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Two Men Jailed following arson

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Forty three year old Anthony Murray from Orrell, Wigan and his co-conspirator 34 year old Gareth Collier also from Wigan have today been jailed for 60 months and 27 months respectively.

Murray received 42 months for arson and eight months for perverting the course of justice. He also received 10 months each for two cases of fraud, which will run concurrently. Collier received 27 months for arson.

Anthony Murray pleaded guilty at Liverpool Crown Court to conspiracy to commit arson, two counts of fraud and perverting the course of justice, whilst Collier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit arson.

Murray, who was a former employee of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, was suspended from duty as the Watch Manager when an investigation into the offences commenced and has subsequently been dismissed.

The pair conspired to making a hoax call of a trapped male in a car causing all the Skelmersdale Fire fighters to deploy all their staff from the station whilst Collier set fire to Murray’s BMW Alpina, parked in the rear car park. Two other vehicles including a fire fighter’s personal car and a LFRS vehicle were fire damaged too.

Murray then fraudulently claimed his car insurance monies and spent the money leading to additional fraud charges and money laundering.

Murray further attempted to mislead the police investigation by sending and receiving hoax letters that he and Collier were being threatened and targeted by fictional persons. Draft copies of these handwritten hoax letters were found at Murray’s home address.

The investigation was fully supported by the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. The offences took place between September and December 2012.

DC Adam Burke says: “We are pleased with the result. To put members of the public at risk by making a hoax call to the fire station to ensure the station was empty, whilst Collier set fire to Murray’s car is not only dangerous but completely unacceptable. He did all of this for money. He put lives at risk leaving West Lancashire vulnerable if there was a genuine need for Fire fighters. I hope it sends a warning to others that crimes of this nature are extremely serious and will not be tolerated.”

Bob Warren, Director of People and Development, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service added: “Former employee of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Anthony Murray, was suspended from duty when an investigation into the offences commenced and was subsequently dismissed.

“We are appalled by the criminal actions of a man who although working within a service having the core duty to protect lives and property from fire, committed arson in an attempt to defraud insurance companies.”

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Ed Sheeran rushed to hospital after being knocked off bike in London

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Ed Sheeran has been to rushed to hospital after being knocked off his bike in London.

It is believed the singer has suffered a broken arm after he collided with a car in the capital city.

Ed took to Instagram ‘I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news. Ed x’

Ed shared this with a picture of his guitar arm in a plaster cast and his other arm in a sling.

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DEAD: Sally Jones Britain’s Most Wanted Woman and Islamic State Recruiter Killed

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The White Widow Sally Jones has been Killed in a US Drone Strike, Jones who had planned many terror attacks fled the UK to become a IS Recruiter.

She was Britain’s Most Wanted Woman. It is believed she died in a US Air Force Drone Strike which happened near to the border of Syria and Iraq.

Jones was killed in June 2017, with the news kept hush because of fears that her 12-year-old son may have also been killed.

Jones left her home in Chatham, Kent in 2013 with her son Jojo to join Islamic State in Syria. During this time she often used her son as a human shield to save her own life.

The CIA and MI6 spent months tracking down Jones before they launched a Drone Strike and killed her.

She played a key role in the recruitment of young females becoming jihadis often leaving their families in the middle of the night to head out and join the Islamic State.

Despite the claims that Jones is dead, the US cannot 100 percent be sure she is dead, as they made no attempt to recover any DNA, But they are very confident that she is dead.

Drone Strikes are very clever in the way they work as they are able to follow targets for a number of weeks before launching a missile attack without any civilians being killed.

However, they cannot confirm if 12-year-old brainwashed Jojo has been killed also, something which the Americans could face a backlash over.

Jojo was brainwashed he faced years of forced lessons in radical Islam & firearms training. He recently featured within an IS execution video standing behind a row of prisoners who was kneeling on the floor before pulling the trigger and murdering them.

Jones converted to Islam and was nicknamed the White Widow after her Islamic State husband Junaid Hussain was killed by a drone in 2015.

Hussain aged 21 and from Birmingham brainwashed Jones to such a degree she became head of recruitment for young women and schoolgirls within the Islamic State.

Jones & Hussain planned many attacks across Europe and America and is believed to have been a key recruiter and brainwasher of many wanting to join the Islamic State.

Jones was linked to the planning of a number of major terror attacks including one which planned to blow up the Queen and Prince Philip on the streets of London during the VJ celebrations.

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wanted for fraud offences after bank card that was used fraudulently

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Police are appealing for help to speak to a man in connection with a case of fraud In Ipswich.

Amongst items stolen in a burglary that occurred overnight on 18 July on Severn Road in the town was a bank card that was used fraudulently for a number of payments the following day.

CCTV enquiries have resulted in one store in the town providing officers with footage of a male they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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