The night before Easter in 1960, 25-year-old Irene Garza went to give confession at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. She was met by her priest, 27-year-old Rev. John Feit. On Thursday, Feit was convicted of assaulting and murdering Gaza 57 years ago.
On Thursday, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice in the shooting of Walter Scott in 2015.
A South African high court has increased Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence from six years to 13 years and five months, following his conviction in 2016 for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
If you’ve been considering purchasing a house in Fall River, Massachusetts, home to several lovely ponds and the site of two gruesome 19th century murders, there’s a fourteen-room Queen Anne Victorian currently on sale for a mere $799,000. The home once belonged to Lizzie Borden, famously tried and acquitted for the…
Japanese widow Chisako Kakehi was sentenced to hang on Tuesday by Kyoto District Court, after being convicted for murdering her husband and two other lovers, plus the attempted murder of a fourth man. The 70-year-old’s case has drawn considerable attention and earned her the moniker “Black Widow.”
Peter Madsen, the submarine inventor who has previously denied murdering and mutilating the body of journalist Kim Wall while she was on his submarine in August, admitted to authorities that he did dismember her body but continues to deny that he killed her.
A grand jury has indicted 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres on eight counts, including murder and rape, in the abduction and death of 17-year-old Nabra Hassenen. Fairfax County prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, the Washington Post reports.
So this is how I die.
Bestival music festival, headlined by Pet Shop Boys and XX, ran from Thursday through Sunday in Dorset this week. Early on Monday, the body of a 25-year-old woman was found nearby among the trees on the Lulworth estate, a museum and 17th century mock-castle.
A Michigan woman who shot and killed her husband has been sentenced to life in prison based in part on the witness account of her husbands pet bird, an African grey parrot named Bud.
On Tuesday, a man named Kenneth Manzanares was charged with murder after he was caught trying to drag the body of his wife, 39-year-old Kristy Manzanares, to the balcony of their cabin on an Alaskan cruise ship near Juneau.
One year ago, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot 32-year-old Philando Castile in front of his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter. Last month, Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter, despite damning dashcam footage and the testimony of Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds.…
Texas nurse Genene Jones, a suspect in the murder of up to sixty children, has been indicted for two murders, both of which date to 1981. The New York Times reports that Jones was indicted in Bexar County in the deaths of 2-year-old Rosemary Vega and 11-month-old Joshua Sawyer. According to the Bexar County District…
New Hampshire, the taint of New England, has accidentally done something hilarious. While attempting to pass a fetal homicide bill, the state senate actually voted to allow pregnant women to commit murder with impunity.
On his eighth day in solitary confinement and seventh without water, Terrill Thomas died last year while being held at the Milwaukee County Jail. The medical examiner classified his death as a homicide resulting from “profound dehydration.”
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whom Donald Trump invited to the White House during a friendly chat back in December, has bragged that no matter what terrible things terrorists might do to people, he can absolutely one-up them, brutality-wise.
Steve Stephens, the Cleveland murder suspect who uploaded footage of himself shooting 74-year-old Robert Goodwin on Easter Sunday, reportedly died in Pennsylvania on Tuesday after police gave chase to his vehicle.
A couple accused of murdering their disabled adopted son are said to have been inspired by a major plot point in Kenneth Lonergan’s Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea in their ensuing attempt at covering it up, according to their case’s prosecutor.
Last week, 66-year-old Timothy Caughman was stabbed to death by James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old Baltimore native who traveled to New York City expressly for the purpose of killing black people. Now Jackson is being charged with murder as terrorism.