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#Murder

# murder - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

# murder - Friday 26 August, 2016

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius

State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.

# murder - Thursday 25 August, 2016

29-year-old French man charged with stabbing murder of British backpacker

21-year-old Mia Ayliffe-Chung died from multiple stab wounds following the attack yesterday morning.

# murder - Monday 22 August, 2016

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

# murder - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Priest killer buried in France in a discreet funeral

France has wrestled with the conundrum of where to bury the terrorists.

# murder - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder

Oscar Morel from Brooklyn was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

# murder - Friday 12 August, 2016

Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned

Dassey was just 16 at the time of the murder.

Yorkshire Ripper, who murdered 13 women, may move from psychiatric hospital to prison

He was given 20 life sentences in 1981.

# murder - Thursday 11 August, 2016

"He gave somebody else a chance of life and somebody else has come along and taken his"

John Martin was a kidney donor a year before he was stabbed to death in London.

# murder - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty

“He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them.”

Man charged with stabbing murder of Meath man in London

41-year-old John Martin was stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# murder - Monday 8 August, 2016

Ian Bailey: 'I have asked the DPP to charge me for murder so that I may have the chance of a fair trial'

Last week, it emerged that the French authorities were set to charge him with the murder and likely try him in absentia.

# murder - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Two men have been convicted of beating a 64-year-old to death

A third man has pleaded not guilty and the jury will consider its verdict in relation to him tomorrow.

# murder - Monday 1 August, 2016

Four boys aged 12 to 17 charged with murder at McDonald's near Manchester

The charges follow the death of a man in his 40s.

# murder - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Death penalty sought against man who killed three people after watching The Purge

The 2013 horror film and its sequels are about one day a year when murder is legal.

Two men arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson

He worked as an agent for the police and MI5 for 20 years.

# murder - Friday 22 July, 2016

Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal

In July 2007, he was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife Rachel.

# murder - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Brother arrested over murder of Pakistani social media star who was strangled to death

Muhammad Wasim told police he drugged his sister and then strangled her.

# murder - Friday 15 July, 2016

Man who fled to the US after beating father-of-two to death 19 years ago sentenced to life

The victim was attacked with a machete, a meat cleaver and a baseball bat in London.

# murder - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jill Meagher murderer has sentence cut by three years

Bayley was successful in his appeal against a separate rape conviction.

# murder - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

# murder - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison

The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

# murder - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour

The court heard that the woman could swim and knew that the deceased could not.

# murder - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Remembering the Irish murderer who made it to the Wimbledon final

It is a tale of love, money, murder and tennis.

# murder - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man dies after being shot in the head in Dublin's inner city

A stolen car was also found burnt out a short distance from the scene.

# murder - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

There has been an increase in sexual assaults and a decrease in burglaries

There were more than 10,000 fewer burglary and theft-related offences in the 12 months to March 2016.

# murder - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Man who went on stabbing spree at Jerusalem Gay Pride sentenced to life

The ultra-Orthodox Yishai Schlissel killed a 16-year-old girl during the attack.

# murder - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Reeva wouldn't want me to waste my life behind bars, Oscar Pistorius says

In his first TV interview, the convicted murderer says he doesn’t want to go back to jail.

# murder - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Ellie told us she loved us...the next day she was dead' - a grandfather's grief

British father Ben Butler was today found guilty of murdering his six-year-old daughter, 11 months after winning a custody battle.

Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was jailed for a series of brutal rapes and murders in CAR over a decade ago.

# murder - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"A 21st Century Good Samaritan": Jo Cox remembered at church service in her hometown

Meanwhile, a record-breaking fundraiser for the MP raised £600,000 in just two days

'Seven years seems like a lot - for us it's nothing': Murder victim's brother welcomes parole reform

The government supported a Fianna Fáil tabled bill this week, which would give victims and their families a voice in parole reviews.

# murder - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'

Hundreds of women are murdered by relatives every year, but it’s rare for the victim to be a man.

'Death to traitors', UK MP murder suspect tells court

Thomas Mair has appeared before a court in London this morning.

# murder - Friday 17 June, 2016

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox

Graham Turley says the British MP was “just doing her normal day’s work as Veronica was”.

'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox

The Labour MP died after being shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds yesterday.

# murder - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Oscar Pistorius walks around courtroom without prosthetics during sentencing hearing

The former athlete is due to be sentenced for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Friday.

# murder - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Man arrested in connection with Gareth Hutch murder

The 30-year-old is being questioned in relation to the fatal shooting last month.

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