UK Murder

Boy, 11, Guilty Of Shooting Dead Girl, 8, In Row Over Puppies

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2016 | UK

An 11-year-old American boy has been found guilty of shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in a row over puppies. The juvenile who has been named by...

Please Don't Ask Me to Text When I Get Home

Mia Doring | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Doring

My friend's signature goodbye greeting when I'm getting into a taxi after a night out is "text me when you get home". She always says this. I rarely ever do remember to text her, but when I do, it's just to keep her happy. She has never been bothered when I don't text, which is worrying in its own way I suppose.

'Thoroughly Decent' Businesswoman Stabbed To Death In Her Hallway

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

A "thoroughly decent" businesswoman was murdered in a "ferocious" knife attack at her home in Lancashire, police said today. Mother-of-three Sadie ...

Becky Watts Was So Much More Than Just A Murder Victim

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

On Wednesday, a 28-year-old man was convicted of the sexually motivated murder of his stepsister, 16-year-old Becky Watts, who lived with her father a...

Who Killed Elsie Frost?

Jon Manel | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK
Jon Manel

It was shortly after lunch when Elsie Frost said goodbye to her father, Arthur. She was 14 and was on her way to a lake not far from her home. It was to be a special occasion. She had been asked to help teach a group of younger children how to sail...

Woman's Death Treated As Murder In Derbyshire Gas Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Police investigating the deaths of a married couple whose Derbyshire home caught fire in gas explosion believe the husband may have murdered his wife ...

Two People Stabbed To Death At East London Care Home

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.09.2015 | UK

A man has been arrested after a pensioner and a woman were stabbed to death in a residential care home, police have said.PA reported that a man in his...

69 'Sick' People Liked Teen's Bragging Post About Knifing His Teacher

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The 69 people who "liked" a teenager's Facebook post which bragged about knifing his teacher in a racially motivated attack have been condemned by a j...

French Students 'Tried To Dissolve Body Of Murder Victim In Acid' After Being Inspired By Breaking Bad

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A group of French students have been charged with the murder of a fellow student after they tried to dissolve her body in acid, in a bid to copy the T...

Blue Moon Linked To 'Ritualistic' Triple Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

A triple murder in Florida is being investigated as a possible ritualistic killing connected to the recent blue moon. The bodies of Voncile Smith, ...

Parents Of Alice Gross 'Bewildered' After Coroner Loses File Into Daughter's Murder

PA | Posted 26.07.2015 | UK

The parents of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross are 'bewildered' after a coroner left a police file into their daughter's murder on a train. An inv...

Pictured: Matthew Daley In Court Over Donald Lock 'Road Rage' Stabbing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Matthew Daley, 34, has been remanded in custody after appearing at Crawley Magistrates' Court charged with murdering Donald Lock, 79, in a 'road rage'...

Man Charged With 'Road Rage' Murder Of 79-Year-Old Donald Lock

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A 34-year-old man has been charged with the 'road rage' murder of great grandfather Donald Lock in Findon. Matthew Daley, 34, from Worthing, has be...

Police Manhunt As Motorist Stabs Another Driver To Death After Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Police have launched a manhunt after a driver got out of his car and stabbed another driver to death after a crash in Findon, Sussex. Sussex Police...

Carnaby Street Murder Mystery Finally Gets Confession 69 Years After Killing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

A 91-year-old man has confessed to the previously-unsolved killing of a woman in 1946 - thought to be the longest ever period of time between a crime ...

Aussies Have Second Thoughts Over 'Disgusting' Serial Killer Body-Dumping Tour

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Night time ghost tours around the forest where a notorious Australian serial killer disposed of his backpacker victims - including two Brits - have be...

First Picture Of Boy Found Stabbed To Death In Cemetery Revealed, As Teen Held Over Murder

The Huffington Post/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

The first picture of a boy found stabbed to death in a cemetery has emerged, as police reveal they are holding another teenager on suspicion of murder...

Case Dropped Against Woman Charged With Murder After Taking 'Abortion Pills'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK

A murder charge against a 23-year-old woman in the US for taking 'abortion pills' she bought on the internet to terminate her pregnancy has now been d...

Jack The Ripper Case Notes, Death Masks And Hangman's Ropes: Mementoes From London's Grisly Criminal Past

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

Guns, gallstones, death masks and hangman's ropes are going on display in an exhibition drawn from one of Britain's most macabre, and least-seen, muse...

Another Senseless Murder With Impunity for 'Blasphemy'

Andrew Copson | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK
Andrew Copson

Early on Tuesday morning, Ananta Bijoy Das was hacked to death in a public street for the crime of not believing in God - and being willing to say so publicly. Ananta had been on a list of atheist bloggers produced by Islamist political parties in 2013...

13-Year-Old 'Kills Teacher With A Crossbow' At School

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK

A 13-year-old boy allegedly armed with a knife and a crossbow has killed a teacher and injured at least four pupils at a school in Barcelona, Spain. ...

Becky Watts' Cause Of Death Revealed On The Day Of Her Funeral

PA | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

The grief-stricken father of Becky Watts spoke of his love for his "shy girl" who "touched the hearts of the nation" as hundreds gathered to say a fin...

Man Arrested Over Karen Buckley Death As Remains Found

PA | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of student Karen Buckley, whose disappearance sparked a four-day search which ended t...

Walter Scott Policeman Fired After Fatal Shooting Video

AP | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK

A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed an unarmed black man in self-defence has been fired, the city's mayor announced Wednesday,...

Becky Watts' Grandfather Sings Emotional Tribute As Hundreds March In Bristol

PA | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK

The father of Becky Watts has said every day has been "absolute hell" since she was killed last month. Becky, 16, vanished from her family home in ...