Father died on hospital bathroom floor after doctors failed to give him life-saving drugs Edward McKean, 52, died on bathroom floor at University Hospital CoventryHad undergone surgery to remove a benign brain tumour three weeks earlier He died of a pulmonary embolism – a blood clot in the pulmonary arteryHad not received vital blood-thinning drugs which could have saved himInquest heard junior doctor missed the drugs off his medication chart'Neglect' contributed to death and doctors missed opportunities to save him By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 09:40 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:32 GMT, 2 April 2013 Edward McKean, 52, died after doctors failed to notice he was not receiving vital drugs A father-of-three died on the bathroom floor of a hospital after a junior doctor left life-saving drugs off his medication chart, an inquest has heard.
Gym owner fined after girl, 15, suffered agonising burns all over her body following two illegal ten-minute sunbed sessions Two days after sunbed visit she was rushed to hospital after her skin broke out in blistersShe was left bed-ridden for days and it took three weeks for her skin to heal By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:01 GMT, 29 January 2013 A 15-year-old girl suffered severe burns all over her body after she was illegally allowed to use a sunbed at a gym.
“I”m Jack Sparrow” – well she does have the make-up right! Drunk woman claimed she was a pirate as she hijacked a passenger ferry and floated away from policeAlison Whelan spent two days drinking and eating plant nightshade, causing her to hallucinate before she unmoored the 45ft-long ferry
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Emaciated dog was forced to eat parts of his dead mother to survive after cruel owner left them to starve for two weeksNeglect by Katrina Plumridge saw Staffordshire bull terrier Ronnie dieDog”s son Scrappy was forced to eat her to survive at Grimsby houseAlarm raised by letting agent shocked by “thinnest dog he”d ever seen”Plumridge moved out of house and dogs were found three weeks laterGiven 18-week suspended jail term and 180 hours” unpaid work to do
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Dog owner, 27, starved her German Shepherd puppy in tiny cage with no food or water for SEVEN MONTHS (but she”s avoided jail) WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Kent woman Stacey Lockhurst got suspended jail termKept puppy Jack in cage surrounded by his own wasteRSPCA said it”s one of “worst cruelty cases ever seen”
Cruel couple bought their children a pony and kept it in tiny shed in the rubbish-strewn backyard of their terraced town centre homeLisa and Wayne Badger bought Diddy the pony for their two children Kept him in cramped shed with no natural light and fed it on vegetablesBanned from owning animals for ten years and fined £1,150
Thug jailed for hanging puppy before beating it to death with a baseball bat and then putting its body in a freezerCraig Curtis battered his puppy Bruno because he urinated on the floor and then dumped him in some woodlandBruno was hung by his collar from a weightlifting bench and beaten The six-month-old Staffordshire bull terrier was found wrapped in bloody sheets by a walker In one of the cruelest cases the RSPCA has seen, Curtis was jailed for 18 weeks | UPDATED: 15:28 GMT, 16 August 2012 Cruel: Craig Curtis, 27, has been jailed for 18 weeks after he battered his dog with a baseball bat because it urinated on the floor A cruel dog owner hanged his six-month-old puppy by its collar and then beat it to death with a baseball bat because it had wet the carpet, a court heard.
Buried alive! Back-street dog breeders are jailed for cruelty after newborn puppies are dumped in the ground RSPCA officers discovered the tiny animals fighting for life after being buried in the back garden of the home of James and Lorraine Perks in TamworthThe Jack Russell puppies were put down soon after due to their condition The animals were rescued along with 15 puppies and nine adult dogs At Burton Magistrates” Court, James Perks, 74, his wife Lorraine, 49, and Stephen Jenkins, 35, were all sentenced to 25 weeks in prison
Caught by his own camera: The sickening photograph of grinning thug who used his dog to hunt and kill foxes and badgers Richard Atkins jailed after admitting nine charges of animal crueltyRSPCA say it was “incredibly malicious and sadistic cruelty to animals.”
“W*****”: Father of 17 swears at angry public as he and his wife appear in court charged with murdering their six children in council house blazePeople in public gallery shouted “b*******” and “scum” as charges were read to Mick and Mairead Philpott