Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Updated May 15, 2018 19:36:01 Photo: Sharon’s mother April Fawcett always opposed Greer’s release. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘He destroyed my best friend’: Woman criticises push to free convicted killer Related Story: Sharon Mason’s killer Arthur Greer faces immediate deportation after parole granted The mother of Sharon Lee Mason, a …

ISIS-linked killer left video message

ISIS-linked killer left video message

THE Islamic State has released a video that appears to show the suspect in Saturday night’s knife attack in Paris pledging allegiance to the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. It is not clear if the man in the two-minute-long video released by the terror group’s news agency Amaq was indeed …

Accused killer shot wife Novy Chardon in back of the head, ‘prison informant’ Peter Foster tells court

Accused killer shot wife Novy Chardon in back of the head, ‘prison informant’ Peter Foster tells court

Updated May 10, 2018 13:19:07 An accused murderer told his cellmate that he shot his wife in the back of the head using a handgun with a silencer, saying there would not be forensic evidence because he was wearing protective overalls, a court has heard. John Chardon is facing a …

Sharon Mason’s killer Arthur Greer paroled, to be deported to the UK

Sharon Mason’s killer Arthur Greer paroled, to be deported to the UK

Updated May 10, 2018 00:49:41 Related Story: ‘He destroyed my best friend’: Woman criticises push to free convicted killer Notorious child killer Arthur Greer has been granted parole from an Australian prison, but will be deported immediately to the United Kingdom. Greer, now aged 80, was found guilty of murdering …

Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan attacked in prison

Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan attacked in prison

Updated May 04, 2018 12:14:34 Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan has been assaulted by another inmate in Brisbane’s Wolston Correctional Centre. Queensland Corrective Services said Cowan suffered superficial wounds to his neck and ear in the attack. The assault happened in a common area of the prison’s secure unit. …

Louise Bell killer Dieter Pfennig loses appeal against conviction

Louise Bell killer Dieter Pfennig loses appeal against conviction

Updated May 01, 2018 14:56:39 The convicted killer of 10-year-old Adelaide girl Louise Bell has lost an appeal against his murder conviction. Dieter Pfennig had argued to the South Australian Court of Criminal Appeal that DNA evidence used to convict him could not prove his guilt beyond doubt. He had …

Killer mum Cara Lee Hall had paranoid delusions about children being in danger, court told

Killer mum Cara Lee Hall had paranoid delusions about children being in danger, court told

Updated April 27, 2018 17:39:38 Photo: Cara Lee Hall called triple-0 saying she killed her husband because he’d tried to kill their children. (Facebook: Cara Lee Hall) A psychiatrist has told WA’s Supreme Court a Perth woman was suffering “trauma-induced psychosis” when she fatally stabbed her husband before attacking her …

China puts intermediate range ‘Guam killer’ DF-26 missile into service

China puts intermediate range ‘Guam killer’ DF-26 missile into service

Posted April 27, 2018 17:04:57 Photo: Military vehicles carrying DF-26 ballistic missiles travel past Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. (Reuters: Andy Wong) China has confirmed that it has put into service a new missile that local media has dubbed the “Guam killer”, for its ability to hit the US Pacific Ocean …

Golden State Killer: Patton Oswalt praises late wife Michelle McNamara for book on case

Golden State Killer: Patton Oswalt praises late wife Michelle McNamara for book on case

Posted April 26, 2018 16:23:59 Photo: Michelle McNamara (pictured with Patton Oswalt) was working on the book when she died in 2016. (Byline: AP: Matt Sayles) Related Story: DNA links former US police officer to Golden State Killer slayings and rapes Two years ago, almost to the day, crime writer …

‘Golden State Killer’: DNA links former US police officer to rapes, serial killings in 1970s and ’80s

‘Golden State Killer’: DNA links former US police officer to rapes, serial killings in 1970s and ’80s

Posted April 26, 2018 09:55:44 Photo: Joseph James DeAngelo allegedly often took souvenirs, notably coins and jewellery, from his victims. (AP: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office) A DNA match has tied a former police officer to some of the crimes attributed to a California serial killer believed to have been behind …