Murder

JUBA, South Sudan | Verdict due for South Sudan soldiers accused of murder, rape

JUBA, South Sudan  — The verdict and sentencing for 11 South Sudan soldiers accused of gang raping foreign aid workers and murdering a local journalist during the country’s five-year civil war will be announced Thursday and could include the death penalty. An investigation by the Associated Press in 2016 revealed that dozens of soldiers broke … Continue reading JUBA, South Sudan | Verdict due for South Sudan soldiers accused of murder, rape

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Convicted killer of Kim Wall: Appeal case starts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, appeared before an appeals court Wednesday to challenge his life sentence. The three-day session at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen will not deal with the Apr. 25 guilty ruling. In … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Convicted killer of Kim Wall: Appeal case starts

Florida News: Tampa Police Identify Victim of Homicide, Tesean D. Blue, 18 years old

TAMPA, FL – Yesterday, Tampa Police released the following information: DATE/TIME: Monday, September 3, at 8:35 PM LOCATION: N. Brooks Street and E. Annie Street VICTIM: Tesean D. Blue 18 yoa (DOB 3/25/00) DETAILS: At 8:35 PM on Monday, Tampa Police officers were dispatched to the report of “shots heard” in the area of N. … Continue reading Florida News: Tampa Police Identify Victim of Homicide, Tesean D. Blue, 18 years old

US Marshals Service News: Texas Fugitive, Silvano Echavarria, Accused of Stomping 83-year-old Man to Death Arrested

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Accused murder suspect Silvano Echavarria, 23, was arrested for allegedly stomping an 83-year-old grandfather’s head 74 times and punching him an additional 25 times leaving his lifeless body in the parking lot of a Pasadena, Texas apartment complex parking lot. The U.S. Marshals Service New Orleans Office along with the St. … Continue reading US Marshals Service News: Texas Fugitive, Silvano Echavarria, Accused of Stomping 83-year-old Man to Death Arrested

PUNTA GORDA, Belize | 3 charged with murder of Missouri woman in Belize

PUNTA GORDA, Belize  — Authorities in Belize say three people have been arrested and charged with murder for the death of a retired Missouri woman. Police spokeswoman Hortence Hernandez says in a statement Monday that 68-year-old Sherris Stringham’s body was found near a river in Pomona, about 50 miles away from her residence in the … Continue reading PUNTA GORDA, Belize | 3 charged with murder of Missouri woman in Belize

Missouri News: Columbia Police still seeking one in homicide investigation in 1500 block of Sylvan Lane on Aug. 27

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police continue their investigation into the homicide on Monday, August 27th in the 1500 block of Sylvan Lane and have arrested a fourth suspect. Hollie A. Johnson, 35, of Columbia was arrested on charges of Murder 2nd Degree – Felony.  Bond has not been set and Johnson has been remanded to … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Police still seeking one in homicide investigation in 1500 block of Sylvan Lane on Aug. 27

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Trial starts of Puerto Rico woman accused of murder for hire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  — The long-awaited federal trial of a Puerto Rico woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill her rich Canadian husband began on Thursday, and the judge warned the jury “it would get hot.” A decade has gone by since Aurea Vazquez Rijos was charged with offering a man $3 … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Trial starts of Puerto Rico woman accused of murder for hire

HONG KONG | Prof. charged with murder after wife’s body found in office

HONG KONG  — A Hong Kong university professor was charged with his wife’s murder on Wednesday, a day after her decomposing body was found inside a suitcase in his campus office, reports said. Hong Kong University mechanical engineering associate professor Cheung Kie-chung was taken away by police on Tuesday, according to the South China Morning … Continue reading HONG KONG | Prof. charged with murder after wife’s body found in office