Ryan Grantham was sentenced to life in prison in 2021 after killing his mother.
A man who killed his mother and tried to burn her body has been jailed for life. Ryan Grantham, 21, used a kitchen knife to stab Sarah Grantham, 45, at their home in Swindon. He also slashed her throat and wrists before setting fire to her body on the patio of their house. He was found guilty of murder and arson with intent at Bristol Crown Court.
Grantham had denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. The court heard he had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and anorexia nervosa.
Why did Ryan Grantham kill his mother?
Grantham’s defence barrister told the jury that he had suffered a “dissociative episode” during which he could not remember attacking his mother. But prosecutor Oliver Saxby QC said Grantham had planned the attack for weeks before stabbing Ms Grantham through the heart with a kitchen knife. Mr Saxby said: “He killed her because she made him do it.”
The International Cricket Council has suspended the second Test between England and India at Lord’s, after a fight broke out between players in the middle of the pitch.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended play at Lord’s in the second Test between England and India, after a fight broke out between players in the middle of the pitch. The ICC said that it had taken “cognisance of an incident” which took place during play on day four. It is not yet clear whether any players have been sent off for their part in the brawl.
In January 2019, Jeffrey Dahmer was kicked out of the US Army for drug use.
Former serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been kicked out of the US Army for using marijuana and LSD. Dahmer served in the army for eight months before he was kicked out for his drug use, but it’s not clear how he got away with using drugs for so long. The revelation comes as a shock to many, as Dahmer is known to have committed 17 murders between 1978 and 1991. He also admitted to having dismembered, raped, and eaten his victims.
Dahmer was stationed at Fort McClellan in Alabama before being discharged from the army. It is unclear why he was allowed to serve in the army after being caught with drugs on two separate occasions. However, according to an official statement from US Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), Jeffrey Dahmer used marijuana and LSD on multiple occasions while serving in the army.
India vs Australia match suspended due to racist abuse of Indians by Australian players.
The India vs Australia cricket test match has been suspended for the day following a racist incident. The game is being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground and was halted after a number of Indian players were abused by members of the crowd. The Indian team have left the field and are refusing to return, with play now suspended for the day. India were batting first, with Shikhar Dhawan scoring his second century in as many innings.
The incident took place after Ravindra Jadeja dismissed David Warner, who was batting at number three. As Warner walked off, he appeared to be pointing at his eyes before making a gesture that looked like he was pulling back his eyes into slits.
It’s unclear whether Warner was reacting to something he’d heard from someone in the crowd or whether he thought Jadeja had racially abused him. In any case, it’s clear that members of the crowd did hear something and took offence, causing them to boo and heckle both Warner and Jadeja as they left the field.
The India vs Australia ODI series has been suspended after four days of violence.
The India vs Australia ODI series has been suspended after four days of violence. The fourth ODI was due to be played on October 27th, but the match was called off by officials following clashes between the two teams. The first three matches in the series had already been marred by ugly scenes, with Indian fans pelting players with stones and glass bottles.
While cricket fans are used to seeing tensions boil over at games between England and Australia, this is a much rarer occurrence between India and Australia. It’s also unusual for a match to be called off due to crowd violence, especially when it comes to an ODI rather than a Test match.
Indira Gandhi was killed by her two Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984.
The assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi remains a controversial topic to this day. Many people are still questioning who exactly was responsible for the brutal attack that left her dead at the hands of her Sikh bodyguards. This is why we’re looking back at the assassination and its aftermath to see if we can learn anything from it.
Who killed Indira Gandhi?
On October 31, 1984, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards while she was walking from her residence to an adjoining building where she had a meeting scheduled with her Cabinet members.
The assassination came as a result of anti-Sikh riots that had erupted in Delhi following the death of Mrs Gandhi’s Sikh bodyguard, Beant Singh, who died after being shot in an attack on the Prime Minister’s motorcade earlier that month.
As a result of these riots, many Sikhs were killed and their properties were looted or burnt down across India.