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International man hunt launched after body discovered in guest room

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South Wales Police has launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a woman’s body in a guest room at a Cardiff hotel.

The body of Nadine Aburas, a 28 year-old from Cardiff, was found by staff at the FUTURE INN hotel, on Hemmingway Road, Cardiff, at approximately midday on Wednesday, December 31 (2014).

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A Post Mortem Examination has been completed but officers are waiting for further pathology results before confirming how the woman died.

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. In particular, they would like to speak with anybody who may have seen Nadine Aburas (pictured) accompanied by a Sammy Almahri, 44, who possibly had distinctive injuries to his face, which were unrelated to this incident.

Almahri is a US National, who resides in New York City and had an existing friendship with Nadine. Police have a key timeframe for information, between 8:25pm on Tuesday, December 30, and 3:00am on Wednesday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) 2014.

The suspect entered the UK on Boxing Day and travelled to Cardiff on 28 December – and South Wales Policeis continuing enquiries to establish his movements during this period.

Sammy Almahri checked into the Future Inn hotel in Cardiff Bay at 8.25pmon 30/12/14. Nadine arrived at the hotel approximately 9pm that evening.Almahri left the premises at 03:00am on 31/12/14. He subsequently took a flight from Heathrow to Bahrain at 10:30am on New Year’s Eve – and may now be in Tanzania.

Hotel guests or visitors to the hotel may have seen them together, as may those who were out in the Cardiff Bay area that evening, between 10pm and 11pm.

As part of this international murder investigation South Wales Police is liaising with Law Enforcement agencies in New York City and Tanzania.

Detective Superintendent Paul Hurley said: “The hotel was busy with people who were in the City to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

“People will have seen them together, or on their own, and I would urge them to come forward.

“While we have not yet made any arrests, we have a team of officers who are trying to trace Sammy Almahri, and now believe he is in Tanzania.

“We have been working closely with our counterparts in both NYPD and police officers in Tanzania. From our enquiries we have discovered that Almahri is very resourceful and has access to funds, which may further assist his evasion from law enforcement agencies.

“I consider this man to be a dangerous individual and would advise that any knowledge of his location or sightings of him are reported immediately to the authorities – and he is not to be approached.

“We are supporting Nadine’s family with specially trained officers and they and they have paid the following tribute to her – but at this stage would now like to be left to grieve privately.”

Family tribute: “Nadine was a lovely, bubbly girl and unique and talented woman. She always wanted to help people and everybody loved her. She has left such a massive hole in our family and we will miss her so much. The family respectfully request that they be left to grieve privately.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact South Wales Police via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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BREAKING British and French scrambled to North Sea

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British and French jets have scrambled to the North Sea amid reports that Russian planes have entered the UK airspace.

The RAF Typhoon fighter jet is supporting Airbus Voyager plane deployed from Newcastle after 3pm today.

The French have also supported in the deployment supporting with a fighter jet.

In total four jets were seen over the North Sea on mapping.

The RAF has declined to comment on the situation describing it as an ongoing military operation.

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Fancy being locked in a haunted police cell?

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Forget Halloween Fancy a spooky night of fun, locked in a haunted cell for 24 hours to raise money for charity. Then we have an event that is right up your street.

Following on from the success of the PC Edward Walker Tour, Jules Berry a DDO with the Met Police is back with her spooky haunted cell idea to raise money for COPS UK and WMP History Museum, That is exactly what you can do this Feb.

Met Police Detention Officer Jules Berry is arranging the whole event in partnership with the WMP History Museum and is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

The event will take place on the 8th and 9th of February 2019, but be quick as places are limited.

Unfortunately, Police Hour will no longer be live streaming this event to our 2.5 Million Followers, But we hope our readers can still attend and support this event.

Need we say any more, Simply watch this video then sign up

Hats off to Kerry Blakeman for his fantastic advertorial.

The event is being held to support the restoration of the West Midlands Police Museum and COPS UK.

About COPS

COPS is the UK charity dedicated to helping the families of police officers who have lost their lives in relation to their duty, to rebuild their lives.

Since being founded in 2003, they have helped hundreds of families shattered by the loss of their police officer.

They aim to ensure that surviving family members have all the help they need

to cope with such a tragedy and they remain part of the police family.

What COPS do?

COPS is a peer support charity, enabling Survivors from around the UK to support other Survivors in practical ways. They arrange local and national events that enable Survivors to build friendships and bonds that support them through the good times and bad.

Families are rightly proud of their officer and COPS to help ensure that they remain part of the police family.

What about the WMP History?

The West Midlands Police Museum at Coventry was opened in 1959 and celebrates the history of Coventry City Police which existed between 1839 & 1969, before becoming part of Warwickshire and Coventry Constabulary and in 1974, West Midlands Police.

The site at Sparkhill has been operating since 1995 when it moved there from the force’s training facility at Tally Ho! where it been operating as a CID training facility since the mid 1970s. Several of the exhibits had originated from the old Forensic Science Service laboratory when it moved from Newton Street to Gooch Street.

The Sparkhill museum contains items of policing memorabilia and old records from the West Midlands Police predecessor forces of Birmingham City Police, Walsall Borough Police, Dudley Borough Police, Wolverhampton Borough Police and West Midlands Constabulary. Some records are also held of Staffordshire County Police and Worcestershire officers as parts of those forces now fall within the West Midlands Police area.

You can also drop an email [email protected] to sign up, you must raise a minimum of £250 sponsorship.

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What on earth is happening in Salisbury? Two people fall seriously ill

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Emergency Services have launched a major incident after two people have fallen ill in Salisbury.

Officers have placed a cordon around Prezzo Restaurant after a man and woman were taken ill.

Police have declared a major incident. Police do not believe this is linked to Novichok.

Police received a call from the ambulance service to Prezzo restaurant, in High Street, at approximately 6.45pm. Two people, a man aged in his 40s and a woman aged in her 30s, had become unwell.

Due to recent events in the city and concerns that the pair had been exposed to an unknown substance, a highly precautionary approach was taken by all emergency services.

Both were taken to Salisbury District Hospital and were clinically assessed. We can now confirm that there is nothing to suggest that Novichok is the substance. Both people remain in hospital under observation.

The major incident status has now been stood down.

At this stage it is not yet clear if a crime has been committed and enquiries remain ongoing.

Salisbury District Hospital remains open as usual.

A cordon will remain in place around Prezzo at this time as part of ongoing routine enquiries. All other areas that were cordoned off will now be reopened.

We’d like to thank the public for their patience as a result of the impact of this incident.

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