ARTICLES RELATING TO MURDER

US woman jailed for killing husband with eye drops

2020-01-17 20:40

A South Carolina woman was on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water.

Man shot dead, wife injured in attempted hijacking in Midrand

2020-01-07 20:34

Gauteng police are on the hunt for two men who shot a couple during an attempted hijacking, killing the man and injuring his wife.

Nurse found in pool of blood, social worker hanging from roof

2020-01-03 18:12

The police have opened a murder inquest following the deaths of a Limpopo nurse and social worker.

Man officially charged with Samwu leader's murder

2019-12-31 15:59

A man arrested in connection with the murder of Ronald Mani, the SA Municipal Workers' Union's deputy secretary in Limpopo, has been officially charged in court.

Manhunt after woman allegedly shot dead by ex-boyfriend on Boxing Day

2019-12-30 07:10

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for a 35-year-old man after he allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in Elukwatini on Boxing Day.

Remains of toddler found in Free State likely those of missing Liam Nortjé

2019-12-18 07:49

The remains of a toddler found in Harrismith in the Free State are most probably those of Liam Nortjé, who went missing nearly two years ago at the age of three while in the care of his father.

Call for calm in wake of Rashied Staggie's murder

2019-12-13 23:00

The Western Cape government has called for calm in the province, following the killing of former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie in Cape Town.

Woman speaks on the loss of her son after husband shoots him dead: “I always wanted to be a mom”

2019-12-12 15:50

No one could have predicted that magical spring morning in the Salem Biblical Garden near Paarl in the Western Cape would mark the start of the little boy’s final day.

Christopher Panayiotou's dad shot dead in front of Uitenhage shop

2019-12-09 08:48

The father of the convicted wife killer Christopher Panayiotou has been shot dead in a street in Uitenhage.

Pensioner, 80, killed during brazen robbery at Sassa pay-out point

2019-12-05 23:08

An 80-year-old pensioner was shot and killed during a brazen robbery at a pension pay-out point, which is opposite the police station in Marquard, a small farming town in the Free State.

 

3 things 'You' gets right about serial killers, and 2 things it gets wrong

2020-01-17 07:44

Serial killers do tend to use their wit and charm to manipulate others, but not all are motivated by love or sex.

Manhunt after truck set alight, driver killed

2020-01-04 08:53

Two suspects threw a petrol bomb at the truck, causing it to catch alight. The driver burned to death, while two crew members sustained serious burn wounds.

From Uyinene to the Dros rapist: these 10 court cases shocked SA in 2019

2020-01-02 06:12

From murders-by-appointment to the gruesome killing of seven family members and a tragic rape and murder in a post office, these are the 10 court cases that shocked South Africans in 2019.

Sudan sentences to death 27 agents who tortured protester to death

2019-12-30 18:17

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester early this year, an AFP correspondent said.

Slain gangster Rashied Staggie to be laid to rest on Saturday

2019-12-21 08:29

A fleet of five luxury hearses, including a Porsche, hired from Pinetown Funeral Services, was spotted in the area around Staggie's house in Cape Town on Saturday morning.

Parents mourn dead daughter, while man accused of beating her granted R300 bail

2019-12-16 12:12

An Eastern Cape family wants to know why a man accused of brutally assaulting their daughter, who would die a month later in hospital, was granted R300 bail, and why he was charged with assault instead of attempted murder.

South Sudanese refugee killed in Uganda clashes

2019-12-13 14:15

A South Sudanese refugee was killed and several others seriously wounded in northern Uganda during clashes with locals, an official said Friday.

Father found guilty of little boy’s murder – although body was never found

2019-12-11 13:38

On Tuesday, the circuit high court in Harrismith found missing three-year-old Liam Nortjé’s father guilty of murdering the boy.

Trayvon Martin's killer sues teen's family in US court

2019-12-06 08:49

George Zimmerman, who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012, is suing the teenager's family, their attorney, the US state and others for more than $100 million, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Woman who lost arm in gruesome attack, allegedly by her husband, will never live normal life again - doctor

2019-12-05 18:19

Acting KwaZulu-Natal premier Ravi Pillay has visited a 35-year-old woman from uMkhuze who lost her arm after she was brutally attacked, allegedly by her husband. She also has a cracked skull.

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