August 23, 2019

Murdering Milat nephew declared “someones going to die”

Just days before he murdered a teenager with an axe, the 17 year-old nephew of serial killer Ivan Milat started revealing some of his muderous plan to friends. At one stage he even asked his intended victim, David Auchterlonie, 17, if he knew where he could get his hands on a shotgun. And … [Read more...]

Amanda Knox murder conviction appeal successful

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito have seen their convictions overturned for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy, in 2007. They had appealed on the grounds that the DNA evidence useed to convict them was flawed. The verdict was reached by a jury of eight, comprising … [Read more...]

Girls sentenced over murder plot against their grandfather

Two girls have been sentenced for their part in a plot to kill their 89-year-old grandfather in order to inherit his money. The man was attacked by his adopted daughter, 49, her daughters aged 16 and 14, her son, 19, and his girlfriend, 17, near Winchester. At Winchester Crown Court, the … [Read more...]

Carl Williams murder video shown in court

The video footage of Carl Williams being killed in Barwon Jail in April last year has been shown in court at the trial of his killer Matthew Johnson. The three minutes of silent footage shows in graphic detail how the 39-year-old convicted drug dealer and murderer died. On Tuesday, the jury in … [Read more...]

Rebecca Leighton cleared of murder allegations

British nurse Rebecca Leighton who spent six weeks in custody after being charged in relation to the death of a number of patients through contaminated saline. Proceedings against Rebecca Leighton, 27, were discontinued on Friday as the probe into the tampering of medical products at Stepping … [Read more...]

Joran van der Sloot charged with murder

Joran van der Sloot the prime suspect in the disappearance of Alabama teenager, Natalee Holloway has been arrested by Peruvian authorities have charged with murdering Stephany Flores in May 2010. Stephany Flores was found dead in van der Sloot's, Lima hotel room. Police say van der Sloot took … [Read more...]

Breivik returns to Utoeya Island for ‘reconstruction’

Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik has been taken back to Utoeya Island by police to do a 'reconstruction' of his killing rampage that left 69 people dead. Mr Breivik, wearing a bulletproof vest and tethered on a rope, was seen pointing to where he had fired shots. Police later said … [Read more...]

Six dead and man in custody after Jersey knife attack

The Channel Island of Jersey is in shock following the death of six people, including two children, in a knife attack. Police were called to a flat at Victoria Crescent, Upper Midvale Road, at 1500 hours after reports of a multiple stabbing incident. A 30-year-old man is in police custody at … [Read more...]

Egypt murder trial starts with Mubarak in cage

The trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak on corruption and murder charges has begun in Cairo with Mubarak wheeled into the courtroom in a hospital bed and placed in a cage. The 83 year-old former leader has denied charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters. He is on … [Read more...]

Mexico drug cartel leader ‘confesses’ to 1500 murders

Mexican police say a suspected cartel leader Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez who was arrested on Friday has confessed to ordering the murder of 1,500 people in northern Chihuahua state. Acosta Hernandez, 33, is linked to the Juarez cartel and suspected of being the brains behind the attack on a US … [Read more...]

Skating rink shooting in Texas – six dead

A man has opened fire at a Texas roller skating rink during a birthday party for one of his children. He killed his estranged wife and four of her family members before turning the gun on himself. Police said that on Saturday, Tan Do, 35, and Trini Do, 29, were hosting the party at the Roller … [Read more...]

‘Party’ nurse Rebecca Leighton murder tally rises to five

Rebecca Leighton, the 'party' nurse has seen the death toll from her alleged hospital murder spree rise to five overnight. Two more patients have died at Stepping Hill Hospital near Manchester, where detectives believe saline solution was deliberately contaminated with insulin. The 27-year-old … [Read more...]

Elliot Turner in court charged with Emily Longley murder

Emily Longley's ex-boyfriend Elliot Turner, 20, has appeared in the Bournemouth Magistrates Court charged with her murder. The court heard allegations that Turner failed to phone emergency services and attempted to persuade his mother Anita Turner to change her police testimony. Emily … [Read more...]

“Party Girl” nurse arrested after hospital deaths

British detectives have arrested 26-year-old nurse, Rebecca Leighton on suspicion of murder over the deaths of three hospital patients given insulin-contaminated saline solution. Rebecca Leighton worked at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, where police were alerted last week to a batch of … [Read more...]

Teen kills parents then throws a party

A Florida teenager is accused of bashing his parents to death with a hammer. He then threw a party for 60 of his friends he had invited on Facebook. Tyler Hadley, 17, had already sent out invites on his Facebook account by the time he got to 'kill my parents' on his 'to-do' list. At his home … [Read more...]