Homicide

Iceland's Police Kill Man For The First Time, Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Icelandic police have shot dead a man, for the first time in the country's history, after they found him firing a shotgun inside his flat. Crime an...

Monsters in the Media: Mental Health Patients Are Often the Hunted, not the Hunters

Rachel Egan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Rachel Egan

The Sun newspaper showed no signs of changing its relentless ignorance this week as it stormed straight into the spotlight just a few days before Worl...

Third Of Murdered Women 'Killed By Partner'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

More than a third of women murdered around the world are killed by their partner, a study has shown. They are six times more likely to be murdered ...

Killer Dogs

Clive Norman | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

Between 1989 and 2013 there have been 15 fatalities as a result of dog attacks. Of course this is 15 too many, although until politicians and dog owners in general recognise the need for education in respect of humans and dogs living together then I guarantee there will be more in the future.

Britain's Not More Peaceful for the Victims

Javed Khan | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK
Javed Khan

We've heard today that new research suggests Britain is becoming a "more peaceful" place with violent crime falling by a quarter over the last decade. The European Institute for Peace thinks violent crime is falling faster here than anywhere else in Europe - though it still costs us £124billion.

Brother Of Oscar Pistorius Charged Over The Death Of A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK

The brother of superstar athlete Oscar Pistorius is also facing trial over the death of a woman, it has been reported. Carl Pistorius arriving at h...

Who Murders Children? The Latest Research Profiles Child Killers, but Can it Help Detection?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

In contrast to this picture for 'extra-familial' killers, previous research confirms the majority of assailants in child murder, particularly those below 5, are in fact the victim's parents. Most are mothers, often suffering mental illnesses such as forms of post-natal psychosis, whilst all the natural fathers who killed their children, then committed suicide.

Man Dies After Office Assault

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

A man has died after being assaulted in an office in Ilford. Adeel Salaam, 28, of Newham, east London, was assaulted around lunchtime on Wednesday ...

The Psychology of Corpse Dismemberment - The Motivation Behind the Most Grotesque of Crimes

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

German police earlier this week were reported to have arrested Luka Rocco Magnotta, a former porn actor suspected of mailing severed body parts to Canadian political party offices, but in the meantime yet another series of grisly twists have emerged in this harrowing tale. Warning: this article contains explicit and disturbing content.

El Salvador Celebrates First Murder-Free Day For Three Years

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

El Salvador had its first murder-free day for three years on Saturday marking an important milestone in the country's battle against gang violence rag...

Murder Inquiry Launched After Man's Body Found In Wheelie Bin

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

A man's body has been found in a wheelie bin in Wigan, Greater Manchester. Three people have been arrested following the discovery, after two walk...

Mother Who Murdered Son Faces Extradition Over Second Baby Death

PA | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

A woman convicted of murdering her newborn son is to face an extradition hearing over the death of another infant. Ineta Dzinguviene, 26, from Lith...

Lie Detector Test Trial

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Police are carrying out a new study on the usefulness of lie detector tests. The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) said the research was ...