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Coroner Urges Cps To Reopen Poppi Worthington Case After Concluding Her Dad Did Sexually Assault 13-month-old Tot Before Her Death

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POPPI Worthington’s dad may finally be brought before a court after the coroner who investigated he death urged prosecutors to re-examine the case.

Coroner David Roberts ruled on Monday that 13-month-old Poppy had been sexually assaulted by her dad, Paul Worthington, before she suffocated in his bed.

PA:Press Association Poppi Worthington was found lifeless in her home five years ago

Medics noted the child had suffered substantial bleeding from penetrative trauma to her bottom before an ambulance was called to the family home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

The inquest highlighted shocking failings in the police investigation and the Crown Prosecution Service had previously said there was “insufficient evidence” to charge Mr Worthington, 49, with any offence.

But now the CPS and Chief Constable of Cumbria have confirmed they will review the coroner’s decision.

A spokesman for Mr Roberts said: “The coroner has formally referred a copy of his decision to the CPS. It is now up to the CPS as independent prosecutors to decide what, if anything, might be done.”

The 13-month-old was found to have been sexually assaulted before her death Coroner at inquest into death of Poppi Worthington rules child suffered injuries caused by sexual assault

Rex Features A coroner concluded Paul Worthington had sexually assaulted his daughter before her death

A CPS spokesman said: “We have received a copy of the coroner’s decision and will now consider this carefully in liaison with Cumbria Constabulary.”

Mr Roberts ruled Poppi had died from asphyxiation while returning a narrative verdict.

A coroner can only force prosecutors to review a case if they reach certain verdicts, such as that of unlawful killing.

Monday’s decision was the third time it has been ruled that, on the balance of probabilities, Mr Worthington sexually assaulted his daughter before she died.

PA:Press Association The double bed where Poppi was placed before suffocating

PA:Press Association Mr Worthington said he took her from her cot as she was feeling unwell

Cumbria County Council Paramedics desperately tried to resuscitate her on a sofa

Mr Worthington refused to answer more than 250 questions during the inquest, stating “I refer to my previous statements and my rights under rule 22” under rules which allow witnesses not to answer questions which may incriminate them.

Last January, family court judge Lord Justice Peter Jackson ruled that he had probably sexually assaulted her, saying Poppi’s “significant bleeding” could only be sensibly explained as the result of penetrative trauma.

A controversial first inquest lasted just seven minutes after the coroner relied on the findings of the family court judgement and declared her death as unexplained.

A High Court ruling ordered a fresh inquest into Poppi’s death after the hearing was deemed “irregular”.

Poppi suffered severe bleeding before her death

Tributes were left on the baby’s unmarked grave yesterday

AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media Paul Worthington refused to answer more than 250 questions during the inquest

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What Does Going Into Administration Or Liquidation Mean And Which Uk Companies Have Gone Bust? From Carillion To Russell Hume

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MEAT supplier Russell Hume has become the latest large company to make headlines for going into administration.

The company, which supplied chains such as Wetherspoon and Jamie Oliver restaurants, is facing the loss of 270 jobs. Here’s what calling in the administrators means…

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What does going into administration mean?

When a company enters administration, all control is passed to an appointed administrator.

The administrator must be a licensed insolvency practitioner.

Their goal is to leverage the company’s assets and business to repay creditors.

Once the administrator has taken over, a moratorium is placed around the company and stops all legal actions.

After the administrator takes over, there isn’t much that can be done to reverse the process.

Between April and June 2017, there were 337 administrations in the UK.

What does going in liquidation mean?

Liquidation is slightly different to administration.

Where administration aims to help the company repay its debts, liquidation is the process of selling all assets being then dissolving the company completely.

This essentially means that liquidation signals the end of the business it ceases to trade and all assets are ‘liquidated’ into cash.

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How does administration work?

The administrator will write to your creditors and Companies House to say they’ve been appointed.

They will try to stop the company being liquidated but if they can’t, the administrator will pay as much of a company’s debts as possible from the assets.

The administrator has eight weeks to write a statement explaining what they plan to do.

This must be sent to creditors, employees and Companies House and invites them to approve or amend the plans at a meeting.

What can the administrator do?

According to gov.uk, the administrator could:

negotiate a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) so your company can keep trading sell your business as a ‘going concern’ to another company – meaning your business can carry on, eg by keeping its clients, workforce or orders sell your assets as part of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation, pay your creditors from any money raised and close your company close your company if there’s nothing to sell administrator has control over your business during administration, so they can cancel or renegotiate any contracts you have or make employees redundant

Which UK companies have gone bust?

Russell Hume is the latest firm to go bust in the UK.

Times Newspapers Ltd Woolworths went under in 2008

A number of major high street brands collapsed following the recession.

These included:

Woolworths – in 2008, the budget store closed its doors putting 30,000 workers out of a job and ending 100 years of history. JJB Sports – sports store collapsed in 2012 with debts of around £150million. Comet – the electrical chain went under in 2012 after 80 years of business. Blockbuster – the video and DVD rental store struggled to compete with online streaming services and called in the administrators twice in 2013. BHS – the high street stalwart went into administration in April 2016. Phones 4U – the company was forced to pull the plug in 2014 at a loss of 5,596 employees. P&H – the wholesaler, which supplies Tesco and Morrisons with tobacco, called in administrators in November 2017 after a potential takeover fell through. Carillion – the major construction firm entered liquidation after failing to restructure its debts.

What happened with Monarch?

The airline failed to gain a renewal of its Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (Atol) from the Civil Aviation Authority.

This meant it was no longer able to Atol-protected holidays.

Passengers received texts telling them their flights had been cancelled.

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Who Is Dr Matthew Falder? Dark Web Paedophile And Cambridge Uni Graduate Jailed For 32 Years For Posting Sick Images Online

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A CAMBRIDGE University-educated scientist was unmasked as one of the UK’s most prolific sex offenders after admitting luring dozens of children into sending severe abuse images of themselves via Gumtree which he shared on the dark web.

Here’s everything we know about Dr Matthew Falder who has admitted more than 130 offences and has been jailed for 32 years…

Dr Matthew Falder admitted 137 offences after he blackmailed victims into sharing abuse images on the dark web

Who is Dr Falder?

When his offending began in 2010, Falder  was a student at Cambridge University.

The prestigious university, which confirmed he studied there, said it was “shocked and saddened” by the case.

“Our thoughts are with the victims of these awful crimes and with their families, who have no doubt been deeply affected by this,” said a spokesperson from Cambridge University.

He had been a postdoctoral researcher at Birmingham University before his arrest on June 21 in 2017.

 

His father Stephen Falder told Sky News: “This has turned our lives upside down.

“It came as a complete shock and the family is totally devastated.”

Falder is one of the UK’s worst sex offenders and was nailed by spies from GCHQ

 

What were his offences?

The pervert admitted 137 offences including the sexual exploitation of a child, voyeurism, making and distributing indecent images of children and encouraging the rape of a four-year-old.

Falder’s offending went unnoticed for eight years.

The shamed scientist preyed on victims via Gumtree by pretending to be a woman and blackmailing them.

He persuaded vulnerable users into sending naked or partially clothed self-images, which he shared on the dark web.

Some horrific pictures showed babies and children being tortured.

He humiliated more than 50 youngsters online using the names “666devil” and “evil mind”.

Sick Falder threatened to expose them if they didn’t comply, leaving some so traumatised they self-harmed.

His sickening campaign of abuse was rumbled when spies from GCHQ unmasked him.

It emerged he also set up secret cameras to film people he knew in the shower.

The case is the first in the National Crime Agency’s ‘hurt core’ offending

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Moment Brave Schoolgirl, 12, Fights With Shameless Mugger Who Pins Her To The Ground And Steals Her Phone In Broad Daylight

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THIS is the horrifying moment a teen thug wrestled a 12-year-old girl to the floor before snatching her phone in broad daylight.

Harrowing CCTV footage captured the schoolgirl bravely trying to fight off the tracksuit-clad yob after he turned and attacked her as she walked down a quiet residential street.

SWNS:South West News Service The thug pounced on the schoolgirl as she ran errands for her mum

The beast, described by the girl as having ‘a European accent’ and being no older than 19, is seen smashing the schoolgirl into the pavement before making off with her rose gold iPhone 6s.

The attack took place at 4:40pm on Derby’s Cambridge Street as the girl headed home from the local shops to after running an errand for her mum.
Detective Constable Mick Stainsby, of Derbyshire Police, said: “The CCTV footage captures the horrific incident taking place.

“I realise that the quality is not the best but we have released it quickly in the hope that someone will recognise the man.

SWNS:South West News Service He then tackled her to the ground before grabbing her phone

SWNS:South West News Service He is described as 5ft 6ins tall, with a slim build and a ‘European accent’

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