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by / on July 10, 2017 at 1:34 pm / in Regional News

Flint murder trial: man denies schoolgirl’s murder

A man accused of the murder of Flint schoolgirl Janet Commins over forty years ago has told a jury he did not know the victim. Stephen Hough (58), who was arrested and charged last year, denies all charges including rape, sexual assault and manslaughter. Ms Commins was found dead in a school playing field in January 1976, four days after […]

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by / on July 10, 2017 at 6:27 am / in Regional News

Llandyrnog incident: attempted abduction ruled out

Police are no longer investigating an incident in Llandyrnog as an attempted abduction. Detectives had been looking for two men and a woman, who were seen driving in a sky blue Renault Clio on Saturday afternoon. They were said to have been involved in an ‘altercation’ with four children. But on Monday evening, police said they had identified the facts of […]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 9:29 pm / in Regional News

Man on trial for Flint schoolgirl murder

A man accused of killing a Flint schoolgirl over forty years ago has gone on trial. Stephen Hough denies the murder, manslaughter and rape of Janet Commins, whose body was found in a school playing field in January 1976. She had been missing from her home for four days. Another man, Noel Jones, served half of a twelve year jail […]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 1:41 pm / in Regional News

Five arrested in Conwy drugs raids

Five people have been arrested and bailed after a series of drugs raids in Conwy county over the past fortnight. Detectives say thousands of pounds worth of illegal drugs were seized in three raids along with equipment for growing cannabis. Two men and a woman were arrested after a cannabis factory was discovered in Dwygyfylchi on Saturday, where police managed […]

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by / on June 22, 2017 at 1:05 pm / in Regional News

More arrests in Matthew Cassidy murder hunt

A man and a woman are being questioned on suspicion of the murder of Matthew Cassidy. A 48 year-old man was arrested on Thursday morning and a 19 year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the fatal stabbing of the teenager in the Bethel’s Place area of Connah’s Quay last month. A Liverpool man, David Woods, has already […]

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