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# murder - Yesterday’s News

Forensics expert: Steenkamp was shot in quick succession in hip and arm

Today’s testimony from a defence forensics expert contradicts some of the evidence given by a police ballistics witness.

# murder - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Former KKK man charged with murder after shooting 3 people at Jewish sites and shouting ‘Heil Hitler’

Frazier Glenn Cross shot and killed three people – all Christian – over the weekend. Prosecutors said he i

Man arrested in connection with murder of man found in lake

Kevin Kearney’s body was found in a lake at Alexandra Park a day after he was shot dead.

‘I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you’ – Reeva’s message to Pistorius on day of shooting

The athlete read out the Valentine’s Day card that his model girlfriend left for him on 14 February last year – the day she was shot and killed at his house.

# murder - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage

Police say they believe that Megan Huntsman killed the children between 1996 and 2006.

# murder - Friday 11 April, 2014

French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years

The 76-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in his third trial for the killing of his then-mistress. Her body has never been found.

# murder - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Judge: This trial is not public entertainment

“For those of you who possibly think this is entertainment, it is not,” Judge Mapisa told the gallery today.

Four to be sentenced over “brutal” feud murder of farm labourer

Philip Strickland was killed in 2012 and four men are due to be sentenced in connection with his death.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva’s bloodied head

Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel (known as The Pitbull) was brutal while cross-examining the athlete yesterday.

# murder - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

‘I did not intend to kill Reeva’ – Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend

The athlete gave more details about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in his Pretoria home last year.

# murder - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting

A raft of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp were read out in court today.

Woman arrested over murder of 11-year-old released without charge

The woman was arrested yesterday by gardaí investigating the 2012 death of Emily Barut.

# murder - Monday 7 April, 2014

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius apologises to family of Reeva Steenkamp

The 27-year-old told her family that “she went to bed loved that night”.

Woman arrested over murder of 11-year-old Emily Barut

The girl, who was a wheelchair user and had both mental and physical disabilities, was found dead at her home in Tullamore in 2012.

# murder - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear ‘decisive’ testimony today

Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.

# murder - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Nurse charged with murdering patients by poisoning them in Manchester hospital

The male nurse has been charged with the murder of three patients.

# murder - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp

WhatsApp messages between Pistorius and Steenkamp were revealed during the murder trial in South Africa.

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen UVF

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen

The men are being questioned in relation to an investigation into murders by the UVF.

# murder - Monday 24 March, 2014

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# murder - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville

77-year-old Ivor Bell is accused of aiding and abetting in the murder. He was remanding in custody at a court appearance today.

7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week

Reeva Steenkamp was shot as she stood facing the bathroom door and police experts have a tough task against star lawyer Barry Roux.

# murder - Friday 21 March, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader

She said to be in politics you need to have cop on and back bone – and she says both.

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville

The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the IRA.

# murder - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# murder - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

77-year-old man arrested in connection with Jean McConville murder

Jean McConville was abducted by the IRA in 1972.

# murder - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Man due in court over shotgun murder of 66-year-old woman

Mary Dargan died at the scene of yesterday’s attack, while her 27-year-old daughter was also injured.

# murder - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Two questioned after 35-year-old man found dead in flat

The man’s body was found just before 3am this morning.

# murder - Friday 14 March, 2014

London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer

Twenty-three-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen was raped and murdered in London in March 2008.

Man extradited from Amsterdam over body found in Meath field

The body of Ciaran Noonan was found two weeks after he was abducted.

# murder - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Man arrested over death of woman at Dublin house

A 58-year-old man was arrested last night following the discovery of a woman’s body at a house in Firhouse on Sunday.

# murder - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Friend says Pistorius fired gun out of car sunroof after fight with policeman

The athlete’s demeanor in court today was drastically different from the previous day, when he needed a vomit bucket.

# murder - Monday 10 March, 2014

British soldier suspected of murdering Antrim man Corporal Geoffrey McNeill

A 23-year-old solider is being questioned by West Mercia Police.

# murder - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.

Pistorius trial dramatically interrupted after TV station shows witness photo

Judge Thokozile Masipa has warned the media to respect the court’s ruling that images of witnesses who ask for privacy cannot be shown.

# murder - Monday 3 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

The first witness in the trial has described hearing ‘blood-curdling screams’ from the house on the night of the murder.

Poll: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial?

Parts of the trial will be broadcast live from today.

# murder - Thursday 27 February, 2014

19-year-old released after arrest in Toddy Dooley murder investigation

The body of Toddy Dooley was discovered on 16 February in his home in Edenderry.

# murder - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

20-year-old to appear before court in connection with murder of Christy Daly

He is the second to be charged in connection with the death of the 47-year-old.

Man who hacked British soldier to death sentenced to life in prison

Michael Adebolajo and his accomplice Michael Adebowale – also sentenced today – were dragged from the dock after screaming at the judge during sentencing.

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