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Man held in grisly killings of his grandmother, 90, and their landlord, 87: reports

January 9, 2019 |

A man accused of killing his 90-year-old grandmother told a judge Tuesday that he “chopped her up in the name of the Lord,” because she, “tried to touch me sexually, and I had enough.”
FOX News

Grisly Discovery Made in Waters off New Zealand

December 21, 2018 |

The bodies of six decapitated fur seal pups have been discovered in the waters off New Zealand’s South Island, the BBC reports. The country’s Department of Conservation is calling the incident “cruel and senseless.” A tour operator reportedly found the bodies on Monday. The animals’ heads were not located; authorities…
Newser

Missionary Meets Grisly End at Hands of Vicious Tribe

November 21, 2018 |

The Sentinelese aren’t exactly known to be welcoming to visitors, and they’ve once more lived up to that reputation. The AP and BBC report that the isolated indigenous tribe located on India’s North Sentinel Island has apparently killed an American “adventure tourist,” with local media identifying the man as missionary…
Newser

Colorado Man Faces 9 Felonies in Grisly Death of Wife and Kids

August 20, 2018 |

Prosecutors charged a Colorado man with murder Monday in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. The charges against Christopher Watts, 33, come a week after a friend reported Shanann Watts, 34, and the girls missing from their home in Frederick, north of Denver. Watts faces…
Newser

5 Killed in Grisly Delaware Car Crash

July 7, 2018 |

Five members of a New Jersey family, including four children, were killed Friday in a crash on a Delaware highway, according to state police. Per AP , the other adult who was in the vehicle was taken to a hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries, news outlets reported Friday night. State Police…
Newser

Prosecutors Present Grisly Theory on Submarine Killing

January 23, 2018 |

Prosecutors have outlined what they think happened to journalist Kim Wall last year aboard a submarine, and it makes for grisly reading. The indictment released Tuesday in Copenhagen accuses Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen of brutalizing his 30-year-old victim with tools including a saw and screwdrivers that he brought aboard for…
Newser

Grisly Discoveries at US’ Largest Wastewater Facility

December 22, 2017 |

A grisly mystery is unfolding at the country’s largest wastewater treatment facility. MLive reports three objects believed to be human organs have been found at the Great Lakes Water Authority Water Recovery Facility in the span of a week. The most recent object was found Wednesday, according to the Detroit…
Newser

Hunter’s ‘Stupid Mistake’ Leads to Grisly Scene

December 21, 2017 |

The source of a stench that bedeviled the residents of Argyle, NY, this fall has been identified, and it’s a grisly one. The Post-Star reports hundreds of pounds of rotting moose meat—including the animal’s head—were the culprit. After tracing the smell to its source, the state Department of…
Newser

Grisly Death Has Some Talking Spontaneous Human Combustion

December 16, 2017 |

A grisly mystery in London has police searching for answers. The Independent reports a 70-year-old man named John Nolan was walking near his home Sept. 17 when he burst into flames. Emergency services were called for a “man ablaze” while bystanders tried to put out the fire. The retired construction…
Newser

Arrest Made in Grisly Kidnapping of British Model

August 6, 2017 |

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in the alleged kidnapping of a young British model who thought she was coming to Milan for a photo shoot, but instead was drugged, hustled away in a suitcase, and handcuffed in a house in northern Italy before being released, Milan police said Saturday….
Newser