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Forensic Experts Challenge Evidence in Knox Murder Appeal

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A pair of forensic experts testifying in Amanda Knox’s murder appeal said Monday the police made a series of errors in collecting the DNA used to convict the American student of the 2007 killing of her roommate in Perugia, Italy. Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher, […]

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Japanese Man Receives Life Imprisonment for Rape and Murder of British Woman

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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A Japanese man convicted of raping and murdering a British teacher has been sentenced to life in prison. Japan’s Chiba District Court on Thursday sentenced Tatsuya Ichihashi for killing 22-year-old Lindsay Ann Hawker. Hawker’s parents were present on Thursday to hear the verdict. Her father had previously asked the court to show Ichihashi no mercy. […]

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Argentine Folk Singer Killed in Guatemala

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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One of Latin America’s most famous folk singers, Facundo Cabral, has been murdered in Guatemala. Officials say gunmen opened fire on the Argentine singer’s vehicle Saturday in Guatemala City. At least one other person was wounded in the attack. The 74-year-old Cabral had been on his way to the airport. A second car carrying one […]

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Argentine Folk Singer Killed in Guatemala

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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One of Latin America’s most famous folk singers, Facundo Cabral, has been murdered in Guatemala. Officials say gunmen opened fire on the Argentine singer’s vehicle Saturday in Guatemala City. At least one other person was wounded in the attack. The 74-year-old Cabral had been on his way to the airport. A second car carrying one […]

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Indian Police Arrest 7 for Journalist’s Murder

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in India say they have arrested seven people in connection with the murder of a journalist in the city of Mumbai. The city’s joint police commissioner, Himanshu Roy, told reporters Monday that a Mumbai crime boss ordered the killing of Jyotirmoy Dey but that police do not have a motive for the murder. Dey, […]

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Son of PNG Acting Leader Charged with Murder

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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The adopted son of Papua New Guinea’s acting Prime Minister Sam Abal has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found at his father’s home in the capital of Port Moresby. Teo Abal was arrested Wednesday in a Port Moresby hotel, two days after the woman was found with her throat […]

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PNG Acting Leader’s Son is Questioned in Death of Woman

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Papua New Guinea are questioning the son of acting Prime Minister Sam Abal in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at Mr. Abal’s home of in the capital of Port Moresby. Police say Mr. Abal’s son Teo was detained for questioning Wednesday. He was seen entering the compound […]

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Woman’s Body Found at Home of PNG Acting Leader

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Papua New Guinea are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found at the home of acting Prime Minister Sam Abal in the capital of Port Moresby. In a statement carried by local news outlets, Mr. Abal says “all family members living with me are immediate suspects” and pledges to cooperate […]

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Dutch Woman Confesses to Murder After 65 Years

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A 96-year-old Dutch woman has confessed to killing a man in 1946, believing mistakenly that he had collaborated with the Nazis. The mayor of the city of Leiden says the woman admitted shooting Felix Gulje in the chest in the doorway to his home because she believed he was working with the German occupiers. He […]

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