James Brindley was stabbed to death during a night out with friends.
Birmingham Man Jailed For Sex Assaults On Baby
A 33 year-old man from Birmingham has been jailed for sex offences against a baby.
Craig Palmer from Blakesley Grove in Stechford was sentenced to 14 years after pleading guilty to a string of child sex offences. They related to attacks against a young girl when she was between 5 and 12 months old.
He also admitted making, possessing and distributing indecent images of children. There was also one count of inciting or causing child prostitution and pornography and all the offences took place between December 2014 and February 2016.
Detective Inspector Jim Foy from the force said it has been a "disturbing'' case for the officers to pursue.
"This has been a difficult and protracted investigation that has had at its heart the protection of children,'' he said.
"Palmer has been found guilty of horrendous offences that have been particularly disturbing for my officers to pursue.
"However, due to their professionalism and determination this offender has been found guilty and will now suffer his punishment.''
Full forensic analysis revealed he had a haul of more than 1,000 pornographic images of young children on the phone, including some showing him sexually assaulting the baby.
Two teenagers have been arrested after it's suspected they plotted to rob a taxi driver by luring him to a bogus midnight pick-up in Birmingham.
27 year-old Chevaze McGregor pleaded guilty to killing the 2 year-old boy at an earlier hearing
The Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has warned forces across the UK are at breaking point because of funding cuts.
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