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Man on trial for Miss Honduras murder claims mental illness

Tegucigalpa - A man suspected of the 2014 murder of Miss Honduras and her sister -- his girlfriend at the time -- declined to testify in a Tegucigalpa court on Friday on grounds of mental illness.

Despite murder conviction, Aaron Hernandez died an innocent man

Shirley - Due to a common law principle incorporated into Massachusetts state law, Aaron Hernandez will be considered an innocent man despite being convicted of murder in 2015. The law will have repercussions for the victim's family, the NFL and the Patriots.

US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase

New York - A US hunt for the gunman accused of murdering a grandfather and posting the crime on Facebook ended Tuesday with the suspect killing himself after a brief pursuit with police in Pennsylvania.

Five state manhunt for suspected Facebook killer

Chicago - US police widened a manhunt on Monday for a gunman who shot and killed an elderly man on Facebook Live in a seemingly random Easter Sunday attack, and then vowed to continue killing.

20 people tortured to death at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - The custodian of a Pakistani religious shrine and two accomplices have been arrested for torturing and murdering 20 worshippers with knives and clubs early Sunday, police said.

20 people tortured to death at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - The custodian of a Pakistani religious shrine and two accomplices have been arrested for torturing and murdering 20 worshippers with knives and clubs early Sunday, police said.

20 people tortured to death at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - The custodian of a Pakistani religious shrine and two accomplices have been arrested for torturing and murdering 20 worshippers with knives and clubs early Sunday, police said.

20 people murdered at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - Twenty people were murdered and four others wounded at a Pakistani Sufi shrine early Sunday by men wielding batons and knives, police said.

20 people murdered at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - Twenty people were murdered and four others wounded at a Pakistani Sufi shrine early Sunday by men wielding batons and knives, police said.

20 people murdered at Pakistan shrine: police

Islamabad - Twenty people were murdered and four others wounded at a Pakistani Sufi shrine early Sunday by men wielding batons and knives, police said.

US veteran gets terror, racism charges over black man's murder

New York - A white US Army veteran faced terror and racism charges as he was indicted for fatally stabbing a 66-year-old black man.

Indian police say murdered Irish woman also raped

Mumbai - A young Irish woman who was murdered in the popular Indian tourist destination of Goa was also raped, police said Thursday.

Police DNA error linked German neo-Nazi killer, child murder

Berlin - German police admitted Wednesday they had falsely linked two high-profile crimes -- an unsolved child murder and a neo-Nazi cell's killing spree -- because investigators accidentally contaminated DNA evidence.

Germany hunts man who bragged of child murder in online video

Berlin - German police launched a manhunt Tuesday for a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a nine-year-old boy to death and bragging about the murder in an online video.

US city holds vigil after shooting death of Indian engineer

Washington - Hundreds of people marched and prayed in the Midwestern US city where an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime that has prompted calls for action.

Indigenous leader killed by gunmen in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - An indigenous leader in Honduras was killed Friday by five armed men who burst into his home, fellow activists and officials said.

US tycoon Robert Durst admitted murdering friend, witness says

Los Angeles - New York property tycoon Robert Durst confessed to carrying out the murder of close friend Susan Berman, a witness testified in a Los Angeles court Thursday.

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Montr - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined fellow Canadians Thursday to mourn three of six men killed in a mosque shooting, seeking to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime.

Student charged with murder in Quebec mosque attack

Quebec City - A Canadian political science student known to have nationalist sympathies was charged Monday with six counts of murder over a shooting spree at a Quebec mosque -- one of the worst attacks ever to target Muslims in a western country.

Motive a mystery after 'terror' attack on Quebec mosque

Quebec City - Canadian police sought Monday to piece together the motive for a shooting attack on a Quebec mosque that left six worshippers dead and eight wounded in one of the worst attacks ever to target Muslims in a western country.

Dutch mosques shut doors at prayers after Canada attack

Den Haag - Four of the largest mosques in The Netherlands said Monday they will shut their doors during major prayer meetings after six people were killed in attack on a Canadian mosque.

Deadly civilian shootings: from Peshawar to Quebec

Quebec City - Gunmen killed at least six people and injured eight more when they opened fire in a mosque in Quebec City, Canada on Sunday night.Here are some of the major attacks perpetrated by gunmen against civilians around the world over the last two years.

Six killed in 'terrorist' attack on Quebec mosque

Quebec City - Gunmen stormed into a Quebec mosque during evening prayers and opened fire on dozens of worshippers, killing six and wounding eight in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned as a "terrorist attack.

12 bodies found in Mexican tourist town: officials

Guadalajara - A dozen bodies -- including seven that were headless and mutilated -- were discovered over the weekend in western Mexico's seaside resort of Manzanillo, apparent victims of the country's epidemic of drug violence, local officials said.

Pupil shoots, injures classmates in Mexico school

Monterrey - A 15-year-old boy shot at his classmates at a high school in northern Mexico on Wednesday, injuring at least five people including himself, officials said.

Mexican sues Honduras for detention after activist's murder

Tegucigalpa - A Mexican who survived a murderous attack on a fellow activist in her Honduran home lodged an international complaint on Monday against Honduras for detaining him in the country for weeks after the killing.

El Salvador has first murder-free day in two years

A few days ago, police in El Salvador said it had gone a full 24 hours without any murders, which is rare in a country that has been plagued by gang warfare.

Slain Greek envoy's Brazilian widow denies guilt

Atenas - The widow of Greece's ambassador to Brazil, arrested as an alleged accomplice in his murder last month, denied guilt over his death in a letter published Wednesday.

US jury condemns Charleston church shooter to death

Charleston - A US jury on Tuesday condemned self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the massacre of nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church in June 2015 -- a crime that shocked the nation.

PA couple allegedly raped, murdered daughter to fulfill fantasy

Newtown - A Pennsylvania couple have been charged in connection with the rape, murder and dismemberment of the woman's adopted teenage daughter, as crime investigators say was committed to fulfill the couple's shared "rape-murder fantasy."
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Daron Dylon Wint  34  the suspect for the quadruple murder of a wealthy Washington D.C. family  has ...
Daron Dylon Wint, 34, the suspect for the quadruple murder of a wealthy Washington D.C. family, has been caught in D.C., May 21, 2015.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Nathaniel Brown  who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife  Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
Nathaniel Brown, who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife, Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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A scene from next week's 'EastEnders', late August 2012. Jay is ostracised by all and sundry after backing up Ben's murder confession.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
The Palace of Justice in Lima  Peru where Van der Sloot was charged with murder.
The Palace of Justice in Lima, Peru where Van der Sloot was charged with murder.
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Police investigate a home invasion shooting in Miami.
Police investigate a home invasion shooting in Miami.
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Brook Slocum  18  and Charles Oppeneer  25  were found murdered.
Brook Slocum, 18, and Charles Oppeneer, 25, were found murdered.
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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TESTIMONY: The wife of muder victim Steve Carter testified Monday in court proceedings against Sean ...
TESTIMONY: The wife of muder victim Steve Carter testified Monday in court proceedings against Sean Michael Angold, 24, Lila Scott Alligood, 18, and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23, in San Rafael, Calif.
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Kings Road, looking towards downtown from Edward Waters College, on a rainy Saturday morning.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Edward Waters College Campus Map
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
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