Homicide

A diver walks out from a toxic man-made lake after his dive search for a third suitcase near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, May 6, 2019. Cyprus police spokesman Andreas Angelides said yesterday, investigators hunting for bodies dumped by a suspected serial killer pulled a suitcase containing decomposing human remains from a toxic lake. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 07, 2019 - 2:14 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' new police chief has apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls who an army captain has confessed to killing. Kypros Michailides said at a ceremony Tuesday to mark his appointment that he offered the apology because police had failed to protect the...
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CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO ROBERT, NOT JOHN - This photo provided by the City of Biloxi, Miss., Public Affairs Department shows police officer Robert McKeithen who was killed Sunday night, May, 5, outside the department building in Biloxi. (City of Biloxi, Miss., Public Affairs via AP)
May 06, 2019 - 10:24 pm
Less than 24 hours after police say a Mississippi man gunned down a uniformed officer in police station parking lot, the now-arrested suspect was marched on Monday night back into the same Biloxi police station. Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said one of his department's officers was driving home...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, members of an honor guard fold the U.S. flag during flag presentation at the funeral services for Jill Robinson, in West Valley City, Utah. Kevin Wayne Billings, a man accused of fatally shooting Robinson, a West Valley City code-enforcement officer, will likely get life in prison. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Billings is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, May 6, 2019, morning after pleading guilty in February to aggravated murder, aggravated cruelty to an animal and arson-related charges. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
May 06, 2019 - 5:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The children of a municipal enforcement officer shot and set afire by a man with a history of code violations recounted through tears and clenched fists Monday what their mother would have wanted them to say as he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. "I wish that...
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An expert operates a sonar monitoring device from inside a dinghy on a man-made toxic lake in Mitsero, outside of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, May 4, 2019. The sonar scan of the lake that's a part of a defunct mine aims to locate suitcases in which a self-confessed serial killer placed the bodies of a woman and a girl. The suspect, a 35 year-old Cypriot army captain, told police that he killed seven women and girls. Search crews had previously retrieved from the lake one suitcase containing the body of an adult woman. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 05, 2019 - 11:04 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on what is thought to be the first serial killer case in Cyprus (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A Cyprus police spokesman says investigators hunting for bodies dumped by a suspected serial killer pulled a suitcase containing decomposing human remains from a toxic late...
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A woman holds a banner that shows seven impersonal face in memory of the seven victims outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, May 3, 2019. Hundreds of people turned out in front of Cyprus' presidential palace to remember the five foreign women and 2 girls that a military officer has confessed to killing. The officer is widely acknowledged to be Cyprus' first serial killer.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 05, 2019 - 5:47 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A man who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls in Cyprus is being investigated on additional charges of raping a foreign woman he had photographed as a model, a police investigator said Sunday. The comments in court by Criminal Investigation Department Chief...
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Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos appears on video from Jefferson County jail, Friday, May 3, 2019 in Golden, Colo. Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people last week on a Colorado highway. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos of Houston was "operating the vehicle under circumstances where he was exhibiting extreme indifference to the value of human life," said Jefferson County District Attorney Pete Weir. (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP)
May 03, 2019 - 5:53 pm
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people on a Colorado highway last week. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos of Houston was "operating the vehicle...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Ruszczyk Damond at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. The city of Minneapolis is paying $20 million to settle a lawsuit over former police officer Mohamed Noor's fatal shooting of the unarmed Damond who approached his squad car after calling 911 to report a possible crime. Mayor Jacob Frey announced the settlement Friday, May 3, 2019, three days after a jury convicted Noor of murder and manslaughter in the 2017 death of Damond. Frey called the settlement "a way for our city to move forward." (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
May 03, 2019 - 2:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis will pay $20 million to the family of an unarmed woman fatally shot by a police officer when she approached his squad car after calling 911 to report a possible crime, city leaders announced Friday. Mayor Jacob Frey and City Council members detailed the...
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FILE- In this March 11, 2002 file photo, Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin watches during the sentencing portion of his trial in Atlanta. Al-Amin, the militant civil rights leader known in the 1960s as H. Rap Brown who was convicted of killing Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Kinchen and wounding Deputy Aldranon English in a shootout in March 2000, is challenging his imprisonment, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
May 03, 2019 - 11:03 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The 1960s black militant formerly known as H. Rap Brown is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff's deputy in 2000, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial. The 75-year-old inmate, who converted to Islam and now goes by the name Jamil Abdullah Al-...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong leaves Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at the prison Friday, May 3, 2019, that Doan Thi Huong looked "happy" but couldn't give further details. Huong's lawyers have said she is expected to be taken to the immigration office before flying back to Hanoi later Friday.(AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
May 03, 2019 - 11:02 am
KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese woman who was tried in the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a Malaysian airport was released from prison on Friday prison and flew back to Hanoi. Doan Thi Huong expressed her gratitude "to everybody who prayed for me" in a video...
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Members of the Cyprus Special Disaster Response Unit are seen in boat as they search for suitcases in a man-made lake, near the village of Mitsero outside of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Cyprus police spokesman Andreas Angelides said authorities are working to overcome difficulties in locating two bodies inside a toxic lake where the suspect — a 35-year-old Cypriot army captain — told investigators he dumped them after putting them inside suitcases. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
May 03, 2019 - 9:22 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It's more than the grizzly body count that's numbed people on the small east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. The country may have experienced mass killings decades ago during inter-ethnic conflict, but the self-confessed crimes of an army captain are something new for...
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