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Stepmother sentenced to 29 years in prison for torturing and murdering a six-year-old boy. Emma Tustin was found guilty of murdering her partner Thomas Hughes’ son Arthur Labinjo-Hughes in a shocking act of cruelty, and she has now been sentenced to life in prison – with a minimum of 29 years behind bars. On June 16, 2020, a “wicked” stepmother was sentenced to 29 years in prison for the shocking and brutal murder of her partner’s six-year-old son, who suffered an “unsurvivable” brain injury. Doctors discovered 130 bruises on Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ skeletal body after his death, indicating that he had…

Assuming his friend was wearing a bulletproof vest, a drugged-up bloke kills his pal with a shotgun prank. When John Nelis, 38, was high on the drug GHB in 2020, he shot his friend Christopher Jacobs, 39, with a double-barreled shotgun he thought wasn’t loaded. He admitted to manslaughter and was sentenced to life in prison. In a shotgun prank gone horribly wrong, a man fatally assumed his friend was wearing a fully functional bulletproof vest. John Nelis pleaded guilty to the involuntary manslaughter of his friend Christopher Jacobs in Geelong, Australia, in July 2020 in front of the Victorian…

Before killing him during lockdown, a couple exchanged horrifying text messages tormenting a 6-year-old child. Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, six, died last year after collapsing from injuries, and a jury has now found his father Thomas Hughes guilty of manslaughter and his stepmother Emma Tustin guilty of murder. The evidence used to convict a woman of murdering her six-year-old stepson included terrifying text exchanges. Emma Tustin was sentenced to a minimum of 29 years in prison today for torturing and killing Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, while her accomplice, Arthur’s father Thomas Hughes, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for manslaughter. On June 16,…

‘Chances were wasted’ to save the sad youngster, 6, who was murdered by his ‘pitiless’ father and ‘wicked’ stepmother. Both Arthur Labinjo-Hughes’ grandmother and uncle tried to raise the alarm, while Emma Tustin’s stepfather was told Thomas Hughes had “gone to town” on the tragic lad. Social services have been chastised in court for allegedly “missing” chances to save a six-year-old boy before his father and stepmother killed him. Tragic Arthur Labinjo-Hughes died in hospital after his stepmother Emma Tustin sustained a catastrophic brain injury at her home in Shirley, Solihull. After being absolved of murder, she was convicted of…

Meghan Markle’s privacy appeal against the newspaper was successful, and we learned five things as a result. The Court of Appeal affirmed the High Court’s decision in Meghan Markle’s privacy lawsuit against the Mail on Sunday’s publishers over the alleged misuse of a letter she wrote to her father in 2018. Meghan Markle won a privacy lawsuit against the publication of a “personal and private” letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, earlier today. Her letter was sent in August 2018, and the contents were revealed in five distinct articles by the Mail on Sunday a year later. The publisher…

‘My brother ran across a man who had left our father for dead – our family is ruined.’ Jazmine Bonnell is receiving counseling after her father was killed in a hit-and-run, and she is now advocating for the passage of Shakeel’s Law in his honor. When Jazmine Bonnell’s six-year-old son talked to her this week, she was practically speechless. On the news, the little child had seen a fatal hit-and-run, similar to the one that killed his grandfather last year. “Oh, he’s not going to jail, mummy?” he questioned, turning to his mother. “Do people go to jail when they…

Meghan Markle has won her privacy battle with the tabloid over the publication of her father’s letter. The High Court’s decision in Meghan Markle’s privacy lawsuit against the publishers of the Mail on Sunday over an alleged misuse of a letter addressed to her father was upheld by the Court of Appeal. The publishing of a “personal and private” letter to Meghan Markle’s estranged father was the subject of a privacy appeal, which Meghan Markle won. The Duchess of Sussex had sued Associated Newspapers Limited, the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline, over publications that included portions of…

Two men were fined £250 for mutilating puppies and inflicting ‘at least five days of suffering’ on them. After subjecting the Bull breed puppies to very painful ear-cropping treatments, Leslie Christopherson and Calum Reid agreed to causing undue misery to them. Two men were fined around £250 each and forbidden from keeping animals after’mutilating puppies for cosmetic motives’ and exposing them to ‘at least five days of misery.’ Leslie Christopherson, 29, and Calum Reid, 36, both from Liverpool, subjected two Bull breed puppies to barbaric ear-cropping treatments and admitting to inflicting the dogs needless pain in court. After seeing the…

After a horrific lunch, a 92-year-old parishioner dies and 31 others become ill as a result of the chef’s shoddy shepherd’s pie. After eating a shepherd’s pie, the 92-year-old churchgoer was brought to the hospital with an abdominal bleeding. The chef has admitted to breaking food safety laws. Following a shaky harvest lunch, a 92-year-old parishioner died, and 31 others became very ill. Elizabeth Neuman was rushed to hospital after suffering an internal haemorrhage after eating a contaminated shepherd’s pie at the Crewe Arms pub in Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Northamptonshire. Only three of the 35 villagers who attended the supper were satisfied,…

To flee an evil rapist, a desperate woman jumped from a first-floor balcony ‘completely naked.’ Audrius Silinskas, a Lithuanian native, initially denied the charges but later changed his mind, saving his victim from having to go through the ordeal again. A rapist was sentenced to nine years in prison after his victim attempted to flee by leaping from a first-floor balcony. Audrius Silinskas, a Lithuanian national, had been living in Northern Ireland illegally when he raped the same woman twice. And she was so desperate to get away from him that she jumped from the first floor balcony of a…

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