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LONDON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The man convicted at the age of 10 of killing a toddler may remain in an English prison indefinitely for his own safety, an official says.

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LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- A paroled convicted killer in Britain has been returned to prison on charges of child pornography, officials said.

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Man who killed at 10 back in prison

LONDON, March 3 (UPI) -- A man who committed one of Britain's most notorious killings when he was 10 is back in prison for violating parole conditions, officials say.

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Pate takes Turtle Bay with a two-under 70

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Jerry Pate won a windy Turtle Bay Championship in Hawaii Sunday with a two-under 70.
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Robert Thompson
Salvation Army Major Robert Thompson (C) leads others is song during a ceremony celebrating the dedication of the new Gateway Citadel corps building in St. Louis on January 29, 2006. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Robert Tounson (1575 – 15 May 1621) — also seen as “Townson” and “Toulson” — was Dean of Westminster from 1617 to 1620, and later Bishop of Salisbury from 1620 to 1621. He attended Sir Walter Raleigh at his execution, and wrote afterwards of how Raleigh had behaved on that occasion.

He was baptised on 8 January 1576 in the parish of St. Botolph, Cambridge. He was admitted a sizar of Queens' College, Cambridge, on 28 December 1587. He graduated M.A. in 1595, was elected a fellow on 2 September 1597, and was incorporated at Oxford on 10 July 1599, proceeding B.D. in 1602, and D.D. in 1613. On 13 April 1604 he was presented to the vicarage of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, and on 16 Feb. 1607 by William Tate to the rectory of Old in the same county, which he retained till 1620.

He was also appointed a Royal Chaplain, and on 16 December 1617 was installed Dean of Westminster. In this capacity he attended Sir Walter Raleigh both in prison and on the scaffold, and described his 'last behaviour' in a letter to Sir John Isham. On 9 July 1620 he was consecrated bishop of Salisbury, died on 15 May 1621, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.

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