Murdered #801 – 900


01/04/2012 Jessica (Leidel Luis) Age: 18 Location of Death: Guaimaro, Camagüey (Cuba) Cause of Death: beaten Jessica was detained and beaten for no apparent reason by police members. She was then taken to a police station where she was again beaten and put into a cell where she died from the beatings


01/05/2012 Jaime Antonio López Age: 35 Location of Death: Machiques, Zulia (Venezuela) Cause of Death: shot. The victim was shot various times by an unknown person who left the apartment on a motorbike.


01/05/2012 (Herminia) Lidoma Age: 42. Location of Death: Davao (Philippines) Cause of Death: stabbed. The victim was described as a trans man who was having drinks with two men in a karaoke bar. When he had an argument with the the two men, one of them tok a knife and stabbed him several times.


01/08/2012 Safira (Josimar) Ferreira Severino Age: 23 Location of Death: Rua Borba Gato, Bauru, SP (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot An unknown man shot the victim dead


01/12/2012 Acucena (Adler) Age: not reported Location of Death: Salvador da Bahia, BA (Brazil) Cause of Death: thrown down stairs The victim was thrown down a set of stairs at a party. The police arrested the alleged perpetrator.


01/16/2012 N.N. Age: 25 Location of Death: Colonia Fuentes, Santa Lucía, Apodaca, Nuevo León (Mexico) Cause of Death: shot. The victim’s body showed marks of torture. Before being shot, the victim was beaten and the hands semi-amputated. A message was left that read “Por Rata” (“By the Rat”). Neighbours had heard the shot but did not take any action.


01/17/2012 Carla White Age: 31 Location of Death: Avenida Tiradentes, Londrina, PR (Brazil) Cause of Death: shotAccording to the police, the victim was shot by three persons in a car after they had started a discussion.


01/17/2012 Fernanda Borges da Silva Age: 48 Location of Death: Avenida Padre Júlio Maria Lombard, Macapá, AP (Brazil) Cause of Death: stabbed. The victim was stabbed by a man with whom she had had a relationship for five years.


01/22/12 Rebeca (Cosmo Marinho) da Silva Age: 29 Location of Death: Martins, AL (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot. Various unidentified individuals shot Rebeca dead.


01/25/2012 Sabrina .trans. Rredencao. PA Brazil shot to death.


01/25/2012 (Mateo) Vicente Age: 21 Location of Death: Manila (Philippines) Cause of Death: beaten. The victim was killed with a strong blow on the head.


01/26/2012 Maicon Roux Age: 20 Location of Death: BR-470, Indaial, SC Brazil. Shot to death


01/30/2012 Paola Age: 28 Location of Death: Cidade Universitaria, Maceió, AL (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot. Paola died after being shoot seven times.


01/30/2012 Hair (Pedro) Tamiarana Age: 26 Location of Death: Rua Joaquim Cardoso da Silveira, Curitiba, PR (Brazil) Cause of Death: asphyxiation. The body was found in the victims apartment . He died by strangulation.


01/23/2012 Guilherme Age: 16 Location of Death: Sumaré, SP (Brazil) Cause of Death: Guilherme was shot thirteen times.


01/23/2012 Brilli (Ramón Antonio) Olivero Age: 49 Location of Death: El Roble, San Félix, Bolívar (Venezuela) Cause of Death: Brilli’s body was found half-naked and with seven gunshot wounds in different body parts on 22 January 2012. The authorities assume that she died as a consequence of a fight, but they don’t discard the possibility that the perpetrator was a client.


02/02/2012Trans. Rafaela Cavalcante da Silva Age: 21 Location of Death: Rua José Carlos Bezerra, Fortaleza, CE (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot. According to witnesses, a friend of the victim’s had been shot dead as well .


02/03/2012 Soraia (Valmir) da Silva Age: 39 Location of Death: Olivença, AL (Brazil) Cause of Death: beaten Soraya had been abducted and tortured without knowing or stating the reason. After being able to go home, she felt bad and was taken to hospital, where she died. It was found that she had had pieces of wood inserted into the rectum and intestines and the penis burnt.


02/03/2012 Deoni Jones Age: 23 Location of Death: (USA) Cause of Death: stabbed. Deonie was a person of color. She was attacked by a man at a bus stop and stabbed in the head. She died in the hospital.


02/05/2012 Trans.Helen Jabor (Thiago da Silva Carvalho) Age: 23 Location of Death: Rio Verde, GO (Brazil) She was shot to death.


02/13/2012 Melda (Metin) Yuksel Age: 26 Location of Death: Kocaeli (Turkey) Cause of Death: shot The victim was shot by her brother in her apartment. The court gave decreased sentence to the perpetrator (16 years of imprisonment) with the argument that the perpetrator was under “heavy provocation”.


02/17/2012 Trans.Name: Sarita (Rafael) Teodoro dos Reis Age: 21 Location of Death: Av. Jones dos Santos Neves, Barra de São Francisco, ES (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot


02/21/2012 Name: (Paulo Afonso) Martins Age: 42 Location of Death: Rua Marechal Floriano, Porto Alegro, RS (Brazil) Cause of Death: stabbed. The alleged perpetrator has been arrested. According to witnesses, victim and perpetrator llived in the same apartment and had an argument the night before the killing


02/22/2012 Name: N.N. Age: not reported Location of Death: Chichihualco-Chilpancingo highway, Guerrero (Mexico) Cause of Death: shot. An anonymous call reported the dead body to the police. The victim had received a shot at point blank in the head.


02/24/2012 Name: (Roberto Paulo) de Campos Age: not reported Location of Death: Estrada do Formigueiro, MT (Brazil) Cause of Death: stoned. The victim was a sex worker. After being attacked and severely injured on a road in a rural area, she was left for six hours until being found, trying to indicate the perpetrator(s) to the police.


02/27/2012 Name: Monserrat (Jonathan José) Pineda Age: 22 Location of Death: Avenida 17, Cabañas, San Pedro Sula (Honduras) Cause of Death: shot. After constant threats by a security guard, Monserrat Pineda reported the aggressor to the police. As the victim passed the security guard’s place of work, she was shot. She was taken to the hospital, where she died. She was a member of the activist organisation Colectivo Unidad Color Rosa.


02/28/2012 Name: N.N Age: 31 Location of Death: Novara (Italy) Cause of Death: shot. The victim was of Brazilian descent.


02/20/2012 Name: N.N. Age: 25 Location of Death: Rio Verde, GO (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot


02/21/2012 (Jorge Luiz) Feretti Age: 21 Location of Death: BR-470, Indaial, SC (Brazil) Cause of Death: not reported.The victim’s body was found on 18 February near a highway, the face covered in blood.


02/14/2012 Name: Dulce (Ivis Rolando) Mejía Age: 23 Location of Death: Colonia Providencia San Pedro Sula (Honduras) Cause of Death: shot. The victim died of three gun shots in the head. She was a member of an association of the gay community and a promoter of HIV/AIDS prevention.


02/29/2012 Name: N.N Age: not reported Location of Death: Carretera a San Mateo, kilómetro 11, Ciudad Benito Juárez, Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico) Cause of Death: not reported. Judicial authorities and members of the Armed Forces confirmed the report of three executed trans persons, two of whom were trans women.


02/23/2012 Name: Evelyn (Daniel Arlex) Ossa Rodríguez Age: 26 Location of Death: Cataluna, Medellin (Colombia) Cause of Death: shot. The perpetrators entered the victim’s apartment and shot her in the head. Evelyn was from France and had come to Medellín shortly before her death.


03/11/2012 Name: José Enrique Castro Zuñiga Age: 22 Location of Death: Colonia Llanos de Sula, Rivera Hernández, San Pedro Sula (Honduras) Cause of Death: stabbed. The victim’s body was found in the brushwood of a canal showing various shot wounds.


03/14/2012 Miquilo (Miguel Angel) Mamaní 29 Location of Death: Ruta Nacional 50, Salta (Argentina) Cause of Death: stabbed In the early morning, various individuals got out of a car and, without any kn. wn motive, attacked the victim, inflicting several wounds with a sharp weapon. Before dying, the victim stated having been attacked by a group of “ultramoralist” youths who assault travestis


03/14/2012 Name: Chiquinha (Francisco) Neco de Oliveira Age: 35 Location of Death: Teresina, PI (Brazil) Cause of Death: beaten. The victim’s body was found in the trunk of her own car, showing wounds of stone beatings.


03/14/2012 Name: (Cícero) Neto Brás de Sousa Age: 28 Location of Death: Teresina, PI (Brazil) Cause of Death: beaten. The victim had been arrested by the police for beating a sister. While the police stated that the victim committed suicide in jail, relatives, friends and neighbours insist that the police killed her, pointing out contradictions in the stories told by police members and marks of beatings on the victim’s body.


03/15/2012 Name: Rosita Hidalgo Age: not reported Location of Death: Miami (USA) Cause of Death: stabbed. Rosita was of Cuban descent. She worked as a small-time escort bringing her clients to her apartment. She was found gagged, stabbed, and slashed in her apartment.


03/16/2012 Name: N.N. Age: 40 Location of Death: Calle Chañarcillo, Maipú (Chile) Cause of Death: beaten. The victim’s body showed lesions in the head, which caused the death in the early morning.


03/18/2012 Name: Javier Age: not reported Location of Death: Salamanca, Guanajuato (Mexico) Cause of Death: not reported


03/19/2012 Name: (Demetrio) Apaza Mayta Age: 42 Location of Death: La Paz (Bolivia) Cause of Death: beaten. The victim was tortured, burned, and beaten to death by a mob of up to 400 people.


03/20/2012 Marcela (Eliomar) Machado de Almeida Age: 23 Location of Death: Teresina, PI (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot


03/22/2012 Name: Elaine (Elton Jonh) Felipe de Oiveira da Silva Age: not reported Location of Death: Joao Pessoa, PB (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot


03/24/2012 Name: (Samuel) Ferreira do Nascimento Age: 22 Location of Death: Rua Oscar Araripe, Fortaleza, CE (Brazil)Cause of Death: shot. The victim was a sex worker and was killed in the early morning on the street where she used to do sex work.


03/24/2012 Name: Tyrell Jackson Age: 23 Location of Death: Riviera Beach (USA) Cause of Death: shot. Jackson was shot together with a friend in a drive-by-shooting by a man, who is described as targeting young trans people, who do sex work. The friend of Jackson, also a trans sex worker, survived.


03/25/2012 Daniela (David Oswaldo) Pantoja Churion Age: 21 Location of Death: Ocumare del Tuy (Venezuela) Cause of Death: shot. Daniela was shot dead together with a 19-year-old woman called Alejandra.


03/26/2012 Name: Mônica Age: not reported Location of Death: Rua Antônio Sodré, Sao Goncalo, RJ (Brazil) Cause of Death: shot The victim was shot in the early morning by a man on a motorbike near a bar.


03/26/2012 Name: Shahid Age: 30 Location of Death: Lahore (Pakistan) Cause of Death: stabbed


03/28/2012 Hana (Adriano) Santiago Rocha Age: 25 Location of Death: Vila Brasil,Ribeirão Preto, SP (Brazil) Cause of Death: stabbed. The victim was a sex worker and stabbed to death, presumably by a client who fled the scene after committing the crime.


01/01/2012 Ingrid Popinha (Carlos) Magno Rosa Age: 25 Location of Death: Rua Cardoso Moreira, Campos, RJ (Brazil) Cause of Death: not reported. After a street mass in commemoration of the New Year, Ingrid left and was found dead later with wounds in the thorax.


02/27/2013 Marco McMillian, thought to be one of the first openly gay men to seek political office in Mississippi, was found dead near a levee, yesterday. McMillian was running for mayor of the town of Clarksdale, a town known for its rich artistic history.


02/28/2013 South Africa’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a Mozambican taxi driver who was allegedly handcuffed to the back of a police van and dragged through the streets. Video footage taken by a bystander of the incident, near Johannesburg, has been shown in the local media.


02/26/2013 A car bomb has exploded in the northern Mali town of Kidal, killing seven people, reports say. The attack is thought to have targeted a checkpoint manned by a Tuareg group which has come out in support of France’s military intervention. Islamist militants were driven out of Kidal and other strongholds but have continued to stage raids and bombings. A senior UN humanitarian official has said hundreds of thousands of displaced Malians are too afraid to return home. More than 430,000 people who fled the militant takeover of northern Mali last year did not feel confident enough to return to their homes despite the security situation improving, said John Ging, from the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs.


02/15/2013 The three were killed in clashes between police and supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, one of whose leaders was convicted by the tribunal last week. Meanwhile, tens of thousands have gathered in the capital Dhaka to demand the death penalty for those convicted. The tribunal is investigating crimes dating from the 1971 independence war.


02/27/2013 4 murdered. A person wounded by a gunman at a Swiss factory has died of their injuries, bringing to three the number of victims of the killer, who also died. Six other people are still being treated for injuries after Wednesday’s attack at the Kronospan wood processing plant in the town of Menznau. A successful Swiss wrestler, Benno Studer, was among those killed. Police are still trying to establish the motive of the gunman, who had worked at the factory for 10 years. The 42-year-old was identified as a naturalised Swiss citizen of Kosovo Albanian origin. Police did not confirm whether he had taken his own life. They said the weapon used was a Sphinx AT 380 handgun, a compact pistol produced by a Swiss company. It is not a military weapon and it is unclear how the gunman obtained it.


02/28/2013 A roadside bomb killed nine people, mostly border policemen, Thursday in Afghanistan where militants continue to target government security forces taking over from withdrawing international troops.


03/04/2013 A Siberian woman has been arrested and charged with murder for stabbing her husband to death after he attempted to kill her cat with a rake. The 56-year-old woman and her husband had, surprisingly, been drinking together when the cat became the subject of an argument.


02/26/2013 McMillian, a fundraising executive who owned his own consulting firm, was found dead near the Mississippi River in Clarksdale on February 27. The day before, Lawrence Reed, 22, had crashed McMillian’s SUV head-on into another vehicle on a local highway, with McMillian’s whereabouts unknown at that time. Reed was med-evacced to a hospital in Memphis, where he was arrested on murder charges one day after McMillian’s body was found. Though press reports said McMillian had been strangled, authorities said that toxicology tests would delay completion of the autopsy for up to several weeks.


03/05/2013 Wilfried Knight kills himself. Another suicide, His boyfriend killed himself a couple of weeks before.


02/21/2013 Jerry Enriquez kills himself and 2 weeks later his partner kills himself. No news on why they this happened. Not even a large gay community could not help them. Why?


03/22/2013 The toll from a series of bombings in Iraq on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion stands at 65 dead and more than 200 wounded. It was the deadliest day of violence in Iraq this year. The group al-Qaeda in Iraq has claimed responsibility.


04/04/2004 Casey Sheehan, was killed, in Iraq, April 4th, 2004. His mother Cindy became an advocate to stop the war and the murders of innocent people.


05/11/2012 6 kids murdered. Jade Philpott, 10, John, nine, Jack, eight, Jesse, six, and Jayden, five, died on the morning of the fire on 11 May 2012. Mrs Philpott’s son from a previous relationship, 13-year-old Duwayne, died later in hospital. The parents of six children who died after a house fire in Derby have been convicted of their manslaughter, along with their friend. Mick Philpott and Paul Mosley were found guilty by unanimous verdicts, while Mairead Philpott was convicted by a majority, at Nottingham Crown Court. Philpott hoped to frame the fire on his ex-mistress so he could win custody of his children.


04/02/2013 A doctor who worked on French adventure reality TV show Koh Lanta has killed himself in Cambodia after one of the programme’s contestants died. In a suicide note, Thierry Costa, 38, said his name had been “sullied by the media” over the death of Gerald Babin a week ago


03/31/2013 A potential link to white supremacist prison gangs is being probed in the killing of a Texas district attorney and his wife in their home. Mike McLelland and Cynthia McLelland were shot dead inside their home just two months after Assistant Prosecutor Mark Hasse was gunned down outside the Kaufman County courthouse. The killings come just months after Texas warned of potential retaliation by the Aryan Brotherhood against law enforcement officials after 34 members of the white supremacist group were indicted. The murder of McLelland also comes less than two weeks after Tom Clements, the Colorado prisons chief, was shot and killed after answering the doorbell at his home. Two days later, the suspect, Evan Spencer Ebel, a former Colorado inmate and white supremacist, was killed in a shootout with Texas deputies. We speak to Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center, who tracks hate groups.


04/06/2013 6 murdered. Six American troops and civilians and an Afghan doctor were killed in attacks on Saturday in southern and eastern Afghanistan as the U.S. military’s top officer began a weekend visit to the country, officials said. In the south, three U.S. service members, two U.S. civilians and the doctor were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a car full of explosives just as a convoy with the international military coalition drove past another convoy of vehicles carrying the governor of Zabul province.


04/06/2013 A suicide bomb and grenade attack has killed at least 22 people and injured about 50 at a political rally in the eastern Iraqi city of Baquba. A grenade was thrown into the crowd gathered inside a large tent and, seconds later, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the same tent.


04/06/2013 The British High Commission in Delhi says it is investigating reports that a British woman has been found dead in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police said the woman, Sarah Groves, 24, from Guernsey, had been stabbed to death on a houseboat in the summer capital, Srinagar. A Dutch man in his 40s, who was also apparently staying in the houseboat, has been arrested, police added.


04/05/2013 Islamist groups in Bangladesh have held a rally in the capital, Dhaka, calling for tough curbs on bloggers who insult the Islamic religion. Police say 100,000 people gathered for the rally after a “long march” from around the country to take part. A 45-year-old man was killed on Friday when some activists clashed with supporters of the ruling Awami League. Bus and river transport was halted and groups opposed to the rally announced a day-long shutdown. The marchers called for a new blasphemy law, with the provision of the death penalty to punish those who insulted Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. Their group, Hefajat-e-Islam, put forward a total of 13 demands, criticising the government for not taking action against what it called “atheist bloggers”.


01/16/2013 Jan. 16 in The Bronx, where Jennifer Rivera, 20, and her uncle, Jason Rivera, 30, were gunned down execution-style while sitting a parked car, police said. Rivera had a criminal drug history, sources said. No one has been arrested in connection with the slayings.


03/16/2013 CLAY, N.Y. — Police have accused a man of fatally stabbing a school librarian and raping her child after carjacking them at a central New York mall. They say the woman was leaving a gymnastics class with her 10-year-old daughter when the attacker stopped them at the mall in Clay at about 9 p.m. Thursday. Troopers say 29-year-old David Renz raped the girl and killed the woman in the Syracuse suburb. The girl managed to escape. Trooper Jack Keller said Friday that the woman died Thursday night and the child is hospitalized.


03/29/2010 Annamarie Cochrane Rintala, 37, was found strangled to death in her Granby home on March 29, 2010. Police responding to a 911 call from a neighbor found Cara Rintala, 45, sitting on the basement floor cradling her wife’s paint-spattered body. Prosecutors maintain that Rintala was using the paint to cover up the evidence of the murder.


01/26/2013 David Rangel, a gay man age 53, was found dead in his apartment on Saturday, January 26 in Jackson Heights, Queens.  According to the  New York Daily News, medical examiners determined that Rangel had been choked to death.  The article states that the police are investigating Rangel’s death as a homicide and that it is believed that he may have met his assailant online.


01/20/2013 The body of Charles Romo, 48, was discovered in a kneeling position in the bedroom of his Hamilton Place apartment, bound at the legs by a belt, his mouth gagged and his head bloodied and wrapped in tape at 10:20 a.m. Monday. He was wearing only his underwear. Cops found the victim’s Seeing Eye dog, Ramses, guarding the body and took him to the ASPCA. The maid, who found Romo’s body, told police there were often strange men at the home.


04/16/2007 The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Seung-Hui Cho, a senior at Virginia Tech, shot and killed 32 people and wounded 17 others in two separate attacks, approximately two hours apart, before committing suicide (another six people were injured escaping from classroom windows).[1][2] The massacre is the deadliest shooting incident by a single gunman in U.S. history.[3] It was the worst act of mass murder of college students since Syracuse University lost 35 students in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103,[4] and the second-deadliest act of mass murder at a U.S. school campus, behind the Bath School disaster of 1927.


03/18/2013 BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A 15-year-old Birmingham boy died early today after he was shot in Birmingham’s Railroad Park Sunday night. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Jarmaine Walton. He was transported to UAB Hospital from the 1600 block of First Avenue South. He was pronounced dead at UAB
04/15/2013 Mike and Cynthia McLelland were gunned down in their home last Saturday – but police are no closer to finding the perpetrators


03/29/2013 A newlywed groom left in a coma after being shot on honeymoon in Antigua was flown home yesterday to the intensive care unit where his murdered bride used to work. Ben Mullany, 31, has a fractured skull and a bullet lodged in his brain after the suspected robbery in which his new wife, Catherine, also 31, was killed instantly. They had planned to return home the following day.


03/22/2013 Burma has issued a state of emergency in the central city of Meikhtila after three days of ethnic violence between Muslims and Buddhists has left scores dead, forced thousands to flee and left local homes and shops reduced to smoking rubble. Rioting began on Wednesday in the now ash-covered town, located 360 miles north of the commercial capital Rangoon, after an argument between a Muslim shopkeeper and his Buddhist customers erupted into a street brawl that ended with the death of a Buddhist monk. Exact numbers of those killed and injured are hard to establish. Win Htein, of the opposition National League for Democracy party, said 20 people – including the monk – are confirmed dead. But Ko Wanna Shwe of the Rangoon-based Islamic Religious Affairs Council told the Guardian that figure was likely to be much higher: “We are getting reports from people in Meikhtila since Wednesday that [the number] is higher. Nearly 100 people have been killed – teachers, students, shopkeepers,” he said by phone. “Even young men aged eight to 14 included.”


04/01/2013 A cast member of MTV reality show Buckwild was found dead in rural West Virginia on Monday after being reported missing by family members on Sunday. Shain Gandee, 21, was found dead in a car along with two other men including his uncle David on Monday morning in Sissonville, Kanawha County, a spokeswoman for County Commissioner Kent Carper told Reuters.


04/29/2013 A 21-year-old student was found dead Sunday morning in a Columbia University dormitory, according to police and reports. Jessica Fingers, of Monticello, N.Y., a Columbia College student on leave, was found at 11:48 a.m. inside the East Campus Residence Hall on Morningside Drive, police said. Police responding to a 911 call found the young woman unconscious and unresponsive, lying face-up on the floor, police said. EMS later determined she was dead at the scene. Several students at the dormitory said they’d heard Fingers had been visiting friends at Columbia, and was found in the hallway of the dorm, which is the largest and most desirable dorm at Columbia, according to a campus wiki. It includes a large high-rise housing complex as well as a series of interconnected low-rise townhouses, Fingers had originally been a member of the Columbia College class of 2013, but had been on leave since last spring, the Columbia Spectator campus newspaper reported.


04/01/2013 2 murdered. Riverside County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect in a shooting Sunday night in Perris that left two men dead and another wounded. Perris police were called to a home in the 300 block Flicker Way about 10:15 p.m. where they found the wounded man in the front yard, according to the Sheriff’s Department. The two dead men were found inside the house.


12/21/1988 Lockerbie bombing. Rescue workers examine the nose of Pan Am flight 103 near the town of Lockerbie, Scotland,after a bomb aboard exploded and killed 270 people.


12/31/2012Prosecutors allege Juan Manuel Ramirez , a 35-year-old Latino, fatally shot Diaz Dec. 23 and then hid the body in concrete inside a Santa Fe Springs business. The body was discovered inside the heating and air conditioning store on Dec. 31 after Whittier police, who patrol Santa Fe Springs, received a tip about a possible killing.


01/01/2013 John Lee, a 33-year-old Asian man, died Monday, Dec. 31, a day after he was shot in the 4200 block of Russell Street in Los Feliz, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Los Angeles police are asking for help solving the killings. Officers responding to a call of shots fired found Lee lying next to his black Audi at 9:18 p.m. Sunday on Russell Avenue, east of Talmadge Street. He had been shot four times in the chest. Lee died the next day.


12/31/2013 Jose Velasquez, a 36-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Monday, Dec. 31, in the 20700 block of Alburtis Avenue in Lakewood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. The shooting occurred about 11:20 p.m. at a New Year’s Eve party at a home, sheriff’s deputies said. “Words were exchanged and an argument ensued when gunfire suddenly erupted,” according to a Sheriff’s Department statement. Velasquez was struck in the upper body. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


02/12/2013 Russian police say they have discovered the body of a local politician reported missing last week, in a barrel of cement in a garage near Moscow. Another politician has been accused of ordering the murder, over an $80 million debt.


04/29/2013  A 4-year-old boy is dead after a shooting in Prichard. WKRG-TV reports the child shot himself in the chest accidentally. His parents rushed him to USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital, where he died. The child and his family had just left Easter services at church and were visiting relatives when the shooting occurred.


08/28/2010  An Alaska man has been sentenced to prison for life in the 2010 shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers, in a case that rocked that tiny community and galvanized the state’s law enforcement community. State court Judge David George on Friday sentenced John Marvin Jr. to two consecutive sentences of 99 years in the deaths of Hoonah Police Sgt. Anthony Wallace and officer Matthew Tokuoka.



04/11/2013 A record executive named Freeband Double D, who was associated with rapper Future and Young Scooter was shot and killed in his Maybach yesterday in Atlanta.


09/13/1996 Tupac was shot in a drive-by on September 7, 1996 after the boxing match between Mike Tyson and Bruce Seldon in Las Vegas. Shakur was hit several times (including once in the lung) while attempting to jump in the back seat. He died in the hospital on September 13, 1996.


03/09/1997 Biggie was shot and killed in Los Angeles, where he had been attending a party by VIBE Magazine near the Peterson Automotive Museum.


02/15/1999 On February 15 , 1999 Big L was shot seven times in the head and chest and killed on 139th Street, just blocks away from his Harlem home. He was 24 years old.


04/15/2013 Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction. The blasts threw people to the ground, killing 3 and injuring dozens. The Boston Globe reported that more than 100 people were being treated at area hospitals, including several children. “Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups, will feel the full weight of justice,” President Barack Obama vowed.


04/18/2013 One cop in Boston killed by Terrorist and in search for his brother, Dzhokhar. One brother killed.


07/16/2010  The Essex County sheriff’s officer who shot and killed an unarmed DeFarra Gaymon during a 2010 public sex sting in a Newark park described the 48-year-old Gaymon as aggressive and repeatedly threatening him in a statement that was written three days after the July 16 shooting. “Gaymon walked within on [sic] of me while he was masturbating his exposed penis with his right hand,” wrote Edward Esposito, who was 29 in 2010.


04/19/2013 Five health workers have been killed when South Sudan soldiers attacked a hospital in revenge for the deaths of eight members of the security forces, the local MP has told the BBC. David Mayo said the fighting was still going on and urged the army to be withdrawn. Local community leaders confirm that the hospital in the village of Lorema, Eastern Equatoria state, was attacked.


04/15/2013 Two football supporters have been shot dead by rival fans in Brazil, according to media in the South American country. The incident happened in Brazil’s north east, near the Arena Castelao World Cup stadium in Fortaleza. Reports by Globo  suggest two men who supported Ceara were shot in the head by two Fortaleza fans in a vehicle. It is the latest in a series of issues that have led to questions about the nation’s ability to stage the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.


04/19/2013 At least 13 Afghan pro-government fighters have been killed in a militant attack on their checkpoint in Ghazni province, officials say. Details of the attack are sketchy with unconfirmed reports some of the men may have been drugged before the assault. The Taliban have said they carried out the attack. They also seized weapons and a vehicle.


04/19/2013 At least seven people have been killed in a mortar attack on a Sunni mosque in northern Iraq, police say. Dozens more were hurt in the strike as worshippers were leaving the building in Khales after Friday prayers. It comes a day after at least 27 people were killed in a bomb attack on a cafe in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

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