A woman has been killed over a row about a parking space

(28 Posts)
3littlefrogs Tue 05-Mar-13 22:46:29

Another woman has been arrested and bailed.

It sounds as if it was a school run row. It was just on the london local news now.

It is just unbelievable. Very very sad.

uk.news.yahoo.com/woman-killed-dispute-another-driver-165714567.html

Childrenofthestones Mon 18-Mar-13 18:37:42

"Wonder why she got bailed? I thought she would have been remanded due to severity of crime "

Because she's a woman?

edam Mon 18-Mar-13 21:58:40

what makes you think that, children? Actually if you look at the statistics, women tend to be treated more harshly by the criminal justice system than men - just look at the female prison population v. the male one.

EmmelineGoulden Tue 19-Mar-13 10:39:01

She was bailed because the severity of the crime is only of secondary relevence to whether bail is granted. The justice system considers her innocent until proven guilty. It takes quite a lot to get someone with no criminal record remanded into custody, the court must think there are substantial grounds to believe she may abscond, commit further offences while on bail or interfere with witnesses.

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