, News reports and pictures on London crown courts, General Medical Council and other courts en-us Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:52:17 GMT CULLUM:OUT OF IT MUM HAD NO IDEA KILLERS WERE HIDING IN HER FLAT KILBURN, NORTHWEST LONDON A mum-of-two claims she was so 'out-of-it' she had no idea Sabrina Moss's killers were hiding in her flat just hours after the nursery teacher was gunned down, a court heard. Fiona Cullum, 25, allegedly provided a safe haven for Hassan Hussain, 30, and Yassin James, 20, as police investigated the murder on Kilburn High Road, northwest London. She then lied to officers investigating the shooting of Miss Moss when asked about the men after they were arrested on 2 October 2013, it is claimed. The gangsters sprayed bullets at mother-of-one Miss Moss and her friends as they sheltered from the rain in their party dresses outside a bar, while out celebrating her 24th birthday. Sat, 05 Mar 7740 14:25:54 GMT EDMEAD:TRANSSEXUAL SOBS AS SHE DENIES ABUSING BOY PLYMOUTH, DEVON; BETHNAL GREEN, EAST LONDON A transsexual wept as she denied sexually abusing a young boy more than 40 years ago while she was living as a man. Ann Edmead, 73, is accused of indecently assaulting the alleged victim, now aged 54, between 1973 and 1975 on a trip to Plymouth, Devon, to visit her brother. Edmead, who was born Albert, was a sailor in the merchant navy at the time and the boy, then aged 12 or 13 years old, went to the seaside and shared a double bedroom overnight. The defendant plied the lad with sweets and bought him gifts including a fishing rod before taking him back to a bed and breakfast, Snaresbrook Crown Court was told. Thu, 05 Mar 7620 14:25:54 GMT CHRISTOPHER:MUM ACCUSED OF MURDERING PARTNER AND DAUGHTER NOTTING HILL, WEST LONDON A mother accused of murdering her partner and her four year old daughter was remanded in custody at the Old Bailey this morning (Thurs). Shelley Christopher, 36, allegedly killed Emanuel Amphahasa and Sophia Christopher at their Notting Hill apartment last week. She also faces a charge of attempted murder. Officers discovered the bodies of Sophia and Mr Amphahasa, in his 40s, when they kicked down the door of the flat in Colville Square, Notting Hill, on February 27. Sun, 05 Mar 1160 14:25:55 GMT CORTEZ:LODGER GUILTY OF STRANGLING PENSIONER TO DEATH PUTNEY, SOUTHWEST LONDON A mentally ill lodger was today (Weds) found guilty of strangling a Mormon pensioner in her flat after she let him stay to avoid paying the spare bedroom tax. Felix Gutierrez-Cortez, 34, killed 61-year-old Anna Maria Thomas at her flat in Putney, southwest London, when she returned home from church on 8 December 2013. Her head and face were swollen and her eyes were bulging out when she was found dead by paramedics after Gutierrez-Cortez called emergency services two days later, the Old Bailey heard. A postmortem gave the cause of death as compression of the neck, which was most likely caused by strangulation. Thu, 05 Mar 3840 14:25:48 GMT MONTAGUE:ALLEGED TAX FRAUDSTER IN COURT ROMFORD, ESSEX A man accused of cheating the taxman appeared in court today (weds). Scot (corr) Montague, of (151) Shepherds Hill, Romford, Essex, is charged with concealing goods with the intent to defraud Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs on June 23, 2014. Montague of stocky build with a shaved head, appeared in the dock dressed in a black suit at Snaresbrook Crown Court for a preliminary hearing but was not asked to enter a plea. Judge Martyn Zeidman QC told Montague: 'You will need to come back here on May 6 for a plea and case management hearing, before a trial of 2 - 3 days on April 4, 2016.' Sat, 05 Mar 2940 14:25:48 GMT JAVEED:SIX YEARS FOR TEACHER WHO PLANNED TO JOIN ISIS IN SYRIA MANCHESTER; BOLTON; LIVERPOOL A chemistry teacher who planned to commit mass murder with ISIS in Syria was jailed for six years today (thurs). Jamshed Javeed, 30, who befriended former Guantanamo suspect Moazzam Begg in Belmarsh jail, quit his job teaching secondary school children to fight Jihad. Javeed was among a group of young Muslim men from Manchester who became radicalised and determined to join the terrorist group in Syria. He helped his younger brother Mohammed, 21, and two other men by providing money for flights as well as clothing and equipment, Woolwich Crown Court heard. Tue, 05 Mar 5720 14:25:55 GMT