Notorious criminals serving life behind bars after being jailed in Sheffield

Here are some of the most notorious criminals serving life behind bars after being sentenced in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 14 March, 2019, 11:09
Ullah killed shot Sheffield music promoter and underworld boss Lester Divers at pointblank range outside his home in Freedom Road, Walkley, in 2003.

The list is not exhaustive.

Hockenhull, from Grimesthorpe, was jailed for fatally stabbing his life-long friend Brett Blake in the Uniq nightclub Sheffield city centre in June 2008 when a rift developed in the S3 postcode gang they were both involved in.
Smith was the getaway driver for a gunman who shot music promoter and underworld boss, Lester Divers, outside his home in Walkley, in 2003, in a drug turf war.
Hussain was jailed in 2016 as the leader of a gang of Asian men which groomed and sexually abused children in Rotherham. He was convicted of 23 child sex offences.
Hill bludgeoned his wife's GP lover to death in Aston in 2009 when she said she was leaving him. Hill buried his victim, Dr Colin Shawcross, in woodland and his remains were found five months later.
Hutchinson killed three members of the same family at their Dore home. He killed husband and wife Basil and Avril Laitner and their son Richard, and he raped a woman during his crime spree in 1983.
The triple killer murdered his grandfather and two neighbours in Wath and Mexborough in 1988.
Ordered the shooting of 17-year-old fellow gang member, Tarek Chaiboub, in 2008 after blaming him for passing on information which led to the near-fatal stabbing of another gang member.
Salih killed his partner and her daughter by stabbing them 100 times. He was detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.
The sadistic baby killer was jailed in 2004 for murdering his ex-girlfriend's 14-month-old daughter, Leonie Lewis. He burnt the baby with a cigarette lighter and she was found with bleeding on the brain and 50 bruises.
Bowling battered 68-year-old church organist Alan Greaves to death as he walked to a church in High Green for a Midnight Mass service on Christmas Eve 2012.
Barnsley music teacher Lindo strangled, battered and stabbed his fiancee before hiding her body in a suitcase. For weeks he convinced his victim's family and friends that she was still alive by using her Facebook account and phone.

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Stabbed 16-year-old Leonne Weeks 25 times in an attack in Dinnington, Rotherham, in 2017.
Killed Zabair Hussain on December 31, 2015, in a brutal attack in which he was hit with a baseball bat, punched and kicked before being left in the middle of Staniforth Road, Darnall, before he was run over.
Beheaded his girlfriend, Reema Ramzan, 18, at his flat on Herries Road, Shirecliffe, in 2013.
Jailed after being found guilty of murdering Jordan Thomas, 22, who was shot dead in a car on Derek Dooley Way in Sheffield city centre in December 2014.
Stabbed Dimitrina Borisova, the mother of his son, in broad daylight outside their home in Blackstock Road, Gleadless Valley in 2013.
Stabbing 27-year-old Damian Taff, 29, in an attack outside a 24-hour drug 'shop' in Sheffield Lane Top in September 2010.
Stabbed his wife and the mother of his children, Anayat Bibi, 39, during an argument in their home in Vickers Road, Firth Park, in 2014.
The terminal cancer patient suffocated and strangled his wife, Jean, and bludgeoned his daughter, Sarah, to death with a hammer at their home in Wath.
Stabbed her 72-year-old step-grandfather 120 times at his home in Low Road, Balby, Doncaster, on Christmas Day 2017.
Killed 30-year-old takeaway worker Zabihullah Rafiq in Callow Mount, Gleadless, in a plot to rob him over £700 in takings as he returned home from a night shift at Pizza Pronto on Glossop Road, Broomhill.
Fatally attacked Stephen Starkey after breaking into his home in Reney Crescent, Greenhill, on Christmas Day 2014.