A Queensland man accused of torturing, burning and raping a woman over a period of 23 days is facing a possible life sentence.
A woman in Quebec City has been sentenced to life in prison, with no chance for parole for 14 years, for the death of her two-year-old daughter.
Anthony Sampieri will die in jail after raping a seven-year-old girl in a “horrifying and degrading” attack inside a public toilet at a Sydney dance studio.
Nearly a decade into his life sentence for murder, Lydell Grant was escorted out of a Texas prison in November with his hands held high, free on bail, all thanks to DNA re-examined by a software program.
The mother of Sophie Lancaster says she believes there is “no justice” as one of her daughter’s killers had his minimum jail term cut.
Ryan Herbert, then 16, was one of two men handed life sentences for murdering Sophie, 20, who died of her injuries after being savagely beaten along with her boyfriend in a park in Lancashire in 2007.
In a crime that shook the nation Sophie and boyfriend Rob Maltby were targeted by “feral thugs” because they were members of the goth subculture and “looked and dressed differently.”
It was an emotional day in Dunn County Court as both sides tried to convince the judge what should happen to convicted killer Ezra McCandless.
Two men were convicted of stabbing to death a 14-year-old girl in Florida 35 years ago, but now one says the other — who faces execution — is innocent, according to a report Sunday.
The new twist comes in the case of Shelly Boggio, whose May 1985 murder prosecutors say was sexually motivated, according to a lengthy Tampa Times report. She was beaten, stabbed 31 times and held underwater until she drowned.
Juries found Jack Pearcy, now 64, and James Dailey, now 73, guilty of her murder, but in a recent court filing Pearcy, who is serving a life sentence, says he alone killed Shelly…
A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Florida woman who prosecutors said was targeted because the two looked alike.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has welcomed the Centre’s decision to commute the death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the assassination of the then Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, into life imprisonment.
A couple who tortured and killed their nanny before burning her body on a bonfire in their garden have lost a Court of Appeal challenge.
A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife’s murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother’s buried body 21 years later.
CALGARY – Edward Downey was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for the 2016 killing of a Calgary mother and her young daughter.
He joins a list of multiple murderers who have been sentenced to serve more than 25 years before they are eligible for parole.