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Emotions Erupt During Court Hearing for DUI Vehicular Homicide Suspect

Emotions Erupt During Court Hearing for DUI Vehicular Homicide SuspectA 62-year-old Washington state woman who has a history of driving while under the influence has pleaded not guilty in the death of a 24-year-old man.



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University of Mississippi Student Found Dead in Apparent Homicide: Police

University of Mississippi Student Found Dead in Apparent Homicide: PoliceFacebookAuthorities believe “foul play” was involved in the death of a 21-year-old University of Mississippi student whose body was found Saturday morning near a lake about 20 minutes away from campus.Alexandria “Ally” Kostial, a rising senior, was found by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department officers during their Saturday morning patrol near Sardis Lake. Authorities told The Daily Beast the incident is being investigated as an apparent homicide.“It is apparent that foul play was involved,” a sheriff’s spokesperson said on Monday, declining to provide any additional details about the case while authorities investigate “many leads.”Body of Slain University of Utah Student Mackenzie Lueck Was Found Bound in Shallow GraveLafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy confirmed that an autopsy for Kostial has “been requested” but declined to provide further details. According to her father, Keith Kostial, the college senior was attending summer school and teaching fitness classes on campus when she became “the victim of a homicide.” “Ally was very friendly. She had no enemies in life,” her childhood friend, Claudia Swyres, told The Daily Beast on Monday. “She was also willing to help out anybody who ever needed help.”The University of Mississippi confirmed Kostial was studying marketing at the college’s school of business administration and minoring in management information systems. Set to graduate next spring, Kostial was also one of the founding members of the school’s golf club and served as its president. Kostial was a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity, a school spokesperson confirmed.“We are truly saddened by the death of Alexandria Kostial. Ally was a valued member of our campus community. We extend our deepest sympathy to her family, friends, and classmates and stand ready to support them during this time,” University of Mississippi Interim Chancellor Larry Sparks said in a statement over the weekend. “We appreciate the work of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and Coroner as they conduct their investigation.”Man Charged With Murder in Disappearance of Mackenzie LueckKostial was a seasonal lifeguard at a country club near her hometown in St. Louis, Missouri. According to her Facebook page, she volunteered in June 2017 as a childcare worker in Cape Town, South Africa, and volunteered in a preschool classroom in Peru the following summer. Before attending the University of Mississippi, Kostial graduated in 2016 from Lindbergh High School, the school district confirmed.“Our hearts are broken for the Kostials, and we extend our deepest sympathies to her entire family during this time,” Lindbergh Schools spokeswoman Beth Johnston told The Daily Beast on Monday.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Texas mom charged with homicide after running over her 3-year-old during a game of 'chicken'

Texas mom charged with homicide after running over her 3-year-old during a game of 'chicken'A woman has been charged with criminally negligent homicide after police say she ran over her 3-year-old son during a game of 'chicken' in Houston.



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Suspects sought in California bowling alley triple homicide

Suspects sought in California bowling alley triple homicideTORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police searched for suspects Sunday in a shooting that killed three men and injured four during a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar.



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Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with convictionTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After a spellbinding five-day trial that featured tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury on Friday convicted a Florida woman of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago.



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Colts Neck Fire: Brother Charged With Arson, More Details Emerge About Quadruple Homicide

Colts Neck Fire: Brother Charged With Arson, More Details Emerge About Quadruple HomicideThe brother of the man who was found dead outside his Colts Neck home yesterday has been charged with aggravated arson. Paul J. Caneiro, 51, was arrested and placed into custody at Monmouth County jail for attempting to burn down his own house in Ocean Township, New Jersey. According to USA Today, Paul Caneiro allegedly tried to burn down his Tilton Drive home “using gasoline and igniting the gasoline causing the residence to catch fire while his wife and two daughters were inside.” None of his family were reported injured as a result of the blaze.



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Death of mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger ruled a homicide

Death of mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger ruled a homicideThe FBI is investigating Bulger's death, while new details reveal the notorious criminal was badly beaten in his cell. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.



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Parent's gunshot wounds ruled homicide in missing teen case

Parent's gunshot wounds ruled homicide in missing teen caseJayme Closs, 13, from Barron, Wisconsin, is missing after police found her parents' bodies.



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Limo company operator in New York crash charged with homicide

Limo company operator in New York crash charged with homicideThe operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York was charged on Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide, court officials in Cobleskill, New York, said. Nauman Hussain, 28, was charged with one felony count related to the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in nearly a decade. Hussain was released on $ 150,000 bail by a court in Cobbleskill, near the state capital, Albany.



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Limo company operator in New York crash charged with homicide

Limo company operator in New York crash charged with homicideThe operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York was charged on Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide, New York State Police said. Nauman Hussain, 28, was charged with one felony count related to the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in nearly a decade. Hussain was issued written violations by police and the state Department of Transportation that the driver he hired should not have been operating the 2001 Ford Excursion limousine involved in Saturday’s crash.



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