Posts tagged as killing

Burned-out car likely linked to killing of soccer agent

Thursday, April 15, 2021

On the morning of Thursday, April 15, a burned-out car was found in the wooded Mežaparks district of Rīga, which is most likely related to the murder of soccer agent Romāns Bezzubovs in Purvciems the previous morning. This was confirmed at a press conference on Thursday by the Chief of the State Police Armands Ruks. The police chief admitted that this vehicle is most likely related to the crime committed on the…

Lithuania seeks EU reaction to Belarus killing

Friday, November 13, 2020

Lithuania is expecting an EU reaction to the “shocking” killing of a young Belarusian man. “Shocked by the death of Roman Bondarenko,” Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday. “Astonishing cynicism, cruelty of the regime, and blunt ignorance of people’s aspirations for changes,” the minister added, after the death of the 31-year old Belarusian. “He [Bondarenko] was brutally beaten by [Belarusian president Alexander] Lukashenko’s thugs last night. He became…

After brutal killing in Lithuania, family demands life sentences for three men

Saturday, December 14, 2019

The prosecution and the victim’s family are seeking life sentences for three men standing trial for the murder of a young woman in 2017, Prosecutor Gintas Ivanauskas told reporters on Thursday. Ieva Strazdauskaitė was reported missing in March 2017 after she disappeared on her way from her parents’ home in the northwestern town of Plungė to Vilnius. After several days of intensive search, her body was found in the central…

US Marine fatally shot at Marine Barracks Washington on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

A U.S. Marine was shot and killed Tuesday morning inside the Marine Barracks on Capitol Hill in Southeast Washington, prompting a District of Columbia police investigation. Two officials with knowledge of the investigation said that it appears the Marine was struck by an accidental discharge from another Marine’s weapon. Authorities cautioned the investigation is in its beginning stages. No arrests have been made and police classified the case as a…

What happens to your life after you accidentally kill someone?

By David Peters on Monday, December 3, 2018

I’m an accidental killer – and thousands of Americans share this secret shame. How can you recover from the trauma of accidentally killing someone? “There’s never a time, even when I’m laughing at a party, when I’m not thinking about it,” Pam Uhr says. It was a hot summer day a few weeks before the end of her junior year of high school. Uhr and her friends had spent the…

Venice under water as deadly storms hit Italy

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Italy has been battered by fierce winds and rain which have left 10 people dead in the west and north, while schools and tourist sites closed in several regions amid fears for people’s safety. Winds of up to 180km/h (110 mph) were reported, and two tornadoes ripped through the centre of the coastal town of Terracina, killing one person and leaving 10 others injured. In the canal city of Venice,…

German ex-nurse admits killing 100 patients

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A former nurse in Germany has admitted murdering 100 patients during the first day of his trial, making him one of the world’s most prolific serial killers. Detectives say Niels Högel, 41, administered fatal doses of medication to the people in his care at two hospitals in northern Germany. His motive, prosecutors say, was to impress colleagues by resuscitating the very patients he had attacked. Högel is already serving a…

Turkey has proof journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Saudi embassy: reports

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Turkish government has audio and video recordings proving that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier month, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. Citing unidentified US and Turkish officials, the report said the recordings indicate the Post columnist and US resident was interrogated, tortured and murdered after he entered the Saudi consulate on October 2 to arrange paperwork for a marriage. It was unclear…

Israeli Strike Kills Seven Islamist Insurgents on Syria Border in Golan

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Israel said on Thursday it saw potentially stabilizing benefits to President Bashar al-Assad winning the Syrian civil war, after the Israeli military said it killed seven Islamist insurgents in a rare air strike across the countries’ frontier. The remarks by Israel‘s defense minister signal an emerging Israeli accommodation with Assad, an old enemy who has not sought direct confrontation with Israel, as he regains control of Syria from rebels — including some Islamist groups. As…

Suspect in Capital Gazette shooting had sued paper for defamation

Friday, June 29, 2018

The man suspected of killing five people in or near the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper had sued the paper for defamation and lost, and an Anne Arundel County police official said, “It was quite obvious this individual had a vendetta against the Capital newspaper.” The alleged shooter was identified in a bulletin emailed to Maryland law enforcement officials as Jarrod Ramos, 38, of Laurel, Maryland. He has worked…