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# killing - Friday 2 January, 2015

Man decapitates his mother with an axe on New Year's Eve
# Florida
# Florida

Man decapitates his mother with an axe on New Year's Eve

Jan 2nd 2015, 3:26 PM 25,554 Views 62 Comments

According to several US media outlets, authorities said the man is a diagnosed schizophrenic.

# killing - Monday 22 December, 2014

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre
# Siege
# Siege

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:52 AM 15,570 Views 54 Comments

Six men were hanged at the weekend.

# killing - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage
# Slaughter Of The Innocent
# Slaughter Of The Innocent

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

Dec 17th 2014, 7:13 AM 5,917 Views 33 Comments

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

# killing - Monday 24 November, 2014

British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial

Nov 24th 2014, 10:08 AM 7,666 Views 3 Comments

The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.

# killing - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner

Nov 17th 2014, 3:50 PM 9,315 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.

# killing - Monday 10 November, 2014

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines
# Murder
# Murder

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines

Nov 10th 2014, 7:04 PM 16,052 Views 11 Comments

They were all members of the same family.

# killing - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"
# South Africa
# South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"

Oct 15th 2014, 6:07 PM 16,739 Views 5 Comments

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# killing - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's
# Killing
# Killing

Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's

Oct 11th 2014, 11:16 AM 17,847 Views 15 Comments

A third man was sentenced to life in prison.

# killing - Friday 3 October, 2014

IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video
# Killing
# Killing

IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video

Oct 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 26,280 Views 229 Comments

A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.

# killing - Friday 19 September, 2014

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting

Sep 19th 2014, 7:40 AM 21,454 Views 38 Comments

Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.

# killing - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Mother of killed Michael Dwyer: "My son was an innocent victim"
# Bolivia
# Bolivia

Mother of killed Michael Dwyer: "My son was an innocent victim"

Sep 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,880 Views 14 Comments

Caroline Dwyer travelled to Bolivia to call for an independent international investigation into his death.

# killing - Thursday 4 September, 2014

It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal

Sep 4th 2014, 2:41 PM 23,369 Views 27 Comments

The 17-year-old was found dead less than 500m from her home.

# killing - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

Jul 24th 2014, 10:58 PM 22,413 Views 359 Comments

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

# killing - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Jul 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 12,687 Views 147 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

# killing - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Man due in court over Christy Daly killing... Two more arrests this morning
# Murder
# Murder

Man due in court over Christy Daly killing... Two more arrests this morning

May 14th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,183 Views 0 Comments

Eight people have now been questioned in connection with the killing of the 47-year-old, who was found dead in a drain in Co Offaly last December.

# killing - Monday 12 May, 2014

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation
# Mental Heath Assessment
# Mental Heath Assessment

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation

May 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 16,607 Views 16 Comments

The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.

# killing - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Man charged with murder of Mairead Moran in Kilkenny
# Court
# Court

Man charged with murder of Mairead Moran in Kilkenny

May 10th 2014, 7:57 PM 54,245 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old, from the village of Kilmoganny, died after being attacked at the healthfood store where she worked on Thursday.

# killing - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Killing of dissident republican was 'brutal and ruthless' - PSNI
# Tommy Crossan
# Tommy Crossan

Killing of dissident republican was 'brutal and ruthless' - PSNI

Apr 19th 2014, 7:50 PM 13,220 Views 39 Comments

Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.

# killing - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students
# Killing
# Killing

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students

Mar 26th 2014, 12:21 PM 16,019 Views 23 Comments

Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.

# killing - Friday 7 March, 2014

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession
# South Africa
# South Africa

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession

Mar 7th 2014, 12:39 PM 17,201 Views 5 Comments

The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.

# killing - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge
# Gerard Donnelly
# Gerard Donnelly

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge

Mar 4th 2014, 11:54 AM 6,783 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.

# killing - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting
# Crime
# Crime

Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting

Mar 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 38,431 Views 79 Comments

Gangster John Gilligan is in a stable condition after being shot last night.

# killing - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount
# Plaza Hotel
# Plaza Hotel

Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount

Feb 18th 2014, 10:05 PM 80,662 Views 0 Comments

The body of the young mother was found by cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.

# killing - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
# Court
# Court

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Feb 12th 2014, 3:42 PM 8,309 Views 1 Comment

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

# killing - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Two men arrested over murder of gangland figure Eamon Kelly
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two men arrested over murder of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Feb 6th 2014, 5:32 PM 14,568 Views 12 Comments

Kelly was murdered while walking on Furry Park Road in Killester in December 2012.

# killing - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death
# Killing
# Killing

Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death

Jan 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,282 Views 16 Comments

The anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Donohoe will be marked today in Dundalk.

# killing - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party
# Vincent Maher
# Vincent Maher

Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party

Jan 19th 2014, 7:45 PM 21,095 Views 11 Comments

Ggardaí are investigating whether Vincent Maher was attacked at the address in the course of the party.

Gardaí hunt for two men who fled the scene of Tallaght killing
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí hunt for two men who fled the scene of Tallaght killing

Jan 19th 2014, 7:45 PM 50,302 Views 113 Comments

The men escaped the scene by car after detectives on routine patrol came upon the scene at a narrow rural road last night.

# killing - Friday 17 January, 2014

Saverio Bellante due in court over murder of Tom O'Gorman
# Court
# Court

Saverio Bellante due in court over murder of Tom O'Gorman

Jan 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,270 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old will appear before Cloverhill District Court at 10.30am today.

# killing - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man charged with murder of Tom O’Gorman in Castleknock
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged with murder of Tom O’Gorman in Castleknock

Jan 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 51,927 Views 0 Comments

34-year-old Saverio Bellante has been remanded in custody for a week.

34-year-old man due in court over Tom O'Gorman killing
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

34-year-old man due in court over Tom O'Gorman killing

Jan 13th 2014, 7:40 AM 23,228 Views 0 Comments

It is believed that the attack on the man was the result of a dispute over a chess game.

# killing - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Castleknock killing was “over a game of chess”
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

Castleknock killing was “over a game of chess”

Jan 12th 2014, 7:58 PM 77,103 Views 42 Comments

The man is believed to have called gardaí himself after the killing and waited to be arrested.

# killing - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Two arrested in connection with Finglas death
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two arrested in connection with Finglas death

Jan 11th 2014, 8:14 PM 9,480 Views 5 Comments

Both men, aged in their 20s, are being held in Finglas Garda Station.

Gardaí appeal for information from taxi drivers in 'suspicious' Finglas body discovery
# Finglas
# Finglas

Gardaí appeal for information from taxi drivers in 'suspicious' Finglas body discovery

Jan 11th 2014, 6:27 PM 12,488 Views 8 Comments

It is believed that a house party was taking place in the apartment last night, with the body of a man found

Man (29) found dead at Dublin apartment
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man (29) found dead at Dublin apartment

Jan 11th 2014, 1:43 PM 29,515 Views 34 Comments

The 29-year-old was found this morning at an apartment in Finglas.

# killing - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Two held over killing at Dublin senior citizen complex due in court
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two held over killing at Dublin senior citizen complex due in court

Jan 9th 2014, 10:47 PM 11,164 Views 0 Comments

Both will appear in court tomorrow morning over the death of 63-year-old Thomas Horan in Ringsend.

# killing - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder
# Lee Rigby
# Lee Rigby

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder

Dec 19th 2013, 3:50 PM 9,827 Views 43 Comments

Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.

# killing - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Woman questioned over Limerick murder released by gardaí
# Paddy Redmond
# Paddy Redmond

Woman questioned over Limerick murder released by gardaí

Dec 5th 2013, 5:37 PM 5,175 Views 0 Comments

65-year-old Paddy Redmond was stabbed to death in the early hours of 10 November at an apartment on Dock Road.

# killing - Friday 29 November, 2013

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward
# Murder
# Murder

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward

Nov 29th 2013, 6:44 PM 10,848 Views 123 Comments

In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.

# killing - Thursday 24 October, 2013

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader
# In Disguise
# In Disguise

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader

Oct 24th 2013, 11:43 AM 23,421 Views 29 Comments

Gunmen dressed as clowns, with rubber noses and wigs, opened fire on the former leading member of Tijuana drug cartel.