Murder

  • R v O: Gangland shooting following disrespect of gang member’s girlfriend. An innocent member of the public was gunned down in the crossfire. 
  • R v P: Murder by discharge of firearm to back of head, followed by burning of the body in the Lake District
  • R v B: A double murder involving the shooting of a rugby league star and an innocent member of the public
  • R v L: New year’s eve murder involving abduction, murder and disposal of body. The case was featured on BBC TV’s Crimewatch.
  • R v H: Murder on a gypsy site in which the body was never recovered. The suggestion was made that the deceased, a convicted drug importer, was actually alive and well in Holland.
  • R v C: Murder involving gang rivalry between Birmingham’s Johnson Crew and the Burger Bar Boys, which was seen to have started their feuding
  • R v C: Murder and four attempted murders arising out of disrespect shown to criminal gang
  • R v P: Jamaican Yardie accused of killing fellow Yardies in order to take control of a substantial criminal gang
  • R v F: F was a French Foreign Legionnaire contracted by a solicitor in Leicester to murder his business partner, so that he could obtain a large insurance pay-out
  • R v B: B was contracted to set fire to a house for an insurance claim but was not told by the defendant who paid him that the house would be occupied. As a result, four people lost their lives. 
  • R v C: The planned murder of a drug dealer
  • R v H: The victim had stolen a birthday card containing £10 belonging to a child.  He was visited by H and a number others who attacked him with a snooker ball in a sock.
  • R v W: W was contracted to carry out a robbery but the main defendant had other ideas, namely to murder his ex-partner.