Monday 18 July

By Simeon Brody and Amy Taylor

Boy, 14, faces murder charge
A boy of 14 was charged with murder after a youth died in an
apparent stabbing in Wellingborough, Northants.
Source:- The Daily Telegraph Monday July 18 2005 page

Mushroom loophole closed
Buyers and sellers of magic mushrooms will no longer be able to
take advantage of a loophole in the law which did not specify that
fresh forms of the fungi were illegal. The class A drug is now
banned in all forms.
Source:- The Guardian Monday July 18 2005 page 12

Welsh newspapers

Mum and dad take own lives after son’s suicide

It is believed that two parents have committed suicide after
hearing that their son had taken his own life.

Bob and Mary Powell, are thought to not been able to cope with the
news and to have killed themselves immediately.

The community of Taliaris, near Llandeilo in Camarthenshire where
the couple lived is trying to come to terms with the news.

Source:- Western Mail, Monday, July 18

Sister died alone after winning drug addiction

A woman who managed to beat her drug addiction has been found dead
in her flat in Cardiff.

Marie Cummins, 40, was found in her flat screaming for help
surrounded by empty vodka and wine bottles with the main artery in
her leg severed. She later died in hospital.

Source:- Wales on Sunday, July 17

Mother fights on against son’s

The mother of a disabled man who died after being attacked at his
home has vowed to try to get stiffer sentences given to his

Clint Price 27, from Wrexham, was attacked by Mark Nicholas and
Shane Harper, who received seven and three-year sentences for
grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm.

The inquest into Prince’s death yesterday found that his
death several months after the attack was “directly
related” to the incident.

Source:- Western Mail, July 16, Saturday

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