Murder

Jailed paedophile claims he killed JonBenet Ramsey
Gary Oliva, JonBenet Ramsey
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Jailed paedophile claims he killed JonBenet Ramsey

Gary Oliva confessed to 1996 murder of child beauty pageant queen in prison letters to former schoolmate
11 Jan 2019
Who was the ‘Thai bride’ dumped on the Yorkshire Dales?
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Who was the ‘Thai bride’ dumped on the Yorkshire Dales?

New evidence suggests dead Southeast Asian woman had been living in north England after marrying English man
10 Dec 2018
Belfast police arrest two men after school gate shooting
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Belfast police arrest two men after school gate shooting

Jim Donegan was shot dead on Tuesday while waiting to pick his son up from school
6 Dec 2018
Samantha Eastwood: what we know about the midwife’s murder
Samantha Eastwood
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Samantha Eastwood: what we know about the midwife’s murder

Police compare killer Michael Stirling to Soham murderer Ian Huntley
4 Dec 2018
What happened to Giulio Regeni? Italy names suspects
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What happened to Giulio Regeni? Italy names suspects

Tensions grow as Italian prosecutor identifies members of Egyptian security forces linked to killing of Cambridge student
30 Nov 2018
Amazon Alexa to ‘give evidence’ in double murder case
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Amazon Alexa to ‘give evidence’ in double murder case

Court order sets up potential privacy fight, although it is not the first time smart speakers have been used in criminal cases
16 Nov 2018
What’s driving India’s fake news problem?
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What’s driving India’s fake news problem?

Research by BBC links spread of misinformation to nationalism
12 Nov 2018
Why more people are being murdered in London
Knife crime
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Why more people are being murdered in London

Fatal stabbing of boy in Bellingham takes 2018 total to 116 - the same as for the whole of last year
2 Nov 2018
Sunflower murder: South African farmers found guilty
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Sunflower murder: South African farmers found guilty

Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte pushed teenager out of moving van for allegedly stealing from their employer’s field
18 Oct 2018
New York celebrates first shooting-free weekend in 25 years
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New York celebrates first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

Milestone marks latest victory as gun crime continues to fall from 1990 high
17 Oct 2018
Can new DNA evidence solve Lyn Bryant murder mystery?
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Can new DNA evidence solve Lyn Bryant murder mystery?

Cornish woman was stabbed to death on county’s remote Roseland Peninsula almost exactly 20 years ago
15 Oct 2018
Dellen Millard: airline heir convicted of third murder
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Dellen Millard: airline heir convicted of third murder

Scion of wealthy family already serving 50 years for killing ex-girlfriend and a stranger
25 Sep 2018
Celia Barquin Arozamena found murdered: what we know so far
Celia Barquin
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Celia Barquin Arozamena found murdered: what we know so far

Iowa State golfer was hailed by university as one of most accomplished players in its history
18 Sep 2018
Brit accused of faking boat accident after killing wife
Lewis Bennett
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Brit accused of faking boat accident after killing wife

US prosecutors claims Lewis Bennett and Isabella Hellman were ‘consistently’ arguing before her death
17 Sep 2018
Headless corpse found in missing man’s fish tank
Brian Egg
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Headless corpse found in missing man’s fish tank

Police discover decomposing body at home of Brian Egg, 65, who disappeared two months ago
29 Aug 2018
Manhunt launched over Solihull attack on mother and daughter
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Manhunt launched over Solihull attack on mother and daughter

Police hunt suspect, Janbaz Tarin, 21, after two women are stabbed to death in the West Midlands
28 Aug 2018
Jamaica murders: what happened to the Andersons?
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Jamaica murders: what happened to the Andersons?

Grandparents from Manchester found dead after retiring to the Caribbean island
25 Jun 2018
Blake Leibel guilty: what the court heard
Blake Leibel, pictured with ex-wife Amanda Braun
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Blake Leibel guilty: what the court heard

Filmmaker mutilated girlfriend in murder that ‘followed script’ of gory graphic novel he wrote
21 Jun 2018
What happened to Tina Cantello?
Tina Cantello
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What happened to Tina Cantello?

The 49-year-old was reported missing after failing to return home from work last week
11 Jun 2018
Christina Abbotts’s murder: what do we know so far?
Christina Abbotts
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Christina Abbotts’s murder: what do we know so far?

Family pay tribute to a ‘sweet and loving’ woman whose body was found after she failed to appear at her own birthday party
29 May 2018
What is the law when defending yourself against intruders?
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What is the law when defending yourself against intruders?

Arrest of 78-year-old man on suspicion of murder highlights complexities around concept of ‘reasonable force’
5 Apr 2018
London's rising murder rate: who are the victims?
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London's rising murder rate: who are the victims?

Deaths of two teenagers brings number of killings in the capital to 48 this year
4 Apr 2018
The 10 deadliest cities in the world
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The 10 deadliest cities in the world

Los Cabos tops the list, while four US cities make an appearance
9 Mar 2018
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