Latest Murder Stories

2014-03-20 08:28:36

- DARK MINDS Uses Convicted Serial Killer, Known Only as "Raven," as a Consultant on Cold Cases Believed to be the Work of Serial Killers - SILVER SPRING, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FBI estimates that there are between 35 and 50 active serial killers in the United States at any given time. It's a chilling statistic but one that becomes horrifyingly real when given a name with a face of true evil. DARK MINDS returns to Investigation Discovery this April with a two-hour...

2014-02-19 16:23:24

Azerbaijan America Alliance Continues Multimedia Campaign NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A national public awareness campaign by the Azerbaijan America Alliance continues to educate Americans about the massacre of 613 innocent Azeri civilians by Armenian and Russian soldiers 22 years ago in the village of Khojaly, located in the western Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh. On February 26, 1992, in the course of 24 hours, 444 mostly elderly men, 106 women and 63 children...

2014-01-27 15:05:21

Contract killing is one of the least studied, but most intriguing areas of organized crime; and new research into British hitmen has found that in some cases victims were murdered for as little as £200. The first typological study of British hitmen, published in The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, identified four main types of contract killer; the novice, the dilettante, the journeyman; and the master. "Hitmen are familiar figures in films and video games, carrying out 'hits' in...

2014-01-01 08:20:06

Video Games, Blacks, Serial Killers, Strippers, Prostitutes, Vets, 1980's Key Factors LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an interview with CBS news, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center confirmed that school shooters are a new breed of serial killer (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fbi-weve-prevented-148-shootings-attacks-this-year/). This fact, along with the time line of the Arapahoe High School shooting verifies the findings of a white paper...

2013-12-18 15:03:15

Criminology scholars debunk 11 myths about mass murder in a special issue of Homicide Studies With the one-year anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, many are left with questions about what leads to this and similar tragedies throughout the U.S. While some have theorized about the common personality traits of mass murderers, the frequency of these incidents, and the policy that can stop them, such speculation has led to many myths and misconceptions. New research...

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