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Delhi constable’s pregnant wife murdered over dowry (India)

March 16, 2013

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Source A pregnant woman, wife of a Delhi Police constable, was allegedly hanged to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand, police said on Saturday. Monika, wife of constable Mohit Kumar, was killed by her husband and in-laws in Etawah village on Friday. Police has arrested the victim’s father-in-law Sahiram and his wife. […]

Salem man kills wife, mother, himself (U.S.)

August 2, 2012

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Source:Eagle Tribune By Jo-Anne MacKenzie jmackenzie@eagletribune.com SALEM — Three lives were cut short and many others forever altered when Jeffrey Kaznecki, 50, shot and killed his wife Barbara, 51, and his mother Shirley Leary, 85, then turned the gun on himself in the driveway of the family home at 33 Wheeler Ave. Tuesday morning. State […]

In-laws held for ‘dowry death’ (India)

July 27, 2012

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Source: The Times of India HANE: The Shreenagar police on Thursday arrested the mother-in-law, sister-in-law and two other relatives of a 20-year-old woman who died after being allegedly set ablaze by them and her husband at their Wagle Estate home last week. The husband, Bhausaheb Gulab Bhalerao, is undergoing treatment for his burns, which he […]

Cop kills sister for not withdrawing case (Pakistan)

July 26, 2012

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She was beaten up for riding bike, wearing pants. LAHORE: A woman was shot dead on July 20 by her brother, a police constable, for not withdrawing a case registered against him in April. Tariq Shah, their elder brother of the deceased, said Najma, 35, part of the Sharqpur Inter College for Girls’ cricket team, used […]

No explanations – father confesses to beating 20-year-old daughter to death in her sleep (U.S.)

July 26, 2012

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Investigators can find no motive for the baseball bat attack carried out by doting psychologist father By CATHY HAYES, Rober Kelly’s 20-year-old daughter Megan Photo by Facebook Robert Kelly, a licensed psychologist and therapist, has pleaded guilty to attacking his 20-year-old daughter, Megan, while she slept. Although he admits to the murder he refuses to […]

Man kills wife suspecting fidelity (India)

July 26, 2012

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Man kills wife suspecting fidelity Source: Deccan Herald In a terrific incident, a man killed his wife and assaulted newborn baby with a sickle in the hospital bed, at Moodbidri on Wednesday night. The deceased has been identified as Jayanthi. The accused is Jayanth. Jayanthi had delivered a baby boy at the Community Health Centre […]

Torture dad accused of murdering daughter fails to show up in court (Dubai)

July 26, 2012

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Source:The National DUBAI // A father accused of torturing and killing his 8-year-old daughter with the help of his pregnant girlfriend today failed to show at his trial before the Dubai Criminal Court. Court sources said that both defendants were still being evaluated at Rashid Hospital after claiming they were mentally unstable at the time […]