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Family targeted by man with 'explosive diarrhoea' for years outside home catch him on CCTV​

A FAMILY blighted by a disgusting vandal who has been targeting their home with "explosive diarrhoea" for years has finally caught the culprit on camera.​

By CONOR CLARK
PUBLISHED: 00:00, Tue, Jun 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 00:04, Tue, Jun 15, 2021


The family has been finding faeces outside their house up to “several times a week” in a distressing attack that has gone on for years. They have had no indication of who the phantom pooer is or why they they were using their home as a toilet, but recently decided to take the matter into their own hands by installing cameras.

Late last year, they spent £600 on a CCTV system to try and identify the culprit and finally report them to the police.
And last week the cameras managed to serve their purpose when they caught a man in the middle of public defecation on Tuesday morning.
Although the video does not confirm that the man was responsible for the other incidents, the family are confident that it was probably him.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1449816/cctv-catches-phantom-pooer-family-home-hove-brighton-news
 

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A wife tipped boiling water and sugar over her husband as he slept. It took him a month to die.


Killer Cheshire wife scalded 80-year-old husband while he slept with boiling water and sugar


Neston woman Corinna Smith, 59, mixed boiling water with 3kg of sugar then poured it over her sleeping husband

A cold, calculating killer has been found guilty of murdering her husband after scalding him with a concoction of boiling water and sugar while he slept.

Corinna Smith, of Highfield Road in Neston, mixed boiling water with three bags of sugar which left her husband Michael Baines with severe burns to all over his body.


Her 80-year-old victim was taken to Whiston Hospital in the early hours of Tuesday, July 14 last year in a serious condition.

He received treatment for his injuries but, despite the best efforts of medical staff, he died a month later – on Tuesday, August 18.
 

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Ex-lawmaker insisted her sister-in-law was murdered in burned trailer. Now she's been killed at the same site.

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Ashley Henley

The grassy property surrounding a charred trailer had grown wild over the past six months with no one living there anymore to mind the lawn. Its former occupant, Kristina Michelle Jones, had been found dead in her scorched bedroom in the early hours after Christmas Day.

So last weekend, Jones's sister-in-law - former Mississippi Republican state legislator Ashley Henley - went to the Northern Mississippi property with a weed whacker to tidy up.

Henley, 40, and her husband, Brandon Henley, had transformed the place into a makeshift shrine, including an oversize wooden sign that read "I WAS MURDERED" - a visual reminder of the couple's insistence that Jones had been deliberately killed and their claims that police haven't taken the investigation seriously.

She was shot Sunday as she rid the grass of weeds, police told the North Mississippi Herald. Her death is being investigated as a homicide, the Yalobusha County coroner confirmed to The Washington Post.

Henley's husband told local news that his wife was shot in the back of the head.

It is unclear whether Henley's and Jones's cases are connected. But Brandon Henley said he believes the same person killed both women.

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Ex-lawmaker-insisted-her-sister-in-law-was-16248525.php

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Maybe it's a poltergeist?

Residents of a Surrey village are "under siege" and "living in fear" after a spate of catapult attacks, police say.

Homes in Russell Drive, Stanwell, have been hit by stones, thought to have been catapulted from a neighbouring nature reserve, police said. When officers arrived one stone smashed a police car wing mirror, and another landed at an officer's feet. Police have used a drone at the scene, but no-one has been arrested.

Sgt Paul Grinter said: "We believe these stones are being fired at random from the nature reserve behind the houses - often two or three stones at a time."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-surrey-57495074
 

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I'm not sure why this guy chose to steal the ambulance rather than locating the associated paramedics who were presumably nearby.
Man Having Medical Crisis Steals Ambulance In Baltimore, Police Say

A 38-year-old man having a medical crisis allegedly stole an ambulance in Baltimore early Monday morning, police said. The ambulance was recovered.

A Baltimore City Fire Department Medical Unit responded to a call for service in the 900 block of Seagull Avenue around 1:22 a.m. ...

When they were inside the location, a man jumped into an ambulance, which had keys inside running. ...

When medics came out they radioed police and officers stopped the ambulance ... blocks from Harbor Hospital a short time later.

Officers took the man into custody without incident. The man told officers he was having a heart attack and took the ambulance to drive himself to the hospital.

After speaking with the man, the officers determined he was going through a medical crisis.
SOURCE: https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2021...sis-steals-ambulance-in-baltimore-police-say/
 

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One way to make the rest of your life come into reliable focus - plan and commit a murder ...
Austrian tells police he killed a man to get into prison

Police in Austria say a 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing another man to death told officers he had planned the killing for weeks in order to be imprisoned.

Innsbruck police said Tuesday that the suspect, an Austrian citizen, had walked into a police station Monday in the town of Kufstein, near the German border, and claimed responsibility for the killing.

The man, whose name wasn't released, told officers that he wanted to be imprisoned because he was unhappy with his life.

Police said the man appeared to have selected his victim, lured him into an ambush and killed him.

“There was no chance the victim could have survived,” police said in a statement. ...
SOURCE: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/austrian-tells-police-killed-man-prison-78285084
 

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Maybe it's a poltergeist?

Residents of a Surrey village are "under siege" and "living in fear" after a spate of catapult attacks, police say.

Homes in Russell Drive, Stanwell, have been hit by stones, thought to have been catapulted from a neighbouring nature reserve, police said. When officers arrived one stone smashed a police car wing mirror, and another landed at an officer's feet. Police have used a drone at the scene, but no-one has been arrested.

Sgt Paul Grinter said: "We believe these stones are being fired at random from the nature reserve behind the houses - often two or three stones at a time."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-surrey-57495074
A man has been arrested over catapult attacks.

"A man has been arrested by police after a Surrey village was hit with a spate of catapult attacks.

Homes in Russell Drive, Stanwell, were hit by stones, thought to have been catapulted or thrown from a neighbouring nature reserve.

When officers arrived one stone smashed a police car wing mirror, and another landed at an officer's feet.

Surrey Police have arrested a 20-year-old man from Ashford on suspicion of criminal damage and common assault."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-surrey-57495545
 

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A man has been arrested over catapult attacks.

"A man has been arrested by police after a Surrey village was hit with a spate of catapult attacks.

Homes in Russell Drive, Stanwell, were hit by stones, thought to have been catapulted or thrown from a neighbouring nature reserve.

When officers arrived one stone smashed a police car wing mirror, and another landed at an officer's feet.

Surrey Police have arrested a 20-year-old man from Ashford on suspicion of criminal damage and common assault."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-surrey-57495545

I didn't see much detail in the report. Does anyone know how this incident might compare with the "phantom attacker" stone-propelling cases of Fortean lore?
 

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Athens priest arrested for acid attack on bishops.

"A priest has been arrested in Athens after he threw acid on seven bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church, police say.

The attack took place during a disciplinary hearing against the 36-year-old priest on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Three bishops are being treated in hospital for the burns, mostly on their faces."

A policeman, who ran to help the bishops, was also taken to hospital.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57591002
 

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Athens priest arrested for acid attack on bishops.

"A priest has been arrested in Athens after he threw acid on seven bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church, police say.

The attack took place during a disciplinary hearing against the 36-year-old priest on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Three bishops are being treated in hospital for the burns, mostly on their faces."

A policeman, who ran to help the bishops, was also taken to hospital.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57591002

l once threw a bottle of Domestos at the Pope. l was charged with Bleach of the Priest.

(On a serious note, acid attacks are a vile, vile crime which has become depressingly common in recent years.)

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Athens priest arrested for acid attack on bishops.

"A priest has been arrested in Athens after he threw acid on seven bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church, police say.

The attack took place during a disciplinary hearing against the 36-year-old priest on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Three bishops are being treated in hospital for the burns, mostly on their faces."

A policeman, who ran to help the bishops, was also taken to hospital.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57591002
Priest must have had a breakdown to do something so heinous?
 

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A man accused of murder says he no longer believes the murders were carried out by a 620 year old 'jinn' called Robert.

"A man accused of murdering a doctor and her daughter now accepts another person killed them rather than the supernatural spirits he had claimed were responsible, a court has heard.

Shahbaz Khan, 51, told police a 620-year-old "jinn" named Robert had killed Dr Saman Mir Sacharvi, 49, and 14-year-old Vian Mangrio on 30 September 2020.

He told Preston Crown Court he now believed someone entered their Burnley home and killed them.

Mr Khan, of Burnley, denies murder."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-57614851
 

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Half of a new football pitch worth £50,000 has been stolen.

"Thieves have stolen half a pitch, featuring £50,000 worth of artificial 3G turf, from a community club.

Derby-based Mickleover FC has been installing a new playing surface - due to be shared with Derby County Women - but 11 rolls yet to be laid were taken overnight.

Director and treasurer Neil Hadfield said the theft was "devastating" but the club would "bounce back".

Derbyshire Police said they were investigating."

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-derbyshire-57585355
 

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Adelaide's 'Big Bird Bandits' appear in court charged with stealing Sesame Street costume

Two men have appeared in the Adelaide Magistrates Court charged over the theft of a valuable Big Bird costume.

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Tasman Binder, 22, and Cody Milne, 26, are accused of stealing the $160,000 costume from the Sesame Street Circus Spectacular at Bonython Park in April.

The pair — from Norwood and Murray Bridge — are charged with theft and unlawfully being on premises.

In court today, a curfew and a ban on the two men contacting each other was removed from their bail conditions, but a ban on them attending the circus remains.

The Big Bird costume was returned a few days after being stolen, along with an apology letter signed by "The Big Bird Bandits".

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The note found in the beak of the costume apologised for being "such a big birden".

It said "we had no idea what we were doing, or what our actions would cause".

"We were just having a rough time and were trying to cheer ourselves up,"
it read.

"We had a great time with Mr Bird, he's a great guy and no harm came to our friend
."

The 213cm-tall costume is made from ostrich feathers and was flown from New York to take part in the show.

Mr Milne and Mr Binder will next appear in court in November.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-30/accused-big-bird-bandits-appear-in-court/100255108

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So how did the pair of them get caught?
Please don't tell me they were stupid enough as to leave their full names and addresses on the note, or similar?
And prepare for the puns.
Are they now doing bird (in sing-sing)?
Were they grassed up by a stool-pigeon?
Had they been online and tweeted about their crime?

Separately, they have a somewhat unusual dress-sense, doncha think?
 

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So how did the pair of them get caught?
Please don't tell me they were stupid enough as to leave their full names and addresses on the note, or similar?
And prepare for the puns.
Are they now doing bird (in sing-sing)?
Were they grassed up by a stool-pigeon?
Had they been online and tweeted about their crime?

Separately, they have a somewhat unusual dress-sense, doncha think?
They look like characters from a Dutch 70's cop show
 

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Wirecard is a very intreresting crime. It's the German Enron case:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wirecard

In June 2020, it was revealed that €1.9 billion was "missing". ... A few days later, the management board stated that the €1.9 billion amount likely did not exist.[32] Two banks in the Philippines who were allegedly holding the money said that they did not have the sum and never did.[33] ... A criminal investigation began on 22 June 2020[1] and Wirecard's recently resigned CEO, Markus Braun, was arrested the same day.[35] On 25 June, Wirecard filed for bankruptcy citing "over-indebtedness".[36] ...In September 2020, the German parliament announced that it would organize an inquiry in order to fully investigate the reasons why the government failed to prevent corporate fraud.[38]

And the CFO was helped by the GRU to escape to Russia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Marsalek

Jan Marsalek (also Maršálek, born 15 March 1980 in Vienna) is an Austrian alleged white-collar criminal and former manager, known for his position as board member and chief operating officer of the German payment processing firm Wirecard. He has been a fugitive since June 2020 because of his role in the Wirecard scandal. ... Investigation by Bellingcat, Der Spiegel, and Insider indicated that Marsalek flew to Minsk hours after he was fired.[2] On 19 July 2020, the German Handelsblatt reported that Marsalek was suspected to be in Russia, where he was suspected to live under supervision of the GRU in a mansion near Moscow.[3]

Now there is government report. I downloaded it, expecting a good read. But it's 2026 pages with no discernible summary!
Enjoy:
https://dserver.bundestag.de/btd/19/309/1930900.pdf

And there was a court case between the Financial Times and Wirecard:

Wirecard has sued the FT for misuse of trade secrets in Munich relating to stories published in January and February 2019. The FT stands by its reporting and is defending the lawsuit.
 

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What's really bizarre about this is the 14 month sentence.

A beautician terrified tube passengers by brandishing a homemade flamethrower and threatening to set fire to their hair during rush hour.

Paris Bregazzi, 33, was warned by a judge to control her temper after spraying two people in the face with deodorant.

Inner London Crown Court heard Bregazzi has been handed six prison sentences in the last 18 months for violent behaviour. In December last year she was jailed for hitting a disabled woman on the head so hard that she fell onto concrete floor and her rib cage shifted.

She has now been jailed for 14 months for the flame thrower incident in October 2019. Prosecutor Daniel Wright said Bregazzi boarded an overground train at Caledonian Road at around 6pm and began pacing and shouting at people to stop staring at her.

The court heard she had a can of deodorant and a lighter as a make shift flamethrower and said to a female passenger 'I'm going to set your hair on fire'.

Passengers described her producing two foot flames with the items.

She then barged a woman in the shoulder as she got off at Highbury and Islington station before boarding another train and turning her attention to a woman standing by the doors.

She shouted the woman was an 'Asian b*tch' before spraying her in the face with the aerosol can, the court heard.

Bregazzi got off the train at Dalston Kingsland station and a passenger grabbed her as she went to produce more flames from the aerosol can. This woman was then also sprayed in the face with the deodrant, the court heard, and called a 'stupid b*tch' by Bregazzi.

Bregazzi, who is a transgender woman, also suffers from unstable personality disorder, the court heard.

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/la...ian-brandished-homemade-flamethrower-24414970
 

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Sounds like she'd been doing meth.
 
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