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Corrie Star knox 82, banned after drink driving

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Corrie Star Barbara Knox has today been banned from driving for one year after she pleaded guilty to drink-driving.

The 81-year-old actress who plays Rita Tanner was charged after she drove to a police station drunk on March 10th last year

Knox’s daughter Maxine Ashcroft, 56 was driving a jaguar in which Knox was a passenger. Police stopped the car after a member of public raised the alarm. Ashcroft was arrested and found to be three times the legal limit after she gave a breathalyser reading at Middlewich Police Station.

Knox later arrived at the police station and was herself arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Officers noticed she appeared to be drunk and suspected her of also Drink Driving, a sample of blood was taken after she gave an alcohol reading of 85 milligrams per 100 millilitres of blood, with the legal limit being 80.

Knox had denied the offence and was due to go on trial next month has now changed her plea to guilty.

Ashcroft who lives in Lechlade, Gloucestershire pleaded guilty to drink driving and was banned from driving for two years.

Knox was today fined £3,000 and ordered to pay £1,750 costs and £120 victim surcharge.

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Police searching for a missing schoolgirl have found a body in a river.

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Police had launched an appeal to find 11-year-old Ursula Keogh from Halifax, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

Although formal identification has yet to take place, her family have been told about the discovery of the body in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances.”

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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