UK Murder

Boy, 13, Charged With Murder

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

A 13-year-old boy appeared in Highbury Corner Youth Court on Wednesday charged with murder after a verbal altercation escalated into a "shocking act o...

Fifth Teen Boy Held After Youths 'Stab Man To Death' Trying To Get Into Party

Press Association | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

Police have arrested a fifth teenage boy on suspicion of murder after a 52-year-old man was stabbed to death following a row. Four boys were arrest...

Pistorius Prosecutors Can Appeal Murder Acquittal

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges, after he was convicted of culpable homicide ...

Shrien Dewani - Why There Was No Case to Answer

Felicity Gerry | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK
Felicity Gerry

It seems there was a prima facie case on paper to enable his extradition but, at trial, the case collapsed on the basis that the alleged co-conspirators were dishonest witnesses who had negotiated plea bargains by implicating Dewani.

Churchgoers Pray For Vicar After Baby 'Murder' Arrest

PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Churchgoers have said prayers for their vicar after he, his wife and his daughter are being questioned over the alleged murder of a baby boy. The R...

Man Charged With Murder After Village Couple Killed In 'Sustained Attack'

PA | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

A man has been charged with murder after a married couple were subjected to a "violent and sustained" attack in their home. Viktoras Bruzas, 38, fr...

Village Couple Murdered In 'Sustained' And 'Violent' Attack

PA | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

A middle-aged couple died in a "sustained" and "violent" attack in their home in the middle of the night in a leafy rural village. The husband and ...

Murder Is Easy

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

How can I teach my children that respect for life, all life is important? Whilst we put women to death for being raped? Whilst we wage war on out-groups? Whilst we kill animals for our own pleasure? Some beings are worthy of life...

Murder Probe After Man Caught Trying To Dump Body In River Thames

Press Association | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was seen trying to dump a body in the River Thames. Officers responded to a call just befor...

Historic Sex Abuse Probe May Have Uncovered A Murder

PA | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK

Detectives examining allegations of historic sex abuse have launched a new investigation into "possible homicide". Scotland Yard said officers work...

Man Charged With Murder Of Student Stabbed To Death In Own Home

Huffington Post UK | Keumars Afifi-Sabet | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Police have charged a man with the murder of a 20-year-old student who was stabbed in her own home and staggered to a nearby shop in a bid for help. ...

An Allegation of Blasphemy Spells Death in Pakistan

Kiri Kankhwende | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK
Kiri Kankhwende

Last week, Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi, a Christian couple who had spent years in modern-day slavery in Punjab province in Pakistan, were brutally beaten and burned to death at the brick kiln where they work after they were accused of blasphemy for desecrating the Holy Qur'an.

'Insane Psycho Murderer' Smiles In Prison Van

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

British banker Rurik Jutting has been pictured in the back of a prison van appearing to smile after attending a short court hearing on Monday morning....

Killer Posted 'Horrific' Photos On 4Chan Before Turning Himself In

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

A murder suspect reportedly posted images of his brutal murder of his girlfriend on Imgur and 4chan before attempting to evade police. An anonymous...

A Question of Justice Well Served?

Sean Howlett | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK
Sean Howlett

This boy should spend the rest of his life in prison. Psychopaths like him cannot be rehabilitated into society and to suggest that they can puts more innocent people at risk. They need to be removed from everyday life. It is irresponsible for anybody to suggest leniency because of his age.

Man Who Mummified 26 Girls' Corpses And Dressed Them For Parties 'Not Fit For Trial'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

A man who dug up 150 graves so he could dress up the bodies of girls and hold parties with them has been deemed not fit for trial. Anatoly Mosk...

How Soon-To-Be-Released Cop Killer Escaped Hanging By Just Months

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

Warning: graphic details Britain's most notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after 48 years behind bars - despite a ...

10 Chilling Facts About Gun Crime In Pistorius's Hometown

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To Maximum Of 5 Years #nojustice Ignites Online As World Vents At Oscar Pistorius Sentence Judge's Meandering Senten...

Thailand Tourist Murder Investigation Is An Absolute Mess

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Two suspects charged with murdering British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have reportedly retracted their confession, saying...

Thai Police Made The Backpacker 'Killers' Act Out Their Own 'Murder'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Police in Thailand have staged a chaotic 'reconstruction' of the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge And David Miller, as doubts are rais...

Was Question Time 'Extremely Insensitive' To Alice Gross Family?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The sister of Alice Gross has branded BBC One's Question Time "extremely insensitive" for using her sister's death to discuss immigration less than 48...

Man Charged With Having Sex With Corpse Of Missing Girl

PA | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK

A man has appeared in court charged with having sex with the corpse of a missing teenage girl. Paige Chivers, 15, from Bispham, Blackpool, was last...

'MH370 Pilot Committed Suicide & Killed Everyone Else On Board'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

An aviation expert who has been researching the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 says it is likely the pilot committed suicide. Ewa...

When a Father Kills - It Is More Than Just a Tragedy.

Bob Morgan | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK
Bob Morgan

It is clear that there are other men out there (and some women) thinking about doing this and we should at least call them what they are - cowardly, violent men (usually) who can't face up to the stresses of life without resorting to terrible crimes.

Oscar Pistorius GUILTY Of Manslaughter Of Reeva Steenkamp

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of the manslaughter of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a judge in South Africa. The Paralym...