UK Murder

Pair Charged With Murder Of Man Found Dead In A Park

PA | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK

A man and woman have been charged with the murder of a man found dead in a park. Christopher Wilson, 33, and Deanna Stanton, 26, both of no fixed a...

Sister Of Murdered Shafilea Ahmed Spared Jail Over Armed Robbery

PA | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

The sister of honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed has been spared jail and given a 12-month suspended sentence for organising a robbery at her parent...

'Controlling' Husband Abducted, Tortured, Murdered And Buried Ex-Wife

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

A controlling former husband has been jailed for life for kidnapping and murdering a woman who was snatched off a street as she walked to work. Vit...

Man Jailed For Murder At Jessie J Gig

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

A graphic designer was jailed for a minimum of 14 years on Friday for killing a telephone executive with a broken bottle after a Jessie J gig. Ashl...

Woman Jailed After Killing Husband With Scissors

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

A woman has been jailed for nine years for killing her fourth husband with scissors after he ignored her orders to "tidy the house". Sandra Clinch ...

Human Remains Identified As Those Of Missing Vet

PA | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

Human remains found on the banks of a river have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police have said. The remains were found...

Convicted Killer Found Guilty Of Murdering Retired Army Officer

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A convicted murderer was found guilty on Monday of gunning down a retired army officer in cold blood. Christopher Docherty-Puncheon, 33, shot Lieut...

'She Was Destined To Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A Kashmiri girl killed by her parents after looking at a boy on a motorcycle was "destined to die" her mother has told the BBC. Zaheen Zafar and he...

Remains Found In Shallow Pool Are Missing Vet

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

Human remains found in a shallow pool last week have been identified as those of missing vet Catherine Gowing, police said today. Ms Gowing, who wa...

Prison Officer Shot Dead In Northern Ireland Named

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A prison officer shot dead on a motorway in Northern Ireland has been named as David Black by Justice Minister David Ford. Mr Black, who had spent ...

Body Found In Hunt For Missing Vet

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A body has been recovered by search teams involved in the hunt for missing Irish vet Catherine Gowing. Ms Gowing, 37, was last seen on the evening ...

Notorious Welsh Murderers Lose Appeals Over Convictions

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Two of Wales's most notorious murderers had their appeals dismissed on Thursday. Farm labourer John Cooper was given a whole life jail term for two...

Meredith Kercher's Sister Sets Up Charity Five Years After Murder

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Stephanie Kercher is to launch a charity in memory of her sister Meredith, who was murdered in Perugia five years ago whilst on an Italian exchange. ...

Northern Ireland Prison Officer Shot Dead In Ambush

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Updated 12:40pm - reactions from politicians Politicians on all sides in Northern Ireland have condemned the murder of a prison officer shot dead o...

Mystery Of British Exxon Manager Gunned Down In Brussels

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A British oil executive gunned down in Brussels could have been the victim of targeted assassination or a random mugging and car-jacking attempt, Belg...

Christopher Halliwell's Daughter Urges Killer To Confess To Second Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell has been urged by his daughter to give the family of a second woman he killed "justice" over her murder, as a police...

Sian O'Callaghan Murderer Evades Justice Over Second Killing

PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell, who has admitted murdering nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan, has escaped justice over a second murder because of a pol...

Man Who Murdered Family Loses Latest Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

Jeremy Bamber has lost the first stage of his latest legal move over his convictions for murdering five relatives more than 25 years ago, the Judicial...

Crime In England And Wales Down A Third Over A Decade

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

Crime has dropped by a third over the last decade, according to numbers recorded by police. In England and Wales, 3.9 million offence were recorded...

Five Royal Marines Charged With Murder

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder in relation to an incident in Afghanistan in 2011, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said today. Seven...

Who Murders Children? The Latest Research Profiles Child Killers, but Can it Help Detection?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

In contrast to this picture for 'extra-familial' killers, previous research confirms the majority of assailants in child murder, particularly those below 5, are in fact the victim's parents. Most are mothers, often suffering mental illnesses such as forms of post-natal psychosis, whilst all the natural fathers who killed their children, then committed suicide.

How Could They Kill Their Children?

Mandy Saligari | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mandy Saligari

Thus here is some advice: if you have seen your husband or wife regularly behave in an emotionally volatile way that is loaded with depression or self pity maybe a bitter desire to punish, perhaps drug or alcohol fuelled, beware.

'You Deserve To Know The Truth About Contraception' Catholic Nuns Warn

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

You deserve to know the truth about contraception! The truth being that it makes women unattractive! That it turns men gay! That it makes men have sex...

Brady 'Died And Brought Back To Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK

The Moors Murderer, Ian Brady, died after suffering a seizure and was brought back to life by doctors despite expressing his wish not to be resuscitat...

Two Bodies Discovered In Walsall Flat

PA | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two bodies were found at a block of flats early on Saturday in Walsall, in the West Midlands. ...