1974 murder of teenage girl solved

1974 murder of teenage girl solved

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A 77-year-old man from Fort Worth Texas, has been arrested for the 1974 murder of a teenage girl on Monday morning. According to CBS Austin, police arrested Glen McCurley and charged him with capital murder for the slaying of 17-year-old Carla Walker

On February 17, 1974, Carla and her boyfriend parked outside a bowling alley during a Valentine’s Day party. The Washington Post reports that McCurley pistol-whipped the boy and then kidnapped Carla from the parking lot. Three days later, she is found stuffed inside an underground tunnel near Lake Benbrook.

Grandmother Could Face Death Penalty In Alleged ‘Systematic Torture And Beatings’ Of 12-Year-Old Grandson

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Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Montana grandmother who’s accused of carrying out the “systematic torture” of a 12-year-old boy. Patricia Batts, 48, was charged in the murder of her grandson, James Alex Hurley, whose emaciated and beaten body was found in February.

Florida Man Accused Of Rape, Torture, And Murder In 35-Year-Old Los Angeles Cold Case

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A 66-year-old Florida man was charged Monday in a brutal rape and murder case that has gone unsolved for over three decades. Using DNA evidence from semen taken off a bed in a Los Angeles-area motel, investigators tracked down Manuel Fraga-Madan — now living in Hialeah, Florida — as one of two alleged perpetrators of the 1984 attacks.

IRA killers wrongly murdered people accused of being informers

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The IRA murdered a significant number of people falsely accused of ‘informing’ on them to the British during The Troubles, it was revealed today.

Dozens were abducted, tortured and shot in the head by the terror group but some never worked for the police, MI5 or the Army, new documents published in Belfast show.

Sudan sentences 29 to death for teacher’s killing in custody

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A Sudanese court has sentenced 29 intelligence officers to death for the torture and killing of a teacher.

Ahmad al-Khair, 36, died in custody in February following his arrest for taking part in protests against then President Omar al-Bashir’s government.

These are the first sentences handed down over the crackdown on pro-democracy activists in the months before Bashir was toppled in April.

Judge rejects written testimony from Iowa murder suspect

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A judge won’t consider written testimony from a man who claims he was unaware of his rights when he allegedly confessed to killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.

A defense expert testified Thursday that a confession by the suspect is not reliable because he was sleep deprived and susceptible to coercion after hours of questioning.

Cords, hammer, knives: Woman tells Winnipeg murder trial about days of abuse

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WINNIPEG – One of five women involved with a man accused of killing one of them testified Thursday that the death came after days of the victim being tortured and abused.

“He was beating her up with cords, a hammer, knives,” Jessica Reid, 36, told jurors Thursday at Perez Cleveland’s first-degree murder trial.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man’s torture-related deportation challenge

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States. The justices declined to hear an appeal by Amir Shabo, who was detained in 2017 during a sweep targeting hundreds of Iraqi immigrants who had prior criminal convictions and had been ordered deported as part of by President Donald Trump’s push to intensify immigration enforcement. Shabo, 51, had challenged a lower court ruling that went against him.

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Undercover footage shows autistic patients ‘tortured’ in repeat of Winterbourne View scandal

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Police are investigating undercover footage showing NHS patients with autism and learning difficulties being “tortured” in a scandal branded a second Winterbourne View.

Sixteen staff have been suspended at Whorlton Hall hospital in County Durham after being caught goading and swearing at patients, physically restraining them in a “dangerous” manner, as well as boasting about deliberately causing them pain.