UK Murder

Police Being Murder Probe After Woman, 61, Dies At Home

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found strangled to death in her south-west London flat. Police said ambulance crews call...

Murder Arrest In Missing Teen Hunt

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Jayden Parkinson have arrested a man on suspicion of her murder. The 22-year-old man, from Readi...

Why It's Better for All Of Us if The Lord Lucan Mystery Is Never Solved

Bill Coles | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK
Bill Coles

It's very rare to hear this from a journalist, but there is one story out there, one huge monumental mystery, which I hope will never be resolved. I am talking about the greatest and most enduring mystery of the 20th Century: The Lord Lucan scandal.

Marine A-Style Killings Have Always Been a Feature of Britain's Dirty Wars - Ever Heard of Batang Kali?

Joe Glenton | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Politics
Joe Glenton

Last week, a Royal Marine was given a life sentence for murder. Such killings are framed as exceptions which do not reflect the "values and standards" of military service. In truth, war crimes carried out by British soldiers are not unusual.

Marine A: Cold-blooded Murder Is Never Heroic

Steve Rose | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

Sergeant Blackman's conviction was an accident of justice since his crime was only uncovered when civilian police discovered the infamous video on a serviceman's laptop. However, he will now serve life with a minimum parole tariff of 10 years.

Murdered Man 'Had Grave Dug For Him In Own Garden'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Zbigniew Michniewicz, a man believed to have been murdered in Greenford, west London, was going to be buried in his own back garden, police have said....

Man Admits Double Murder Of Woman And Her Baby Son

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK

A man has admitted to the double murder of a woman and her baby son at their home in the West Midlands. Wesley Williams, 28, appearing at Birmingha...

Lee Rigby Murder Suspect Blames 'Magic Tongue' Of Tony Blair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

One of the two men accused of murdering solider Lee Rigby told police he blamed politicians like "David Cameron, the Miliband brothers, and whathisnam...

Chilling Comments Of Vigilante Who Murdered Disabled Man

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

A killer who repeatedly stamped on the head of a disabled man, who he wrongly labelled a paedophile, committed an act of "murderous injustice", a judg...

And The Prize For Scariest Mugshot Goes To...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

With his forked tongue and facial tattoos which include the word "Satan", this is one memorable police mug shot. David Adam Pate is accused of mur...

81-Year-Old Pensioner Charged With Wife's Murder

PA | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK

An 80-year-old pensioner has been charged with the murder of his 81-year-old wife, police said. Peter Richard Beaver of Sherfield Avenue, Leigh Par...

Marine Murderer: Life Must Mean Life!

Kevin Godlington | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Kevin Godlington

This Marine did wrong, he knows it, and we all know it. He will take his punishment on the chin I am sure, but he has also served his country, and did so gallantly. If he is to be tried for murder keep human rights legislation out of it and apply some common sense.

The Royal Marine Murderer

Kevin Godlington | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Kevin Godlington

It may be open and shut in the legal sense, but is not open and shut in the moral and ethical sense. The test maybe the law, but the proving ground is the battlefield. Now before you start getting all excited into thinking I am about to justify murder, wait one second and consider if you will some social mitigation.

The Royal Marine Murderer

Kevin Godlington | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Kevin Godlington

It may be open and shut in the legal sense, but is not open and shut in the moral and ethical sense. The test maybe the law, but the proving ground is the battlefield. Now before you start getting all excited into thinking I am about to justify murder, wait one second and consider if you will some social mitigation.

Cameron Praises 'Incredible Work' Of Royal Marines After Murder

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

David Cameron said today that the conviction of a Royal Marine for murdering an injured Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan should not "besmirch" the org...

'A Moment Of Stupidity'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

A distinguished Royal Marines general has called for leniency towards a fellow commando who executed an injured Taleban insurgent in Afghanistan. M...

WATCH: Man Covered In Blood Leads Police To Dead Body

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

A man drenched in blood spotted walking down a street led police to a blood-soaked apartment where they found another man’s dead body. The man, ...

Student Who Survived 95 Stab Wounds Found Dismembered In River

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK

A 20-year-old woman who miraculously survived an attack in which she was stabbed 95 times has been found dismembered in a Colombian river. Diana X...

Murderer Who Stabbed Teenager On The Loose

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Lerone Michael Boye, a convicted murderer who stabbed a teenager to death, is being hunted by police after escaping from a mental health centre. T...

Murderers Lose Battle To Vote In Prison

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

Peter Chester and George McGeoch, two convicted murderers, have lost their battle for the right to vote in prison. Prime Minister David Cameron sa...

British Teacher Feared Murdered In Qatar

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

A primary school teacher is feared murdered after going missing in Qatar, with police unable to confirm whether she is alive or dead. Primary schoo...

Beyond Rue Morgue: Further Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

It is 1841 and the gruesome double murder of an old woman and her daughter in their apartment in the heart of Paris has the police baffled.

Philpott House Of Horrors To Be Demolished

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

The blaze-gutted Philpott house of horrors, where six children died in a house fire started by their parents, will be demolished this week, watched by...

Police 'Sorry For Suffering' Of Innocent Christopher Jefferies

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

Christopher Jefferies, the landlord wrongly arrested and vilified in connection with the killing of Joanna Yeates has received a highly unusual letter...

April Jones To Have Funeral 12 Months After Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

The devastated parents of murdered April Jones are finally able to plan a funeral for their daughter - almost 12 months after the schoolgirl was murde...