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Man arrested in slaying of 75-year-old community activist

Man arrested in slaying of 75-year-old community activistThe suspect in the slaying of a community leader who founded Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was a tenant who owed her back rent, authorities said Tuesday. Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of first-degree murder, city Police Chief Murphy J. Paul told news reporters. Bell is being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.



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Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist's slaying in Crete

Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist's slaying in CreteA 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II. Crete police said a Greek man from the island confessed to the “violent criminal act,” telling investigators he struck Suzanne Eaton with his car and abducted her “motivated by the intention to commit sexual assault,” Crete police spokeswoman Eleni Papathanasiou said. Eaton, 59, went missing on July 2 while attending a scientific conference in Crete.



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Serial killer linked to Arkansas woman's 1994 slaying

Serial killer linked to Arkansas woman's 1994 slayingAuthorities are investigating whether possibly the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history is behind the death of an Arkansas woman in 1994. Police in Pine Bluff are reviewing the case of Jolanda Jones’s death after Samuel Little confessed to her killing, which had been determined to be drug-related. According to a police memo, when Little was in custody in Dallas, Texas, in October 2018, he indicated that he killed Jones, the Pine Bluff Commercial reported .



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Mackenzie Lueck case: Gruesome details revealed in slaying of Utah college student

Mackenzie Lueck case: Gruesome details revealed in slaying of Utah college studentThe charred body of slain University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was discovered bound in a shallow grave, prosecutors said Wednesday.



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Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister's slaying

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister's slayingA New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges.



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Georgia set to execute inmate for man's 1996 shotgun slaying

Georgia set to execute inmate for man's 1996 shotgun slayingMarion Wilson Jr., 42, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection of pentobarbital at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson. The parole board is the only authority in Georgia that can commute a death sentence. Wilson’s lawyers asked the courts to stop his execution.



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Businessman pleads not guilty in slaying of brother's family

Businessman pleads not guilty in slaying of brother's familyTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman accused of killing his brother, his brother's wife and two children pleaded not guilty Monday to felony murder and other charges, the same day his defense lawyers withdrew from the case due to recently discovered conflicts of interest.



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Husband, step-daughter charged in slaying to be extradited

Husband, step-daughter charged in slaying to be extraditedOLMITO, Texas (AP) — A man charged with killing his wife after blaming her death on a Baltimore panhandler is being held without bail in Texas.



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Ohio man pleads not guilty to deputy slaying charges

Ohio man pleads not guilty to deputy slaying chargesCINCINNATI (AP) — A man who could face the death penalty if convicted pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he fatally shot an Ohio sheriff's deputy and tried to kill others during a standoff.



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Israel says woman's slaying near Jerusalem 'nationalistic'

Israel says woman's slaying near Jerusalem 'nationalistic'JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's internal security agency said Sunday that the slaying of a 19-year-old Israeli woman allegedly by a Palestinian near Jerusalem last week was politically motivated.



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