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# murder - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Ex-husband gets 30 years for murder of Irish mother found dead in car park

The couple had three children aged 5, 7 and 11.

# murder - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

# murder - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the Mormon gay men married to women

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# murder - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.

# murder - Friday 26 June, 2015

‘I had a normal childhood’: French woman accused of smothering eight of her children

Dominique Cottrez has said she feared the children were born of incest with her father.

# murder - Monday 22 June, 2015

Committing a murder will make your heart race and blood pump

Even if it’s a fake murder.

# murder - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Gerry Nolan was killed in a fire in 2006 – gardaí now believe it was murder

On tomorrow’s Crimecall, the case will be revisited, having been upgraded to a murder investigation.

# murder - Friday 19 June, 2015

Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders

Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.

# murder - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Teenager shot dead after using app to track his iPhone

He had left the phone in a cab.

Man arrested in connection with Tipperary slurry tank murder

Bobby Ryan was found in the tank on farmland in April 2013, two years after his disappearance.

# murder - Monday 15 June, 2015

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer

The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.

“If they’re told to win a seat as an MP ‘You must sacrifice a child’, they’ll do it”

“Some of them will be so desperate that if they’re told to win a seat as an MP ‘You must sacrifice a child’, they’ll do it.”

# murder - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Man charged over murder of Peter Conroy at Palmerstown guesthouse

40-year-old Terry Connors appeared in court earlier today.

Two 13-year-olds arrested over murder of 65-year-old man

The two boys were on the run from a foster home in Varberg.

# murder - Saturday 6 June, 2015

25 years on: Sex, death, taboo and America’s first TV ‘Trial of the Century’

Bill Flynn was 16 when he killed his 22-year-old lover’s husband in 1990. This week, he walked free.

Man arrested over murder of Paul Byrne whose skeletal remains were found in 2010

The skeletal remains were found by a forestry worker felling trees in a remote area of Blessington.

# murder - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

# murder - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Two questioned and released over killing of Limerick teenager

The 19-year-old was bludgeoned to death near his parents’ home in 2007.

# murder - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Man arrested by gardaí investigating the murder of Andrew Guerrine

Andrew Guerrine’s body was found in the same location as abandoned baby Maria in Rathcoole in Dublin.

Gardaí appeal for information in case of man who fled to Donegal before he was murdered

Andrew Allen had become the target of the vigilante group Republican Action Against Drugs.

Eamonn Magee Jr death: Man due in court charged with boxer’s murder

The 22-year-old was stabbed several times as he came out of a house to check on a pizza delivery.

# murder - Monday 1 June, 2015

Student admits killing his mother with a baseball bat in row over college grades

Tyler Blansit called the police after the fight on Friday.

# murder - Saturday 30 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# murder - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Two held over shooting dead of Benny Whitehouse in north Dublin

A man and a woman are questioned by gardai.

# murder - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Man arrested over murder of Michael Devoy released without charge

The shooting was believed to be gangland related.

DNA from pizza crust helps identify suspect in murders of millionaire and family

Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, their young son and the family’s housekeeper were killed in a fire at the family mansion earlier this month.

# murder - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse who murdered patients in killing spree: ‘I’m a nice person but the devil is in me’

Victorino Chua deliberately contaminated products used on patients.

# murder - Monday 18 May, 2015

Five children detained over murder of 6-year-old boy

The boy was found in a shallow grave by a stream on Saturday.

# murder - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Father threw his young daughter off a cliff as ‘revenge’ against her mother

Cameron Brown ‘hated the girl’s mother so much he was willing to go to these lengths.’

# murder - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn’t facing murder charges

No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.

Police admit investigation into Jock Davison’s murder is ‘very challenging’

He was shot five times on his way to work.

Serial killer ‘no longer a threat’ after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

# murder - Monday 11 May, 2015

Joe O’Reilly cannot have his murder conviction declared a ‘miscarriage of justice’

Rachel O’Reilly’s mother said she is relieved that justice has been upheld.

Graham Dwyer has lodged an appeal against his murder conviction

The jury found that Dwyer stabbed Elaine O’Hara to death for his own sexual gratification. He was given 21 days to appeal.

# murder - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Two charged with murder after death of woman injected with oxygen in ‘naturopathic’ treatment

A 74-year-old woman went into seizures and died of an air embolism after undergoing the bogus “Octozone” treatment.

The man investigating Karen Buckley’s murder has thanked the people of Ireland

Detective Superintendent Jim Kerr of Police Scotland thanked people for their support as he and his team investigate the murder of the 24-year-old Cork woman.

# murder - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Man arrested over shooting of ex-IRA commander Jock Davison

A property in Belfast was also searched as part of the investigation into Davison’s shooting yesterday.

# murder - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Man accused of eating woman’s organs has rape added to charges

Joseph Oberhansley is charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

Ex-IRA commander Jock Davison gunned down in Belfast

The 47-year-old was on his way to a local community centre where he worked when he was shot.

# murder - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

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