UK Murder

Mexico: Where is the Justice for Regina Martínez?

Cathal Sheerin | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK
Cathal Sheerin

Journalist Regina Martínez was murdered in Mexico's most corrupt state in April 2012; there is widespread suspicion that the official investigation ...

Bungling Hitmen Convicted Of Boy's Murder

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

Two bungling hitmen who stabbed an innocent schoolboy to death by mistake have been convicted of his murder. Ben Hope, 39, and Jason Richards, 38, ...

Murder Inquiry After Woman's Body Found In Alleyway

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

A murder inquiry is under way after the body of a young woman was found in an alleyway. The discovery was made behind Kirby Road in Blackpool, Lanc...

Sid Vicious Fatally OD-ed in NY Nearly 34 Years Ago

Larry Jaffee | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

A friend recently mentioned that one of his now-grown daughters was named 'Sidney' after Sid Vicious. I immediately chimed in that I once was in an elevator with Sid while I was covering his murder trial on 21 November, 1978 for a long-gone fanzine called Imagine.

Naked 'Zombie' Beheaded His 'Witch Mother

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A naked man seen walking around like a zombie had beheaded his mother because he thought she looked like a witch, the Old Bailey heard. Daniel Cori...

British Man Arrested Over Murder Of Female Jogger In Nimes

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A British man has been arrested in France over the murder of a mother who was killed while out jogging, local police said. The woman's body was dis...

Jury Retires In Soap Actress Gemma McCluskie Murder Trial

PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

A jury retired today to consider its verdict in the trial of a man who is accused of murdering his sister, former EastEnders' actress Gemma McCluskie....

Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

A boy stabbed to death by a gang allegedly wielding knives and swords was today named by family friends as Hani Abou El-Kheir. The 16-year-old was ...

Pimlico Stabbing: Murder Probe As Boy, 16, Is Killed 'With Swords And Knives'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named By Family Friends As Hani Abou El-Kheir A teenager was reportedly heard screaming for his lif...

French Psychiatrists Convicted of Manslaughter Because Her Patient Killed: Is This Fair?

Dr. Sohom Das | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sohom Das

I've been reading various blogs surrounding this issue with interest. As far as I understand, the doctor had sectioned this man several times in the past against his will. However on this occasion, he had apparently escaped during a consultation.

Gemma McCluskie 'Threatened Brother', Accused To Say In Court

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

The brother of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie endured months of abuse from her, culminating in her threatening him with a knife on the day ...

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering 4-Year-Old

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

Investigations continue after a man was arrested on suspicion of murdering a four-year-old boy. Police were called by paramedics to a home in Harew...

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed After Night Out

PA | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK

An off-duty police constable was killed after he was attacked while on his way home from a night out, police said today. A murder investigation has...

Woman Questioned Over Death Of Toddler

PA | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK

A woman is being questioned on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old boy. Police were called to a house in Modbury, Devon yesterday...

Murder Probe As Body Of Boy Found In Devon

PA | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK

Police have begun a murder investigation following the death of a two-year-old boy. Officers were called to a home in Modbury, Devon, this morning ...

'TMZ Remove The Video Of My Nephew Being Murdered'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

The family of a man who was filmed being shot dead outside a nightclub has slammed a website which continues to host the footage as "disgusting". ...

Retrial Ordered over Massereene Murders

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has ordered that Brian Shivers face a retrial for the murders of two British soldiers at Massereene barracks in 2009. ...

Toddler 'Beaten to Death' By Mother And Boyfriend

PA | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

A two-year-old boy was found beaten to death at the home of his mother's boyfriend after suffering months of ill-treatment, a murder trial jury has he...

Gemma McCluskie Killed 'Over Row About Taps'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie was beaten to death by her brother after a row over an overflowing sink, a court has heard. After Tony Mc...

Man Arrested After Two Men Stabbed To Death In Birmingham

PA | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested after two men were stabbed to death in a city centre on Friday, police said. The men, who are believed to be in their 40s, ...

Man 'Killed Lover And Pretended She Was Alive For Next 18 Years'

PA | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

A married man killed his lover, hid her body and kept up a charade that she was still alive for 18 years, the Old Bailey has heard. Kevin Doherty e...

Second Man Charged With Stabbing Adrian Locke To Death

PA | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

A second person has been charged with the murder of a man found stabbed to death. The man, in his 20s, was arrested in Birmingham on Sunday and cha...

CCTV Released In Church Organist Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Police have said they do not know why a church organist was killed on Christmas Eve and have released CCTV in a fresh appeal for information. Grand...

Mother Given Life Sentence After Killing Son For Failing To Learn Koran

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

A woman who beat her son to death for failing to learn parts of the Koran has been jailed for life, with an order to serve a minimum of 17 years. S...

Police Release Image Of Teenage Murder Suspect

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Detectives have released the picture of a 15-year-old they want to question over the suspected murder of a teenager. The CCTV image, filmed on a bu...