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Old 19-09-2014, 12:33 AM   #35
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The car in which Karen Reilly and Martin Peake died..
Sergeant Lee Clegg is a British Army soldier who was convicted of murder for his involvement in the shooting dead of two teenage joyriders in West Belfast, Northern Ireland.. His conviction was later overturned..The shooting took place in West Belfast on 30 September 1990.. Clegg, then a private originally from Bradford, England, and his fellow soldiers manning the checkpoint on the Upper Glen Road, fired nineteen bullets into a stolen Vauxhall Astra that passed through their checkpoint travelling at high speed. Clegg fired four of the bullets, the last of which killed 18 year old passenger Karen Reilly.. The driver, 17 year old Martin Peake, also died at the scene, and the third passenger, Markiewicz Gorman, escaped with minor injuries..Clegg was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder in 1993, the court having decided that lethal force had been used without a lawful purpose.. The fourth bullet was said to have been fired through the back of the car as it was leaving the checkpoint and was therefore no longer a threat to the soldiers. The murder conviction was condemned by unionists and some British newspapers, including the Daily Mail (First published in 1896 by Lord Northcliffe), which began a campaign for Clegg's release on the grounds that he was just doing his job in difficult circumstances..Clegg continued to serve as part of 16 Air Assault Brigade. In September 2007 the Daily Mail reported that Clegg would be serving in Afghanistan in 2008 as combat medic with the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment..The Astra name originated with Vauxhall's 1980 model, though the car had originally been launched almost a year earlier as the Opel Kadett D..Production began at Opel's West German plant at Bochum in August 1979, and the first British customers took delivery of their cars in February 1980..In Hinduism, an astra was a supernatural weapon, presided over by a specific deity.. To summon or use an astra required knowledge of a specific incantation/invocation, when armed...

Astraea, the celestial virgin,was the last of the immortals to live with humans during the Golden Age, one of the old Greek religion's 5 deteriorating Ages of Man..Iain West (born 25 April 1944, death 23 July 2001 Hastings, East Sussex) was a British forensic pathologist.. He was involved in examining numerous deaths, many which are described in the book Dr Iain West's Casebook he published in collaboration with journalist Chester Stern.. From 1984 to 1998 he was head of the Department of Forensic Medicine at Guy's Hospital..Among the deaths Iain West investigated were that of Robert Maxwell. Maxwell had fallen, jumped or been pushed overboard his yacht Lady Ghislaine 5 November 1991..The partially burnt body of Dr Robert Ouko, Kenya’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, was officially found at the foot of Got Alila Hill, 2.8 km from his farm at Koru, near Kisumu, north western Kenya, on the 16th February, 1990, following a police search.. He had gone missing in the early hours of the morning 3 days before (13 February)..On the 19th February the Kenyan government announced that 3 detectives from Scotland Yard, Detective Superintendent John Troon together with Detective Inspector Graham Dennis and Detective Sergeant David Sanderson from ‘the Yard’s’ International and Organised Crime Branch, would take over the investigation. They were accompanied by Dr Iain West, then a Forensic Pathologist from Guys and St Thomas Hospitals, London..The Scotland Yard team arrived in Kenya on 21 February..The study of pathology, including the detailed examination of the body, including dissection and inquiry into specific maladies, dates back to antiquity..The modern practice of pathology is divided into a number of subdisciplines within the discreet but deeply interconnected aims of
biological research and medical practice.. you know how many autopsies I've done on children like Joey? Too many, I can't even look at their faces any more.. I have to have their faces covered before I begin...

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