Sum it Up! #52

Sum it Up! #52 starts with the release of Sture Bergwall. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, “In a series of trials between 1994 and 2001, Sture Bergwall was convicted of eight murders, despite there being no forensic evidence or witness statements, and confessed to many more. But Bergwall, 63, later recanted his confessions, saying he made them […]

Jacobs scheduled for Plea Hearing

Nicholas Jacobs appeared for a Plea and Case Management Hearing  at the Old Bailey. He is charged with the murder of Pc Keith Blakelock who was butchered during the Broadwater Farm Riots in 1985. Pc Blakelock and his colleague Pc Richard Coombes were attacked during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham in 1985. Coombes  was seriously […]

Trial started for 1985 Blakelock murder

Trial started for 1985 Blakelock murder, something we did not think we would see any time soon. Nicholas Jacobs will stand trial for this murder. Blakelock was 40 when he died. he was married with three children. Three men – Winston Silcott, Mark Braithwaite and Engin Raghip – were convicted in March 1987 of Pc Blakelock’s […]

Update: Keith Blakelock

Fantastic news in the case of Keith Blakelock: “Police have launched a fresh investigation into the murder of a police constable who was killed in riots in north London more than 18 years ago, Scotland Yard said. Pc Keith Blakelock was hacked to death during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham in October 1985. A fresh […]

Latest on the Blakelock Murder

Following in his father’s footsteps, Lee Blakelock is now also a police officer, serving with Durham Constabulary, UK. He was eight years old when his father was killed. Pc Blakelock and his colleague Pc Richard Coombes were attacked during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham in 1985. Coombes  was seriously injured but survived. They were trying […]

Arrests in 1985 Blakelock case

Pc Keith Blakelock (40), married with three children, was murdered by a machete-wielding gang during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham, north London, in October 1985. Detectives believe that now the net may finally be closing in on the killers and revealed that ten people – ages 42-52 – have been questioned in recent months. […]