A man who groomed a 12-year-old online before raping her in Staffordshire has been tracked down in Brazil.
Birmingham Man Accused Of Killing Two Pensioners Is Found Dead
A Birmingham man accused of murdering two pensioners, including an 80 year-old in the West Midlands has been found dead.
33 year old Leo Barnes from Balsall Heath was on trial at Wolverhampton crown Court after being accused of the murder of 80 year-old Cynthia Beamond in her home in Halesowen last June.
He's also been charged with the murder of 67 year-old Phillip Silverstone who was found dead the next day at his flat in London.
Barnes was due to be cross-examined in court on Friday but didn't appear after complaining he didn't feel well.
West Midlands Police have confirmed he was found dead in his prison cell at HMP Hewell in Redditch yesterday morning.
An investigation is underway but officers say his death isn't being treated as suspicious.
A school in Birmingham is thought to be the first in the UK to make lessons shorter because of funding cuts.
Wayne Dale and his ex-partner Lisa Passey were found guilty after trial of the manslaughter by gross negligence of Kian Dale.
Former Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died after collapsing in training at Tottenham yesterday.
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