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April 12, 2016

PURCELL: 'HOW DID SHE GET STABBED? I CAN'R MAKE HEAD OR TAIL OF IT'

CRICKLEWOOD A steel worker who brutally knifed his flatmate to death claimed today (Tues) he can remember nothing of the ten days leading up to the attack. Irishman Michael Purcell, 53, stabbed 49-year-old Imelda Molina to death in the flat they shared in Cricklewood, north London, before trying to slit his own throat. He also stole a rucksack containing £1,000 belonging to the victim's partner. Purcell - originally from Tipperary - was £8,000 in debt to the taxman and had been drinking a bottle-and-a-half of brandy a day in the weeks before the killing. Ms Molina's body was discovered by her distraught partner Amalia Valdez at 7.14pm on 28 October last year.
  April 07, 2016

PURCELL: KILLER LODGER SEEMED LIKE A NICE MAN

ASHFORD The partner of a lesbian woman murdered by her lodger picked him because he seemed like 'a nice, respectable man,' a court heard today (Thurs). Michael Purcell, 53, knifed 49-year-old Imelda Molina to death in the flat they shared in Cricklewood, north London, in a botched bid to steal her savings. Purcell, a steelworker, was £8,000 in debt to the taxman and had been drinking a bottle-and-a-half of brandy a day in the weeks before the killing. Ms Molina's body was discovered by her distraught partner Amalia Valdez at 7.14pm on 28 October last year.
 
April 06, 2016

PURCELL:STEELWORKER KNIFED LESBIAN FLATMATE TO DEATH

CRICKLEWOOD, NORTH LONDON A steelworker stabbed his lesbian flatmate to death in a bungled bid to steal her partner's savings, a court heard. Michael Purcell, 53, allegedly knifed Imelda Molina repeatedly after grabbing a rucksack containing £1000 belonging to her partner Amalia Valdez. The victim had moved to the UK from the Philippines in 2013 and had been working as a housekeeper. Ms Molina was found by Ms Valdez naked from the waist down lying across their bed covered in blood at their home in (143) Ashford Court, Ashford Road, Cricklewood, north London.
  January 20, 2016

PURCELL:LODGER DENIES MURDERING FLATMATE FOR HER SAVINGS

CRICKLEWOOD, NORTH LONDON A lodger accused of stabbing his flatmate to death in a botched attempt to steal her savings denied murder at the Old Bailey today (Weds). Michael Purcell, 53, allegedly knifed Imelda Molina repeatedly at the home they shared in (143) Ashford Court, in Ashford Road, Cricklewood, north London. He is also accused of burglary by stealing Mrs Molina's rucksack containing £1000 in cash on the day of the stabbing. Police and paramedics were called to the multi-occupancy home at 7.22pm on 28 October last year and found Mrs Molina, 49, who shared a room with her husband, with stab wounds to her torso and body.
 
January 04, 2016

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DONNELLY:MAN DENIES MURDERING ONLINE DATE

CRICKLEWOOD, NORTHWEST LONDON A man accused of stabbing and strangling a woman he met on an online dating site denied murder at the Old Bailey today (MON). Miles Donnelly, 34, allegedly killed Usha Patel, 44, at the flat she shared with her five-year-old son in Cricklewood, north London Ms Patel was found dead after police were called to her home in Melrose Ave on the morning of 8 October last year. Donnelly, who is also known as Miles Ryan, appeared in court by video link from Wormwood Scrubs prison to plead not guilty to the murder of Ms Patel and causing actual bodily harm to Rosie Ferringo.
  November 04, 2015

PURCELL:LODGER ACCUSED OF MURDERING FLATMATE FOR HER HANDBAG

CRICKLEWOOD, NORTH LONDON A lodger accused of stabbing to death his flatmate in a botched attempt to steal her handbag and savings was remanded in custody today (weds). Michael Purcell, 52, allegedly knifed Imelda Molina repeatedly at the home they shared in (143) Ashford Court, in Ashford Road, Cricklewood, north London. He is accused of burglary and stealing £1,000 in cash and Mrs Molina's handbag on the same day of the stabbing. Police and paramedics were called to the multi-occupancy home at 7.22pm on October 29 and found Mrs Molina, 49, who shared a room with her husband, with stab wounds to her torso and body.
 
October 14, 2015

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DONNELLY:INTERNET DATE STRANGLER REMANDED

CRICKLEWOOD, PADDINGTON, NORTHWEST LONDON A man accused of stabbing and strangling a woman he met on an online dating site appeared at the Old Bailey today (weds). Miles Donnelly, 34, is said to have murdered Usha Patel, 44, at the flat she shared with her five-year-old son in Melrose Ave, Cricklewood, north London, on October 8. Donnelly, who is also known as Miles Ryan, did mot enter pleas to a charge of murder and an allegation of causing actual bodily harm to Rosie Ferringo. He appeared at the court via a video link from Wormwood Scrubs prison and spoke only to confirm his identity.
  May 15, 2015

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AGEERA: RAPPER GETS LIFE FOR BLING WATCH MURDER

HENDON, BECKTON, EAST HAM, STRATFORD, CANNING TOWN A YouTube rap star who knifed a builder to death for a 'blingy' watch worth less than £100 has been jailed for 30 years today (fri). Terngu 'Mover' Agera, 23, and his pal stabbed Zydrunas Laurinavicius through the chest with a fearsome 'Rambo' knife as he enjoyed a stroll with his father. Mr Laurinavicius, 38, was enjoying a 99 cone as they went to get the bus home when the killers struck. Agera, a rising star on the Grime scene and Stephen Lansana, 22, stripped the victim's watch from his wrist and left him to die in the street.
 
May 14, 2015

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TERNGU AGERA: MASS BRAWL IN THE DOCK AS RAPPER CONVICTED OF BLING MURDER

HENDON A YouTube rap star who knifed to death an innocent builder for his watch as he enjoyed an ice cream in the sunshine is facing life behind bars today (Thurs). Terngu 'Mover' Agera, 23, and his friend stabbed Zydrunas Laurinavicius through the chest with a fearsome hunting knife as he took a stroll with his father. Mr Laurinavicius, 38, was enjoying a 99 cornet as they went to get the bus home when the killers struck. Agera, a rising star on the Grime scene and Stephen Lansana, 22, were hoping to steal the victim's 'blingy' watch thinking it was valuable. Relatives of the defendants screamed and shouted in the public gallery and a woman collapsed after the pair were convicted of murder by the jury after 16 hours of deliberations. Two other defendants, IT engineer Terae Eusebe, 21, and Bruno Guimaraes, 23, were both cleared of the killing, but convicted on other charges.
  April 10, 2015

EUSEBE:BUILDER MURDERED AS HE ATE ICE CREAM WITH HIS FATHER

CANNING TOWN, HENDON A Lithuanian builder was brutally stabbed to death in broad daylight while enjoying an ice cream in the sunshine with his father, the Old Bailey heard today (Fri). Zydrunas Laurinavicius, 38, was attacked with a 'fearsome' hunting knife by a gang of thieves during an impromptu street robbery, it is said. His father, 67, could only watch on in horror as his son collapsed and died in front of him, having been stabbed through chest and forearm during the ambush. Just moments earlier, Mr Laurinavicius had bought himself and his father ice creams before they went to catch the bus home.
 
September 12, 2014

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HUSSAIN: THREE GANGSTERS WHO SHOT INNOCENT NURSERY TEACHER SABRINA MOSS JAILED FOR TOTAL OF 111 YEARS

KILBURN, NORTHWEST LONDON Three gangsters who shot dead an innocent nursery teacher with a Mac 10 submachine gun as she celebrated her 24th birthday were jailed for a total of 111 years today (fri). Hitmen Hassan Hussain, 29, and Yassin James, 20, sprayed bullets at mother-of-one Sabrina Moss and her friends as they sheltered from the rain in their party dresses outside a bar. Her friend Sabrina Gachette, also 24, was lucky to survive after being blasted in the back with a sawn off shotgun during the attack on the high street in South Kilburn, northwest London. The Moss family said Sabrina was 'irreplaceable' and that they could not express their grief.
  August 18, 2014

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HUSSAIN: GANGSTERS GUILTY OF GUNNING DOWN NURSERY TEACHER

KILBURN, CRICKLEWOOD, KENSAL GREEN, NORTHWEST LONDON Three gangsters who shot dead an innocent nursery teacher with a Mac 10 submachine gun as she celebrated her 24th birthday are facing life sentences today (MON). Hitmen Hassan Hussain, 29, and Yassin James, 20, sprayed bullets at mother-of-one Sabrina Moss and her friends as they sheltered from the rain in their party dresses outside a bar. Her friend Sabrina Gachette, also 24, was lucky to survive after being blasted in the back with a sawn off shotgun during the attack on the high street in South Kilburn, northwest London. The two women were only hit because they were standing next to the intended targets - members of the South Kilburn Gang.

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