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Police issue warning over suspected GHB overdoses

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West Yorkshire Police have issued a public warning after a suspected contaminated batch of the party drug, Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), led to four people falling ill at a Halloween Event on Saturday night. Police were called to the Leeds’ Centenary Pavilion, on Lowsfield Road in Beeston, at around midnight after ambulance … Read More

Attempted burglar falls to his death

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On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the University, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More

Suicide rates at York University hit record high

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The City of York council has launched an investigation after up to five students at the University of York killed themselves in one year. The number is thought to be the highest ever at a British university in a single year. Saher Ahmad, 20, Daniel Pinfold, 23, Christopher Walsh, 21, … Read More

Three bodies found at house in East End Park

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Police are investigating the deaths of three people at a house in Leeds. The bodies, believed to be that of two women and a man, were found by officers at an address in the inner city area of East End Park shortly after midday following a call raising concern for … Read More

University student receives two-year sentence for dealing drugs

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Leeds Crown Court heard that University Student Luke Fairless, 21, had ordered 100 ecstasy tablets from the Silk Road website to be delivered from Holland to his address at the time in Hyde Park, Leeds. However, the package was delivered to the wrong address and the recipient notified the police … Read More

Breaking Bad style drugs gang sentenced

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A group of 10 Leeds Beckett University students were sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday for their roles in importing and selling illegal drugs from abroad. Liam Reynolds, 21, the group ringleader, was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for conspiracy to import and supply LSD, cannabis and ecstasy, as … Read More

UPDATE: Hyde Park man charged with murder of Leeds student

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Hyde Park man has been charged with the murder of Leeds University student Billy Mankelow. Thirty-one-year-old Richard Danter, who lives on Queen’s Road, appeared in court today for a brief hearing. He will stand in Crown Court tomorrow. He was remanded in custody following the fatal attack at the … Read More

UPDATE: Police release new image of Beeston rapist

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police have released a new e-fit image of a man who raped and attempted to murder a woman in Leeds. The image was created by combining descriptions of the man from the victim and from a woman he stalked. The victim appeared on the BBC’s Crimewatch on Thursday to recount … Read More

Police investigate Hyde Park sexual assault

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Police have launched an investigation into an allegation of serious sexual assault near Hyde Park on Saturday night. The alleged incident happened at around 8.30 – 9.30pm close to the junction between Royal Park Road and Moorland Avenue. The victim has been named as a 43-year-old local woman. Detective Inspector … Read More

UPDATE: Postgrad spared jail for biker death

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A Leeds University student who caused the death of a motorcyclist by driving carelessly has been spared a jail sentence. A court on Tuesday ruled that Chenerusai Makumbe should not go to prison because of her contribution to society as a nurse, Wakefield Express reported. Ms Makumbe, who is studying … Read More