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'He Was A Superhero': Friends Remember Murdered Australian Lucas Fowler

5 min read

The Sydney man brutally murdered alongside his American girlfriend in Canada has been remembered by his close friend as a “superhero” -- the kind of person who jumped at the chance to help his mates.

Crime

Crime

Murderer 'Too Old' To Be A Threat Released From Jail, Kills Again

1 min read

A man who served decades in a Maine prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime -- stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched.

Crime

Crime

Man Who Murdered 'Unsuspecting' Wife, Children And Mother-In-Law Jailed

1 min read

A man who admitted using knives to murder his wife, three young children and mother-in-law has become the first person in Western Australia ordered by a judge never to be released from prison.

World

World

Killer Cop Launches Appeal Over Murder Of Australian Woman Justine Damond

2 min read

The former Minneapolis police officer who shot dead Australian life coach Justine Damond in an alley has made a move for freedom.

World

World

Man Confesses To Rape And Murder Of American Scientist

2 min read

A man has confessed to killing an American scientist on the Greek island of Crete, police said on Tuesday.

News

News

Activist, 75, Found Dead In The Trunk Of Her Car

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The death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, an activist who founded an African American history museum in Louisiana, has been ruled a homicide, officials said Monday.

World

World

Manson Family Murder House Up For Sale

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There's no disputing the impressive views and gorgeous grounds of the latest mansion in Los Angeles to go on sale.

Crime

Crime

$1 Million Reward To Solve Brutal Murder Of Young Nanny

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Investigators are offering a $1 million reward to solve the cold case murder of Penny Hill, a young woman who was brutally murdered in NSW in 1991.

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Exclusive

Melissa Hunt Death: Husband Breaks 25 Year Silence In Murder Mystery

4 min read

Melissa Hunt's body was found dumped in a remote dam 25 years ago but her killer has never been found.

News

News

UK To Deny Parole To Killers Unless They Reveal Location Of Victims' Bodies

3 min read

Under a new law, the UK will now deny parole to murderers who decline revealing where victims' remains can be found.

Crime

Crime

Inquest Into Brutal Murder Of Young Queensland Woman Begins

2 min read

Shandee Renee Blackburn never made it home from work.

Crime

Crime

One Of The Men Behind Anita Cobby's Brutal Rape, Torture And Murder Bashed In Jail

1 min read

A man involved in one of the most brutal murders in Australian history remains in hospital following jail attack.

Crime

Crime

Argument Over Barking Dog May Have Led To Fatal Shooting

1 min read

Barking dogs are believed to have provoked an argument that led to a man being shot dead and his teenage neighbour accused of murder in central western NSW.

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Jarryd Bartle

Is It Time To Let The Manson Family Out Of Prison?

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Leslie Van Houten, a convicted murderer and former follower of infamous cult leader Charles Manson, has had her parole vetoed by California’s Governor for the third time earlier this month.

National

National

Vigil Held For Yet Another Woman Murdered In Melbourne

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Family, friends and members of the public have turned out in their hundreds at a Melbourne Park to mourn murdered woman Courtney Herron.

Views

Views

The Problem With Linking Crime To Being Homeless

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The news of Courtney Herron’s death has shocked Melburnians. While full details are yet to emerge, both she and the man charged with murdering her have been widely reported as being homeless.

News

News

Ashton Kutcher Testifies In Ex-Girlfriend's Murder Trial

2 min read

Ashton Kutcher has testified at a Los Angeles murder trial that he went to pick up a woman to go out for drinks on a night in 2001 and left when she didn't answer her door, only to learn the next day she had been killed.

Crime

Crime

Honeymoon Death At Sea Lands Husband In Jail

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Australian sailor Lewis Bennett has been sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of wife Isabella Hellman, who vanished during their honeymoon.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum's Pocket Money Hack Slammed By Parents Online

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

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Updated

Tributes As Woman Found Dead In Melbourne Park Identified

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Devastated members of the public have begun laying tributes where a woman's body was found in a Melbourne park.

World

World

Life Sentence For Man Who Kidnapped Teen Girl And Killed Her Parents

2 min read

A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents.

Crime

Crime

Body Of Woman Found In Inner-City Melbourne Park

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A police investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in Melbourne's Royal Park.

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Updated

Justine Damond's 911 Call Before Murder Made Public

2 min read

Audio from Justine Damond's final phone call reveals her distress as she reported a crime happening near her home.

Crime

Crime

New Terrorism Charges Laid Against Christchurch Gunman

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Further charges of terrorism and murder have been levelled against the Australian man allegedly behind the March 15 attack on Christchurch mosques.

Crime

Crime

Israel Keyes Is The Most Terrifying Serial Killer You've Probably Never Heard Of

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National

National

Cheryl Grimmer’s Family Left With 'No Choice' After NSW Attorney General Declined Appeal

2 min read

After almost 50 years, Cheryl Grimmer’s family is no closer to justice after their last-ditch effort to appeal a judge’s ruling that key evidence relating to her murder was inadmissible, was knocked back.

National

National

Inquest: Father Wanted To Die -- And Take His Family With Him

4 min read

The coronial inquest into the tragic murders of Maria Lutz and her two children on Sydney's north shore has found that the children's father wanted to die by suicide -- and take his family with him.

World

World

Woman Lures Pregnant Teen Via Facebook, Cuts Out Baby

3 min read

Warning: Distressing content

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10 News First

Cold Case Breakthrough: Nephew Charged Over Adelaide Woman's Murder

1 min read

Steven Hainsworth has been charged over the 2010 murder of Adelaide grandmother, Beverley Hanley.

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Exclusive

Two Weeks Left: Ivan Milat’s Nephew Says No Deathbed Confession

2 min read

When Australia’s notorious backpacker killer Ivan Milat takes his final breath, he will die insisting he is an innocent man, his nephew said.

World

World

New Medieval Cult Twist In Crossbow Murder-Suicide Case

2 min read

It's the murder mystery that has gripped Germany, and now the disturbing story is unravelling.

Crime

Crime

Video Released Shows Woman Pushing Elderly Man Off Bus, He Later Died

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WARNING: Viewers might find the below content distressing.

News

News

Nine-Year-Old Kills Mum, Asks For Her In Court

1 min read

A nine-year-old boy has been accused of murdering his adoptive mother by shooting her with a rifle, according to authorities.

Updated

Updated

Man's Hands, Teeth Removed Before Body Burnt In Shockingly 'Gruesome' Murder

2 min read

A man's hands and teeth were removed and a bush fire set by his killers in an attempt to cover up a Christmas Day crime, police will allege.

News

News

Father Accused Of Killing One-Month-Old Son After Losing Video Game

1 min read

A father frustrated over losing a video game was charged with murder after punching his infant son, investigators said.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ashton Kutcher To Testify At Ex-Girlfriend’s Murder Trial

2 min read

Michael Gargiulo has been accused of murdering Ashley Ellerin who was brutally slain in 2001. She was dating Ashton Kutcher at the time of her death.

News

News

Memorial Fund For Natalina Angok Raises Thousands In Less Than 24 Hours

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The family of murdered Melbourne woman Natalina Angok is raising money in hopes of returning her body to her birthplace of South Sudan.

World

World

Parents Charged After Little Boy Found Dead, Wrapped In Plastic

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Investigators have found what they believe to be the body of a five-year-old boy who went missing from his suburban Chicago home nearly a week ago.

Crime

Crime

Anthony Harvey Pleads Guilty To Killing Partner, Her Mother And Three Daughters

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Anthony Harvey, a 25-year-old Perth man, has pleaded guilty to killing his partner, her three daughters and his partner's 73-year-old mother in Perth last year.

World

World

Mother Brings Murdered Jogger's Shoes Into Court

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A grieving family faced their loved one’s killer in court on Tuesday.

Crime

Crime

Husband Claims 'Self Defence' After The Alleged Stabbing Death Of His Wife

1 min read

Altaf Hossain has been denied bail after admitting to stabbing his wife to death.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ashton Kutcher: Trial For Girlfriend's Alleged Killer Begins

4 min read

Michael Gargiulo, 42, is accused of killing Ashley Ellerin and at least two other women.

Crime

Crime

Man Faces Murder Charge After Being Extradited From California

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Homicide detectives have extradited and charged an American man over the alleged murder of a Thai cafe worker whose body was dumped on the side of the road at Sydney Olympic Park last year. 

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With 2012 Murder Of Cheryl Ardler

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Dennis French, 39, has been charged with the murder of Cheryl Ardler, who went missing in 2012.

Crime

Crime

US Extradition Over Bloodied, Bound, Gagged Body Found On Side Of Sydney Road

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Detectives have travelled to California to extradite a man over the 2018 murder of Wachira ‘Mario’ Phetmang, whose body was discovered on the side of the road at Sydney Olympic Park.

Music

Music

People Have A Wild Conspiracy Theory About Who Killed Nipsy Hussle

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After it was confirmed that rapper Nipsey Hussle died after being gunned down outside his store in LA on Sunday, it wasn't long before wild conspiracy theories about his death arose.

World

World

Murdered Student's Mother Blasts Suspect In Court: 'Does He Even Know Her Name?'

2 min read

The mother of Samantha Josephson, the US student who was killed after she mistakenly got into a car she thought was her Uber ride, pleaded with the judge to put suspect Nathaniel David Rowland away for life.

Crime

Crime

New Twist In Young Jogger's Murder Case

3 min read

Three years ago Karina Vetrano was killed while jogging in Queens.

Crime

Crime

Three Charged Over Alleged Torture And Murder Of Sydney Teenager

1 min read

NSW detectives have charged three men over the alleged murder of 17-year-old Jason Tsang.

Crime

Crime

Police: Father Brainwashed Daughter Into Helping Kill Her Mother

11 min read

A week before Karrie Neurauter's mother was murdered in 2017, her father came to her with an unfathomable ultimatum.

Crime

Crime

Family Unleashes On Emotionless Wife Killer Borce Ristevski

2 min read

Borce Ristevski showed no emotion in Victoria’s Supreme Court as the prosecution spent an hour reading out his web of lies.

Cold Case

Cold Case

Mystery Surrounding Three Friends Killed And Their Abandoned Dog

3 min read

Karen Edwards, Tim Thomson and Gordon Twaddle were just three days into their holiday when they disappeared.

World

World

Jack The Ripper Finally Identified, Forensic Scientists Claim

2 min read

Jack the Ripper, the notorious serial killer who terrorized the streets of London more than a century ago, may have finally been identified by forensic scientists in Great Britain.

Updated

Updated

Suspected Love Triangle Ends In Tragedy Following Axe Attack

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A man has been charged with murder following the death of another man at Cabramatta West.

World

World

Woman Killed Boyfriend While Re-Enacting Movie Scene With Gun

1 min read

Police say a Missouri woman killed her boyfriend in a gun accident while re-enacting a movie scene, reports CBS affiliate KRCG.

Good News

Good News

After 46 Years In Jail For A Crime He Didn't Commit, This Man Makes Thousands With His Art

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When you hear him talk, you'd think Detroit artist Richard Phillips is some kind of highly trained master. But at 72, he held his first exhibit.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Murder, Police Continue To Hunt For Woman's Body

2 min read

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of missing woman Samah Baker, who was last seen more than two months ago.

Crime

Crime

Should Drug Dealers Be Charged With Murder?

4 min read

When someone dies from taking an illicit drug, there's often a rush to name someone responsible and find a way to prevent it from happening again.

Crime

Crime

'Daddy Please Don't': Bella Pleaded With Her Dad Chris Watts Before He Killed Her

2 min read

Christopher Watts, 33, is currently serving three life sentences for murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters.

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10 News First

Cheryl Grimmer's Murderer Has 'Gotten Away With It Twice'

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The brothers of Cheryl Grimmer have criticised a judge’s decision to let a toddler's murderer walk free, 48 years after he confessed to the crime.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Melbourne Cafe Slammed For 'Offensive' Disability Joke

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Crime

Crime

'She Was Living Her Best Life': Sister's Emotional Tribute To Murdered Dentist

2 min read

The family of murdered Sydney woman Preethi Reddy has issued a heartbreaking statement following her death.

World

World

Making A Murderer's Steven Avery Wins Right To Appeal Murder Conviction

2 min read

The man at the centre of Netflix documentary series Making A Murderer has been granted an appeal against his murder conviction.

Crime

Crime

The Young Girl Lured To Her Death Via A Smartphone App

3 min read

Two unlikely suspects will spend the next 50 years in jail for luring a young girl to her death via a smartphone app.

Life

Life

'I've Solved Hollywood's Most Gruesome Murder And My Father Was The Killer'

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It is a real-life murder mystery that is the stuff of Hollywood legend -- a macabre, decades-old homicide that has embedded itself into the psyche of the movie capital.

Crime

Crime

Anita Cobby's Husband On Killer's Death: 'One Down, Four To Go'

2 min read

Michael Murphy, among the pack that killed Anita Cobby, is dead -- but no one is shedding a tear.

Crime

Crime

Career Criminal Guilty Of Another Murder, In Unprovoked Shop Stabbing

1 min read

Douglas Johnson had just got out of jail when he stabbed David Morrison for no reason.

Crime

Crime

Friend Charged Over Murder Of Woman Dumped 300km From Home

1 min read

Two people have been charged over the death of Tamara Farrell, whose body was found dumped by the side of the road.

National

National

'You Let A Murderer Walk Free' Says Distraught Brother Of Cheryl Grimmer

2 min read

The trial of a man accused of murdering Cheryl Grimmer almost 50 years ago will not go ahead after the court found key evidence was inadmissible.

World

World

Chilling Portraits By Serial Killer Could Be The Key To Solving 90 Murders

2 min read

Samuel Little could be one of the most prolific serial killers of all time. Last year the 78-year-old confessed to killing dozens of women since the 1970s across the United States and has now begun to paint his victims.

National

National

Her Daughter Was Brutally Murdered, Now She Wants To Try Stop It Happening Again

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Mandy Burgess is fighting hard to make sure her daughter’s killer never gets the chance to kill again when he applies for his freedom on March 8.

World

World

Arrest Made After Woman Found Bound And Stuffed Inside Suitcase

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Police say a suspect was arrested in the slaying of a woman who was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, an affluent community in Connecticut.

World

World

Five Children Charged Over Fatal Shooting Of Nashville Musician

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Five juveniles are charged with criminal homicide in the shooting a 24-year-old musician in the U.S., according to police.

Crime

Crime

The Search For 1970s 'Doodler' Serial Killer Who Preyed On White Gay Men

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San Francisco police have announced a US$100,000 reward for the serial killer known as the 'Doodler'.

National

National

'It's Heart Work': Helping Families Affected By Homicide To Survive

4 min read

Last week, Martha Jabour took more than 100 calls from families thanking her for keeping them alive.

World

World

Reward Money Raised For Crime Information Will Be Donated To Kidnap Victim Jayme Closs

2 min read

Hormel Foods and its subsidiary said they will donate $25,000 ($AUD35,000) it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl.

National

National

Heartbroken Family Search For Answers Over Murdered Father

2 min read

Cheryl Phillips clutches the chain around her neck with a heart pendant that contains the ashes of her murdered son Jamie.

Crime

Crime

Jamie Philips: Police Hunt For Killers Of Sydney Man Dumped In Vacant Lot

1 min read

Police investigating the murder of a Sydney father who was found dead in a vacant lot three months ago are calling on the public to help catch his killers. 

National

National

Aiia Masarwa's Father On The Moment He Found Out His 'Angel' Had Been Murdered

3 min read

After Saeed Masarwa had not heard from his daughter in 12 hours, he knew something was wrong.

Crime

Crime

Manhunt Underway After Man Dies In Stabbing Attack

1 min read

A manhunt is underway after the stabbing death of a 35-year-old man at a NSW home on Sunday night.

Crime

Crime

How DNA Technology Cracked A Rape And Murder Cold Case 28 Years On

3 min read

On Labour Day 1990, Betty Jones, 65, answered a knock at the door of her friend Kathryn Crigler's house in Starkville Mississipi, unknowingly letting her killer inside.

Crime

Crime

Court Hears Aiia Maasarwe's Alleged Killer May Be 'Vulnerable'

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A 20-year-old man accused of the rape and murder of international student Aiia Maasarwe has fronted a brief court hearing.  

News

News

Man Charged With Rape And Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

1 min read

Police have charged a 20-year-old man over the death of the Palestinian student.

Updated

Updated

Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

2 min read

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal murder of Arab-Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe. 

Updated

Updated

Photo Reveals Aiia Maasarwe’s Final Hours

4 min read

Aiia Maasarwe spent her final hours learning English with friends in a park.

National

National

Derryn Hinch Cops Backlash For 'Grotesque' Tweet Over Student's Murder

2 min read

Senator Derryn Hinch has copped backlash for apparently revealing undisclosed details of the murder of Arab-Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on social media.

National

National

Last Images Of Student Murdered In 'Horrendous' Attack

2 min read

Homicide detectives have released CCTV images of a 21-year-old exchange student who was killed in Melbourne's north as they desperately plead for information from the public.

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Exclusive

Distraught Mother Asks 'Why, Why, Why?' Following Son's Brutal Murder

1 min read

Today Alfredo Isho’s heartbroken mother, supported by relatives, returned to the scene of her son’s brutal murder to lay flowers on a bus seat outside a Bossley Park hair salon.

News

News

Parents Petition To Have Parole Denied For Teen Daughter's 'Savage' Murderer

2 min read

Tania Burgess was 15 when she was stabbed 48 times by another teenager, who is eligible for parole after 13 and a half years in jail.

Crime

Crime

Father-Of-Two Dismembered In 'Brutal' And 'Cold' Sydney Murder

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A couple has been charged over the murder of a Sydney father whose body was found dismembered inside a home at Sadlier over the weekend.

Crime

Crime

How A 13-Year-Old Escaped The Kidnapper Who Allegedly Killed Her Parents

5 min read

Jayme Closs stunned the world by escaping the horrors of her captivity in northern Wisconsin.

Crime

Crime

Teenager Refused Bail Over Sydney Stabbing Death

1 min read

A teenager remains behind bars after he was refused bail in Parramatta court on Saturday charged with the stabbing murder of a 20-year-old man who was having a haircut in Bossley Park.

World

World

Boy Charged With Murder After Egg Prank Goes Wrong

1 min read

Silvia Zavala was in town visiting family to celebrate the New Year when she was killed.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Agreement Reached Following Little Girl's Death After 'Jump' From Balcony

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Angry Anderson’s Emotional Video After Son’s Alleged Murder

1 min read

Aussie rocker “Angry” Anderson has come forward for the first time since his son’s death in an emotional video where he is seen holding back tears.

World

World

Child Killer Convicted For Attempting To Decapitate Dementia Sufferer

1 min read

Stephen Leonard has been convicted of attempting to murder a 57-year-old dementia sufferer in a "frenzied attack".

Crime

Crime

Body Found In Bush Dumped Shortly Before Fire Started

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A body found in the Yarratt State Forest, near Taree is believed to have been dumped shortly before a bushfire started.

World

World

Chilling Calls In The Lead Up To Student's Murder Released

1 min read

Dispatch recordings show University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.

World

World

Fiancé Of Missing Mother Charged With Murder

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The fiancé of a Colorado mother who vanished on Thanksgiving has been arrested and charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder, officials said.

Crime

Crime

Woman Charged With Murder Of Nine-Week-Old Baby

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An Adelaide woman has been charged with murder following the death of a nine-week-old baby earlier this month.