forward.

The cereal cafe is owned by indentical twins Alan Keery (left) and Gary Keery

A cereal cafe was attacked with paint and fire by an angry mob claiming to be against the ‘gentrification’ of east London.

Man charged with Whitechapel murder

Thursday, September 17, 2015
The incident took place in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel (Picture: Archant)

A 43-year-old man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel.

Police want to talk to this man about the shocking incident in an empty Brick Lane pub beer garden (Pic: Met)

Shocking CCTV of a man attacking a woman in an empty Brick Lane beer garden, punching and kicking her and trying to rip off her clothes, has been released by police.

The murder took place in Greatorex Street in Whitechapel (Pic: Google Street View)

Cordons are in place at a murder scene in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel, this morning after a man was stabbed to death last night.

One weapon in the haul police seized at Bromley-by-Bow

Police have seized a cache of knives in the latest weapons sweep of a public park in London’s East End.

A man is hit across the body with a large red-and-white road sign (Picture: YouTube/m0majeed)

Shocking footage posted to YouTube shows a mob ‘outside a Brick Lane mosque’ beating a man with a metal road sign and kicking another as he lies curled up, topless on the pavement.

John Biggs... concerns of Islamophobia in East End

Hate crime is “a shameful blight on London’s reputation” after revelations of rising “Islamophobia reported to police, Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs who also represents east London at City Hall said today.

Timor House on Stepney's Ocean estate

A man has been charged with the murder of his older brother in his flat in London’s East End.

Police Commander Mak Chishty [inset] gives assurance after rise in 'hate crime' reporting

Islamophobic reported offences have risen by more than 70 per cent in the past 12 months, Scotland Yard revealed today.

Timor House where Ruhel Ahmed's body was found

Detectives holding a murder investigation have now identified the man found strangled at a block of flats in London’s East End.

Duckett Street in Stepney [Google image]

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered in a flat in London’s East End.

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