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New Jersey mansion murders: Motive is believed to be financial, prosecutor says

New Jersey mansion murders: Motive is believed to be financial, prosecutor saysPaul Caneiro charged with four counts of murder in connection to fires



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Family charged with murders of eight people on marijuana farm

Family charged with murders of eight people on marijuana farmFour members of one family have been arrested in connection the massacre of another family on an Ohio marijuana farm. The eight victims, who ranged in age from 16 to 44, were found dead in four separate homes on their farm in Pike County in 2016. Parents George “Billy” Wagner III, 47, and Angela Wagner, 48, were arrested alongside their two sons George Wagner IV, 27, and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26.



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Accused serial killer and border patrol agent planned to 'commit suicide by cop' after murders, police say

Accused serial killer and border patrol agent planned to 'commit suicide by cop' after murders, police sayNew details have emerged surrounding Juan David Ortiz, the US Border Patrol supervisor accused of murdering multiple women in a vicious killing spree across Texas. Mr Ortiz “was going to try to commit suicide by cop,” according to Webb County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Federico Garza. The chief deputy told reporters Mr Ortiz “took advantage of this community, he had the trust of most of his victims, and he took that opportunity to commit this crime”.



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South African gets life in prison for ax murders of family

South African gets life in prison for ax murders of familyJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 23-year-old South African man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the 2015 ax murders of his parents and brother in an affluent housing estate.



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Golden State Killer charged with four more murders

Golden State Killer charged with four more murdersJoseph DeAngelo, 72, who was once a police officer in the California towns of Exeter and Auburn, was charged last month in Sacramento with eight murders during a crime spree in the 1970s and ’80s. Over the past 16 days since the Sacramento charges were filed, the Santa Barbara county district attorney’s office has been working with the county sheriff’s office, gathering evidence and conducting interviews, said Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley.



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Nationwide hunt for grandmother accused of two murders

Nationwide hunt for grandmother accused of two murdersDeputies believe Lois Reiss shot and killed her husband in late March. The 56-year-old then went on the run, driving off to southwest Florida — where investigators says she found her second victim.



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Menendez Brothers Reunite in Prison, 22 Years After Sentencing in Parents’ Murders

Menendez Brothers Reunite in Prison, 22 Years After Sentencing in Parents’ MurdersErik Menendez, 47, has been transferred to 50-year-old Lyle Menendez’s designated section at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, online records show.



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With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tally

With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tallyThere were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed. Investigators opened 25,339 murder probes last year, up nearly 25 percent from the 2016 tally, interior ministry data released on Saturday showed. Mexico has struggled with years of violence as the government has battled vicious drug cartels that have increasingly splintered into smaller, more bloodthirsty, gangs.



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Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017, New Report Shows

Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017, New Report ShowsWhite supremacists in the United States killed more than twice as many people in 2017 as they did the year before, and were responsible for far more murders than domestic Islamic extremists, helping make 2017 the fifth deadliest year on record for extremist violence in America, a new report states.



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Cousins charged with abuse of corpse, homicide in Pennsylvania murders

Cousins charged with abuse of corpse, homicide in Pennsylvania murdersTwo cousins charged in the brutal murder of four men in Pennsylvania in July pleaded not guilty at their arraignment hearing Thursday.



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