UK Murder

Police Seek Two Over Murder Of Songwriter

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

Police have identified two men they say should hand themselves into the nearest police station immediately as it is "vitally important" they are spoke...

Why "Execution-Style Killings" Are Anything But

Rob Atkinson | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK
Rob Atkinson

"Execution-style Killing". It's one of those chilling news-story phrases that are fairly frequently-used, lazily, thoughtlessly and as a knee-jerk re...

Stuart Hazell Denies Killing Tia Sharp

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Stuart Hazell has denied killing 12-year-old Tia Sharp, his partner's granddaughter. Hazell, 37, appeared in Court One at the Old Bailey via videol...

Trio Deny Murdering Child Rapist

PA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Three men beat a convicted child rapist to death and then one of the alleged attackers boasted "there's one more paedo off the street", a court has he...

Wanted Killer Put Grenade In Man's Mouth

PA | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Dale Cregan put a hand grenade in the mouth of a man he held captive while on the run from police, a court heard. Jermaine Ward, 24, claims one-eye...

Killer Jailed For Random Murder Of Grandmother

PA | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

An "exceptionally dangerous" woman who attacked two strangers with a knife has been jailed for at least 37 years. Nicola Edgington, 32, killed gran...

Pistorius and a Complete Lack of Perspective

Damon Boughen | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK
Damon Boughen

Would you be reading about a shooting in South Africa over your morning cornflakes if the possible shooter was not Oscar Pistorius, one of the biggest names in Paralympics and the Olympics?

Brother Of Oscar Pistorius Charged Over The Death Of A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK

The brother of superstar athlete Oscar Pistorius is also facing trial over the death of a woman, it has been reported. Carl Pistorius arriving at h...

British Murder Suspect Arrested In Rome

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

A British man has been arrested in italy has been arrested in Italy for the murder of a tour guide and the attempted killing of another man. Police...

D-Day For Pistorius?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius will continue his fight for bail in the fourth day of a dramatic court hearing. The Paralympian's defence team summed ...

Oscar Pistorius Cop Dropped From Case And Charged With Attempted Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

The police officer leading the Oscar Pistorius investigation has been dropped from the case because he has been charged with seven counts of attempted...

Murder Inquiry After 19 Year Old Found Dead in Salford

Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after a 19-year-old man was found dead with "multiple injuries". Police were called to a property in Irlams o' th' He...

'It Will Reopen Our Wounds' Daughters Of Tenerife Beheading Victim To Attend Suspect's Trial

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

The daughters of a woman who was beheaded in Tenerife say they want to come "face to face" with the man accused of their murder. Jennifer Mills-Wes...

Dale Cregan Pleads Guilty To Police Murders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

One-eyed Dale Cregan has admitted the murders of Pc Fiona Bone and Pc Nicola Hughes in a dramatic change of plea at Preston Crown Court. He still ...

'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...