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# murders - Monday 12 August, 2019

Canadian teen murder suspects died by apparent suicide, autopsies confirm

A manhunt was launched for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky after three people were found murdered.

# murders - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers

More than 320 people were killed in the Easter blasts.

# murders - Monday 28 August, 2017

Nurse jailed for killing two hospital patients 'murdered at least 90 people'

Police say that it is post-war Germany’s worst killing spree.

# murders - Monday 26 June, 2017

Senior members of Kinahan cartel flee Ireland as they're 'implicated in seven murders'

Many of the cartel’s main players have gone to ground.

# murders - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Murders up 31% in Ireland with 38 in 2016

The ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs accounted for the deaths of ten people last year.

# murders - Sunday 8 January, 2017

New York is getting safer: Murders and shootings are at their lowest level for 25 years

The murder rate is dropping in New York, as it starts to rise dramatically in cities like Chicago.

# murders - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'HIV tests, regular assaults and identifying bodies': The life of a 22-year old garda

The struggles facing new officers who earn under €24,000 a year.

# murders - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Ukerewe: A haven for albinos in a country where they're murdered for their body parts

Albino body parts are sought after for potions and charms thought to bring luck and wealth.

# murders - Monday 7 March, 2016

"I remember seeing dad's body on the ground": The Irish murders that rocked Melbourne

A new documentary looks at what happened, and the impact it has on the families.

# murders - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Child killer Robert Black has died in prison

He was convicted of the murders of four children in the UK in the 1980s.

# murders - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree

She says the murders were carried out by two men she considered “family”.

# murders - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Baltimore has sacked its police chief after a wave of murders

It “was not an easy decision” to fire him, the city’s mayor said.

# murders - Sunday 7 June, 2015

It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer Dennis Nilsen This post contains a poll

It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer

It’s very spacious, at least.

# murders - Friday 24 April, 2015

A £40,000 reward has been offered for help solving the 1975 murder of a Playboy Bunny

DNA evidence has shown that Bunny Girl Eve Stratford and 16-year-old Lynne Weedon were murdered in London by the same person.

# murders - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Families of Bloody Sunday dead want police to prioritise arresting soldiers

They will meet with the police tomorrow morning.

# murders - 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.”

# murders - Monday 3 November, 2014

British banker accused of two gruesome murders appears in Hong Kong court

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

# murders - Saturday 2 August, 2014

'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death

Chester D. Turner is Los Angeles’ most prolific killer.

# murders - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a "rush to violence" across society

Noirín O’Sullivan says the spike in homicides in the past year is not attributable to organised crime, but to domestic and other issues.

# murders - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Crime series examines if serial killers have committed other unsolved murders

Killers Behind Bars will air on TV3 at 9pm tonight.

# murders - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Police renew appeal over pub murders during 1994 Ireland-Italy match

Six men were shot dead while watching the World Cup match. No one has ever been charged with their murders.

# murders - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Suspected gunman held for Jewish museum shooting

Four people were killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels last week.

# murders - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Three killed in shooting near Jewish Museum in Brussels

Another person was seriously injured in the shoot-out.

# murders - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Man arrested over suspicious deaths of three women in Dromore

The three women, all in their 40s and 50s, died in suspicious circumstances, according to the PSNI.

# murders - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

# murders - Friday 12 July, 2013

Man due in court over Castlebar murders

The 26-year-old will appear before Swinford District Court later this morning.

# murders - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

# murders - Saturday 6 July, 2013

30 killed in clashes but Egypt Islamists vow to fight on

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for for a peaceful end to the crisis, the US had condemned the clashes.

# murders - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down

Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.

# murders - Friday 28 June, 2013

Man to be charged over murders of mother and daughter

The man will be charged at a special sitting of Killarney District Court this evening.

# murders - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Man arrested in connection with two murders in Northern Ireland

The 32-year-old man was arrested in England this morning by PSNI officers.

# murders - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# murders - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Perpetrators of 'barbaric' gangland killings lack 'humanity or decency' - Shatter

The Justice Minister has said the “evil perpetrators have absolute no respect for human life” following the death of two men in Laois and Dublin. Both were shot in front of their children.

# murders - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Protests in Brussels over parole for paedophile serial killer's accomplice

Families of Marc Dutroux’s victims staging protest over freeing of Michelle Martin.

# murders - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Serial killer shot dead in China

Thousands of police and military personnel had taken part in a manhunt after Zhou Kehua killed a woman last week. He is believed to have killed nine people in total.

# murders - Friday 29 June, 2012

Number of murders, assaults and public order offences continues to fall

The CSO’s figures for crimes recorded in the first quarter of 2012 show the number of offences is on the slide.

# murders - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer

Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.

# murders - Saturday 12 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In the Fix: Latest referendum poll, what’s going on in Greece, and surviving a robot uprising (video).

# murders - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Decapitated bodies found in vans in Mexico

The deaths are believed to be related to gangland activity. Over the past five years, almost 50,000 people have been killed in drug-related violence in Mexico.

# murders - Friday 10 February, 2012

Brian Shivers gets 25 years for murder of British soldiers

The terminally ill man convicted of the double murder nearly three years ago has been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court today.

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