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A Florida Mother Has Been Charged With Murdering Her Missing Two-Year-Old Son

A Florida Mother Has Been Charged With Murdering Her Missing Two-Year-Old SonThe mother had told police her two-year-old went missing after they hitchhiked home



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German court convicts migrant of murdering ex-girlfriend

German court convicts migrant of murdering ex-girlfriendBERLIN (AP) — A migrant was convicted Monday of murdering his 15-year-old German ex-girlfriend and sentenced to 8.5 years in prison, the German news agency dpa reported.



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Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan Edwards

Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan EdwardsA white police officer has been jailed for 15 years for murdering an unarmed, black 15-year-old boy in Dallas, Texas. The verdict represents what is an extremely rare phenomenon – a murder conviction for a shooting involving on-duty police officer. Roy Oliver was fired from his job with the Balch Springs Police Department in the days after the high-profile 2017 shooting of Jordan Edwards.



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Texas jury finds ex-police officer guilty of murdering black teen

Texas jury finds ex-police officer guilty of murdering black teenA Texas jury on Tuesday found a white former policeman guilty of murder for fatally shooting a black teenager in a car moving away from him in a 2017 case in a Dallas suburb that fueled a national debate over possible racial bias in U.S. policing. The police officer, Roy Oliver, 38, was fired by the Balch Springs Police Department for violating department policy a few days after he fatally shot Jordan Edwards, 15, a standout high school student and athlete. Oliver, along with another officer, had responded to reports of underage drinking at a house party in the predominantly black and Hispanic city of Balch Springs, about 15 miles (25 km) southeast of Dallas.



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Texas jury finds ex-police officer guilty of murdering black teen

Texas jury finds ex-police officer guilty of murdering black teenThe police officer, Roy Oliver, 38, was fired by the Balch Springs Police Department for violating department policy a few days after he fatally shot Jordan Edwards, 15, a standout high school student and athlete. Oliver, along with another officer, had responded to reports of underage drinking at a house party in the predominantly black and Hispanic city of Balch Springs, about 15 miles (25 km) southeast of Dallas. First Assistant District Attorney Michael Snipes said Oliver was a trigger-happy policeman who sent the teenager to an early grave.



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Former Texas Cop Found Guilty of Murdering an Unarmed Black Teenager

Former Texas Cop Found Guilty of Murdering an Unarmed Black TeenagerIt's a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case



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Colorado prosecutors set to charge man for murdering family

Colorado prosecutors set to charge man for murdering familyColorado prosecutors said they plan to formally file murder charges on Monday against a man accused of killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, days after he told police they went missing and pleaded on TV for their safe return. Christopher Watts, 33, has been held without bond in the Weld County jail since his arrest last week for the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann Watts, 34 and two daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4. Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke will formally file charges against Watts on Monday and seek the release of an arrest affidavit, which has been under seal, that lays out details of the crime, his spokeswoman Krista Henery said in a telephone interview.



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Man accused of murdering and eating his ex-girlfriend ruled mentally fit to stand trial

Man accused of murdering and eating his ex-girlfriend ruled mentally fit to stand trialA man accused of killing his former girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been deemed mentally fit to stand trial by a state psychiatrist. Joseph Oberhansley has been in prison in September 2014, when his ex-girlfriend Tammy Jo Blanton was found dead in her home in Jeffersonville, in the US state of Indiana. Mr Oberhansley is accused of breaking into Ms Blanton’s house, raping her, stabbing her to death, then sawing her head and body open to eat her brain, heart and lungs.



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French couple guilty of murdering au-pair in London

French couple guilty of murdering au-pair in LondonA French couple was on Thursday found guilty of murdering their 21-year-old au-pair and then burning her body on a bonfire in their London garden in September last year. Sabrina Kouider, 35, broke into tears after she and partner Ouissem Medouni, 40, were found guilty by a jury at London’s Old Bailey court of murdering French live-in nanny Sophie Lionnet. “Only Kouider and Medouni know exactly how they killed Sophie but the prosecution was able to prove that she died as a result of purposeful and sustained violence, and not by accident,” said state prosecutor Aisling Hosein.



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London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her bodyLONDON (AP) — A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard.



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