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Man charged with murder of Coventry toddler

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

A man is due in court this afternoon (1 October) charged with the murder of Coventry toddler Khaleel Hussain.
 
Keith Brown, aged 22, of Swan Lane, Stoke, is due to appear before the city’s magistrates court over the death of the two-year-old,  who died at Birmingham Children’s Hospital on Tuesday 22 October last year after suffering a serious head injury. 
 

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CCTV released in hunt for Birmingham arsonist

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

CCTV of a man acting suspiciously has been released by police investigating three separate arsons over the last week. 
 
The man furtively hides behind a car in the CCTV – captured on 24th September 2014 - before riding off on a push bike towards Weston Lane. 
 

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Charges dropped against Moazzam Begg

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

The case against a Birmingham man, charged with attending a terrorist training camp in Syria, has been discontinued.
 
Moazzam Begg, aged 46 and from Hall Green, will be released from prison where he has been on remand since March. His trial was due to start on October 6.

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PC left for dead by hit ‘n’ run burglar returns to duty – and picks up top bravery award

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

A brave bobby who feared for his life after suffering catastrophic crush injuries when tackling a fleeing burglar is back fighting crime. PC Pete McGinn was ground against a lamp-post by a car driven by career criminal Carl Anderson in June last year and left for dead in the road with multiple fractures to his legs and pelvis.

He survived but faces a long road to recovery, including a major operation later this year to completely rebuild his shattered knee. But determined not to be beaten Pete has now returmned to work with one of the force's Investigation Teams. 

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Two in custody following Sparkhill flat death

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Police have arrested two people on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in a Sparkhill flat last week.

Officers were called to Showell Green Lane just after 1.40pm on Thursday 25 September following reports of a 41-year-old man collapsed. The ambulance service attended the address and pronounced him dead at the scene.

 

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