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Newly released details about suspected Alaskan serial killer Israel Keyes' attacks showed two abduction-killings and notable similarities. Keyes -- a 34-year-old Anchorage construction worker who was found dead in an apparent jailhouse suicide Sunday...
Tags: Dismemberment, Israel, Murder, Sex Crimes, FBI
L.A. NOWA woman's decomposing body was found wedged inside her boyfriend's chimney after she tried to sneak into his Bakersfield house, authorities said Tuesday. The body of Jacquelyn Kotarac, 49, a doctor who had an "on-again, off-again" relationship with the...
The "choking game," a type of asphyxiation practiced by children and adolescents seeking a euphoric rush, has killed at least 82 children since 1995, according to the first U.S. government study to quantify the deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and...
Tags: Government, Hemorrhaging, National Government, Death, Children
El Nuevo HeraldMIAMI Leaders of Cuba's dissident Ladies in White group rejected Havana's claims they are mercenaries and said Monday that there is nothing wrong with receiving help from abroad because the Cuban government "is trying to asphyxiate us." Berta Soler and...
The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.North Carolina's former deputy chief medical examiner testified Wednesday that 5-year-old Shaniya Davis likely died from asphyxiation after someone held a hand over her nose and mouth, cutting off her air supply. During the sometimes unsettling,...
Tags: Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Judges, Lawyers
Milwaukee Journal SentinelA Janesville man, crushed by millions of pounds of corn that fell on him in a United Ethanol silo in Milton, died of asphyxiation, according to an autopsy released Tuesday that the Gazette Xtra reported on.In the incident, which investigators ruled an...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBRANSON, Mo. -- City police said Monday that a man whose body was found in a bath tub on Friday was strangled. That resulted in a murder charge against Sean Roberson, 24, the man who was charged on Saturday with assaulting Andros Valentin, 18. That...
Tags: Murder, Prosecution, Punishment, Prisons, Police Arrests
Channel 2 NewsNecropsy results of a dropped Iditarod sled dog found in snowdrift in Unalakleet show the dog died after being smothered by weather conditions. Dorado, a five-year-old male from the team of Paige Drobny, died of “asphyxiation as the result of...
There are many lessons parents could learn from the ghastly death of Phylicia Barnes ("Johnson guilty in Barnes case," Feb. 7). Though the media and the justice system were taken to task by the victim's family when she disappeared, the beautiful young...
In a pivotal day of testimony in the Phylicia Barnes murder trial, a 36-year-old petty criminal the defense has dismissed as a "jailhouse snitch" took the stand as one of the prosecution's key witnesses. James McCray, currently locked up in Charles...
Terrance Gough bought a king-size mattress, unpacked his clothes and arranged the bedroom in his uncle's Southwest Baltimore home just the way he liked it. The 26-year-old never got a chance to sleep in the bed, however: he was gunned down the next...
Tags: Politics, Charles Village, Shootings, Baltimore County, Murder
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer chased down a 17-year-old Randallstown High School student and killed him during an altercation Wednesday night, police said, after a group of youths threw a rock at the front door of the officer's home. The...
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