slaying


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Aquino father, a victim of political slaying, was shot on August 21, 1983 upon returning to the country from self-exile in the United States.
Summary: An Iraqi judge has handed death sentences to three former officials in Saddam Hussein's regime for slayings and abuses against Shiites a decade ago.
20 that the aim of the nun's slaying was to destroy her human rights work and the foundations of diocesan social action programs.
Antiviolence advocates identified a trend when they compared the trail murders with the December 1995 slayings of Michelle Abdill and Roxanne Ellis in Medford, Ore.
The National Post headlined its story "Catholic paper cites `positive' side effects of slaying." It described Archbishop Exner as offended by media misunderstandings of the editorial, and as strongly defending what Schratz wrote.
Summary: Amanda Knox's lawyer argued Tuesday there wasn't sufficient evidence to convict the US exchange student in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, saying Knox had been swept up by a "tsunami" of events that led to her arrest.AaIn his closing arguments in the year-old trial, defense lawyer Carlo Dalla Vedova charged that key DNA evidence in the case cannot be attributed "beyond any doubt."
The brothers, who are charged in the 1999 slaying of a gay coupled near Redding, Calif., were charged March 17 in the fire-bombings of three Sacramento-area synagogues and an abortion clinic.
Achilles slays Hector and drags his body behind his chariot in revenge for Hector's slaying of his friend Patroclus.
And it was Winchell's homosexuality, of course, that landed his slaying on the front page of the nation's newspapers.
Five subjects committed suicide after slaying the officers.
Matthew Williams and his younger brother, James Tyler Williams--both of whom go by their middle names--began a journey through the far right's violent netherworld that culminated July 19, when the brothers were charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a gay couple near Redding, Calif.
In the tense days following Versace's slaying July 16 in Miami Beach, Fla., the mood among Gamma Mu members was tense.
(A breakdown of the types of weapons used in these slayings is provided in Table 27.)
As in previous years, firearms continued to be the weapon most used in the slayings. During 1992, handguns were used in 40 of the murders, rifles in 9, and shotguns in 2.