Teen 'killed by ex-boyfriend' had been fined by police for wasting time after complaining of his violence, court hears

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Teen 'killed by ex-boyfriend' had been fined by police for wasting time after complaining of his violence, court hears

Post by Guest on Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:00 pm

A teenager was issued with a fixed penalty notice by police for wasting time after complaining about an assault by her ex-boyfriend, who allegedly went on to murder her, a court heard. Police were called after Michael Lane, 27, pulled 19-year-old Shana Grice's hair and tried to grab her mobile phone last March 24, a jury was told.

Prosecutors said the incident happened as she walked down a road after leaving her home, unhappy that he had turned up unannounced, with her two housemates following a visit to a pub.

Lewes Crown Court heard Lane was spoken to by police and denied Miss Grice's claims, before showing officers messages apparently confirming she wanted to be with him. In a list of agreed facts read by junior prosecution counsel Amy Packham, no further action was taken against Lane.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/17/teen-stalked-ex-boyfriend-fined-wasting-police-time-months-killed/

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Post by Raggamuffin on Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:21 pm

Thorin wrote:A teenager was issued with a fixed penalty notice by police for wasting time after complaining about an assault by her ex-boyfriend, who allegedly went on to murder her, a court heard. Police were called after Michael Lane, 27, pulled 19-year-old Shana Grice's hair and tried to grab her mobile phone last March 24, a jury was told.

Prosecutors said the incident happened as she walked down a road after leaving her home, unhappy that he had turned up unannounced, with her two housemates following a visit to a pub.

Lewes Crown Court heard Lane was spoken to by police and denied Miss Grice's claims, before showing officers messages apparently confirming she wanted to be with himIn a list of agreed facts read by junior prosecution counsel Amy Packham, no further action was taken against Lane.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/17/teen-stalked-ex-boyfriend-fined-wasting-police-time-months-killed/

That seems to be the problem. If she sent those messages at around the time that she reported him, the police would think that she was making a false report I guess.

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Post by Original Quill on Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:00 am

Does her estate have to pay the fine?

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