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# murder - Yesterday’s News

Pacteau back in court over death of Irish student Karen Buckley

The hearing will again be held in private.

# murder - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Man remains in custody after body found at house in Limerick

Local media report that a murder investigation has been launched.

# murder - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Judge said Karen Buckley “put herself in a vulnerable position”

“It’s very, very worrying how young girls put themselves in such very, very vulnerable positions.”

# murder - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Young US couple found guilty of murdering woman found in a suitcase

The two have been given long jail terms by a court today for the ‘sadistic’ murder of the woman’s mother.

# murder - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# murder - Sunday 19 April, 2015

# murder - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# murder - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# murder - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Heartbroken father: ‘She was punched and struck with beer cans – and he got just 10 years’

Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.

From The42 NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder Guilty

NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder

The ex New England Patriot will now serve a mandatory life sentence.

‘You don’t think things like this can happen to you’: Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder

Paedophile Mark Bridger murdered five-year-old April Jones. He was convicted of her murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

# murder - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Man due in court after 23-year-old dies in ‘frenzied’ stabbing attack

A woman is still being questioned by police in relation to the incident

# murder - Monday 13 April, 2015

Police trying to trace movements of young man killed in ‘frenzied’ stab attack

A man and woman were arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.

# murder - Friday 10 April, 2015

Families of murder victims say they are “invisible” in law

One survey respondent reported that they felt “non-existent, not respected, like we were nobody.”

# murder - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Neighbour held after missing British man’s body found in well in France

The unnamed 71-year-old has been missing since November.

Roy Webster makes ‘no reply’ when charged with murder of Anne Shortall

The mother-of-three was found dead on Tuesday.

‘I knew right away, I had something on my hands’: How US police shooting was caught on camera

Body cameras have been ordered for all members of the police force.

# murder - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal

His case hinged on taped garda interviews not being shown to a jury.

# murder - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago

The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.

# murder - Monday 30 March, 2015

Second blogger ‘brutally hacked to death’ in Bangladesh

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.

# murder - Sunday 29 March, 2015

‘Sexual depravity and necrophilia were stuff of fiction – until Graham Dwyer’

A criminal psychologist analyses why people were so fascinated by the Elaine O’Hara murder trial.

# murder - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Graham Dwyer was looking forward to a steak dinner upon his release

The moment a man so certain of freedom on Thursday has had the door slammed on his previous middle-class life.

# murder - Friday 27 March, 2015

Third time lucky: Garda who found Elaine O’Hara’s keys shows persistence pays off Police Work This post contains videos

Third time lucky: Garda who found Elaine O’Hara’s keys shows persistence pays off

Garda James O’Donoghue says any officer would have acted the same way.

Elaine O’Hara’s family: ‘Justice has been served but we still suffer greatly’

They also hope the case will highlight the need to be careful while socialising online.

Priest says Jill Meagher would’ve been ‘home in bed’ on night of murder if she had stronger faith

Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.

Man charged over murder of Margot Seery in 1994

Her body was exhumed from Rathkeale Cemetery last year.

# murder - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

# murder - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Man said he murdered his ex-wife and tried to kill his partner because he ‘couldn’t take their nagging’

Desmond Brooks killed his ex-wife in front of his young child. He has been jailed for 29 years.

# murder - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents

The jury was told how the 31-year-old packed parts of their bodies into lunchboxes “like barbecued pork”.

# murder - Monday 23 March, 2015

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman who went missing in 2009

Police said that she has not been found.

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

# murder - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Graham Dwyer defence wraps up in just under 30 minutes

The defence called three witnesses this morning.

# murder - Monday 16 March, 2015

Billionaire fugitive arrested after saying on film that he “killed them all”

Robert Durst was the subject of a HBO documentary about his life.

# murder - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub

The death had initially been treated as a suicide.

# murder - Friday 13 March, 2015

Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius

The Paralympian had attempted to stop the appeal of his acquittal on murder charges.

# murder - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Becky’s laptop, mobile phone and tablet found in murder probe

Six people have been charged as part of the ongoing investigation in Bristol.

# murder - Monday 9 March, 2015

45-year-old woman convicted of murder after giving fatal buttocks injection

Windslowe ordered silicone by the gallon and syringes by the case.

Three more men arrested over shooting dead of 21-year-old

A total of 13 arrests have now been made in connection with the man’s death.

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