All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘murder’

Heather Mack Murder Investigation Complete

Heather Mack, the 19-year-old Chicago woman accused of murdering her mother in Bali with the help of her boyfriend, could soon find herself in an Indonesian courtroom. Indonesian police today announced that they have completed their investigation into the murder. According to an Associated Press report, police have formally transferred the case to prosecutors, who now have 20 days to …

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Shrien Dewani Murder Case Dismissed

Shrien Dewani, the British millionaire accused of arranging the murder of his wife during their honeymoon, was cleared of all charges today by a South African judge. According to a BBC News report, Judge Jeanette Traverso threw out the case when it became clear prosecutors did not have enough evidence to convict Dewani. Dewani, a businessman who was raised in …

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Alix Tichelman Back in the Courtroom

Public defenders representing Alix Tichelman, the northern California call girl charged with murdering Google executive Forrest Hayes aboard his yacht last November, have suggested that other women had visited the deceased before their client did, and have asked the prosecution for access to more surveillance footage. Jerry Christensen, one of three public defenders representing Tichelman, commented outside Santa Cruz County …

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West Virginia Shooter Jealous Of Ex, Her Boyfriends

A West Virginia gunman who went on a shooting spree Monday, before killing himself, took to Facebook to express his jealousy of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Towing company proprietor Jody Lee Hunt, 39, shot and killed ex-lover Sharon Kay Berkshire, 39, her latest partner Michael David Frum, 28, and Frum’s cousin Jody Taylor, who had also been romantically …

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Nordstrom Black Friday Shooting Victim Dies

A man walked into a Chicago Nordstrom department store during its Black Friday event, and shot his ex-girlfriend in the back of her head, before turning the gun on himself. The victim has since died. Authorities say 31-year-old Marcus Dee approached Nadia Ezaldein, 22, shot her, and then committed suicide. Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. on Saturday, according …

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Miss Honduras Accused Killers Refuse to Testify

The man, along with three accomplices, accused of killing Miss Honduras and her sister, refused to testify during their first court appearance on Tuesday. Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near a riverbank roughly 12 miles from the northwestern city of Santa Barbara on November 19. The two had disappeared while …

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Tania Clarence: Forgiven For Suffocating Children By Her Husband

The British public is of two minds about Tania Clarence, the investment banker’s wife who suffocated her three young children. There are those in the United Kingdom and around the world who view the South African native as an entitled monster; a woman who would rather see her children dead than turned over to child services. Others view the 43-year-old …

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Miss Honduras, Sister Found Dead

Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near a riverbank roughly 12 miles from the northwestern city of Santa Barbara Wednesday. The two had disappeared while attending a resort hotel party last Thursday. The sister Sofia Trinidad’s boyfriend is currently being held by police under suspicion of murder. Alvarado, 19, who was …

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Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

Don’t be alarmed when you’re strolling along the roads of Silicon Valley and you happen to be stalked by a cold, heartless, egg shaped machine on wheels; it’s happening. Microsoft, the multinational technology corporation, has finally decided to hire robot security guards that will serve to protect the streets surrounding their branch in Mountain View, California, according to GdgtArena. As …

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‘Slender Man’ Stabbing Suspect Fit to Stand Trial

One of two adolescents charged with stabbing a classmate to appease the fictional internet entity The Slender Man, has been deemed fit to stand trial, a Wisconsin judge ruled Wednesday. On May 31, the teen, now 13, along with a friend, lured their 12-year-old classmate into a wooded area in Waukesha, Wisconsin, where they allegedly held her down and stabbed …

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Amanda Knox Now Working As A Reporter

Amanda Knox made headlines after she was convicted for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher back in 2007. Now, it seems Knox has put her past behind and is now working as a freelance writer for the West Seattle Herald. “We approached her originally to give her the opportunity of a normal life,” said Patrick Robinson, her editor at the paper. “We simply …

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Phil Rudd Murder-for-Hire of ‘Ninja Martial Artist’ Charge Dropped

It was touch and go for about 24 hours there. News outlets around almost every time zone made some sort of Dirty Deeds wisecrack about AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd’s being arrested on multiple charges, including attempting to hire someone to kill two men. The Daily Mail says that one of the men Rudd was trying to have whacked is an …

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