Boy jailed for rape and murder of schoolgirl, 14, who was dumped on bench

A 17-year-old boy has been jailed for life for the brutal rape and murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, dumped Viktorija Sokolova’s body on a park bench after the ‘ferocious’ attack.

He was unanimously convicted of murdering Viktorija by a jury in December last year.

Detectives believe the boy used a hammer, which has never been found, to launch a ‘ferocious and sustained’ attack on Vicktorija, who suffered a...
source: Metro

2019-02-22 19:02
Latest news from Metro
today 17:20 Labour MP calls for ‘robust action’ against neo-Nazi radio station broadcasting in UK
today 17:20 Cruel dog owner left pets chained up outside in Beast from the East snow
today 17:20 Brother who lost sister to suicide urges others to ‘make more memories’
today 17:20 Girl was cocaine addict at 12 and had abortion at 13 by abuser twice her age
today 17:20 Teacher given pain killers for ‘agonising’ headache discovers it was brain tumour
today 16:17 Call handler saves suicidal woman from bridge minutes after filing 999 report
today 16:17 Teenager, 19, charged with murder of woman hit by car
today 16:17 Brexiteers at Chequers for emergency meeting after ‘plot to oust Theresa May’
today 15:14 Petition to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit hits 5,000,000 signatures
today 15:14 Mum dies 18 months after reuniting with daughter she hadn’t seen in years
today 14:11 Driver openly mocks man crashed in ditch as he pleads for help
today 13:08 Second Brexit referendum ‘deserves to be considered’ says Philip Hammond
today 13:08 Burglar found in stolen clothes after trail of blood leads police to his hiding place
today 13:08 Black women who go missing are neglected in a way white women aren’t
today 12:05 What is a coup and how could it affect the government?
today 12:05 Scientists reveal when and where England’s last cigarette will be smoked
today 11:02 How long does Theresa May have to secure new Brexit deal?
today 11:02 Mum’s desperate plea for thieves to return hair from daughter who died aged two
today 09:59 Children, three and five, among injured in serious car crash
today 08:56 Murder investigation after man stabbed to death in north west London
Latest news from Great Britain
today 19:05 Manchester teen found dead on train tracks in ‘unexplained circumstances’
today 19:05 ISIS surgeon appeals to NHS patients to help bring him home
today 19:05 BREAKING: Top Brexiteer ‘plotters’ arrive at Chequers for Theresa May's crunch talk
today 18:53 Shell goes green as it rebrands UK household power supplier
today 18:53 PM May met rebel lawmakers to discuss her Brexit deal
today 18:29 Borna Barisic injury scare for Rangers ahead of Celtic clash as full back limps off for Croatia
today 18:29 The new 5:2 diet that lets you eat more but still lose weight
today 18:29 San Marino 0 Scotland 2 LIVE score as Russell adds second for Scots
today 18:29 Dogs Trust West Calder appeal for new home for Jess
today 18:29 Glasgow police in urgent appeal to trace 'vulnerable' missing Govanhill man
today 18:29 Emotional moment Scots soldier reunites with his daughter after four-month Home Office battle
today 18:29 Mike Thalassitis' secret girlfriend leads GoFundMe donations for £25,000 funeral
today 18:29 Mike Thalassitis' secret girlfriend leads GoFundMe donations for £25,000 funeral
today 18:29 Alesha MacPhail killer Aaron Campbell 'dangerous psychopath' who must never be freed say experts
today 18:29 Grieving daughter given £200 fine after mum's funeral overran by ten minutes
today 18:29 Parents raving about Nurofen tube hack for removing splinters and bee stings
today 18:29 Devastated mum regrets daughter's name - as people keep saying it's 'boring'
today 18:29 Devastated mum regrets daughter's name - as people keep saying it's 'boring'
today 18:29 Cops launch search for missing Fife schoolgirl, 14, who vanished from college
today 18:23 BREXIT CHAOS: Theresa May CONDEMNED for Brexit mess - 'Your time IS UP!'
today 18:23 Ralph Fiennes White Crow interview: 'Nureyev would have a big problem these days'
today 18:23 The Great Escape: Praise for raw courage 75 years on
today 18:23 Queen Mother CLASH: How Elizabeth faced a 'shark-infested social world'
today 18:23 Stores fail to ban sweets at counters
today 18:23 Theresa May coup: Will Theresa May be OUSTED by Cabinet? Will Prime Minister resign?
today 18:23 Knife crime epidemic: Britain's most wanted man finally snared
today 18:23 'Impressive!' Verhofstadt CELEBRATES as Revoke Article50 petition reaches 5m signatures
today 18:23 Commons prepares EMERGENCY PROTOCOL in case May collapses at dispatch box
today 18:23 Bohemian Rhapsody: Mary Austin reveals HOW Freddie proposed and wedding dress HEARTBREAK
today 18:20 Heartwarming moment Beverley's Sessions Spa hosts House of Extraordinary People cast
today 18:20 Heartwarming moment Beverley's Sessions Spa hosts House of Extraordinary People cast
today 18:20 Hull FC cling on to edge out London Broncos and move into play-off position
today 18:20 Hull FC cling on to edge out London Broncos and move into play-off position
today 18:20 'I had spare underpants and made a few changes' Lee Radford on Hull FC's nervy win
today 18:20 'I had spare underpants and made a few changes' Lee Radford on Hull FC's nervy win
today 18:20 Live as police close Hull street in ongoing incident
today 18:02 ‘Let us smoke WEED’ Nearly 20,000 Brits sign petition for PEOPLE'S VOTE – on cannabis
today 18:02 'Serial dog killer' hunting Brit pets on the loose – urgent warning issued
today 18:02 Thug convicted 21 TIMES for possession of a knife BEFORE being jailed
today 18:02 ISIS' LAST outpost: Drone shows sprawling, squalid camp riddled with snipers
today 18:02 Adam Johnson ‘terrified his victim will sue him’ after ex footballer released from jail
today 18:02 Girl, 3, tragically dies after suffering seizure at airport
today 18:02 Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd ‘ready to face justice in UK’
today 18:02 Seven Brits treated for CROCODILE bites last year, hospital stats show
today 18:02 BREAKING: Russian planes 'carrying troops' arrive in Venezuela
today 18:02 Yob who punched Aston Villa star Jack Grealish 'treated HARSHLY', says prof
today 17:20 Labour MP calls for ‘robust action’ against neo-Nazi radio station broadcasting in UK
today 17:20 Cruel dog owner left pets chained up outside in Beast from the East snow
today 17:20 Brother who lost sister to suicide urges others to ‘make more memories’
today 17:20 Girl was cocaine addict at 12 and had abortion at 13 by abuser twice her age
Watch the news from UK on Facebook