Texas police arrest Border Patrol agent for murdering four women

By Maria Caspani Undated, Sept 15 : Texas police on Saturday arrested a veteran US Border Patrol agent, who is suspected of killing four women within the past two weeks and kidnapping a fifth. Juan David Ortiz, a 35-year-old who has worked for the Border Patrol for a decade, was found hiding in a Laredo […]

Five people found dead in Australian city of Perth – police

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, Sept 9 : Australian police found up to five dead people including a woman and children on Sunday in a suburb of the western city of Perth, a senior officer said. “This is early and we’ve not yet fully examined the scene. We understand that there are adults and children involved,” […]

Accused killer of Iowa college student appears in court

By Dan Whitcomb Undated, Aug 23 : A 24-year-old farm worker accused of killing an Iowa college student who vanished while jogging made a first court appearance on Wednesday as the case reignited a national debate over illegal immigration and crime. Cristhian Rivera, who was led into Poweshiek County Court handcuffed and dressed in black-and-white […]

Former banker’s lawyer argues judge misled jury in Hong Kong double murder trial

By Farah Master HONG KONG, Dec 12 : – A lawyer for a former British banker who was jailed for life in Hong Kong for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped said on Tuesday that the judge who presided over the gruesome trial last year had misdirected the jury. Rurik Jutting, […]

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 […]