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Ben Blakeley found guilty of Jayden Parkinson's murder

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

JAYDEN Parkinson’s mother wept openly yesterday after Ben Blakeley was found guilty of her daughter’s murder.

Trial littered with outbursts and an unaccepted apology

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

THERE were angry and emotional scenes in Oxford Crown Court when Ben Blakeley first admitted killing his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend.

Live Blog: Jayden Parkinson trial

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

7:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

Follow our coverage of the verdicts in the Jayden Parkinson trial today and then the reaction

Hairdresser jailed for three years for ‘iPhone stun gun’

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD who had a taser disguised as an iPhone in his home has been jailed for three years.

Fiaz Munshi: The face of a double killer convicted over the 1997 Magdalen Road arson

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIAZ Munshi is facing a lengthy prison sentence today after she was found guilty of being involved in an arson attack which killed two children. 

Listen: Fiaz Munshi guilty of manslaughter over Magdalen Road arson as police apologise for blunder + Audio

Oxford Mail:

2:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIAZ MUNSHI has been found guilty of manslaughter and not guilty of murder over the deaths of two children in an arson attack in East Oxford in 1997.

Watch: CCTV tracking killer Ben Blakeley and victim Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail:

4:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Watch the CCTV video shown to the jury of Jayden leaving her hostel, being with Ben Blakeley on the day she died, Blakeley after the killing, and then Blakeley on the night he reburied her body

Jury sent out in Jayden Parkinson murder trial

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE jury has been sent out to consider its verdict in the murder trial of the man who killed Jayden Parkinson.

Teen girl whipped with belt

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A BUILDER has avoided jail after whipping a teenage girl with a belt buckle and throwing a television set on to her foot.

Hostel worker saw 'transformation' in Jayden Parkinson after split with Blakeley, court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

1:28pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SUPPORT worker claimed in Oxford Crown Court there was a "transformation" in Jayden Parkinson after she split up with Ben Blakeley.

Blakeley lied about Jayden because 'no one would believe him', court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

12:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

BEN Blakeley lied to the police about his ex-girlfriend's whereabouts because he feared no one would believe him, a jury has heard.

Teenager who aided burial is named as killer’s brother

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE 17-year-old who played a part Jayden Parkinson’s burial can now be named as Jake Blakeley, the younger brother of her killer Ben.

Jayden trial: Defence barrister says Ben Blakeley did not mean to kill Jayden

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

5:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

A DEFENCE barrister has said Ben Blakeley did not intend to kill his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson.

JAYDEN MURDER TRIAL: Teenager tells court he was afraid of defendant

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A TEENAGER who helped bury the body of Jayden Parkinson said even after he was arrested for murder he did not realise what he had done.

‘I deserve death penalty for the killing of Jayden’

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

BEN Blakeley has told a jury he should get the death sentence for killing his former girlfriend 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson.

Murder defendant accused of telling an ‘outrageous lie’ over arson attack

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

FIAZ Munshi has been accused of telling an “outrageous lie” by claiming she did not know about an arson attack which killed two children.

Jayden trial: Defendant Blakeley tells jury how he killed teenager

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:30am Friday 4th July 2014

MURDER accused Ben Blakeley described yesterday how he killed former girlfriend Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden trial: Blakeley recalls the moment he killed Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:40pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

BEN Blakeley told Oxford Crown Court he started praying when he realised he had killed Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden killer told police ‘I am evil... an awful person’

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE killer of Jayden Parkinson told police he was “evil” when he was questioned after his ex-girlfriend went missing.

Thug avoids jail after kicking girlfriend repeatedly in the head

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A THUG who avoided jail after kicking his girlfriend repeatedly in the head has again been spared prison after assaulting her.

Jayden trial: Blakeley told police he was "evil" jury hears + CCTV released

Oxford Mail:

11:48am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BEN Blakeley described himself as "evil" when he was questioned by police about the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden trial: Blakeley told police he was a criminal and didn't care if they found the teenager or not

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

8:10pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

BEN Blakeley described himself as a “criminal” in his police interview and told officers he didn’t care if they found the missing Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden killer told prison staff he was 'now a celebrity', murder trial told

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BEN Blakeley told a prison nurse “I’m a celebrity now” and wanted to watch himself on TV after he was arrested, a jury has heard.

Jayden trial: Prison officer tells jury how Ben Blakeley said he was a "celebrity now"

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

2:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE man who killed Jayden Parkinson told prison staff "I'm a celebrity now" and wanted to watch himself on TV, a jury heard.

Jayden trial: Pathologist says injuries not consistent with defence claim about possible cause of death

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

8:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

A PATHOLOGIST today said Jayden Parkinson's injuries were not consistent with dying from a quick grip on her neck then stopping her heart.

Jayden trial: Pathologist says Jayden's neck injuries not consistent with only 'gentle pressure'

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

3:16pm Monday 30th June 2014

A JURY in Oxford Crown Court has heard the results of a post mortem examination of Jayden Parkinson's body.

Jayden trial: Killer’s cousin ‘could hear teenager being throttled’

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:30am Saturday 28th June 2014

BEN Blakeley’s cousin said she heard him throttling Jayden Parkinson when the couple stayed with her before the 17-year-old was killed.

Jayden trial: Murder accused's cousin says she saw him be violent towards the teenager

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:28pm Friday 27th June 2014

BEN BLAKELEY was violent towards Jayden Parkinson, his cousin has told a jury at Oxford Crown Cour today.

Five years’ prison for breaking jaw of a long-distance runner

Oxford Mail: Attacker Denis Mawle

3:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A JOINER has been jailed for five years for breaking the jaw of a long-distance runner jogging around Grimsbury Reservoir in Banbury.

Digging hole in grave where Jayden was found would have taken "hours", court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

2:57pm Friday 27th June 2014

A FORENSIC archeologist has said it would have taken "hours" to dig the hole in an existing grave in which Jayden Parkinson's body was found.

Jayden’s killer is accused of highly controlling behaviour

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

9:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE man who killed Jayden Parkinson after she told him she was pregnant has a history of abusive and violent relationships, a jury has heard.

Jayden trial: Teenager became isolated due to ex-boyfriend's influence, key worker tells jury

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:48pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

JAYDEN PARKINSON'S key worker this afternoon told a jury at Oxford Crown Court the teenager became isolated because what she saw as murder accused Ben Blakeley's 'crontrolling' behaviour.

Jayden trial: Murder accused Ben Blakeley had once thrown a pregnant girlfriend down the stairs, jury told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

1:45pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE man who killed Jayden Parkinson after she told him she was pregnant has a history of abusive and violent relationships, a jury has heard.

‘If I had to get rid of a body I’d bury it in the grave of a family member’, Jayden trial jury hears

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

PREGNANT Jayden Parkinson’s killer boasted that he would dump a body in a family grave when he was just 13 years old.

Jayden trial: Seventeen-year-old admits perverting the course of justice

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

11:24am Monday 23rd June 2014

A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice following the death of Jayden Parkinson just as the trial was about to get under way this morning.

Jail for ‘biggest, nastiest’ dealer in Grove and Wantage area

Oxford Mail: Carl Skelton

8:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

A DRUG dealer described as one of the “biggest and nastiest” in the Grove and Wantage area has been jailed for more than six years.

Farm worker’s revenge burglary lands him with two years in jail

Oxford Mail: Darren Herron

11:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

A BURGLAR who broke into the farm where he worked as "revenge” for what he claimed was bad treatment has been jailed.

Teenager who threw a punch is told to change his ways

Oxford Mail: Recorder Patrick Hamlin

3:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been given a suspended prison sentence for throwing a punch which may have broken a man’s jaw.

Munshi set up arson attack, death trial witness tells jury

Oxford Mail: Fiaz Munshi, pictured being escorted into court

7:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A WITNESS has claimed Fiaz Munshi was a “puppet master” who manipulated others into carrying out an arson attack which killed two children.

‘I could not save them’: Jury is told how mum tried to rescue children

Oxford Mail: Killed: Anum Khan

9:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

THE mother of two children killed in an arson attack described to police how she desperately tried to save her son’s life.

Man avoids prison spell for hitting his girlfriend with vacuum cleaner tube

Oxford Mail: John Watson

11:00am Monday 9th June 2014

A 23-YEAR-OLD man who repeatedly hit his girlfriend over the head with a metal vacuum cleaner tube has avoided jail.

‘Psychotic episode’ led to arson and stabbing

Oxford Mail: Declan Nash

7:30am Saturday 7th June 2014

AN ARSONIST caused £20,000 worth of damage, stabbed a man with a screwdriver and threw a stone gargoyle in a canal.

Pair jailed and third awaits sentence for roles in abuse

Oxford Mail: Bilal Ahmed

9:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

TWO men who targeted a vulnerable teenager have become the latest defendants jailed as part of Operation Bullfinch.

Police 'lamentably failed' schoolgirl rape victim who was then sexually abused again

Oxford Mail: Omid Ali

9:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A JUDGE has criticised a “lamentable failure” by Thames Valley Police to properly investigate allegations of rape and sexual abuse at the height of the Bullfinch inquiry.

The moment a paedophile was trapped

Oxford Mail: GOTCHA: Still from video footage taken by the vigilante group Stinson Hunter of the moment they trapped paedophile Lee Middleton

9:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

THIS is the moment vigilante paedophile hunters snared an internet predator who was trying to groom teenage girls.

‘Volatile and violent behaviour’ of man guilty of multiple rapes

Oxford Mail: Lewyn Rudge

8:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been convicted of four counts of rape and two assaults which inflicted actual bodily harm.

City landlord landed with a hefty fine for poor housing

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

A LANDLORD will pay £2,450 after admitting he failed to safely maintain an East Oxford home.

Car plant worker jailed for cache of child abuse images and videos

Oxford Mail: Kelvin Merritt

12:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A BMW plant worker who downloaded and shared hundreds of indecent images of children over 10 years has been jailed.

Sex assault victim's DNA found on defendant's nails

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Wednesday 28th May 2014

AN EXPERT witness has said the probability of DNA found on a man’s fingernails not coming from a girl accusing him of sexual assault is one in a billion.

Man jailed for taking son to Turkey in custody row

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

12:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

A FATHER who abducted his six-year-old son and took him to Turkey for three months has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court.

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