Stephen Holt

A Norwich MP is to be given an update into a homicide review being carried out into the death of a woman who was brutally murdered by a serial abuser.

A motorist who drove dangerously in Norwich was told by a judge it was fortunate no one was seriously injured by his driving.

A man who installed an iron gate which fell on a grandmother and crushed her to death has been found guilty of her manslaughter by gross negligence and warned he faces jail.

The family of a woman who was brutally murdered by a serial abuser has been told that her death would not be in vain.

Two men have denied murdering a 26-year-old who was attacked inside a Morrisons supermarket.

A former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old Peter Wrighton could stand trial in February next year.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Norfolk courts in July.

An inquest has opened into the death of Nick Rogers, who died after an assault at Wymondham Morrisons supermarket on July 17.

A 43-year-old man and his 19-year-old nephew have appeared in court for a second time today charged with the murder of Nick Rogers following an attack at Wymondham’s Morrisons supermarket and could face trial in December.

A man jailed for a minimum of 24 years after being found guilty of the “brutal” murder of his former partner Kerri McAuley has lodged an appeal against his sentence, it has emerged.

A gang of would-be robbers who were on their way to carry out a violent raid on a village pub were foiled by armed police who got wind of the plot and planted a listening device.

A bid by the region’s mental health trust to reduce the amount they were fined after a dementia patient drowned has failed at the Court of Appeal.

He has spent the past two decades making the lives of householders and business owners a misery by targeting them as part of a string of raids.

The heartbroken family of domestic violence victim Kerri McAuley today made this demand - “change the law before it happens again”.

Joe Storey will serve a minimum of 24 years in jail after being found guilty of murdering his former partner Kerri McAuley following a “sustained and brutal” attack in her Norwich home.

The “failings” that meant a convicted killer was not in court to attend his sentencing hearing for the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two have added to the sense of grief and loss suffered by the victim’s family.

The sentencing of a man convicted of the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two has had to be adjourned because the killer told prison bosses he did not need to attend the hearing in person.

A 44-year-old Sheringham man jailed after a cannabis stash was found at his home has been ordered to sell his Porsche car as part of a court order to pay back £11,830.

A Norfolk man who sexually abused six young girls has been given an extended 17-year sentence by a judge who said he posed a “significant risk” to women.

A Blofield glazier has spoken of his relief after being cleared of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

A jury hearing the trial of a Blofield glazier accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving when part of a sheet of glass sheared off and smashed into another car has heard closing speeches.

A man stabbed his friend eight times causing a punctured lung after falling out over a discarded cigarette.

A man who burgled the Norwich sheltered home of an 85-year-old pensioner as she slept in her bed has been jailed for 20 months.

A Dereham man has been jailed for a minimum of 28 years for murdering a pensioner in his own home in a “savage” attack that caused 100 separate injuries.

A 55 year-old Cromer woman has been warned she could face jail after she admitted unlawfully wounding a man on Christmas Day.

A man who was found by police with a knife on a train in Norwich has been jailed.

The owner of a village shop watched on CCTV as raiders targeted his store for the second time in just a few days, a court has heard.

A 49-year-old man who “exploited the kind nature” of his victim has admitted murdering Brian Heed who was left undiscovered for days at a house in Toftwood, Dereham.

A builder jailed after he left more than 70 homeowners out of pocket has been ordered to pay nearly £15,000 back to his dissatisfied customers.

A teenager today denied firearms offences when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court.

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