Man found not guilty of murdering burglar who stole wife's handbag
A man accused of killing a burglar who broke into his home and stole his wife's handbag has been found not guilty of murder and manslaughter. A man accused of killing a burglar who broke into his home and stole his wife's handbag has been found not guil Benjamin Batterham, 36, spent two weeks on trial in Newcastle Supreme Court over the 2016 death of Richard Slater, 34, who broke into his home and stole his wife's handbag.Mr Batterham was charged with murder on the basis he intended to kill Slater when he performed a citizen's arrest after the burglary.
A homeless man is accused of fatally stabbing the Indianapolis man who welcomed him into his home. On the day of the stabbing, Haltom, 58 was found dead on his sofa by Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers. Investigators were called to the home in the 3700 block of North Meridian
After killing mother and son he hid in the shed, where he found a hammer. As Mr Wilkinson arrived home, Barley pounced on him before making his Volunteers at an alcohol and drug rehabilitation centre have reported that Barley said he wanted to kill someone with a knife - with his “two aims in
A man arrested for allegedly killing a man sleeping rough in northern New South Wales is now wanted for arrest by Queensland police for allegedly killing another homeless man on the Sunshine Coast.
Authorities were called to Jack Evans Boat Harbour Park at Tweed Heads last Friday after a couple walking their dog found the body of 56-year-old Andrew Whyte Murray in a sleeping bag.
The accused man was due to face court today charged with the Byron Bay man's murder.
Queensland detectives have alleged the same man was also responsible for the alleged murder of homeless man David Collin, 53, while he slept outside a Maroochydore community centre, sometime between September 8 and 9.
Homicide detectives investigate body found in sleeping bag at popular Tweed Heads park
Homicide detectives are investigating after the body of a man — believed to be in his 50s — is found at Tweed Heads near the Queensland-New South Wales border.NSW police said they were treating the death of the man found at the Jack Evans Boat Harbour park as suspicious.
The man suspected of beating two homeless men to death and leaving two others in critical condition in Los Angeles County this month is also wanted A third man was critically injured in those attacks. He was arrested shortly after he allegedly beat another homeless man in Santa Monica, police said.
Four people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a homeless Colton man . Danny Castro Jr., 25, was stabbed several times in the If you see comments that you find offensive, please use the “Flag as Inappropriate” feature by hovering over the right side of the post, and pulling
Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards said an arrest warrant would be issued for the man over the Sunshine Coast murder in the next 24 hours, but that could not happen until his NSW matters were dealt with.
"We will be charging him [the accused] as per the arrest warrant with the murder of David Collin," he said.
"At this stage, it is before the court, he is a person under restraint in the New South Wales court system, there are avenues to proceed with [the accused] post to those court matters being dealt with in New South Wales."
NSW Detective Inspector Brendon Cullen said the alleged murderer was arrested while he was on his way back to Sydney, with detectives working around the clock to locate him.
"We believe this was a random attack," he said.
Death penalty sought for man accused of killing prostitutes
Prosecutors in Florida announced Thursday that they will seek the death penalty against a man who they say preyed on prostitutes, causing panic in the Daytona Beach area over a series of killings more than a dozen years ago. Prosecutors charged Robert Hayes, 37, with three counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of three women in that area between 2005 and 2006. All of the women were found nude, lying face down.
Former Fullerton, California, police officer Manuel Ramos was one of two officials accused of beating a homeless schizophrenic man named Kelly Thomas to death back in 2011. Thomas was beaten and tasered multiple times during the confrontation, which left him in a coma.
A California man accused of killing four homeless men , a woman and her son died Thursday, a day after falling ill in his jail cell, authorities said. 25, 2012, at a makeshift memorial at a drive-in for John Berry, a 64-year-old Vietnam homeless veteran who was stabbed to death by a serial killer in
"It is a particularly brutal and violent attack on someone who is essentially helpless — it is quite confronting."
Queensland police had initially told the ABC that David Collin also died in a "brutal unprovoked attack", likely with a weapon, which caused him to suffer severe head injuries.
Mr Collin had been grocery shopping in Maroochydore just hours before his death, which occurred while he slept outside the Millwell Road Community Centre on the Sunshine Coast in early September.
Employees of the community centre found Mr Collin and immediately notified police.
Detective Senior Sergeant Edwards said he hoped the accused's arrest would provide relief to the homeless men's families.
Young LNP leader faces racism backlash .
A Young LNP leader on the Gold Coast has been accused of endorsing calls to stop celebrating indigenous culture because 'they couldn't invent the wheel'.Indigenous Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch says opposition must condemn young LNP members over "disturbing" and racist comments about Australian Aboriginal culture.