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Six Year Old Suffered catastrophic injuries resulting In his Death

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A father has today (Thursday 30 June 2016) been jailed for six years after being found guilty of the manslaughter of his six-year-old son.

Kevin Craig Toye of St Nicholas Road, Great Yarmouth, was sentenced by Mr Justice Spencer at Norwich Crown Court following a 16-day trial.

29-year-old Toye was convicted yesterday by a jury who reached a unanimous verdict.

Sentencing Toye, Mr Justice Spencer described it as a “tragic” case adding: “You must bear responsibility…It is clear that none of the catastrophic injuries which Baylee suffered happened at birth.

“To cause those injuries you need not have shaken Baylee for more than a few seconds. You must have done it in frustration or temper. I have no doubt that you instantly regretted what you’d done.

“Only you know the truth of what happened that night.

“Your culpability, in my opinion, remains high. You destroyed his quality of life. His disability must have been a daily reminder.”

Detectives from the joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team (MIT) charged 29-year-old Toye with manslaughter in September 2015 in connection with the death of Baylee Varley in Ormesby in 2014.

The charge followed an incident which took place in late February 2008 when Baylee was around a month old.

At this time Baylee was taken to hospital suffering from injuries which resulted in severe brain damage and his eventual premature death in March 2014.

Baylee, who suffered brain, retinal and rib injuries, had been in the sole care of his father before being taken to hospital in 2008.

A police investigation carried out at this time was discontinued.

Following his death in 2014 a Home Office post-mortem was carried out giving the cause of death as ‘bronchopneumonia as a consequence of long term complications of head injury’.

In light of his death detectives from the joint-MIT were able to reopen the investigation resulting in the eventual charge of Toye.

Detective Constable Mike Proctor, of the joint MIT, said: “This has been an extremely tragic investigation from the very beginning, an investigation which has spanned several years and resulted in the eventual conviction of a father for the death of his own son.

“Baylee’s early death was sadly inevitable given the extent of the catastrophic injuries he suffered when only a few weeks old. Our intention throughout this investigation has been to give Baylee a voice and to seek appropriate justice for him as today’s sentence reflects.”

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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Awww Cleveland Police have just recruited these four legged friends

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Put your paws up for our two new recruits, Maggie and Skye who are the newest and youngest additions to the Force. At just 12 weeks old, the two English Springer Spaniels will soon begin their training to become Specialist Search Dogs.

Dog Trainer Constable Darren Gobie and Police Constable Chris Lambert are the lucky handlers of the pups. PC Lambert teamed up with a year 4 class at Myton Park School in Ingleby Barwick and allowed them to choose Skye’s name.

Chris and Skye will regularly visit the school over the next 18 months to allow them to follow her training process.

Speaking of the collaboration with the school, PC Lambert said: “I thought it would be a great idea to tie in with a school in the local community.

Recruiting new dogs is a huge deal and it’s an exciting and educational opportunity for the pupils to meet a police dog, choose her name collectively as a team and to better understand the training process for police dogs, and police roles in general.

The children were delighted to participate in this and I am sure they will all build a lovely bond with Skye over the coming months.”

PC Lambert, along with partner agencies will also be using the visits to the school to deliver lessons on internet safety and safety around animals.

The officers and the dogs will need to work very closely as team throughout the training process to build a special bond together.

Training is both mentally and physically challenging for both the dogs and handlers, as every programme must be passed to qualify.

Specialist dogs are used to detect a range of things with their highly developed sense of smell such as money, explosives, drugs and firearms.

They are also trained to work in public places including licenses premises to search for people in possession of narcotics.

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