PUBLISHED: 11:41 17 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:41 17 May 2019 Jake Foxford Stephen Archer, 48, was convicted of murder in 1993 and has absconded from HMP Sudbury open prison. He left the prison on Wednesday, May 15 Picture: NORFOLK CONSTABULARY NORFOLK CONSTABULARY A murderer with links to Suffolk has absconded from prison and is currently on the loose. Stephen Archer, 48, was convicted of murder in 1993 and has been in prison since then.He was being held at HMP Sudbury, an open prison in Derbyshire. While on release on Wednesday, May 15, he failed to return and is now being sought by police forces across the country.A police spokesman said: "We are attempting to trace Stephen Archer, who absconded from HMP Sudbury on Wednesday, May 15."He is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall and of slight build."He has a shaved head, blue eyes and has a cross tattoo on the inside of his right forearm and a dagger tattoo on his left forearm."Archer is believed to have links … [Read more...] about Murderer with links to Suffolk absconds from prison
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And now the region has united to honour the life of 18-year-old Connor Brown, from Sunderland, at a balloon release in the city. The teenager, who worked as a GP receptionist, lost his life last week following an incident on a night out in the city centre. Many have paid tribute to Connor since his death, with an outpouring of tributes left near to the Borough pub in town. As applause rang out and balloons filled the sky, we take a look at some of the beautiful pictures taken at Friday's event. The event was held in fields off North Moor Lane, Farringdon. jpimedia Buy a Photo Hundreds of people turned up to take part in the balloon release. jpimedia Buy a Photo Connor lost his life in the early hours of February 24 after an incident in the city centre. jpimedia Buy a Photo Connor, who was 18, worked as a GP receptionist. jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 6 … [Read more...] about Connor Brown murder: Moving pictures as Sunderland marks life of teenager at balloon release
PUBLISHED: 12:30 12 January 2019 | UPDATED: 12:30 12 January 2019 Simon Spence QC talking to the media during Joe Storey's murder trial. Picture : ANTONY KELLY A leading barrister has said a “crisis” in Norfolk’s courts is “undermining the credibility of witnesses” as waiting times for justice soar across the county. Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe number of sitting magistrates has fallen by more than a third in Norfolk, and waiting times in the county’s lower courts have risen by 80pc since 2010 - the highest increase in England and Wales.And in the crown court, victims and witnesses are waiting an average of 200 days - sometimes more than a year - to see justice done.The Ministry of Justice said they are “working to reduce delays” in the courts.Simon Spence QC, chairman of the East Anglian Bar Mess, prosecuted the murder trial of Joe Storey, who killed his former partner Kerri McAuley, at Norwich Crown Court.He said … [Read more...] about Crisis in Norfolk courts is ‘undermining’ justice with lack of judges and soaring waiting times
A heavy police presence remained in Turin Street and Kenyon Street yesterday Picture: ARCHANT Archant Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Ipswich at the weekend have been granted more time to quiz three people arrested on suspicion of murder. Forensic vans pictured after the Turin Street incident Picture: ARCHANTOfficers were called to Turin Street in the town just after 1.50pm on Sunday to reports that a man had been stabbed. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, died at the scene. He has not yet been formally identified and a Home Office post-mortem examination is taking place today. It is believed that the victim was attacked in an alleyway behind houses in Turin Street – which is also behind houses fronting on to Wherstead Road, according to police. Forensic officers are still examining the area of Turin Street and Kenyon Street in Ipswich this morning as part of a murder investigation Picture: ARCHANTThree people – two men, aged 44 and 39, and a woman aged 31 … [Read more...] about Police granted more time to interview murder suspects
Kyle Swenson, The Washington Post Published 4:50 am PST, Monday, November 26, 2018 Michael Sumpter, photographed in June 1968, six months before the murder of Harvard graduate student Jane Britton. Michael Sumpter, photographed in June 1968, six months before the murder of Harvard graduate student Jane Britton. Photo: Middlesex County District Attorney's Office Photo: Middlesex County District Attorney's Office Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Michael Sumpter, photographed in June 1968, six months before the murder of Harvard graduate student Jane Britton. Michael Sumpter, photographed in June 1968, six months before the murder of Harvard graduate student Jane Britton. Photo: Middlesex County District … [Read more...] about For nearly 50 years, Harvard was haunted by an unsolved murder. DNA now points to a serial rapist.