UK Murder

Man Denies Being Hired By British Newlywed Shrien Dewani To Murder Wife

PA | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

A man accused of being hired by British newlywed Shrien Dewani to kill his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town has denied the charge and is going in...

'Artful Dodger Of South Africa' Sought Over Dead Man

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

A man known as the 'Artful Dodger of South Africa' is wanted by the police in connection with a man who lay dead in his Brighton flat for at least two...

Murder Accused Haunted By 'Voices In His Head'

PA | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

A man who killed six people, including his wife and two young children, in a knife attack which took place a year to this day is haunted by voices in ...

CCTV Footage Of Gun And Grenade Killers Released

PA | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Police investigating the murder of a man who was killed in a gun and grenade attack have released CCTV footage of two men who can be seen hurling an e...

Stuart Hazell To Appear Via Video Link In Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Stuart Hazell, the man accused of murdering schoolgirl Tia Sharp will appear in court on Monday. A body believed to be the remains of the 12-year-o...

Murderbelia: Reggie Kray And Charles Manson's Letters Go Under The Hammer

PA | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

Prison letters written by London gangster Reggie Kray and US death-cult leader Charles Manson are to go under the hammer in Glasgow. The "murderbel...

Miami Man Convicted Of Murdering Briton Paul Winter

PA | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK

A man has been convicted of shooting his ex-wife's British husband in front of her children. Jurors in the US were told by Cristobal Palacio's 10-y...

Shafilea's Sister 'Praised For Bravery'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

The bravery of Shafilea Ahmed's younger sister, who witnessed the teenager's brutal murder at the hands of her parents, has been praised by lawyers. ...

Man Who Left Pensioner Dying In Alleyway Jailed For 28 Years

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

A homeless drug addict has been sentenced to a minimum of 28 years for the murder of pensioner Nellie Geraghty, 79, after he mugged her and left her l...

Police Finally Solve 1984 Murder Of 9-Year-Old

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the 1984 killing of nine-year-old Christopher Laverack have identified his killer, it was announced on Wednesday. Humbersi...

Police Guard Of Honour For Killed Officer's Funeral

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A guard of honour was formed at the funeral on Tuesday of a police officer who was shot dead as he tried to stop a gunman. Pc Ian Dibell, 41, was k...

Dewani 'Needs Rest' To Recover Before Extradition

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A businessman wanted in South Africa for the honeymoon murder of his wife needs 12 months to recover from depression and post-traumatic stress disorde...

Shot, Beheaded and Burnt: Manchester Brothers Given Life For Gruesome Murder

PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

Two brothers have been jailed for life for the murder of a man whose decapitated body was set alight in a town centre. John Grainger, 33 was severe...

Teen Murdered Outside Smethwick Club

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has died after being found stabbed. Police found the teenager after being called to reports of a disturbance at the Smethwick Hom...

Police Name 'Gang Murder' Victim

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

A man shot dead in a suspected gang-related murder has been named by police. Reece James Menzies, 21, was killed in a "pre-planned" attack in Bourn...

Teen Jailed For Stabbing Babysitting Girlfriend

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

A teenager who stabbed his girlfriend to death on Boxing Day as she babysat two young children was jailed for life with a minimum 25-year term today, ...

'I Did Not Kill Shafilea', Insists Mother In Court

Press Association | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

A mother accused of murdering her daughter because she brought shame on the family has denied killing the teenager. Farzana Ahmed, 49, and her husb...

Student's Body Found In 'Blood-Spattered' Flat

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

A 29-year-old man is being questioned by police after a Spanish student's corpse was found in his blood-spattered flat in Bournemouth. The man was ...

Killings At 30-Year Low

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

The number of homicides recorded by police has fallen to its lowest level in almost 30 years, according to figures released on Thursday. A total of...

Rich Recluse Beaten To Death During Robbery Attempt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

An eccentric multimillionaire was beaten to death in a vain attempt to get him to reveal where he kept hundreds of thousands of pounds in cash around ...

Killer Kiaran Stapleton 'Threw Bucket Of Hot Water Over Inmate'

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

A killer who shot dead an Indian student was "purposeful" in throwing a mop bucket of hot water over a fellow inmate, a jury heard on Monday. CCTV ...

Carer Convicted Of Murder After Beating Man, 77, To Death With Hammer

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A carer who "brutally" beat an elderly man to death in a hammer attack after he changed his will to leave her a £340,000 legacy has been convicted of...

Shafilea Ahmed 'Killed By Violent Father'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

A father accused of murdering his daughter because she brought shame on the family has denied being a "domineering and violent man" and called into qu...

'Policeman's Murder Sent Shockwaves Through Clacton'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

The murder of off-duty police officer Pc Ian Dibell sent shockwaves through a close knit community, residents have said. Dr Natalie Mann, a crimino...

'I love Prison', Anuj Bidve Killer Tells Court

Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

A killer who shot dead an Indian student in a random attack has told a jury: "I love prison. Lock me up for 65 years." Kiaran Stapleton, 21, said h...