UK Murder

Three Charged Over 'Murdered' Carole Waugh Fraud

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Two men and a woman have been charged with conspiracy to defraud in connection with the investigation into the murder of wealthy former oil executive ...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Grandmother Found Dead On Christmas Eve

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a grandmother was found dead in her home on Christmas Eve, police have said. Officers discover...

Unless the US Changes Their Gun Laws, There is More Than One Perpetrator in This Crime

Olivia Haddow | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Haddow

The gun laws made sense 200 years ago, of course they did. You needed a gun to protect your family and property. Nowadays this is simply not the case- the police force are more than happy to enforce justice on your behalf, and the Second Amendment seemingly leads to more harm than good.

Young Mother's Murder Recorded On Friend's Voicemail

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

The harrowing moment a young father murdered the mother of his newborn daughter was recorded on a mobile phone, a court has heard. PhD student Ca...

'Cold-Blooded' Murderer Killed Father Sleeping In Bed With Family

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A 29-year-old man who "cold-bloodedly executed" a father-of-four as he slept with his partner and three-year-old son has been jailed for a minimum of ...

'Spelling Mistake' Hindered Police From Preventing Murder

PA | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

A simple spelling mistake by a police force had "profound consequences" and was a "missed opportunity" in trying to prevent the murder of a woman suff...

Teen To Be Sentenced For Killing Mother

PA | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

Teen Kieren Smith is set to be sentenced on Tuesday for murdering his mother. Smith, 17, killed Leah Whittle, 42, at her home in Benville Road, Wey...

Lord Lucan: The Remarkable New Evidence - Was He Innocent?

Bill Coles | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK
Bill Coles

But if Ms Rivett had a lover and if she was sharing that lover with somebody else, then it puts quite a different complexion on the whole murder. Suddenly, we now have not only a motive but also a mystery man in the house.

Brother Of Beheaded EastEnders Actress Admits Killing Her

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

The brother of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie, found dead in a canal, pleaded guilty on Friday to her manslaughter. Tony McCluskie, 35, ...

Beaten To Death For Not Learning The Koran

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

A mother who beat her son to death for failing to learn the Koran by heart, murdered him and burned his body to hide the evidence, a jury has found. ...

Shrien Dewani 'A Husk Of A Man' After Wife's Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

A businessman wanted in South Africa over the murder of his wife whilst they were honeymooning is a "husk" of his former self, a court has heard. ...

'A Hero Who Deserved A Better End To His Life'

Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

A heroin addict who bludgeoned to death a 92-year-old war veteran in his own home has been jailed for at least 20 years. Jurors at Wolverhampton Cr...

Vienna's 'Ice Lady' Admits Dismembering Husband And Lover

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

A woman dubbed the "Ice Lady" has admitted shooting dead and dismembering the bodies of both her husband and lover, according to global media reports....

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...