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CWMBRAN BLAZE: Family pays tribute to tragic trio

Free Press Series: TEARS: Family members look on at the end of the trial as the balloons and doves are released

9:22am Friday 19th July 2013

Family and friends of the Buckleys will never get over the events of September 18, 2012, when their loved ones were cruelly snatched away, but they are determined that their legacy will live on.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Killer condemned three to 'terrifying and agonising death' - judge

Free Press Series: CALLOUS: Carl Mills, who was today found guilty of the murder of three generations of the Buckley family

9:30am Friday 19th July 2013

CARL Mills, 28, showed no emotion as the jury read out three guilty verdicts in court convicting him of the murder of Kayleigh Buckley, 17, their daughter Kimberley Buckley, six months, and Kayleigh’s mum Kim Buckley, 46.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Carl Mills found guilty on all three counts of murder

Free Press Series: Kim Buckley, Kimberley Buckley and Kayleigh Buckley

2:10pm Thursday 18th July 2013

CARL Mills found guilty on all three counts of murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Coed Eva, Cwmbran. The trial judge said Mills will serve a minimum term of 30 years.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: 'Today we feel justice has been served' - Buckley family

Free Press Series: IN COURT: Members of the Cwmbran fire victims’ family, who watched the proceedings from the public gallery at Newport Crown Court

2:44pm Thursday 18th July 2013

THE FAMILY of the three members victims who died in the blaze at their Cwmbran home at the hands of Carl Mills said they feel "justice has been served."

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Inside the house destroyed by fire - trial pictures

Free Press Series: THESE pictures show the scale of devastation wrought by the fire set by Carl Mills which killed three generations of the Buckley family from Coed Eva in Cwmbran.

3:20pm Thursday 18th July 2013

THESE pictures show the scale of devastation wrought by the fire set by Carl Mills which killed three generations of the Buckley family from Coed Eva in Cwmbran.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 16

Free Press Series: Kim Buckley, Kimberley Buckley and Kayleigh Buckley

10:50am Wednesday 17th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused is 'pathological liar' and 'and determined killer' - court hears

Free Press Series: DENIES KILLING: Carl Mills, 28, denies killing his fiancee Kayleigh, 17, her mum Kim Buckley, 46, and the couple's six-month-old daughter Kimberley in a fire in Cwmbran in September 18 last year

1:01pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

MURDER accused Carl Mills is a "pathological liar" and a "calm and determined killer" the prosecution claimed today during closing statements in the Cwmbran triple murder trial.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Match or lighter 'most likely cause' of fire - court hears

Free Press Series: BURNT OUT: The house in Coed Eva where grandmother Kim Buckley, her daughter Kayleigh and her baby Kimberley all died

11:55am Tuesday 16th July 2013

FORENSIC scientist Dr David Schudel, who specialises in fire investigation, told a jury at Newport Crown Court that a naked flame was the "most likely" cause of the fire, which ripped through the Cwmbran home.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 15

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:20am Tuesday 16th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Text threats to burn house down were ‘drink talking’ - accused tells court

1:47pm Monday 15th July 2013

TEXT messages sent by a murder accused to his girlfriend threatening to burn her house down the night before she died in a fire were "the drink talking", a court heard.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Murder accused, Carl Mills gives evidence - live coverage - DAY 14

Free Press Series: Kim Buckley, Kimberley Buckley and Kayleigh Buckley

10:26am Monday 15th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Promise to torch house was 'empty threat' - accused tells court

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

1:33pm Friday 12th July 2013

A MAN accused of the murder of his girlfriend, his baby daughter and his girlfriend's mother denied setting the fire that killed them.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Murder accused, Carl Mills gives evidence - live coverage - DAY 13

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:30am Friday 12th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Murder accused, Carl Mills gives evidence - live coverage - DAY 12

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:37am Thursday 11th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today as murder accused Carl Mills takes to the stand for the trial where he is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused 'planned to marry' fire victim

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

1:22pm Thursday 11th July 2013

A MAN accused of the murder of three generations of the same family including his girlfriend told police he had plans to marry her.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: 'I tried to rescue family from fire' - accused

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

2:49pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

A MAN accused of the murder of three generations of the same family told police he first became aware of the fire when he saw smoke while sat on a nearby wall.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 11

10:32am Wednesday 10th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: First accused knew of fire was on 'seeing smoke' rise from house

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

1:45pm Tuesday 9th July 2013

A MAN accused of the murder of three generations of the same family told police he first became aware of the fire when he saw smoke while sat on a nearby wall.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 10

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:00am Tuesday 9th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 9

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:06am Monday 8th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Court hears of neighbours' calls to throw baby from window

Free Press Series: TERRIBLE EVENT: The house in Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran where Kim Buckley, her granddaughter Kimberley and daughter Kayleigh died

2:29pm Monday 8th July 2013

DESPERATE neighbours urged Kayleigh Buckley to throw her baby daughter Kimberley out of the window in a bid to save her life, a court heard today.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused 'full of hope for family's future' - court hears

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

1:43pm Monday 8th July 2013

A MAN accused of killing his baby, girlfriend and her mum was full of hopes for their future the night before a fire tore through their home, his friend told a court.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused talked of 'murder mission' - court hears

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

3:32pm Friday 5th July 2013

A MAN said he was going to go on a "murder mission" in a text message to his girlfriend weeks before she, her mother and her baby daughter were killed in a fire at their home, a court heard.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 8

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

10:36am Friday 5th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE TRIAL: Neighbour tells of screams from burning house

Free Press Series: NEIGHBOURS: Laura and Scott Williams

8:40am Friday 5th July 2013

A NEIGHBOUR told how she heard screams for help coming from a burning Cwmbran house.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused 'seemed calm' as fire raged

Free Press Series: EVIDENCE: PC Natasha Counsell

10:40am Friday 5th July 2013

The Cwmbran triple murder trial yesterday heard evidence from police officers who arrested accused Carl Mills and neighbours who witnessed the fatal blaze. Crime reporter NATALIE CROCKETT was in court.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 7

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:52am Thursday 4th July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Teen witness saw murder victim looking ‘scared’

Free Press Series: ‘SCARED’: Kayleigh Buckley with the man accused of her murder Carl Mills

10:44am Thursday 4th July 2013

A TEENAGER saw a young mum looking “paranoid” the evening before a fire which killed her, her baby daughter and her mum, a court heard.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 6

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:41am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Child describes 'smelling petrol' near blaze house

Free Press Series: TERRIBLE EVENT: The house in Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran where Kim Buckley, her granddaughter Kimberley and daughter Kayleigh died

1:34pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

A CHILD described how she smelt petrol near the tent of a man the night before he was arrested on suspicion of starting a fire which killed three generations of the same family.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: 'Naked flame was cause of the fire' - forensic scientist

Free Press Series: TERRIBLE EVENT: The house in Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran where Kim Buckley, her granddaughter Kimberley and daughter Kayleigh died

11:40am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

FORENSIC scientist Emma Wilson, who specialises in fire investigation, agreed with Mr Peterson’s findings.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Triple death fire 'started deliberately' - court hears

Free Press Series: THOROUGH: Fire investigator Andrew Peterson

1:24pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

A FIRE which tore through a Cwmbran home killing three generations of a family was started deliberately, a court heard.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 5

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:56am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: 'There was a big explosion and ceiling collapsed'

Free Press Series: FIREFIGHTERS: Simon Bevan, Jason Donaldson and Darren Austin at Newport Crown Court yesterday

9:19am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

NO ONE could have survived the fireball which ripped through a Cwmbran house, claiming the lives of three generations of the same family, a firefighter told the triple murder trial yesterday RUTH MANSFIELD reports.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 4

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:41am Monday 1st July 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Mother told of stabbing fear - court hears

Free Press Series: KILLED: Kim Buckley with her granddaughter Kimberley

10:15am Saturday 29th June 2013

A WOMAN who died in a blaze at her home told a work colleague her fears she would be killed by the man accused of her murder, a court heard yesterday. 

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 3

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:28am Friday 28th June 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused was 'smirking' near burning house

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

5:41pm Friday 28th June 2013

A MAN who witnessed the fire in which a Cwmbran family died last year told a jury he saw the man accused of their murder near the burning house with a 'smirk' on his face.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Neighbours tell of screams from house

Free Press Series: TRIPLE TRAGEDY: Emergency services at the fire scene at Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran last September

3:01pm Friday 28th June 2013

NEIGHBOURS of a family who died in a fire at their Cwmbran home last year today relived the horror they witnessed that night to a jury.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Relationship ‘should never have happened,’ court told

Free Press Series: EVIDENCE: Kim Buckley’s partner David Parker told the court that the relationship between Mills and Kayleigh should never have happened

9:13am Friday 28th June 2013

KIM Buckley’s partner David Parker told the court the relationship between Mills and Kayleigh “should never have happened”.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Buckley trial live coverage - DAY 2

Free Press Series: DIED IN FIRE: From left, Kim Buckley, 46, her granddaughter Kimberley, six months, and her daughter Kayleigh, 17, from Coed Eva, Cwmbran

9:14am Thursday 27th June 2013

FOLLOW our live coverage from Newport Crown Court today for the trial of Carl Mills who is charged with the murder of three generations of the Buckley family in Cwmbran

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Accused 'threatened to kill girlfriend while she was carrying his twins' - court hears

Free Press Series: MURDER CHARGE: Carl Mills was charged with three counts of murder of Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby, Kimberley

1:17pm Thursday 27th June 2013

A MAN accused of the murder of three generations of the same family sent texts threatening to kill his girlfriend while she was carrying his twins, a court heard.

LIVE: Buckley trial coverage - DAY 1

Free Press Series: IN COURT: Members of the Cwmbran fire victims’ family, who watched the proceedings from the public gallery at Newport Crown Court

9:54am Wednesday 26th June 2013

FOLLOW live coverage from our reporter Ruth Mansfield.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: 'Fireball took hold of house' - court hears

Free Press Series: BURNT OUT: The house in Coed Eva where grandmother Kim Buckley, her daughter Kayleigh and her baby Kimberley all died

5:07pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

THE trial of a man accused of killing three members of the same family by setting fire to their home in Cwmbran last year heard today how a "fireball" took hold of the house.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Murder accused sent texts threatening to kill - court hears

Free Press Series: MURDER DENIED: Carl Mills, pictured with fire victim Kayleigh Buckley who died in the blaze at Tillslands, Coed Eva, Cwmbran with her mother, Kim Buckley, 46 and her granddaughter Kimberley, six months

4:02pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

A MAN accused of murdering his baby daughter, her mother and grandmother by setting fire to their Cwmbran home was 'obsessively jealous' and sent text messages threatening to kill, a court heard.

CWMBRAN BLAZE: Boyfriend threatened to burn house - court hears

Free Press Series: TRIPLE TRAGEDY: Emergency services at the fire scene at Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran last September

5:51pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

TEXT messages sent by a man accused of killing two women and a baby by setting fire to their Cwmbran home show threats to kill, a court heard.








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