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# murder - Yesterday’s News


# murder - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Eric Locke motivated by 'retribution and revenge' in killing of ex-girlfriend in hotel room, court told

The 35-year-old admits killing Sonia Blount but denies murder..

# murder - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Ian Brady's lawyer says his ashes won't be scattered on moor where he buried victims

Brady and his accomplice Myra Hindley murdered five children in England in the 1960s.

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears

Eric Locke used used the fake Facebook profile to meet the woman.

# murder - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Two men arrested in connection with murder of PSNI constable Ronan Kerr

They have both been taken to Musgrave’s Serious Crime Suite where they are currently being questioned by police.

'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room

A court has heard that Locke brought a pellet gun, a Stanley knife and cable ties to frighten Sonia Blount.

Police say they'll never close the Moors Murders case despite death of Ian Brady

Ian Brady tortured and murdered five children with his partner Myra Hindley in the 1960s.

PSNI treating deaths at a house in Fermanagh as a murder-suicide

The police are currently treating the death of the woman as murder.

# murder - Friday 12 May, 2017

'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'

Eric Locke said he had just wanted to talk after Sonia Blount stopped all contact with him.

Life sentence for man who stabbed his estranged wife's new boyfriend to death

Belfast boxer Eamon Magee Junior was the most searched item on the killer’s telephone and internet – on over 100 separate occasions.

# murder - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'It would have been easier to take a punch than admit she let someone treat her like that'

Anna Finnegan’s sister has urged other victims of domestic violence to seek help.

# murder - Monday 8 May, 2017

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to row in days before Clondalkin man's murder

Thomas Farnan was shot dead at his home in Clondalkin in Dublin last year.

# murder - Thursday 4 May, 2017

For the second time, a jury has been unable to agree if Gary Walsh is guilty of Terenure murder

Gary Walsh (34) pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Cathal Sweeney in February 2014.

# murder - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Facebook is adding 3,000 staff to root out videos of murders

In a post published today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the move was being made to make the social media site safer.

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

# murder - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Gunman shot seven people at a pool party in the US after breaking up with girlfriend

The man shot seven people who were celebrating a birthday in San Diego at the weekend.

# murder - Monday 1 May, 2017

Man to appear in court charged in connection with murder of Samantha Walsh

The 31-year-old woman’s body was discovered on Friday afternoon in an apartment in Waterford city.

# murder - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of Samantha Walsh

The 31-year-old woman’s body was discovered in an apartment in Waterford city.

# murder - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Gardaí launch murder investigation into death of Samantha Walsh (31)

The 31-year-old woman was pronounced dead at an apartment at Thomas Court, Waterford city.

# murder - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video Facebook Live This post contains videos

Distraught Thai mother of baby killed on Facebook describes how she stumbled across video

The 11-month-old girl was killed by her father.

From The42 Brazil court orders 'murder' goalkeeper back to prison Decision

Brazil court orders 'murder' goalkeeper back to prison

Three out of four judges on a panel of the country’s Supreme Court (STF) ruled that Bruno de Souza should return to jail.

# murder - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Woman 'isn't angry' at people who shared Facebook video of her husband killing baby

The video was apparently available for viewing online for almost 24 hours until Facebook took it down.

# murder - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

# murder - Monday 24 April, 2017

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

# murder - Friday 21 April, 2017

Gardaí investigating if Kinahan gunman 'accidentally shot himself or was murdered'

Gardaí think Glen Clarke was behind the murders of innocent men Trevor O’Neill and Martin O’Rourke.

# murder - Thursday 20 April, 2017

US TV recreates Graham Dwyer murder case Tv Reconstruction This post contains videos

US TV recreates Graham Dwyer murder case

Dwyer was sentenced to life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# murder - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Beaten and left to die in a burning home: New appeal over 2012 murder of James Cahillane

The 58 year old was murdered near the town of Killorglin in 2012.

# murder - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase

Police said that Steve Stephens shot himself after a brief pursuit this morning.

# murder - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'We seek truth and justice': Friends of Danielle McLaughlin make appeal for information

McLaughlin (28) was raped and murdered on 13 March this year.

# murder - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

The Tallaght hit-and-run, redundancies in Roscommon and a fatal stabbing in Jerusalem – it’s the Fix.

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# murder - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man gets life sentence 30 years after murdering a pensioner and setting her home on fire

John Joseph Malone murdered 69-year-old Ann ‘Nancy’ Smyth in 1987.

# murder - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict

Kosovan national Vesel Jahiri was convicted of Anna’s murder at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon.

Man (40s) released by gardaí in investigation of Real IRA boss murder

Aidan O’Driscoll was shot on Old Commons Road, Co Cork last December.

Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.

'What am I convicted for?': Chaotic scenes in court as man found guilty of murdering ex-partner

Vesel Jahiri was brought into court accompanied by prison officers in full riot gear.

# murder - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

Jim Mulqueen: A 'lovely, educated' man murdered in his own home at 92

The elderly man, who is fondly remembered by his community, was murdered during a suspected break-in.

# murder - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Murderers still on our streets': How does a homicide case go cold?

Families of victims say the toughest thing for them to cope with is not knowing what happened to their loved ones.

# murder - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Man to appear in court charged with death of elderly Kerry farmer

The man was killed when his car was struck by a teleporter.

# murder - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'People are shocked and saddened': Murder probe launched following death of elderly farmer in Kerry

Anthony O’Mahoney died this morning following a collision with a transporter.

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