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Update Bouncer Gunned Down Outside Newcastle Night Club

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Police investigating a shooting in Newcastleare continuing to appeal for witnesses.
The incident happened at 10.30pm yesterday evening (Saturday, June 6) outside Tup Tup Palace in Saint Nicholas Street. Police attended aftera
report that a member of door staff at the premises had been injured. It has been established a firearm was dischargedby a person travelling on

a motorbike which then made off. The injured man, aged 24, was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is stable and not believed to belife-threatening.

Enquiries are on-going to trace the motorbikeand person responsible. The
bike is believed to be a silver motorbike. Extra officers are on patrol in the city centre.

Superintendent Bruce Storey, said: “We’recarrying out enquiries toestablish the circumstances of this incident and any particular motive, at the current time our enquiries so far lead us to believe there is not a risk to the wider members of the public. Understandably though people are concerned and it is worrying that this has happened, especially on a busy night in Newcastle city centre where there were many people enjoying a night out.
“Extra patrols were quickly deployedto the city centre, both to deal with

the incident and to offer reassurance to those who were in the city. An increased police presence will continue both during the day and night andI

would encourage anyone who does have any concerns to speak to an officer on patrol.

“We are doing everything we can to tracethe motorbike and the person

responsible for this shooting and would ask anyone with information tocome

forward and speak to us. If anyone saw a silver motorbike bike in the city

centre around the time of this incident or saw it before or has seen it

since then we want to hear from them.”

Anyone with information is asked to contactNorthumbria Police on 101. 

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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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