Murder

Drug-affected man kills 2, police say

Police reported that between 12am and 2am this morning there were three people killed at Gelegele resettlement ward, the alleged assailant and two victimsS.

The suspect,, a young man was believed to have  been under the influence of drugs and reportedly attacked and killed his sister and three year old niece.

Eye witnesses reported to police that the suspect was seen praying aloud and singing Christian worship songs before he went into an uncontrollable mood and and started attacking people with a knife.

Balibo widow angry over implicated Indonesian spy chief

Almost 40 years since the killing of the five journalists in Timor-Leste, Shirley Shackleton fears the appointment of retired lieutenant-general Sutiyoso has dashed hopes of her husband's remains ever being returned.

The 70-year-old Sutiyoso, who President Joko Widodo named in June as the new chief of the Indonesian Intelligence Agency (BIN), was an army captain in charge of a special forces unit in East Timor when the newsmen were killed on October 16, 1975.

Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in New York

An NYPD rep told E! News that the killing took place early on Sunday. She was found with multiple stab wounds on her torso on a street in Harlem and taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. A 30-year-old man was detained at the scene and later taken to another medical center. His identity has not been released and no charges have been filed. Police are still investigating the incident.

Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-old

Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter over the weekend into his family's apartment where he attacked and killed her.

Gonzalez remains in custody at the Santa Cruz County juvenile detention center, where he has been held since being arrested Monday evening near a recycling bin where the girl's body had been dumped.

California suspect in 6 homicides charged with murder

The Stanislaus County district attorney's office on Thursday charged 30-year-old Martin Martinez with murder and child endangerment in the October death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old boy.

Martinez remained free until his arrest Sunday while the Modesto Police Department investigated.

The toddler died of head injuries suffered in fall while in Martinez' care. Martinez told police the injuries were caused by an accident.

On run for 24 years, wife killer recaptured

The prisoner, 40 years old from Malalaua in the Gulf province, was charged, with three other accomplices, including the husband of the dead woman.

The prisoners, including the husband, were convicted in 1998 for a 1991 wilful murder.

The recaptured suspect, while on bail, absconded and went into hiding - for 24 years.

According to police reports, the victim was the wife of a police sergeant, who was murdered by these three prisoners after colluding with her husband.

4 killed in apparent drag race; driver charged with murder

One driver apparently lost control of his 1989 Ford Mustang and plowed into the spectators on the shoulder, then hit a tree, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a news release. Sgt. Michael Baker said little is known about the second driver, who fled.

The Mustang's driver, Jimmy Pearce II, 37, of Zebulon, is charged with three counts of second-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. He made his first court appearance Monday. Jail records didn't show whether he had an attorney.