Tag : murder

Campus Watch: Pennsylvania student chokes frat brother to death in drunken brawl

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A 20 year old University of Pennsylvania student was choked to death on the street of his university campus by one of his fraternity brothers during a drunken fight. The attack took place on Friday 3rd February at night, causing Caleb Zwieg to die of his injuries the following day. … Read More

Hyde Park murder investigation continues as police search for guitars

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Police search for guitars believed to be linked to Hyde Park murder earlier this month Police are looking to trace two electric guitars missing from the home of a man murdered in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on … Read More

Hyde Park murder: police arrest two people

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Police have arrested two people in connection with the murder of a young man in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on Thursday 17th November. A 22-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both from Leeds, have been arrested on … Read More

Blue Eyes: Political intrigue in Sweden

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Nobody ever thought Sweden would become right wing. Not the haven of neutrality, meatballs and rotten fish. But alas it has and, with the Sweden Democrats polling at around 20%, Sweden needs to come to terms with the way it views and presents itself. This crisis is not unfamiliar, and … Read More

Murder: The evolution of crime drama and the femme fatale

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In a world where ITV churns out crime thrillers like they’re going out of fashion, it’s refreshing to watch a brilliant piece of British drama that turns the genre on its head. The name and a simple summary might indicate that the series is another elaborate rip-off, echoing the massively … Read More

Three men charged over Hyde Park murder

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West Yorkshire Police have announced that three men have been charged with the murder of Michael Ayres, whose body was found in Hyde Park on Saturday night. Stuart Jarvis, 50, and Andrew Jenkins, 37, from Heights West in Armley, along with Stewart Malnieks, 61, of Midland Road, in Leeds have … Read More

Police launch murder investigation in Hyde Park

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West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body in Hyde Park. Both Police and Fire Services were informed of a small fire involving a rubbish bin at approximately 7pm on Saturday evening. The authorities attended the scene and discovered a … Read More

Anonymous hacks Thai police websites in protest against Koh Tao murder verdict

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Image: BBC Cyber activist group Anonymous has hacked a number of websites to protest against the “scapegoating” of two Burmese men in the murder case of British tourists David Miller and Hannah Witheridge. Mr Miller, a Leeds University student, and Miss Witheridge were killed on the Thai island of Koh … Read More

UPDATE: Hyde Park man charged with murder of Leeds student

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A Hyde Park man has been charged with the murder of Leeds University student Billy Mankelow. Thirty-one-year-old Richard Danter, who lives on Queen’s Road, appeared in court today for a brief hearing. He will stand in Crown Court tomorrow. He was remanded in custody following the fatal attack at the … Read More

City centre murder victim confirmed as student

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The person attacked in the city centre over the weekend has been confirmed as a 20-year-old Leeds University student. The former social sciences foundation degree student Billy Jacob Mankelow died of serious head injuries, and was found at Swinegate by two men at 3.20am on Saturday morning. A 31-year-old man has been … Read More