ARTICLES RELATING TO MURDER

Overprotective dads going too far?

2014-03-18 08:47

Maybe dads need to chill a bit when it comes to their daughters having guy friends.

Overprotective dads going too far?

2014-03-14 15:41

Maybe dads need to chill a bit when it comes to their daughters having guy friends.

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-28 05:00

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

The budget, health insurance, Greenpeace and Oscar

2014-02-27 13:31

The national budget, announced yesterday, contained little to cheer about for the average South African.

'Satanic' teen killers

2014-02-24 10:24

Kids being caught out often blame the enemy their parents taught them about.

The ‘blame Satan’ alibi

2014-02-21 14:00

Kids being caught out often blame the enemy their parents taught them about.

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Johannesburg police are investigating the murder of two young girls, who went missing over the weekend. The children were killed in separate incidents and discovered on Monday. Watch.

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How a murderer's mind works

2013-06-28 08:53

Who would you fear the most? An impulsive murderer or someone who plans a murder carefully?

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Two days after 25-year-old British soldier Lee Rigby was murdered in the street in Woolwich, London, his family is speaking out about the brutal attack. See photos from their press conference.

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Taxi child-killer not a murderer?

2013-03-13 11:31

Jacob Humphreys and his legal team have approached the the Supreme Court of Appeal to ask that it overturn his 10 murders convictions.

'Jub Jub' gets 20 years

2012-12-06 08:52

Protea Magistrate's Court has sentenced musician Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala to 20 years' imprisonment each for killing children with their cars.

4 infamous female South African killers

2012-08-16 12:00

‘I may look calm but in my head I have killed you three times.’

Businessman shot dead in Cape Town

2012-07-27 08:59

The chief executive of private-equity group Basileus Capital, Julian Williams, has been shot dead in his Cape Town office, according to reports.

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Video expert testifying in the Jub Jub case found that the video evidence presented to the court was seriously compromised but not tampered with. Watch to find out more.

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Gardener convicted of killing ex-boss

2012-03-22 22:39

A Pretoria man has been convicted of killing his former employer during a violent house robbery in Waverley, where the victim was viciously attacked with a broken whisky bottle.

'Foxy Knoxy' cries in court

2010-12-12 09:21

Convicted murderer Amanda Knox has broken down in an Italian court, making an emotional appeal and saying her life has been broken by three years in jail.

Pop singer's killer appeals

2010-11-14 14:25

An Egyptian real estate tycoon convicted of hiring a hitman to kill a Lebanese pop singer has appealed the verdict.

Man held for killing girl, 7

2009-10-25 13:19

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old girl in Somerset West.

The Brutal Telling

2009-09-15 09:17

Shameful secrets, a train of hidden treasure and missing blood all form part of a muder mystery worth reading.

Accused causes court scuffle

2009-08-24 21:07

A scuffle has broken out in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court between police officers and the man accused of killing retired Austrian soccer player Peter Burgstaller.

The Finest Type of English Womanhood

2009-08-21 11:34

Escaping their stifling British wartime childhoods, Laura and Gay head for Johannesburg.

Student dies due to language

2009-08-18 14:44

A West African college student who was learning English was shot and killed during an attempted robbery in which he could not understand a gunman in a Philadelphia park.

Pta addict's statement OKed

2009-07-30 22:06

A statement to the police by a self-confessed heroin addict accused of strangling two men and their cat may be used as evidence, the High Court in Pretoria says.

Zondi murder accused killed

2009-07-29 11:41

A man who was charged with the murder of Inkosi Mbongeleni Zondi has been killed at his home in KwaMashu outside Durban.

Killed man 'wouldn't hurt fly'

2009-07-20 08:39

The son of a well-known Polokwane lawyer who was murdered over the weekend, has been described as a gentle person who never had a cruel word for another person.

 

Killer dads

2014-03-17 08:54

Overprotective father of teen shoots her boyfriend dead.

Did Oscar kill Reeva because of jealousy?

2014-03-06 12:39

Around the world people are speculating, did Oscar Pistorius intentionally kill Reeva Steenkamp or was it a case of mistaken identity?

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-27 17:15

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

Sportsmen who kill

2014-02-27 13:07

From OJ to Oscar, a number of high-profile athletes have found themselves in the spotlight of a murder trial. Inevitably, these trials have attracted a lot more hype than those of the average suspected killer. Here are some of the most scandalous.

Stop blaming Satan

2014-02-21 14:14

Kids being caught out often blame the enemy their parents taught them about, says Scott Dunlop.

Young cricketer stabbed to death by father

2014-02-14 10:17

An 11 year-old boy has died of head injuries after being brutally attacked by his mentally ill father in Melbourne, Australia.

Kenyan eats housemate's heart in US

2013-08-21 10:04

A Kenyan man has pleaded guilty in a US court after being charged for killing his Ghanaian housemate and eating his heart and brain.

Video

Three men are behind bars in connection with the murder investigation for a murdered Cape Town doctor. Now two others, including a police officer, are also being questioned. Watch a video about the case.

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Gallery

London police have identified the victim of the Woolwich murder as 25-year-old soldier, Lee Rigby. As police continue to investigate the crime, locals begin to mourn the victim. See photos of the reaction.

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Reeva Steenkamp: A tribute

2013-02-15 15:35

We memorialise a law graduate, model and fellow South African woman.

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Teen reenacts killing her baby

2012-11-19 15:08

14-year-old Cassidy Goodson hid her pregnancy and killed her newborn to not upset her parents.

4 infamous female South African killers

2012-08-07 12:00

‘I may look calm but in my head I have killed you three times.’

"Mess with my kid, I'll kill you!"

2012-06-18 11:38

These parents killed to protect their kids, but what did they lose in the process?

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Chris Mahlangu was found guilty of the 2010 murder of rightwing leader Eugene Terre'Blanche by the High Court sitting in Ventersdorp. Patrick Ndlovu, was acquitted of murder, but found guilty of house-breaking with intent to steal.

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13-year-old “murderer” to be tried as an adult

2012-03-20 10:03

A 13-year-old boy faces a first-degree murder charge for killing his brother.

Horror murders shock US town

2010-11-21 14:39

Two women and an 11-year-old boy were stabbed to death and dismembered before their remains were placed in a hollow tree, a coroner has revealed in a small Ohio town in the US.

Boxer held for killing wife

2010-04-18 19:58

Suspended WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero has been detained by police on suspicion of killing his wife.

The Brutal Telling

2009-10-05 09:17

Shameful secrets, a train of hidden treasure and missing blood all form part of a muder mystery worth reading.

'He stabbed with all his might'

2009-08-24 22:02

With tears streaming down his face, a Pretoria student has recounted to the city's high court how his father had chased and stabbed his mother to death.

Woman weeps at sentencing

2009-08-24 19:04

A 22-year-old Pietermaritzburg woman has wept in court after hearing that she would spend the next 20 years behind bars for helping her boyfriend kill his brother.

Man denies killing porn model

2009-08-19 11:15

A man accused of killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an internet pornography model has pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Son 'hired hitmen to kill mom'

2009-08-18 12:05

South Korean police have arrested a man accused of hiring two hitmen to murder his adoptive mother, reports said.

Angola searches for killers

2009-07-30 21:14

Angolan police has launched a manhunt for the killers of a parliamentarian from the ruling MPLA party, who was gunned down in the outskirts of Luanda.

Addict on trial for murder

2009-07-27 22:19

A heroin addict, accused of strangling two men because he wanted money for drugs, could probably not fully understand the statement he made to the police.

Man found murdered near car

2009-07-19 14:38

A man's half-naked body was found 50m from his car in Baysville in the Eastern Cape.

 
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