Homicide

FILE - This is a Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, file photo of police technicians board Peter Madsen's submarine UC3 Nautilus on a pier in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. A Danish prosecutor said Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 that inventor Peter Madsen has been charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, saying he either cut her throat or strangled her. Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said Tuesday the case is "very unusual and extremely gross."(Jacob Ehrbahn/Ritzau Foto, File via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 9:29 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, with prosecutors saying he either cut her throat or strangled her before dismembering her body and dumping it into the sea. Prosecutor Jakob Buch-...
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FILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A suspect has been arrested in the death of 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student Bernstein,whose body was found this week at a Southern California park. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP, file)
January 16, 2018 - 7:25 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The death of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was stabbed nearly two dozen times and whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park is being investigated as an act of rage, a newspaper reported. The Orange County Register reported...
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January 16, 2018 - 5:23 am
JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities are struggling to contain a monthslong outbreak of measles in easternmost Papua province that has killed dozens of children. Stefanus Lange, a doctor at a state-run hospital in Papua's Asmat district, said Tuesday that cases first were detected in...
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January 15, 2018 - 6:50 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 of the death of a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday that an autopsy will be done on 58-year-old Tracy Lynn Garner , who died Sunday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Wesley Mathews is escorted by police during his transfer to Dallas County jail in Dallas. Mathews, the father of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found near their suburban Dallas home less than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage, has been indicted on a capital murder charge. Mathews, 37, was also indicted in Dallas County Court on charges of abandoning a child and tampering with evidence. He is already charged with felony injury to a child. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:24 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The father of a 3-year-old girl adopted from an Indian orphanage was indicted on a capital murder charge Friday, nearly three months after the girl's body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home. Wesley Mathews, 37, has been jailed on a lesser charge in Dallas County...
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This undated photo provided by the Mississippi Department of Corrections shows Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers. Killen died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (Mississippi Department of Corrections via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. Killen was serving three consecutive 20-...
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A Pakistani girl lights a candle during a memorial for Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old girl who was kidnapped, raped and killed last week in Kasur, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Anees Ansari, Zainab's father accused the police of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing in the eastern Punjab province. Two people were killed and three others were wounded in clashes between angry Kasur residents and police after protesters enraged over her death attacked a police station in the city. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
January 11, 2018 - 9:58 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Pakistani girl whose rape and killing shocked the nation accused the police on Thursday of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing in eastern Punjab province. The father, Anees Ansari, who was on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia with his...
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Japanese gang member Shigeharu Shirai displays his tattoos at a police station during a press conference in Lopburi, central Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Thai police have arrested the 72-year-old fugitive who was recognized when his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement says Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder charges in Japan in connection with the death of a rival gang member. (AP Photo)
January 11, 2018 - 5:39 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested a 72-year-old Japanese fugitive who was recognized when his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement said Shigeharu Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder...
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James Kauffman is shown in an undated photo provided by the Atlantic County, NJ, Prosecutor’s office. Prosecutors say Kauffman, the physician husband of April Kauffman, a radio host slain in their New Jersey home in 2012, hired a hit man to kill her because she had threatened to divorce him and expose his illegal drug activity. James Kauffman faces murder and other charges in the shooting death of April Kauffman. (Atlantic County, NJ, Prosecutor’s office via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 7:51 pm
A New Jersey doctor running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with a motorcycle gang had a member hire someone to kill his wife after she threatened to expose the scheme while trying to force him to agree to a divorce, authorities said Tuesday. James Kauffman and a member of the Pagans...
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January 09, 2018 - 12:40 pm
COMMODORE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that destroyed a mobile home over the weekend and killed a woman and a child isn't believed to be suspicious in origin. The blaze was reported early Sunday in Green Township. The body of the woman was found more than an hour later, but the boy's body...
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