Coroner IDs 4 dead in Louisville home by murder-suicideDecember 5, 2022 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky have identified the four people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a Louisville home as being from the same family.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says 49-year-old Mary Stanton, 17-year-old Adrianna Stanton, 11-year-old Brianna Stanton and 60-year-old Gary Stanton all died due to gunshot wounds suffered Saturday.
UK man to plead guilty to manslaughter in wife’s deathDecember 5, 2022 GMT
PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) —
Defense lawyers for a British man on trial for causing the death of his wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos said Monday they’re hopeful the court will suspend any sentence it hands down to their client after he pleads guilty to manslaughter next week.
Police: Man, 2 children dead in apparent murder, suicideDecember 4, 2022 GMT
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Two children and one man died in Fort Collins in what police believe involved murder and suicide.
Fort Collins Police Services said in a statement that a man called 911 at 10:25 a.m.
Police: four dead in Louisville home by murder-suicideDecember 3, 2022 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Police are investigating the deaths of four people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a home.
Officers responded to a report of gunshots at a residence in the southwestern part of the city Saturday.
Man sentenced for faking death to avoid sex abuse chargesNovember 29, 2022 GMT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for faking his own death in Alabama to avoid criminal charges of impregnating a teenage girl in his home state of Mississippi.
Authorities: NM judge, husband die in likely murder-suicideNovember 28, 2022 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A municipal judge in New Mexico appears to have been fatally shot by her husband before he killed himself, authorities said.
Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of Diane Albert, 65, and Eric Pinkerton, 63, several dogs and a cat on Friday at their home in the Village of Los Ranchos, sheriff’s spokeswoman Jayme Fuller said.
Pima County jail faces 2nd inmate suicide in a weekNovember 22, 2022 GMT
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Pima County jail inmate has taken his own life, making it the second suicide there in a week.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department says corrections officers doing rounds discovered 40-year-old Amin Shaheed Muhammad Ali unconscious in his cell Sunday afternoon.
Police identify 5 family members found dead in Phoenix homeNovember 17, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Two twin infants were among the five family members found dead inside their north Phoenix home in what now is being investigated as a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday.
Police said two adults and three children had obvious signs of trauma, but the causes of death haven’t been released yet.
Sheriff: Shooting deaths in Jackson County murder-suicideNovember 16, 2022 GMT
TOWN OF MANCHESTER, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in west central Wisconsin say scene evidence and autopsy results in the shooting deaths of two men last week indicate it was a murder-suicide case.
2 dead in suspected murder-suicide at Texas M.E.’s officeNovember 9, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Investigators found a man and a woman shot dead Tuesday after a report of a gunshot heard at a Texas medical examiner’s office, officials said.
Police update cause of death for mother in Wisconsin fireNovember 7, 2022 GMT
HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — A woman thought by police to have been killed by her husband along with her four children who were found dead after a fire at their Wisconsin apartment last month actually died by suicide, officials said Monday.
Authorities say 5 dead in Maryland murder-suicideNovember 7, 2022 GMT
LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — A 28-year-old man is suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend, two of her relatives and another man inside a Maryland home before fatally shooting himself, authorities said Saturday.
Suspect in murder-for-hire of Oakland dentist dies in jailOctober 29, 2022 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 73-year-old man arrested on suspicion of hiring someone to kill his longtime girlfriend, a prominent San Francisco Bay Area dentist, died by suicide while in police custody, authorities said.
Deaths of 8 in Oklahoma home investigated as murder-suicideOctober 28, 2022 GMT
The deaths of eight family members — including six children found in a burning Oklahoma home — are being investigated as a murder-suicide, authorities said Friday. Police are trying to determine whether both adults were involved in the killings.
Suspect in deaths of 2 South American researchers identifiedOctober 27, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two South American medical researchers who died in Kansas City apparently were killed by a man who has since died in a murder-suicide, a prosecutor's office said Thursday.
The Jackson County Prosecutor’s office said in a news release that Kansas City police determined 42-year-old Kevin Ray Moore killed Camila Behrensen, 24, of Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Pablo Guzmán Palma, 25, of Santiago, Chile.
Attorney: Death row inmate on suicide watch severed penisOctober 27, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee death row inmate Henry Hodges cut off his own penis in a prison cell after slitting his wrists and asking to be put on suicide watch, his attorney Kelley Henry said Thursday.
Waiting period is baked into gun ballot measure in OregonOctober 26, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A waiting and vetting period would be baked into gun purchases in Oregon if a measure on the November statewide ballot passes.
If voters approve the measure Nov. 8, buying a gun would first involve the potential purchaser obtaining a permit, which requires a number of steps supporters of the initiative say would save lives.
Police: 6 who died in Wisconsin apartment fire had been shotOctober 25, 2022 GMT
HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — The six people found dead after an apartment fire in a southern Wisconsin village last week had been shot in an apparent case of murder-suicide, according to police.
The bodies of a couple and their four children were found early Friday after firefighters were called to their burning apartment in Hartland.
2 murder-suicides reported in Montana in just over 24 hoursOctober 20, 2022 GMT
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two murder-suicides have been reported in Montana in just over 24 hours, authorities said.
A 39-year-old Billings man apparently killed a 38-year-old woman and an 11-year-old boy before killing himself on Wednesday night, police said.
Ukraine’s power, water supplies under Russian attack againOctober 19, 2022 GMT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Airstrikes cut power and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians on Tuesday, part of what the country’s president called an expanding Russian campaign to drive the nation into the cold and dark and make peace talks impossible.
Live updates | Russia-Ukraine-WarOctober 17, 2022 GMT
KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy denounced a wave of Russian drone attacks and strongly urged the country’s allies to provide it with air defense weapons.
“To guarantee the protection of our skies and reduce the possibilities for Russian terrorists to zero, we need much more air defense systems and more missiles for those systems,” he said in a televised address to the nation late Monday.
GOP hopefuls turn to Pence to broaden appeal before electionOctober 16, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In Donald Trump's assessment, Mike Pence “committed political suicide" on Jan. 6, 2021.
By refusing to go along with the then-president's unconstitutional push to overturn the results of the 2020 election, Pence became a leading target of Trump's wrath and a pariah in many Republican circles.
Murder-suicide call leads to discovery of 4 victims overallOctober 6, 2022 GMT
NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities investigating the apparent murder-suicide of two men Thursday at a shooting range in western New York discovered the bodies of two additional victims, both women, at separate locations.
Police: Man shot by officers in Colorado died by suicideSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police now say a man who was shot by officers during a chase in suburban Denver on Saturday shot himself in the head at the same time and his death has been ruled a suicide.
Aurora police officers approached Anthony Edwards, 31, the driver of a suspected stolen car, as he left a store at a gas station and he immediately fled, Denver police, who are investigating the shooting, said in an update Tuesday.
N. Dakota guard fired over suicide of man serving lifeSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota prison guard was fired over the suicide of a man who was serving life sentences for killing four people.
North Las Vegas police: 2 dead in an apparent murder-suicideSeptember 18, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people have been found dead in North Las Vegas and authorities said it appears to be an apparent murder-suicide.
North Las Vegas police said the fatal shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m.
Accusers call suicide of convicted neurologist ‘selfish act’September 14, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Six women who testified against a neurologist they accused of sexaully assaulting them while they were his patients returned to court on Wednesday to speak out against him, this time under unusual circumstances they described as a cruel twist of fate.
Officials: Fatal shooting of family of 5 was murder-suicideSeptember 12, 2022 GMT
ELK MILLS, Md. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a Maryland couple and their three children at their home last week is considered a murder-suicide, officials announced Monday.
The investigation is continuing into the deaths of Marcus and Tara Milligan and their children, Teresa, 14; Nora, 11; and Finn, 8, the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Sheriff: Brothers’ dispute led to triple murder-suicideSeptember 9, 2022 GMT
CANDO, N.D. (AP) — A dispute between two brothers led to a triple murder and suicide last month in a North Dakota wheat field, authorities said Friday.
Bed Bath & Beyond names interim CFO, but struggles remainSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
Bed Bath & Beyond has named Chief Accounting Officer Laura Crossen as interim chief financial officer to replace Gustavo Arnal, whose death late last week adds to a cloud of financial uncertainty for the company and further complicates its plans for a turnaround.
3 fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide in KentuckySeptember 4, 2022 GMT
SMITH MILLS, Ky. (AP) — Three people were fatally shot, including one from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, at a home in western Kentucky, state police said.
Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a home in Smith Mills in Henderson County, according to a media release from state police.
Owner of ND farm among 4 dead in suspected murder-suicideAugust 31, 2022 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Volunteers were organizing in North Dakota on Wednesday to finish the harvest of a farmer found dead in his wheat field along with three other men in what investigators described as a murder-suicide.
Sheriff: 4 found fatally shot in ND likely murder-suicideAugust 30, 2022 GMT
CANDO, N.D. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies are investigating the deaths of four people found shot in a wheat field in rural northeast North Dakota as a murder-suicide.
The Towner County Sheriff's Office said deputies were dispatched to the field south of Cando, the county seat, about 6 p.m.
Argentina president accused of threatening prosecutorAugust 25, 2022 GMT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Alberto Fernández was engulfed in controversy Thursday after saying he hoped the prosecutor leading a corruption trial against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner does not kill himself like, he claims, another prosecutor did after pressing charges against her.
Man admits faking death to avoid sex abuse chargesAugust 22, 2022 GMT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A military veteran pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to faking his own death off the Alabama coast to try to avoid sexual abuse charges in Mississippi.
Jacob Blair Scott pleaded guilty to charges of sending a false distress call that led to a Coast Guard search; illegally shipping weapons across state lines and giving false information, according to court records.
Coroner: Woman’s body found, then ex-boyfriend turns up deadAugust 20, 2022 GMT
JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The body of a woman previously reported as missing was found this week in a South Carolina marsh, and her ex-boyfriend at the crux of the investigation was found dead hours later of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.
Report faults prison guard’s checks in ND murderer’s suicideAugust 17, 2022 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An investigation into the prison suicide of a man convicted in a 2019 quadruple slaying in North Dakota found that he had covered his cell window with cardboard and a guard failed to follow proper procedures in conducting required checks.
Officials: Deputies fatally shot pilot deputized to have gunAugust 10, 2022 GMT
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Deputies in the Florida Keys on Wednesday fatally shot a pilot who was deputized to carry guns on planes in what appears to be a "suicide by cop," officials said.
Lane Morgan Caviness, 48, was killed at a Key Largo home following reports of an intoxicated, armed suicidal man, a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office news release said.
Suicide pact may have fueled Virginia couple’s 2017 slayingAugust 5, 2022 GMT
FAIRFAX, Va, (AP) — The shooting death of a northern Virginia couple in 2017 may have been connected to a suicide pact between the couple's daughter and her boyfriend, according to newly unsealed court papers.
Father identified as suspect in murder-suicide that killed 5August 3, 2022 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police on Wednesday identified five family members who died in a murder-suicide at a central Florida home.
The Orlando Police Department said in a news release that the suspect was identified as the family's 45-year-old father.
Police: Family of 5 found dead in apparent murder-suicideAugust 2, 2022 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A family of five was found dead Tuesday afternoon at a central Florida home in what appears to be a murder-suicide, police said.
Orlando police investigators were conducting a well-being check at the home when they discovered the bodies of three adults and two children, according to a police news release.
Officials: North Dakota murderer kills himself in prisonAugust 1, 2022 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man who was serving life sentences for killing four people at a North Dakota business in what authorities say was one of the state's most gruesome crimes has killed himself in prison, authorities said.
Prisons chief deflects blame for failures, angering senatorsJuly 27, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — With just days left in his tenure, the embattled director of the federal prison system faced a bipartisan onslaught Tuesday as he refused to accept responsibility for a culture of corruption and misconduct that has plagued his agency for years.
DA: 4 jail guards failed to act as inmate attempted suicideJuly 26, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Four New York City jail guards have been indicted for failing to intervene in an inmate's suicide attempt until it was too late to save the teenager from serious brain damage, authorities announced.
Shooting deaths of 4 in family considered murder-suicideJuly 11, 2022 GMT
HOUGHTON LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of four members of a mid-Michigan family as a murder-suicide.
Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Roscommon County sheriff's deputies responded to a Houghton Lake residence after two people reported they had found four bodies inside.
River, park searched for missing 6-year-old Northfield girlJuly 6, 2022 GMT
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are searching a portion of the Mississippi River and a surrounding park in Stearns County for a missing 6-year-old girl whose mother was found dead of an apparent suicide.
Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threatsJuly 6, 2022 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despite authorities being called to his home twice in 2019 for threats of violence and suicide, police said.
Police: Mother drowned children, then killed herselfJuly 5, 2022 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three children whose bodies were found in a suburban Minneapolis lake over the holiday weekend died in drownings that were classified as homicides, and their mother died of a drowning that was suicide, authorities said Tuesday as they also identified the victims.
Police search for girl after mother found deadJuly 3, 2022 GMT
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Police in Northfield are searching for a 6-year-girl after her mother was found dead.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported 39-year-old Lisa Wade was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide.
Bodies of 3 missing kids, woman found in Minnesota lakeJuly 2, 2022 GMT
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The bodies of three young children and a woman believed to be their mother have been recovered from a Minnesota lake, and authorities say the deaths are being investigated as a triple murder-suicide.
Police: Virginia toddler left in car dies, father kills selfJune 29, 2022 GMT
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A toddler accidentally left in a vehicle for hours died Tuesday and police said his father was found dead in an apparent suicide at their Virginia home, police said.
Chesterfield County Police received a call around 11:45 a.m.
Officials: Georgia man sentenced to die kills self in prisonJune 27, 2022 GMT
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was recently sentenced to death in the killings of two corrections officers during an escape attempt five years ago has died in prison of an apparent suicide, corrections officials said.
Couple fatally shot at resort in domestic murder-suicideJune 25, 2022 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man and woman were found fatally shot Saturday at a hotel resort in central Florida's tourist corridor in what authorities are describing as a murder-suicide that started as a domestic dispute.
Man who killed Southern California officers died by suicideJune 18, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who killed two Southern California police officers died by suicide, a coroner's report said Saturday.
Justin Flores, 35, died of a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was suicide, according to online records of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.
Prison guard arrested, accused of falsifying recordsJune 15, 2022 GMT
ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — A guard at Louisiana's second-largest prison has been arrested after she allegedly falsified records following an inmate's suicide.
Iberville Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Master Sgt.
Authorities: 4 dead in apparent murder-suicide in FloridaJune 14, 2022 GMT
CASSELBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Four people including a minor were found Tuesday with a gunshot wounds in a condo in central Florida and eventually died from their injuries in what appears to be a murder-suicide, authorities said.
Security guard killed in double-murder suicide tried to helpJune 14, 2022 GMT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A security guard who tried to intervene during a domestic dispute was fatally shot by a man who then shot and killed the mother of his children before turning the gun on himself, police said Monday.
Apache Junction police say 2 dead in apparent murder-suicideJune 13, 2022 GMT
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A man and woman have been found dead in Apache Junction after an apparent murder-suicide, police said Monday.
They said officers were called to the scene about 8 p.m.
Health department employee faces child pornography chargeJune 8, 2022 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man who works at the Rhode Island Department of Health as a youth suicide prevention project manager has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, state police said.
California Highway Patrol to pay $4M over slaying-suicideJune 2, 2022 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a lawsuit that said the agency was responsible for an officer who killed his estranged wife, wounded her lover and then killed himself in 2018.