UK Murder

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...

Watch Live: Oscar Pistorius Judge Delivering Verdict

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK

BREAKING NEWS: Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide (manslaughter) of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has b...

6 Key People Who Have Shaped The Oscar Pistorius Verdict

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius will find out from 11 September whether he is guilty or not guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Sout...

Weirdo, Mosher, Freak: The Legacy of Sophie Lancaster

Emma Watts | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Watts

Sobriety happened immediately. As a couple of friends took him to the hospital, I remember sitting on the stairs trying to process what had just happened and being completely unable to comprehend how anyone could do something like that.

Mother Jailed For 11 Years Beating 3-Year-Old Mikaeel To Death

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

A mother who killed her three-year-old son, dumped his body in a suitcase and claimed that he was missing has been jailed for 11 years. Mikaeel Kul...

Was Amanda Knox Innocent, or Did She Just Have Good PR?

Selene Nelson | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

Considerable time, effort and money has gone into portraying Knox as a wholesome girl-next-door and Sollecito, a shy, well-behaved doctor's son. Stories that threaten to shatter these carefully constructed PR images are just brushed under the carpet.

The Police Are Right to Say Watching James Foley Video an Offence, as Should Be Watching All Films Showing Torture and Death

Iain Overton | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
Iain Overton

Not only should James Foley's recorded death be expunged, as much as possible, from social media but other deaths should be too. Masked killers from the Islamic State have uploaded hundreds of videos of their horrific murders. These videos of less well-known victims should also be censored and deleted.

Newborn Baby 'Suffocated' In Bed, Woman Arrested

PA | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK

A woman has been arrested after the death of a baby only a few weeks old, suspected of suffocating the child by lying on the infant whilst in bed. ...

Murder Probe As American Tourist's Body Is Found In Suitcase In Bali

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

A murder inquiry is underway after the body of an American tourist was found in a blood-stained suitcase in the Indonesian holiday resort of Bali. ...