These are the faces of 52 people spending Christmas in jail after being jailed in December. The list includes killers, sex offenders and two major drugs gangs – one based on Wirral and one that used Bootle as its hub. Here is an overview of some of the major cases linked to Merseyside that concluded in the weeks leading up to the Christmas break. CARL FURY Convicted killer Fury ransacked a young family’s home in a burglary that left his victims “emotionally shattered” . The 34-year-old was jailed over the death of Derek Stevens who was shot in the head while driving a gold Land Rover in Hunts Cross in 2008. Fury, then 24, denied murdering the dad-of-three, but admitted manslaughter and was jailed for 12-and-a-half years. He was initially released in July 2014 but recalled to prison for breaching the terms of his licence in November 2016. Fury was then freed again, only to strike at a Halewood home with three other masked men on October 19 this year. Liverpool Crown Court heard a mum-of-two left her property at around 2.55pm to collect her children from school. At around 3.03pm, a neighbour heard the sound of breaking glass as… Read full this story
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