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May 3, 2020

CONVICTED Essex Boys killer Michael Steele (pictured above) blamed alleged "police corruption" for him being "wrongly convicted" of the notorious triple murders during a failed bid to be moved to an open prison. 

Steele, 76, insisted he and co-defendant Jack Whomes, 57,...

April 28, 2020

A FORMER detective has told how a dramatic car chase led to the downfall of drugs kingpin Brian 'The Milkman' Wright, who was released from prison this month just 15 years into a 30-year sentence.

Former Met Police DCI Dave McKelvey was doing surveillance for the South...

March 15, 2020

A FAR right extremeist who quickly converted to Islam after meeting Streatham terror attacker Sudesh Faraz Amman (pictured above) and other Jihadis in jail is being detained in prison beyond his release date amid fears he could carry out a copycat strike.

The 18-year-ol...

March 9, 2020

TWISTED serial murderer the Yorkshire Ripper ironically branded sick child killer Ian Brady a "psychopath" in a letter to a prison pen pal exclusively obtained by Essex News and Investigations.

In a handwritten scrawling written before Brady's death, Peter Sutcliffe, 73...

April 25, 2019

PLEDGE: David Gauke says the technology will help find illegal phones in prisons (David Gauke/Twitter) 

HEAT-seeking mobile phone detectors are being brought into prisons in a bid to crack down on criminals carrying on from their prison cells.

Justice Secretary David Gau...

November 24, 2018

DEATH: HMP Downview where Leona Burn died 

THREE prison wardens  have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a prisoner at a womens' prison. 

The trio were working at HMP Downview in Banstead, Surrey, when prisoner Leona Burn, 34, was found h...

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