Cat thief taunts animal’s owner with cruel letter

Cat thief taunts animal’s owner with cruel letter

October 16, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Police are investigating after a thief stole a cat and then wrote a letter taunting the animal’s owner – boasting of how it loves its new life. Animal lover Nigel Stern, 52, spent weeks searching for beloved companion Minx after she vanished from his home in Lostwithiel, Cornwall. He put up posters appealing for the…

Killer Adrian Prout leads police to wife’s burial spot

Killer Adrian Prout leads police to wife’s burial spot

November 18, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A businessman who murdered his wife today led police to the exact spot where he dumped her body. Calculating Adrian Prout, 47, always denied harming wife of seven years Kate, 55, after she went missing from his home in Gloucestershire on Bonfire Night in 2007. He reported her missing five days later – telling police…

Indecent child images found on Vincent Tabak’s computer

Indecent child images found on Vincent Tabak’s computer

November 1, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

Murderer Vincent Tabak is being investigated over suspected indecent images of children found on his laptop, it has emerged. The Dutch engineer, 33, jailed for 20 years on Friday (28/10) for the murder of landscape architect Jo Yeates, 25, has been accused of accessing up to 30 of the sick pictures. They were found on…

Vincent Tabak guilty of murdering Joanna Yeates

Vincent Tabak guilty of murdering Joanna Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

The boyfriend of Jo Yeates watched from the public gallery today as Dutchman Vincent Tabak was sentenced to a minimum of TWENTY YEARS after being convicted of her murder. Shell-shocked Tabak, 33, wearing a black suit and blue tie, hung his head in the dock as the jury foreman read aloud the majority guilty verdict…

Vincent Tabak: murderer used US hookers weeks before killing Jo Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 3 Comments

Vincent Tabak used HOOKERS when he went to America on a business trip – just weeks before he killed Jo Yeates, a court was told. The Dutchman, 33, who lived with long term girlfriend Tanja Morson, 35 – next door to his pretty victim – met at least two escorts during a six-week business trip…

Vincent Tabak: murderer watched fetish porn before killing Jo Yeates

October 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Vincent Tabak watched porn films where women were held around the neck – before he strangled Jo Yeates. Forensic experts seized four of the 33-year-old Dutchman’s computers after he was arrested over the killing of pretty Jo on January 20 this year. They found evidence of Tabak watching sex and submission porn videos where women…

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the defence’s argument

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the defence’s argument

October 25, 2011 | by

Lawyers representing Vincent Tabak today compared his sparse recollection of some of the detail on the night he killed Jo Yeates to that of a car crash victim. William Clegg QC insisted that his client’s inability to remember vital moments of the struggle which led up to the landscape architect’s death were as a result…

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the prosecution’s argument

Vincent Tabak murder trial: the prosecution’s argument

October 25, 2011 | by

Killer Vincent Tabak murdered Jo Yeates during a sexually-motivated attack in her bedroom – before he coolly ate her pizza, a court heard today. The prosecution closed its case against Tabak, 33 – who has admitted manslaughter – claiming every second he held Jo ”frightened and in pain” showed a ”determination to kill”. DNA evidence…

Vincent Tabak: no sexual thrill from strangling Jo Yeates

Vincent Tabak: no sexual thrill from strangling Jo Yeates

October 21, 2011 | by

Dutch killer Vincent Tabak today denied getting a sexual thrill from strangling Jo Yeates. Prosecutors suggested the 33-year-old ”derived sexual gratification” by holding her throat when she spurned his advances. Tabak admits strangling the 25-year-old landscape architect after going in for a kiss but denies intending to kill her. He was also accused of trying…

Tearful Vincent Tabak apologises to Jo Yeates’ family

Tearful Vincent Tabak apologises to Jo Yeates’ family

October 20, 2011 | by

Vincent Tabak made a tearful apology to the family of Jo Yeates today as he admitted the killing will ”haunt” him forever. The Dutchman, 33, dabbed away tears as he described the moment he strangled the pretty landscape architect after she spurned his advances. The engineer told Bristol Crown Court how he ”made a pass”…

Vincent Tabak tried to kiss Jo Yeates before strangling her

Vincent Tabak tried to kiss Jo Yeates before strangling her

October 19, 2011 | by

Killer Vincent Tabak misread sociable Jo Yeates’ intentions and tried to kiss her on the lips before he strangled her when she screamed, his lawyer told a court today. Dutch engineer Tabak, 33, claimed Jo beckoned him into her flat where she offered him a drink but he ”panicked” after ”misreading” the situation and tried…

Jo Yeates’ flat seen by jurors in murder trial

Jo Yeates’ flat seen by jurors in murder trial

October 12, 2011 | by

Jurors sitting in the murder trial of Vincent Tabak today saw inside the flat of tragic Joanna Yeates – which has been preserved in a chilling time capsule since her death. Christmas decorations and photographs still adorn Flat 1, 44 Canynge Road – almost exactly ten months after the pretty architect was strangled. One apparently…

Jo Yeates strangled by ”cold” and ”calculated” Vincent Tabak

Jo Yeates strangled by ”cold” and ”calculated” Vincent Tabak

October 11, 2011 | by

Tragic Jo Yeates put up a desperate fight for life as ”cold” and ”calculated” Vincent Tabak strangled her and suffered 43 separate injuries to her body, a court heard today. Landscape architect Jo, 25, had cuts and bruises to her head, nose, neck, abdomen, both arms and legs, mostly inflicted as she bravely put up…

Vincent Tabak contacted detectives following Chris Jefferies’ arrest

Vincent Tabak contacted detectives following Chris Jefferies’ arrest

October 10, 2011 | by

Vincent Tabak phoned detectives after hearing of the arrest of his landlord – and suggested that he had ”information” about him, a court heard today. Vincent Tabak leaving court Nigel Lickley, prosecuting at Bristol Crown Court, said: ”On the 30th of December, police announced the arrest of a 65-year-old man. ”Vincent Tabak and his girlfriend…

Vincent Tabak strangled Jo Yeates before going shopping with her body in his car boot

Vincent Tabak strangled Jo Yeates before going shopping with her body in his car boot

October 10, 2011 | by

A Dutch engineer strangled Jo Yeates with his bare hands before driving to a supermarket to go shopping – with her body in the boot of his car, a court heard today. Vincent Tabak, 33, ”squeezed the life” of out the pretty 25-year-old in a ”desperate” struggle at her flat before bundling the corpse into…

Gamer ‘killed’ on Call of Duty tracked down and throttled his teenage virtual assassin

Gamer ‘killed’ on Call of Duty tracked down and throttled his teenage virtual assassin

September 30, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A man whose online character was killed in a fire fight playing the computer game ‘Call of Duty’ was so outraged he sought out the teenaged assassin and ‘throttled’ him in a revenge attack, a court heard. Mark Bradford, 46, was furious after he was gunned down in the interactive game and ”lost it” when…

Eddy Shah denies underage sex claims

Eddy Shah denies underage sex claims

September 22, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Ex-newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah has denied having sex with an underage prostitute – but admitted sleeping with the girl’s MUM. The hotels entrepreneur, 67, was quizzed by detectives on Tuesday over claims he slept with the girl in 1990s when she was 15. He is alleged to be one of four men who had sex…