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Jayme Closs: Suspect named in kidnapping and murder case

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, has been arrested over the kidnapping of Jayme Closs Police have named a suspect in the case of a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who was kidnapped in October after her parents were murdered.Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, is being held on two counts of first-degree homicide and one count of kidnapping, police said on Friday.Jayme Closs was located on Thursday evening and
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Hammersmith stabbing: 39 attempted murder arrests

[ad_1] Image copyright Mason El Hage Image caption Eyewitnesses reported seeing about 50 police officers at the scene in Hammersmith Thirty-nine people at a house party were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in west London.The man, thought to be in his mid-30s, was found with life-threatening wounds when police were called to Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, at 01:00 GMT.The Metropolitan Police said the victim
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DNA hope in Birmingham mum’s 1996 murder

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Surinder Kaur Varyapraj was divorced and lived alone Police investigating the 1996 murder of a mum of three say DNA has been found that could help catch her killer.Surinder Kaur Varyapraj, 36, was last seen outside her Birmingham home on 4 January, but her decomposed body was not found in a bedroom until 5 March.Detectives, who have not been able to match the
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Jamal Khashoggi: CIA ‘blames Saudi prince for murder’

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Saudi Arabia says the crown prince knew nothing of plans for the killing The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports.Sources close to the agency said it had assessed the evidence in detail. It is understood there is no "smoking gun" but US officials think such an operation would need
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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia calls murder claims ‘lies’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.Saudi Arabia has called accusations it ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside its Istanbul consulate "lies and baseless allegations".Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz's denial comes 11 days after Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the consulate.Turkish sources allege he was then

Viktoria Marinova: Arrest over Bulgarian journalist murder

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA / TVN RUSE Image caption Ms Marinova is the third high-profile journalist to be killed in the EU this year A man has been arrested in Germany in connection with the rape and murder of Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova.Bulgarian officials say a man named Severin Krasimirov has been detained at their request.The country's Interior Minister, Mladen Marinov, said the suspect was a DNA match for evidence
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Hayes murder: Man charged over body in back garden death

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Sandra Zmijan A man has been charged with murdering a woman who was assaulted with a blunt object.Sandra Zmijan's body was found in the back garden of a house in Whittington Avenue, Hayes, west London, on Monday.A post-mortem found the 32-year-old died of a head injury after suffering a "sustained assault with a heavy blunt object", the Met Police said.Wojciech Tadewicz, 26, of
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Walthamstow shooting: Teenager’s death sparks murder probe

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The shooting took place on Vallentin Road in Walthamstow A teenager has died after he was shot in east London, sparking a murder probe.The 19-year-old man was rushed to hospital by friends after the incident in Walthamstow, at about 23:00 BST on Saturday.The victim was pronounced dead at 23:38, the Metropolitan Police said.Officers said they were called to Vallentin Road after the incident and