El Salvador tries to shed its reputation as a murder hotspot to attract tourists

El Salvador tries to shed its reputation as a murder hotspot to attract tourists

By freelance correspondent Jennifer Huxley Posted May 13, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Concepcion de Ataco has taken a proactive approach to attracting more tourists. (Jennifer Huxley) Would you holiday in one of the world’s deadliest countries outside of war zones? A grassroots movement in the tiny Central American country of El …

Man charged with murder over bashing death of Scott Hammond

Man charged with murder over bashing death of Scott Hammond

Updated May 10, 2018 14:01:21 It was a country soap opera with a grisly conclusion — a man widely despised by the tiny town in which he lived found beaten to death, his killers gone without a trace. But today, police believe they have a breakthrough in the five-year investigation, …

Conman Peter Foster testifies at John Chardon murder committal hearing

Conman Peter Foster testifies at John Chardon murder committal hearing

Posted May 09, 2018 13:33:01 Photo: Novy Chardon was last seen on February 6, 2013. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service) Related Story: Husband charged with Novy Chardon’s murder Convicted fraudster Peter Foster has claimed he acted as a police informant to gather information from Gold Coast man John Chardon about the …

Neo-Nazi lovers sentenced to 21 years in jail for Perth murder | Australia news

Two white supremacists have been sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in jail for murdering a 42-year-old man by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer as he slept in his Perth home. Father of one Alan Taylor was killed in April 2016 at the Girrawheen house he shared …

Neo-Nazi Aryan Nations lovers Robert Edhouse and Melony Attwood jailed for murder

Neo-Nazi Aryan Nations lovers Robert Edhouse and Melony Attwood jailed for murder

Updated May 08, 2018 15:23:19 A pair of lovers who were members of a white supremacist group have been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 21 years for murdering the woman’s partner so they could live in his house and gain access to his life insurance. Robert …

Danish inventor Peter Madsen appealing life sentence for murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen appealing life sentence for murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Posted May 08, 2018 05:07:40 Photo: No date has yet been set for Peter Madsen’s appeal. (Supplied: Storyful) Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen is appealing his life sentence for murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall. The Danish prosecutor’s office said in a tweet the appeal focused solely on the …

Cecilia Haddad murder: man police want to talk to was seeking work in Brazil | Australia news

The man police are treating as a person of interest in the murder investigation of 38-year-old Cecilia Haddad, had been looking for work in Brazil in a bid to return home, a former colleague has said. Mario Santoro had been living with Haddad until she asked him to move out …

Murder charge laid after body found in Villawood apartment in Sydney’s west

Murder charge laid after body found in Villawood apartment in Sydney’s west

Posted May 04, 2018 09:51:42 A man has been charged with murder after another man’s body was found at a Villawood home yesterday. The body of the 41-year-old was found in an apartment on Gundaroo Street in Sydney’s west after reports of an assault at about 5:30pm. Another man, 31, …

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Posted May 03, 2018 15:50:01 Photo: Mark Nilsson with his wife’s lawyer, Mark Twiggs, outside court. (ABC News) A man whose wife is accused of murdering his mother in a brutal and premeditated attack has made an emotional plea to the Supreme Court for her released on bail. Myrna Nilsson, …

Cecilia Haddad: family devastated as police seek Brazilian murder victim’s former lover | Australia news

Police in Australia will ramp up their efforts to find the ex-lover of murdered businesswoman Cecilia Haddad by linking with Brazilian law enforcement officials. Guardian Australia understands New South Wales police will begin liaising with Brazilian counterparts through the Australian federal police in an effort to speak to Mario Marcelo …