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Manipulative bully, student killer and predatory cop amongst those jailed in Greater Manchester this week

Manipulative bully, student killer and predatory cop amongst those jailed in Greater Manchester this week

A manipulative bully who vowed his ex-girlfriend would be the ‘next Katie Piper’ is amongst those who have been jailed in Greater Manchester this week.

Also locked up this week was the teenage kille, who stabbed student Luke O’Connor to death in Fallowfield last year. In a heart-wrenching statement, Luke’s parents asked ‘how many more parents have to go through the pain and heartache that knife crime brings?’

Prison sentences are handed down to the worst offenders each week at our region’s courts. The M.E.N. has dedicated court reporters on hand to cover the most serious cases, which you can read below:

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Manipulative bully vowed former partner would be the ‘next Katie Piper’ following ‘toxic’ relationship

Luke Coleman(Image: GMP)

A manipulative bully vowed his partner would be the ‘next Katie Piper’ following years of vile abuse. Luke Coleman, 28, and the woman had been in a relationship for a number of years which was ‘characterised’ by physical and emotional abuse.

Coleman was possessive, constantly accused her of cheating on him and regularly assaulted her.

Over a two year period, there were 31 separate callouts to the police reporting violence or threats of violence, Manchester Crown Court heard.

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  • June 25, 2023