UK Murder

'It Just Ripped Us Apart'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

The father of murdered toddler James Bulger has spoken out on the 20th anniversary of the crime. Ralph Bulger described how his life was "ripped ap...

'I'll Be Waiting'

PA | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A one-eyed man switched his sights from an "old rival" to the police when he executed a "detailed plan" to lure officers to their deaths in a gun and ...

Jailed: The Hitmen Who Killed 'Bright, Gentle and Courteous Boy' By Accident

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Two "staggeringly incompetent" hitmen who stabbed an innocent schoolboy to death by mistake have been told they are likely to die behind bars after a ...

57-Year-Old Woman Faces Murder Charge After Body Found

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

A woman has been charged with murder after a body with stab wounds was found inside a house in Northumberland. Tina Casey, 42, from Holywell was fo...

Freed Killer Nicola Edgington Found Guilty Of Murder

PA | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

A killer who was freed to kill again was today found guilty of the murder of an innocent stranger. Nicola Edgington, 32, pinned grandmother Sally H...

Missing Businesswoman's DNA 'Found In Flat'

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

The blood of a missing businesswoman was discovered at a flat where she was allegedly tortured and killed, a court heard today. Forensic scientist ...

Widow Pays Tribute To 'Beautiful Man' At Funeral Service

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

The widow of a lay preacher who was murdered on his way to a Christmas service has told his funeral service about her determination "to turn aside fro...

13-Year-Old Girl Arrested In Murder Probe

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old girl is among five people arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a country lane. A 47-year-old woman and thr...

Man Charged With Murder Over Pimlico Teenager Stabbing

Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of teenager Hani Abou El Kheir, Scotland Yard said. Hani, 16, was stabbed to death on the edge o...

Dale Cregan Appears In Court As Murder Trial Begins

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

Amidst water-tight security and flanked by armed police, one-eyed Dale Cregan arrived at court on Monday morning for the start of his trial for the mu...

150 Police And Armed Guards Surround Dale Cregan Trial

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

More than 150 police officers, many armed, have turned Preston Crown Court into a fortress in preparation for the trial of alleged murderer Dale Crega...

Mexico: Where is the Justice for Regina Martínez?

Cathal Sheerin | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK
Cathal Sheerin

Journalist Regina Martínez was murdered in Mexico's most corrupt state in April 2012; there is widespread suspicion that the official investigation i...

Bungling Hitmen Convicted Of Boy's Murder

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

Two bungling hitmen who stabbed an innocent schoolboy to death by mistake have been convicted of his murder. Ben Hope, 39, and Jason Richards, 38, ...

Murder Inquiry After Woman's Body Found In Alleyway

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a young woman was found in an alleyway. The discovery was made behind Kirby Road in Blackpool, Lanc...

Sid Vicious Fatally OD-ed in NY Nearly 34 Years Ago

Larry Jaffee | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

A friend recently mentioned that one of his now-grown daughters was named 'Sidney' after Sid Vicious. I immediately chimed in that I once was in an elevator with Sid while I was covering his murder trial on 21 November, 1978 for a long-gone fanzine called Imagine.

Naked 'Zombie' Beheaded His 'Witch Mother

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A naked man seen walking around like a zombie had beheaded his mother because he thought she looked like a witch, the Old Bailey heard. Daniel Cori...

British Man Arrested Over Murder Of Female Jogger In Nimes

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A British man has been arrested in France over the murder of a mother who was killed while out jogging, local police said. The woman's body was dis...

Jury Retires In Soap Actress Gemma McCluskie Murder Trial

PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

A jury retired today to consider its verdict in the trial of a man who is accused of murdering his sister, former EastEnders' actress Gemma McCluskie....

Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

A boy stabbed to death by a gang allegedly wielding knives and swords was today named by family friends as Hani Abou El-Kheir. The 16-year-old was ...

Pimlico Stabbing: Murder Probe As Boy, 16, Is Killed 'With Swords And Knives'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named By Family Friends As Hani Abou El-Kheir A teenager was reportedly heard screaming for his lif...

French Psychiatrists Convicted of Manslaughter Because Her Patient Killed: Is This Fair?

Dr. Sohom Das | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sohom Das

I've been reading various blogs surrounding this issue with interest. As far as I understand, the doctor had sectioned this man several times in the past against his will. However on this occasion, he had apparently escaped during a consultation.

Gemma McCluskie 'Threatened Brother', Accused To Say In Court

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

The brother of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie endured months of abuse from her, culminating in her threatening him with a knife on the day ...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering 4-Year-Old

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

Investigations continue after a man was arrested on suspicion of murdering a four-year-old boy. Police were called by paramedics to a home in Harew...

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed After Night Out

PA | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK

An off-duty police constable was killed after he was attacked while on his way home from a night out, police said today. A murder investigation has...

Woman Questioned Over Death Of Toddler

PA | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK

A woman is being questioned on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old boy. Police were called to a house in Modbury, Devon yesterday...