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by / on July 7, 2017 at 3:06 pm / in Local News & Archive

David Kingsbury murder: three jailed for assisting killer

Three Colwyn Bay men have been jailed for assisting the killer of David Kingsbury. Stephen Cody (53), was sentenced to 27 months in prison after he admitted assisting his son, Dean Cody, who was jailed for life for stabbing the unemployed labourer in the heart in Old Colwyn last January. Colin Lyness (31) pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall Astra […]

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by / on June 29, 2017 at 3:17 pm / in Local News & Archive

Several arrests after West Rhyl assault

There have been several arrests in West Rhyl after a man was attacked. Detectives say the assault happened on Butterton Road at around 1.20pm on Thursday lunchtime – the man has been taken to hospital but there are no further details available. Anyone who witnessed the attack is urged to contact Police on 101, quoting reference no. V096566.

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by / on June 16, 2017 at 6:28 am / in Local News & Archive

Nine years jail for St Asaph burglar

A St Asaph man who targeted a pensioner’s home and a pub in two break-ins has been jailed for nine years. Ynyr Ial Lewis previously denied aggravated burglary at the Rhyl home of a 72 year-old bed-ridden man with cancer and a burglary at The Harbour in Kinmel Bay. He changed his plea to guilty before he was due to […]

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by / on June 15, 2017 at 1:46 pm / in Regional News

‘Dangerous’ offender jailed for Deeside shop stabbing

A Deeside man who stabbed a shopkeeper while drunk and high on drugs has been jailed for twenty years. Matthew Whelan admitted the attempted murder of Imtiaz Ul Haq during a robbery at a Costcutter store in Queensferry last December. The 30 year-old from Mancot was sentenced as a dangerous offender. The stabbing left Mr Haq with stab wounds in his […]

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by / on June 8, 2017 at 3:42 pm / in Local News & Archive

Four men jailed for Mark Mason murder

Four Liverpool men have been jailed for the murder of Mark Mason in Rhyl. James Davies (20) of Stoneycroft will serve at least 25 years in prison after he was found guilty of killing the father-of-two outside a Home Bargains store last October. Jake Melia (21) from Aintree, who pleaded guilty to murder and wounding two other men, will serve […]

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by / on June 8, 2017 at 7:30 am / in Local News & Archive

Mark Mason murder: four men await sentencing

Two Liverpool men will be sentenced today for the murder of Mark Mason in Rhyl. James Davies from Stoneycroft was convicted by a jury of stabbing the father-of-two to death outside Home Bargains last October. Jake Melia from Aintree pleaded guilty to all charges, including wounding two other men – one of whom has since died. Anthony Baines from Kensington […]

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by / on June 1, 2017 at 10:18 am / in Regional News

Deeside murder victim named

The family of a Merseyside teenager murdered in Connah’s Quay say they are ”completely and utterly devastated”. 19 year-old Matthew Cassidy died from a fatal stab wound at an address on Bethel Place on Monday evening. A post-mortem examination was carried out at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd on Wednesday. A 48 year-old man is still being held on suspicion of murder, along […]

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by / on May 29, 2017 at 7:44 am / in Regional News

Chester raid after Manchester Arena bombing

Embed from Getty Images Counter terrorism officers have raided a property in Chester in connection with last week’s Manchester terrorist attack. Cheshire Police said no arrests were made in the search at an undisclosed address early on Monday and there was no direct threat to the public. Patrols are being stepped up in the city to provide extra reassurance. Another […]

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by / on May 24, 2017 at 5:03 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rapist convicted of mistaken arson

A convicted rapist who went on the run after setting fire to a woman’s home has been found guilty of arson. Mold Crown Court heard Richard Pentraeth had tried to seek revenge on a witness who had given evidence against him in an earlier trial, only to find he had got the wrong address. The 64 year-old from Cheltenham had admitted […]

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by / on May 17, 2017 at 7:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl murder trial: summing up continues

The trial of three men accused of murdering Rhyl father-of-two Mark Mason is approaching its conclusion. The men all deny the fatal stabbing of the father-of-two in the car park of Home Bargains in Rhyl last October. James Davies (21) of Stoneycroft, Anthony Baines (31) of Kensington and Mark Ennis (30) of Walton also deny maliciously wounding Justin Trickett and Sam Illidge with intent. […]

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