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Man Who Murdered Holly Bobo Learns His Fate

September 23, 2017 |

The man who kidnapped, raped, and killed a 20-year-old nursing student in Tennessee has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, WTVF reports. Holly Bobo disappeared in 2011 after going into the woods outside her parents house with an unidentified man; her body wasn’t found until…
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Wife Warned He’d Be Murdered If Deported. He Was

September 21, 2017 |

Juan Coronilla-Guerrero’s wife told a federal judge that her husband would be murdered if he was forced to return to Mexico, the birthplace he’d fled because of gang violence. And he was—perhaps by the very people he’d hoped to evade. Deported three months ago after federal agents took him…
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Teens Murdered in Honor Killing Were Electrocuted: Authorities

September 14, 2017 |

Authorities believe a teen couple murdered last month in Pakistan was killed by electrocution—an extremely rare method of death in so-called honor killings, the BBC reports. The bodies of a 15-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy were exhumed from a grave site in Karachi, and a postmortem examination was conducted…
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Man Who Murdered After Talk Show ‘Ambush’ to Be Released

August 18, 2017 |

The Michigan man who murdered another man days after the victim revealed his crush on the murderer on the Jenny Jones talk show is scheduled to be released on parole next week, the Detroit Free Press reports. Jonathan Schmitz, now 47, was led to believe he was going on the…
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One of Jane Goodall’s Heroes Murdered in Tanzania

August 18, 2017 |

He dedicated his life to saving elephants—and might have been killed as a result. Wayne Lotter, a director of anti-poaching NGO the PAMS Foundation, was shot and killed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Wednesday night during a taxi ride from the airport to his hotel, reports the Guardian…
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Her Mom Was Murdered. Then the 12-Year Nightmare Began

August 3, 2017 |

Noura Jackson, then 18, was the one who called 911 to report that her mother had been stabbed in an apparent break-in at her Memphis home in 2005. Jennifer Jackson, 39, did not survive the attack, and prosecutorial attention ultimately turned to Noura, who said she had returned home from…
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Cop Checks on Car After Accident, Gets Murdered

July 28, 2017 |

A police officer was killed in Indianapolis Thursday by a crash victim he was trying to help, police say. Authorities say Lt. Aaron Allen was shot multiple times after approaching a car that had flipped in an accident on the city’s south side Thursday afternoon, the Indianapolis Star reports. Another…
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Man Torches Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen

June 22, 2017 |

A memorial to murdered Muslim teenager Nabra Hassanen was set on fire in Washington, DC Wednesday—but as with the murder itself, police say there is no evidence it was a hate crime. Police say 24-year-old South Carolina man Jonathan Solomon was arrested Wednesday morning after the memorial of flowers…
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Man Murdered Following Consensual Threesome

June 20, 2017 |

Police arrested a suspect Monday in the murder of a 20-year-old man following a consensual threesome in New York City, the New York Post reports. Police say the victim, Manos Ikonomidis, had a threesome with an unnamed woman and a 21-year-old man. The woman got upset when one of the…
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McCain: Kim Regime Murdered Otto Warmbier

June 20, 2017 |

Otto Warmbier is dead less than a week after returning to the US from North Korea and lawmakers including Sen. John McCain say Pyongyang must be held accountable for the death of the 22-year-old American. Warmbier, who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea, “was murdered by the Kim…
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