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Deputies may have arrested the wrong man in connection with a beating in Spokane Valley that left a 40-year-old man with fatal head wounds. “We want to make sure we have the right guy and hold the right person accountable,” a spokesman for the sheriff’s office said.
A 34-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting Sunday night in Spokane Valley.
Idaho police say one person was killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in a Boise suburb and that the suspect also died.
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the “top levels” of the Malaysian government long suspected that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 almost six years ago was a mass murder-suicide by the pilot.
A final chapter in the horrific saga of a Utah woman who vanished about a decade ago and the killings of her young sons in a fiery attack by their father years later began Tuesday with opening statements in a lawsuit against Washington state over the boys’ deaths.
There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles 20 years ago. What does link him to the killing of Susan Berman, though, is a cryptic note sent to police with her address and one word: “CADAVER.”
Lauren McCluskey, her friends and her family made more than 20 attempts to reach out to university officials in the days before her murder, according to a federal lawsuit filed by Lauren’s parents, interviews and reporting on the case by journalists in Utah and elsewhere.
Lauren McCluskey has been gone for 16 months now, killed by a man who stalked, harassed, threatened and extorted her for weeks before shooting her on the University of Utah campus. But her parents are doing all they can to make sure their daughter – and the litany of institutional failures that preceded her murder – is not forgotten.
An American woman wanted in the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned they weren’t identified for more than a decade, was arrested in Rome after a multinational search, police said Thursday.
Police have requested to search the phone of one of Yasir Darraji’s close friends who lives within two blocks of the crime scene, according to court documents. The friend, who has not been charged with a crime, was also seen on security camera footage at a Rosauers grocery store near the crime scene about an hour before Darraji’s wife, Ibtihal Darraji, was found dead.
Spokane County Superior Court Judge John Cooney agreed with the family and friends of Alicia Johnson – the 24-year-old slain by her boyfriend, Joshua M. Forester – that the agreed upon sentence of just over 19 years in prison was too light a punishment for her killer. He cited Forrester’s speedy guilty plea as a reason for handing down the light sentence Wednesday.
Police in Northern Ireland charged a 52-year-old man on Wednesday with murdering Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead during a riot involving Irish Republican Army dissidents last year.
A man suspected of the 2017 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend in Spokane Valley will also face trial in April for allegedly strangling an Eastern State Hospital nurse while in custody in March.
The medical examiner’s office identified the victim as Christian G. Salazar, listing the cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head. Spokane police identified the shooter as 27-year-old Christian J. Robinson and booked him into the Spokane County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.
Despite “murder” already being in the title, the musical dark comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” opens with “Prologue: A Warning to the Audience” – meaning that if you elect to see this play, you really can’t say you weren’t warned.
A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than two decades ago was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the state’s first inmate to be executed this year.
Just weeks after shooting his girlfriend at the home they shared in Hillyard, Joshua Forrester pleaded guilty Tuesday to second degree murder of Alicia Marie Johnson.
A former Oklahoma zookeeper and one-time candidate for governor was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws.
A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert.
After the first day of testimony in the McDonald siblings’ murder trial, the jury was escorted out of the courtroom and into the Wolverine lodging house, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.