UK Murder

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...

Widow 'Hasn't Stopped Crying' Since Husband's Christmas Attack

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

The widow of Alan Greaves, who died after being attacked on his way to a Christmas Eve midnight mass, said on Sunday she had not stopped crying over t...

Two Held Over Church Organist Murder

PA | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK

Two men were being questioned on Saturday night about the murder of church organist Alan Greaves, who was attacked on his way to midnight mass on Chri...

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...