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# killing - Friday 1 April, 2016

Teenage boy charged over fatal Halloween stabbing at Dublin flats

Lorcan O’Reilly was attacked after stepping in to stop a fight.

# killing - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Three men sentenced to 30 years for killing a former beauty queen

Mónica Spear was killed in January of 2014.

# killing - Friday 5 February, 2016

Six people found dead with 'signs of trauma' in family home

Police are investigating after six bodies were discovered in a house on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

# killing - Friday 29 January, 2016

'I hope he comes out of jail a better man' - Mother says she gets masses said for daughter's killer

Georgina O’Donnell was just 20 when she was shot by a man who had intended to shoot his wife.

# killing - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

"Let go of the gun, you tramp": Woman tackled gunman who shot her partner

Sharon Rattigan was speaking at the trial of Gary Flynn, who has pleaded not guilty to murder.

# killing - Monday 23 November, 2015

Two men arrested over death of 27-year-old in Navan

Christopher Nevin was beaten and stabbed last week.

Man found guilty of killing 26-year-old "gentle giant" on St Stephen's Day

David Spain was stabbed in Shankill in 2013.

# killing - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Mother kills son then takes her own life at children's hospital

No one else in the hospital was threatened or harmed.

# killing - Friday 30 October, 2015

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

# killing - Thursday 22 October, 2015

13-year-old girl arrested in England over murder of 42-year-old man

Darren Kelly was stabbed to death on Tuesday night.

# killing - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Karen Buckley murderer to appeal length of prison sentence

Alexander Pacteau was ordered to serve a minimum of 23 years in prison before he can apply for parole.

# killing - Friday 18 September, 2015

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to killing of homeless man in Cork city

Vincent Morgain was 37 years old.

# killing - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Man admits killing woman on Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail

The man is suspected of attacks against other victims.

# killing - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Gardaí appeal for information after man killed in Temple Bar attack

Four men have been released without charge.

# killing - Friday 28 August, 2015

# killing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Woman arrested over drive-by bicycle shooting in Athy

The 22-year-old was killed after a number of shots were fired at close range by a hooded gunman on a push-bike.

# killing - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.

# killing - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Spanish woman arrested after 'killing her baby in a church'

Local media cited neighbours as saying she suffered from mental illness.

# killing - Friday 7 August, 2015

A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh

It’s the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year.

# killing - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Teenager charged after eight-year-old is kidnapped, killed and put in a recycling bin

Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter.

# killing - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

# killing - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The PSNI have named the three men involved in last night's 'samurai sword' attack

One man was killed and another seriously injured in the assault. Another man has been arrested.

# killing - Monday 6 July, 2015

Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers

The shootings took place in May, according to one group.

# killing - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Man in his 50s shot dead in Limerick

The man was shot in the head in Mountfune.

Man kills three and injures 34 after driving car into crowd

Two of the dead are believed to be a woman and a seven-year-old boy.

# killing - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Teenager shot dead after using app to track his iPhone

He had left the phone in a cab.

# killing - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Zimmer frame the likely murder weapon in nursing home killing

Police in Spain have arrested a 95-year-old man.

# killing - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump

The radio station said it wanted to highlight cruelty in the farming industry.

# killing - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Nowhere to turn: These Irish women killed their babies to avoid lives of scandal and poverty

Some women were sentenced to death for killing their children but none were actually executed as the justice system was sympathetic to their plight.

# killing - Monday 20 April, 2015

Isis video purports to show massacre of Ethiopian Christians

The 29-minute video was released yesterday and is yet to be verified.

# killing - Friday 3 April, 2015

Did you see this stolen car in Dublin last week? It was used in a gangland killing

The Audi A1 was used by the gunmen who carried out last Thursday’s gun murder in Drumcondra, north Dublin.

# killing - Monday 23 March, 2015

Court to examine Amanda Knox's guilty verdict in murder case

Knox said she would be dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ back to Italy.

# killing - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kildare field

The result will determine the course of the garda investigation.

# killing - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Pictures: Armed and masked police haul Nemtsov suspects before Moscow court

Boris Nemtsov was shot four times in the back as he strolled with his girlfriend along a bridge, in full view of the Kremlin.

# killing - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Four to face trial over brutal street stabbing of chained dog

A video posted online shows men chaining the dog to a street lamp and then stabbing and hacking the terrified animal with knives.

# killing - Friday 27 February, 2015

Japanese police arrest teens for 'Islamic State inspired' killing

Low-crime Japan has been captivated by the killing.

# killing - Friday 20 February, 2015

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# killing - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby

Police said she showed no remorse.

# killing - 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.

# killing - Monday 22 December, 2014

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre

Six men were hanged at the weekend.