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# killing

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January 2023
# Alaska
Polar bear kills woman and child in remote Alaskan village
The bear was shot and killed as it attacked the pair, Alaska State Troopers have said.
All time
# solingen
German woman jailed for killing five of her children
Court-appointed psychological experts determined that she could be held criminally responsible for her actions.
# Rayshard Brooks
Post-mortem shows Atlanta man killed by police was shot twice in the back
The post-mortem concluded that Rayshard Brooks died from blood loss and damage to internal organs.
# Court Of Criminal Appeal
Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017
Kerry farmer Michael Ferris has had his sentencing increased from five years to nine in the Court of Criminal Appeal.
# Wisconsin
Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents
Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.
# Jerusalem
Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
# Courts
Court shown CCTV footage of two people shoot a man dead in Gareth Hutch murder trial
A brother and sister as well as another man are on trial accused of murdering Gareth Hutch (36).
# French court
Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights
Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.
# Cold Case
Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.
# South Africa
South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend
The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.
# Assassination
Slovakian journalist who investigated high-profile tax fraud shot dead
The man’s fiancee was also shot.
# Death Penalty
Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.
# Airstrikes
Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.
# joseph deacy
Two men arrested in connection with Mayo killing
Joseph Deacy was found with head injuries outside a house in Swinford in August.
# intoxicated
Fugitive murderer who escaped from Derry prison is arrested in Dublin, then released
Stephen Henry failed to return to Magilligan Prison in Northern Ireland earlier this week.
# anne o'neill
Man charged with murder of 51-year-old woman in Belfast
The woman was discovered in her back garden on Saturday.
# Northern Ireland
Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later
Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.
# Xuzhou
Seven killed, dozens injured after explosion in Chinese playschool
Images circulating online showed that the force of the blast tore people’s clothes off.
# Texas
US authorities believe nurse could have killed as many as 60 babies
A district attorney called Genene Jones “pure evil”.
# all the headlines
This guy documented all the things millennials are 'responsible for killing' and it's gas
Won’t somebody please think of the SOAP.
# Jordan Edwards
Texas police officer to face charge of murdering black teen at party
Roy Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party, fatally shooting Jordan Edwards who was a passenger in the vehicle.
# Violent Crime
'It was a gruesome scene': Teenager arrested for allegedly decapitating mother in US
Authorities found the 18-year-old with his mother’s severed head in one hand and a knife in the other.
# Courts
Man sentenced to nine years for his part in killing of man over pedigree chihuahua
He was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.
# Stabbing
Man pleads not guilty to murdering ex-partner and stabbing her brother
Anna Finnegan died at her home in Clonsilla in 2012.
# Malaysia
Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'
The woman thought she was taking part in the prank for a comedy video, Vietnam said today.
# Witness appeal
Fermoy service station killing: Two men released without charge
Four men were believed to have been involved in an altercation, which left one dead, on Tuesday night.
# lorcan O'reilly
Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party
The incident occurred at the Oliver Bond Flats.
# andrew allen
Gardaí believe killers are being 'sheltered' in 2012 murder in Donegal
Allen had fled to Donegal after be became the target of a republican vigilante group.
# migrant deaths
Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp
Police are investigating the deaths of three migrants in six days.
# Kyrgyzstan
37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan
It’s reported that most of those killed were villagers on the ground.
# Robert Ellis
Gardaí arrest man in connection with murder after Halloween bonfire
Robert Ellis was killed on 1 November.
# Sentence
Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years
The judge acknowledged that the manslaughter conviction had been the correct one as the crime was “clearly not a premeditated killing”.
# New York
Woman killed after being pushed in front of subway train at Times Square station
Authorities have described the suspect as emotionally disturbed.
# Nahed Hattar
Writer who was facing charges for disrespecting Islam shot dead outside court
Nahed Hattar was charged with inciting sectarian strife and insulting Islam.
# majorca
Irishman shot dead outside supermarket in Majorca
Sources say the victim was shot in an attack linked to the ongoing Kinahan-Hutch feud.
# honour killing
Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands
It is the latest “honour killing” in the country.
# Tribute
Jo Cox was killed because of her political views, her husband says
Brendan Cox says his wife was concerned about the divisive nature and “coarsening” tone of the Brexit referendum debate.
# Yorkshire
"A 21st Century Good Samaritan": Jo Cox remembered at church service in her hometown
Meanwhile, a record-breaking fundraiser for the MP raised £600,000 in just two days
# killing
Family slit the throat of pregnant woman in Pakistan "honour killing"
The woman had married a man of her own choosing.
# extremism
Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines
The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.