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#Homicide

# homicide - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores
# Homicide
# Homicide

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

Jul 6th 2019, 11:00 AM 34,906 Views 85 Comments

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

# homicide - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

More than 2,270 women reported a rape or sexual assault to Gardaí last year
# Crime
# Crime

More than 2,270 women reported a rape or sexual assault to Gardaí last year

Apr 17th 2019, 3:58 PM 16,606 Views 24 Comments

The majority of those who reported sexual assaults were female.

# homicide - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Two arrests over death of man in Cavan house fire last August
# BallyjamesDuff
# BallyjamesDuff

Two arrests over death of man in Cavan house fire last August

Jan 15th 2019, 2:44 PM 8,537 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Murray died at the house fire in Ballyjamesduff last August.

# homicide - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)
# Crime
# Crime

New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)

Jun 27th 2018, 10:15 PM 10,758 Views 24 Comments

Sexual offences were up by just under 15% in the year to the end of March.

# homicide - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Man in his 20s arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo last August
# Swinford
# Swinford

Man in his 20s arrested over death of Joseph Deacy in Mayo last August

May 29th 2018, 5:50 PM 27,889 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí have treated the death of Joe Deacy as a homicide since the initial post-mortem results last year.

# homicide - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns
# Homicide Figures
# Homicide Figures

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

Mar 21st 2018, 1:51 PM 11,508 Views 8 Comments

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

# homicide - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Dublin man shot while sitting in car on Sunday dies of his injuries
# Coolock
# Coolock

Dublin man shot while sitting in car on Sunday dies of his injuries

Feb 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 28,303 Views 14 Comments

Kenneth Finn had been in intensive care.

# homicide - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'How in God's name could that be called a comprehensive analysis?': Garda homicide figures probed
# Discrepancy
# Discrepancy

'How in God's name could that be called a comprehensive analysis?': Garda homicide figures probed

Feb 14th 2018, 12:34 PM 18,538 Views 23 Comments

Figures from An Garda Síochána were before the Oireachtas Justice Committee today.

# homicide - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides
# Homicide Figures
# Homicide Figures

Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides

Feb 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,217 Views 16 Comments

A review was due to be published last June.

# homicide - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Appeal for information after death of man found outside Mayo house treated as homicide
# Swinford
# Swinford

Appeal for information after death of man found outside Mayo house treated as homicide

Aug 15th 2017, 4:50 PM 17,872 Views 11 Comments

The alarm was raised by a passer-by on Saturday morning but the man dies on Sunday.

# homicide - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Man arrested over homicide of mother-of-one released without charge
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested over homicide of mother-of-one released without charge

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:10 PM 11,851 Views 7 Comments

Amy McCarthy was found dead in a vacant premises in Cork city centre in April.

# homicide - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'
# Advic
# Advic

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'

Jul 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,004 Views 2 Comments

Joan Deane helps people deal with the trauma of losing someone through homicide.

# homicide - Monday 10 October, 2016

Family faces homicide charges after girl (13) dies following 68-day fast
# India
# India

Family faces homicide charges after girl (13) dies following 68-day fast

Oct 10th 2016, 8:24 PM 25,261 Views 31 Comments

The girl was reportedly fasting in accordance with an ancient religious ritual.

# homicide - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11
# Germany
# Germany

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

Feb 16th 2016, 4:32 PM 14,032 Views 14 Comments

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

# homicide - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico
# Ethan Couch
# Ethan Couch

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico

Dec 29th 2015, 2:21 PM 19,350 Views 14 Comments

During the sentencing phase of Ethan Couch’s trial, a defence expert argued that Couch’s wealthy parents coddled him into a sense of irresponsibility — a condition the expert termed “affluenza”.

# homicide - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender
# Philippines
# Philippines

US marine found guilty of killing woman after discovering she was transgender

Dec 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 24,517 Views 205 Comments

Jennifer Laude was found dead in a hotel room last year.

# homicide - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Four killers on temporary release from prison this month
# Freedom
# Freedom

Four killers on temporary release from prison this month

Jul 26th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,572 Views 15 Comments

More than 500 prisoners were on temporary release across the country this month.

# homicide - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Homicide investigation into BB King death, amid claims that he was poisoned
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Homicide investigation into BB King death, amid claims that he was poisoned

May 26th 2015, 7:07 AM 15,385 Views 10 Comments

King died at age 89 on 14 May in Las Vegas. The blues legend’s daughters have reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him.

# homicide - Friday 10 April, 2015

Families of murder victims say they are "invisible" in law
# Families
# Families

Families of murder victims say they are "invisible" in law

Apr 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,977 Views 27 Comments

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

# homicide - Monday 9 February, 2015

Teenager (16) charged with murder after 'sending Snapchat selfie with body'
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

Teenager (16) charged with murder after 'sending Snapchat selfie with body'

Feb 9th 2015, 3:48 PM 26,420 Views 0 Comments

A parent of one of the recipients passed a screenshot on to police.

# homicide - Monday 27 October, 2014

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing
# South Africa
# South Africa

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

Oct 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 13,237 Views 47 Comments

The next step is to file papers in court

# homicide - Friday 12 September, 2014

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be
# Culpable Homicide
# Culpable Homicide

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

Sep 12th 2014, 11:31 AM 15,527 Views 19 Comments

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

# homicide - Friday 8 August, 2014

Former White House Press Secretary's death ruled a homicide - 33 years after he was shot
# Murder
# Murder

Former White House Press Secretary's death ruled a homicide - 33 years after he was shot

Aug 8th 2014, 11:19 PM 20,590 Views 22 Comments

James Brady died earlier this week, more than three decades after he was shot while serving alongside President Reagan.

# homicide - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity
# Genocide
# Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Aug 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,866 Views 15 Comments

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

# homicide - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Patients with mental illness twice as likely to be victims of homicide
# In Danger
# In Danger

Patients with mental illness twice as likely to be victims of homicide

Jun 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 3,535 Views 5 Comments

A study suggests one third are killed by other patients.

# homicide - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Former NFL star Hernandez charged with double murder
# Homicide
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# Homicide

Former NFL star Hernandez charged with double murder

May 15th 2014, 4:54 PM 24,603 Views 15 Comments

The ex-New England Patriot is already awaiting trial for an unrelated fatal shooting.

# homicide - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Man dies after stabbing at derelict Dublin pub
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man dies after stabbing at derelict Dublin pub

Feb 27th 2014, 7:17 AM 24,358 Views 16 Comments

A group of men had been at the abandoned pub when the stabbing took place.

# homicide - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database

Sep 11th 2013, 10:45 PM 6,037 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Justice published the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013 today that will force criminals to give DNA samples.

# homicide - Friday 28 June, 2013

False imprisonment cases up, overall crime down in latest stats
# CSO
# CSO

False imprisonment cases up, overall crime down in latest stats

Jun 28th 2013, 2:54 PM 5,396 Views 28 Comments

Significant drops were recorded for weapons and controlled drug offences.

# homicide - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Families of murder victims unhappy with sentencing and bail laws
# Homicide
# Homicide

Families of murder victims unhappy with sentencing and bail laws

Jun 18th 2013, 2:24 PM 4,087 Views 11 Comments

Support group AdVic has called for a number of reforms, including minimum sentences for homicide.

# homicide - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted of killing woman in road crash
# Pistorius Brothers
# Pistorius Brothers

Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted of killing woman in road crash

May 21st 2013, 4:05 PM 9,006 Views 13 Comments

Carl Pistorius’ case was brought to court shortly after athlete Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day.

# homicide - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Rise in number of homicides and sexual offences in 2012
# Crime
# Crime

Rise in number of homicides and sexual offences in 2012

Mar 28th 2013, 5:29 PM 5,658 Views 54 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said the overall drop in crime lat year provides reassurance that “efficiencies” are making a real contribution to public safety.

# homicide - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Nine charged with homicide over Brazil nightclub fire that killed 241
# Brazil
# Brazil

Nine charged with homicide over Brazil nightclub fire that killed 241

Mar 23rd 2013, 12:51 PM 5,595 Views 7 Comments

The two owners of the nightclub, three of their partners, two musicians who were performing on the night and a two firefighters have been charged over the blaze in January.

# homicide - Friday 21 December, 2012

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

Dec 21st 2012, 1:37 PM 4,769 Views 22 Comments

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

# homicide - Monday 30 April, 2012

New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies
# Crime
# Crime

New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies

Apr 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 2,701 Views 13 Comments

This was one of the trends seen in the Garda Recorded Crime Statistics 2006 – 2010, which also showed a detection rate of 99 per cent for controlled drug offences and road and traffic offences.

# homicide - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Families of homicide victims call for end of concurrent sentencing
# Justice
# Justice

Families of homicide victims call for end of concurrent sentencing

Apr 21st 2012, 11:54 AM 3,649 Views 15 Comments

“There is terrible inequality in the Irish justice system, where the rights of victims of homicide and their families constantly fall by the wayside,” say AdVIC.

Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large'
# Escape
# Escape

Three prisoners serving sentence for homicide offences are 'unlawfully at large'

Apr 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,773 Views 22 Comments

One prisoner absconded in 2004 while another escaped in 2010.

# homicide - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland
# Crime
# Crime

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:29 PM 665 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.

# homicide - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
# Crime
# Crime

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Jul 28th 2011, 2:24 PM 178 Views 1 Comment

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.