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2006-06-29 11:01:20

By Yvonne Bell LIEGE, Belgium (Reuters) - Two Belgian girls found dead on Wednesday had been strangled and one of them was raped, prosecutors said on Thursday of a crime that has shocked Belgium and revived painful memories of paedophile killer Marc Dutroux. A man already being held over their abduction will be charged with their murder, prosecutors added. Stacy Lemmens, 7, and Nathalie Mahy, 10, went missing during a street festival in the eastern city of Liege on June 9. Since...

2006-06-29 08:56:29

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Two missing Belgian girls found dead on Wednesday had been sexually assaulted and strangled, Belgian media reported, in a crime that has revived painful memories of child killer Marc Dutroux. Stacy Lemmens, 7, and Nathalie Mahy, 10, went missing during a street festival in the eastern city of Liege on June 9 since when their faces have been staring out of posters on shop windows and in public buildings across the country. Public prosecutors could not confirm...

2006-06-28 12:31:27

By Jan Vermeylen LIEGE, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgian police found the bodies of two missing girls on Wednesday, reviving painful memories of the Marc Dutroux paedophile killings a decade ago. Public prosecutors in the eastern city Liege confirmed that two bodies found in a drainage system by a railway line were those of Stacy Lemmens, aged 7, and Nathalie Mahy, 10, but said it was too early to say if they had been murdered. "This morning at about 11 am (0900 GMT), we found the body...

2006-06-28 10:57:04

By Emma Davis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police found the bodies of two missing girls on Wednesday, reviving painful memories of the Marc Dutroux paedophile killings a decade ago. Public prosecutors in the eastern city Liege confirmed that two bodies found by a railway line were those of Stacy Lemmens, aged 7, and Nathalie Mahy, 10, but it was too early to say if they had been murdered. "This morning at about 11 am (0900 GMT), we found the body of Stacy," public prosecutor Cedric...

2006-06-28 09:57:12

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police have found the body of one of two girls who went missing earlier this month, the lawyer for the family said on Wednesday. Stacy Lemmens and Nathalie Mahy, aged 7 and 10, were last seen at a cafe in the eastern town of Liege during a festival on the evening of June 9. Their disappearance revived horrific memories in Belgium of killings by paedophile Marc Dutroux a decade ago. "The body is indeed that of Stacy," lawyer Philippe Moureau told local...

2006-06-03 20:56:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leading suspect in the brutal slayings of seven members of one family in their Indianapolis home turned himself in on Saturday after what police described as the city's worst mass killing in at least two decades. Desmond Turner, 28, surrendered about 7 p.m. at a fast-food restaurant in the Midwestern U.S. city with family members and a clergyman at his side, police said. Another suspect, 30-year-old James Stewart, was captured on Friday in a citywide...

2006-06-02 12:18:14

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seven family members -- including three children -- were shot to death in an Indianapolis home during an apparent robbery and police on Friday searched for a 28-year-old parolee and another suspect. Police rushed to the home on Thursday night after being called by a woman who had heard screams and then shots after she dropped off Flora Albarran, 22, at the house. Albarran, who had arrived to pick up her 5-year-old son Luis, was heard shouting, "Don't do that! My...

2006-04-24 16:53:12

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Two people, one of whom is a 12-year-old girl, have been charged with killing three members of a Medicine Hat, Alberta, family, police said on Monday. The girl and a 23-year-old man were arrested in Leader, Saskatchewan, a day after the bodies of an adult couple and young boy were found in a house in the southeastern Alberta community. The two people arrested have both been charged with three counts of first degree murder. Police did not...

2006-01-26 04:19:02

LONDON (Reuters) - Detectives investigating the murder of American artist Margaret Muller who was stabbed to death in a London park almost three years ago have arrested a man in connection with the killing, UK police said on Thursday. Muller, who was 27, died after suffering a frenzied knife attack while out jogging in east London's busy Victoria Park in February 2003. "We can confirm that yesterday detectives arrested a 21-year-old man from the Hackney area in connection with the...

2005-10-06 04:06:16

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Three British men of Pakistani origin have been sent back to Britain, where they are wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of a teenaged boy in 2004, the British High Commission said on Thursday. The three, who a Pakistani security official said were from the Scottish city of Glasgow, were arrested in Pakistan three months ago. The men were sent back to Britain on a flight on Wednesday. They have been wanted in connection with the murder of...


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