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#Murder

# murder - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# murder - Saturday 24 January, 2015

# murder - Friday 23 January, 2015

Elaine O’Hara told her father she was seeing a married man from Foxrock who tied her up, court hears

At the Graham Dwyer murder trial, a pathologist tells the court that the skull of Elaine O’Hara was never recovered.

# murder - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Gardaí appeal for information on 12-year-old Dublin murder

Niall Mulvihill was shot as he drove in Dublin city centre.

# murder - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Bondage master gets life sentence for arranging wife’s murder

Bob Bashara is said to have had his wife killed so he could devote more time to other women who shared his love for bondage and sexual domination.

Four due in court after murder of Chinese restaurant owner

Two teenagers who were arrested in relation to the late night assault have been released.

# murder - Monday 12 January, 2015

Mother charged over murder of 11-year-old Emily Barut in 2012

The 11-year-old was a wheelchair user and had both mental and physical disabilities.

# murder - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Appeal after couple forced off road, robbed and husband stabbed to death

The wife raised the alarm, but her husband died at the scene.

Father faces murder charge after daughter (5) thrown off a bridge

A police officer who had pulled the man over witnessed the incident.

Man dies, woman injured following midnight assault in Antrim

Police are treating the man’s death as a murder.

# murder - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Man dragged from house and shot dead with woman and children inside

The woman was also assaulted during the attack in Ballymoney.

# murder - Friday 2 January, 2015

Man decapitates his mother with an axe on New Year’s Eve

According to several US media outlets, authorities said the man is a diagnosed schizophrenic.

# murder - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Cobh couple Valerie and Michael Greaney to have separate funerals

The funeral of Valerie Greaney will take place on Friday. Michael Greaney’s funeral will be held separately.

# murder - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

49-year-old Irishman held in connection with murder in India

He has been remanded in police custody for six days.

# murder - Monday 29 December, 2014

12-year-old boy arrested over murder released on bail

Three other people are still being questioned.

# murder - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

# murder - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# murder - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

# murder - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year – his killer is still at large North Belfast This post contains images

This man was brutally murdered on this day last year – his killer is still at large

Police say Basil McAfee suffered a violent death at the hands of an assailant who was probably wielding an axe and a long-bladed knife.

# murder - Friday 12 December, 2014

Brazilian man admits killing 41 people ‘for fun’ Rio

Brazilian man admits killing 41 people ‘for fun’

“When I wasn’t killing someone I got uptight. I would pace up and down at home. Killing calmed me down.”

From The Daily Edge Major US chain sparks outrage by joking about ‘Serial’ murder on Twitter Brand

Major US chain sparks outrage by joking about ‘Serial’ murder on Twitter

AKA how not to be a brand on social media.

# murder - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Would you buy a house with a criminal past?

Serious crime can often have less of an impact on a house’s price than you might think.

# murder - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

# murder - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

800 Days: ‘I thought I knew what anger was, but I had never even touched its surface’

Jill was three months younger than me: her life should have been lived parallel to mine. Now the landmarks of my life seem tainted – any happiness is edged with sadness and guilt.

# murder - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

When should someone who kills their spouse be allowed to inherit their property?

The law has been questioned in cases involving convicted killers like Catherine Nevin and Eamonn Lillis.

Man charged over 2009 murder of Graham McNally

This is the second person who was arrested in connection with the murder.

Teenage girl set on fire by gang after resisting attempts to molest her

The men dragged the 15-year-old into her house, doused her in kerosene and set her on fire.

# murder - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

# murder - Monday 24 November, 2014

Three men charged over brutal killing of man in his Offaly home

The body of 64-year-old Thomas Dooley was discovered in February of this year.

British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial

The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.

# murder - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Multiple arrests in mother-of-five murder

The woman was killed earlier in the month at her home in east Belfast.

Miss Honduras ‘shot dead by her sister’s jealous ex-boyfriend’

She was found dead, along with her sister last night.

78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996

Women’s Aid is holding a minute’s silence for the women, and children, today.

# murder - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Murder investigation launched after young man killed at Dublin warehouse rave

James Griffin died following an attack at a Dublin industrial estate over the weekend.

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

Charles Manson has been granted permission to get married in prison

A marriage license has been approved for him and his 26-year-old partner.

# murder - Monday 17 November, 2014

The home of April Jones’s killer has been torn down Mark Bridger This post contains images

The home of April Jones’s killer has been torn down

The five-year-old is believed to have been murdered at the cottage.

# murder - Friday 14 November, 2014

Extra police deployed in Belfast after several assaults and attempted murders

The PSNI has responded to over 100 incidents of serious crime since February 2013.

# murder - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Man arrested over murder of Michael Devoy

The 41-year-old was shot in Tallaght in January this year.

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