Aarushi murder case: Timeline of one of the most mysterious whodunits

New Delhi: The Aarushi murder case is one of India’s most sensational and mysterious murders. The May 16-17, 2008, double murder of teenager Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj remains an unsolved case, in which the girl’s parents, dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been acquitted by court. Here is a timeline of the […]

Gruesome Uganda murders put police role in the public dock

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA, Sept 7 : A spate of unsolved murders of young women in Uganda is putting rare public pressure on a police force long accused by opposition politicians of spending more time suppressing political dissent than tackling crime. Widespread media coverage of the appearance of 20 corpses beside roadsides south of the […]

Los Angeles man convicted in Hollywood studio executive’s death

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Jul 3 : A convicted drug dealer was found guilty today of voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Hollywood studio executive who was missing for more than two years before his remains were found buried in the California desert. John Lenzie Creech, 44, was convicted by a Los Angeles […]

Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on N Korean leader’s half brother

By Praveen Menon and Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 : It was about 8:20 a.m. on Monday morning and there was a bustle of passengers in the departure hall of Kuala Lumpur airport’s budget terminal when the two women moved in on Kim Jong Nam, estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader. A few steps […]

Australia police charge man in 20-year plus serial killings

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, Dec 23 : Australian police on today charged a 48-year-old man with the murder of two women more than 20 years ago in the city of Perth, ending the country’s longest continuous investigation into a serial killing. Bradley Edwards was charged with murdering Jane Rimmer, a 23-year-old whose body was found […]

Chicago murders top 700 for first time in nearly two decades

By Timothy Mclaughlin and Renita D. Young CHICAGO, Dec 2 : Murders in Chicago have already topped 700 this year, police said on Thursday, as a surge in violence in the third largest US city has sent the number of killings to its highest point in nearly two decades. There were 77 murders in November, […]