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Extra Police deployed to key locations across London following Orlando Shootings

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Police patrols have been increased in key locations across London following the Orlando Shootings.

Police have confirmed there is no intelligence to suggest any increased risk in London however extra police patrols will be deployed.

Commander Mak Chishty has told the media that “The events in Orlando have caused shock and concern across the world including here in London, our thoughts are with the victims and their families,” he said.

“While there is no intelligence to suggest an increased risk in London, we have increased our patrols in prime locations and continue to work closely and engage with the LGBT community, visiting clubs and local area offering reassurance and being visible.”

London Pride 

Extra police officer will be at Pride in London which happens on June 25th extra officers will be deployed and a new review of policing the event will happen.

“The events in Orlando have caused shock and concern across the world including here in London, our thoughts are with the victims and their families. While there is no intelligence to suggest an increased risk in London, we have increased our patrols in prime locations and continue to work closely and engage with the LGBT community, visiting clubs and local area offering reassurance and being visible.

“There are LGBT liaison officers are available in every borough who are out and about and using their networks to understand how the community is feeling and offer support.”

On Saturday, 25 June, Pride in London hold their annual parade and related events in central London for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

The Metropolitan Police Service has a current robust, visible policing plan in place and are working closely with event organisers to reassure those planning to attend.

There are a number of contingencies in place that will be reviewed as we approach the event.

An appropriate number of officers will be deployed to and this will remain under review as the event approaches.

Anyone who wants to report a crime can contact Galop, other trusted LGBT agencies or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. You will be taken seriously and treated with sensitivity.

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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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