Black Lives Matter · Investigations · London · Murder Files · Police Operations · Uncategorized

MURDER FILES: BLACK LIVES MATTER: MICHAEL MENSON, EDMONTON, 1997

MURDER FILES BLACK LIVES MATTER: MICHAEL MENSON EDMONTON, 1997 On a cold January night in 1997, an off-duty fire fighter was driving along the North Circular Road in Edmonton, North London, when he happened across a man burning at the side of the road.  The man was Michael Menson, who was just 30 years old.… Continue reading MURDER FILES: BLACK LIVES MATTER: MICHAEL MENSON, EDMONTON, 1997

Black Lives Matter · In the News · Justice System · London · Uncategorized

BLACK LIVES MATTER: WINDRUSH: THE DEATH OF JOY GARDNER, 1993

BLACK LIVES MATTER WINDRUSH SCANDAL THE DEATH OF JOY GARDNER, 1993 Most of us have seen the 9mins of footage of George Floyd slowly being asphyxiated to death at the hands of the police in America, and we’ve seen the world rise up and say enough is enough.  It was people power that finally saw… Continue reading BLACK LIVES MATTER: WINDRUSH: THE DEATH OF JOY GARDNER, 1993

London · Tales From The Past · Uncategorized

TALES FROM THE PAST: The Garden Secret, Lewisham

TALES FROM THE PAST THE GARDEN SECRET LEWISHAM It was a spring Sunday morning in 1957 and Lewisham housewife, Agnes Hutchinson, was hanging out the washing in her back garden when she happened upon a little note which triggered a chain of events and led to the solving of a disappearance. I stumbled across this… Continue reading TALES FROM THE PAST: The Garden Secret, Lewisham

Child Sexual Abuse · childrens homes · Church · Corruption · Elm Guest House · Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse · Investigations · London · Police Operations · Politicians · Uncategorized

IICSA: WITNESS STATEMENT: WESTMINSTER STRAND: OP WINTER KEY/OP MILESHOGUE/OP HATTON

INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE WITNESS STATEMENT WESTMINSTER STRAND OPERATION WINTER KEY / OPERATION MILESHOGUE / OPERATION HATTON OHY0055776   On the final day of the three weeks of hearings of the Westminster strand of the inquiry, a number of documents were quietly uploaded to the iiCSA site.  No mention had been made about… Continue reading IICSA: WITNESS STATEMENT: WESTMINSTER STRAND: OP WINTER KEY/OP MILESHOGUE/OP HATTON

Child Sexual Abuse · Church · Court Cases · Government · London · Politicians · Roger Gleaves · Uncategorized

LONDON: THE PHILANTHROPIC WOLVES IN SHEEPS’ CLOTHING

LONDON THE PHILANTHROPIC WOLVES IN SHEEPS’ CLOTHING This post has evolved after I accidentally stumbled across a newspaper article.   The further I looked into it, the bigger the web became.  This is focusing on the do-gooders who, to all intents and purposes, were the saviours of homeless children but who were abusing their positions of… Continue reading LONDON: THE PHILANTHROPIC WOLVES IN SHEEPS’ CLOTHING

Child Sexual Abuse · Corruption · Court Cases · Elm Guest House · Freedom of Information · Grafton Close Care Home · In the News · Investigations · Justice System · London · Operation Fernbridge - Grafton Close · Richmond · Uncategorized · Unsolved crimes

ELM GUEST HOUSE: Carole Kasir Inquest – new details

CAROLE KASIR INQUEST ELM GUEST HOUSE Further to my previous recent blog post on Carole Kasir’s questionable ‘suicide’ in 1990, the Daily Mirror has today published an article following new information obtained from an FOI request. WAS OWNER OF PAEDOPHILE PALACE WHO KEPT LIST OF SECRET VIP VISITORS MURDERED? by Keir Mudie and David Hencke The… Continue reading ELM GUEST HOUSE: Carole Kasir Inquest – new details

Corruption · Court Cases · Government · Justice System · London · Politicians · Uncategorized

THE PROFUMO SCANDAL AND THE STORY BEHIND IT – Original Sleaze, Corruption and Smears

THE PROFUMO SCANDAL AND THE STORY BEHIND IT ORIGINAL SLEAZE, CORRUPTION AND SMEARS Sleaze and corruption – it’s as old as the day is long.  Throughout history it has been used as leverage time and again.  It takes up column inches. Sleaze sells, and the newspapers love it… unless, of course, it involves them. You’ve… Continue reading THE PROFUMO SCANDAL AND THE STORY BEHIND IT – Original Sleaze, Corruption and Smears

BBC · Child Sexual Abuse · Dorset · London · Operation Clarence - Righton · PIE · Richmond · Uncategorized

BBC: CLIFFORD LUTON: Ex-BBC Reporter

CLIFFORD LUTON EX-BBC REPORTER Clifford Luton was a BBC reporter for 15 years between the 1960s and 1970s.  Despite numerous court appearances charged with abusing children, the justice system never seemed to conclude a case against him and in one of the later trials, part of the case wasn’t heard in court.  I have my… Continue reading BBC: CLIFFORD LUTON: Ex-BBC Reporter

BBC · Court Cases · London · Soho Connections

BBC: Payola, A Brothel & The Simulated Rape Scene

BBC PAYOLA, A BROTHEL AND THE SIMULATED RAPE SCENE   Further from my previous post on the BBC Payola case featuring Janie Jones and her brothel for the rich and famous in London, some of the articles make for interesting – if not repulsive – reading. The BBC Payola scandal centred around a brothel in… Continue reading BBC: Payola, A Brothel & The Simulated Rape Scene

Child Sexual Abuse · Investigations · London · Murder Files · Uncategorized

MURDER FILES: Keighley Barton, 1985

THE MURDER OF KEIGHLEY BARTON AGED 14 11th AUGUST 1985 How a simple case of a possible runaway London teenager turned in to one of the country’s most complex murder cases without any physical evidence, and solved only by a hunch, a gamble and a remark. It’s also another shocking example of how the justice… Continue reading MURDER FILES: Keighley Barton, 1985