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Top Rwandan Model Alexia Mupende Murdered

Top Rwandan Model Alexia Mupende Murdered

A prominent model and actress, Alexia Mupende, 35, was Tuesday evening killed at her father’s home in Nyarugunga Sector, Kicukiro District. Her sudden death first circulated on social media at around 9 p.m., Tuesday, with a message calling on members of the public to help arrest her alleged killer, a 23-year old house-maid who worked […]

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

A black man in his 50s was found dead early Monday at the West Hollywood apartment of Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor associated with a different death in his home last year. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has not yet disclosed the deceased person’s name. An attorney for Buck told the Los Angeles […]

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

A Chinese serial killer dubbed the country’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ has been executed for the murder of 11 girls and women. Gao Chengyong was found guilty of multiple counts of murder, rape, robbery and the mutilation of corpses between 1988 and 2002. Many of his victims had their hands, ears and genitals cut off. He […]

He Was Strangled Upon Entering Consulate, Turkey Says

He Was Strangled Upon Entering Consulate, Turkey Says

Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled to death as soon as he entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul in a premeditated murder, the city’s chief prosecutor said in a statement likely to keep tensions between Ankara and Riyadh elevated.  Khashoggi’s body was then dismembered and destroyed in yet another sign his killing was planned in […]

Governor Okoth Obado To Be Charged With Murder

Governor Okoth Obado  To Be Charged With Murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado will be charged in court with the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno on Monday. His lawyer Cliff Ombeta confirmed the charges yesterday saying the governor would spend the weekend in police custody. DNA REPORT Governor Obado’s arrest yesterday was the culmination of investigations by detectives, who earlier indicated he […]

DCI Employs 16 Detectives To Help Solve Murder Of Sharon Otieno

DCI Employs 16 Detectives To Help Solve Murder Of Sharon Otieno

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has sent a team of 16 detectives from the Homicide Investigation Unit, the Special Crimes Prevention Unit and Serious Crime Units to investigate the abduction and subsequent killing of a university student. Director of Criminal Investigations, George Kinoti, said investigations into the murder of Sharon Otieno were at an […]

Just Because You Are A Black Woman – The Story Of Nia Wilson

Just Because You Are A Black Woman – The Story Of Nia Wilson

Something I can’t stop thinking about: Latifa Wilson, describing her last moments with her 18-year-old sister Nia Wilson who was stabbed and killed by John Lee Cowell on Sunday: “She’s just yelling my name, ‘Tifah, Tifah, Tifah,’ and I said, ‘I got you, baby, I got you. Just calm down,’ because she has real bad anxiety.” […]

Nairobi Bar Owner Found Guilty of Murdering Woman Who Declined Night Out

Nairobi Bar Owner Found Guilty of Murdering Woman Who Declined Night Out

A Nairobi bar owner, who shot dead a 27-year-old woman for declining to join him for a night out, has been found guilty of murder. Mr Erastus Ngura Odhiambo alias Baba Billy was convicted by Lady Justice Stellah Mutuku on Thursday. Mr Odhiambo was found guilty of shooting dead Linda Wanjiku Irungu in the wee […]

Uganda’s President, Police Vow Crackdown After Killing of MP

Uganda’s President, Police Vow Crackdown After Killing of MP

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the country’s police chief have vowed a crackdown on crime after a ruling-party lawmaker was shot dead last week by men on motorbikes. At the funeral on Monday of MP Ibrahim Abiriga, Museveni said the government would ban motorcycle riders from wearing hooded jackets. The men who shot the lawmaker […]

Man Kills Six People In 96-Hour Murder Spree

Man Kills Six People In 96-Hour Murder Spree

An Arizona man who committed suicide Monday evening after being tracked down by police officers is suspected of killing six people linked to his contentious divorce. Investigators established that Dwight Jones, 56, had a link to his victims as a result of divorce proceedings almost a decade ago. The first murder, committed Thursday afternoon, saw […]

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