7th January 1999 Tulay last seen alive with her father Mehmet Goren in
Woodford Green, it is alleged he killed her later that
22nd January 1999, Tulay Goren was reported
Thursday, 27 November
men are charged,
Mehmet Goren, was
charged with the murder of his daughter, Tulay, , while
her uncles, Cuma Goren & Ali Goren, are accused of
conspiracy to murder. All three men also denied
conspiracy to murder Tulay's boyfriend, Halil Una.
Thursday, 8th October 2009,
Trial starts at the Old Bailey.
The court heard that Goren
was a bully who had once tried to gas his whole family
to death and, on another occasion, attempted to inject
his wife, Hanim, with rat poison.
Goren's wife gave
evidence against her husband after 30 years of torment
at his hands.
17th December 2009,
Mehmet Goren is sentenced to a minimum 22 years in
His brothers, Ali Goren,
and Cuma Goren, were cleared of the charge.
All three defendants were cleared of conspiring to
murder Tulay’s boyfriend.
According to official statistics from
the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) there
are 12 suspected 'honour killings' in the UK every year.