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Retired Olympics relay runner, 62, and his friend, 60, both die after shooting each other during heated argument
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Retired Olympics relay runner, 62, and his friend, 60, both die after shooting each other during heated argument

A 62-year-old retired Olympics relay runner and his 60-year-old friend both died on Sunday, November 28 after pulling out guns during a heated argument and shooting each other, according to police reports. Emmit King, a former University of Alabama track athlete and two-time member of the American Olympics Relay Team, and his friend Willie Albert Wells were having an argument outside a home in Bessemer, Alabama, before it ended in gunfire, according to police. It is not clear what the two men were arguing about or who shot their weapon first. The shots were exchanged around 3.40pm on the 800 block of 22nd Street North, according to police. Wells was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.59pm, while King was taken to UAB Medical West Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a...
Outrage as appeal court reduces sentence of man who forced a 10 year old boy to perform oral s3x on him
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Outrage as appeal court reduces sentence of man who forced a 10 year old boy to perform oral s3x on him

An Indian appeal court has sparked outrage after it reduced the jail term of a man convicted of forcing a 10-year-old boy to perform oral sex on him. This comes just days after India's Supreme Court struck down a controversial order that cleared a man of sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl because "there was no skin-to-skin contact" with the victim. The Indian appeal court order was pronounced by the Allahabad high court in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, November 24. The crime occured in 2016 when the man had visited the child's home and had taken him to a local temple where he had sexually abused him. He had given the child 20 rupees (27 cents; 20 pence) to keep quiet about the assault and threatened him not to report it A court in August 2018 found the...
Pregnant Philadelphia woman shot dead while unloading gifts after her baby shower
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Pregnant Philadelphia woman shot dead while unloading gifts after her baby shower

A pregnant woman unloading her baby shower gifts was fatally shot on the street in Philadelphia this weekend. Philadelphia police said the 7-months-pregnant woman was shot in the head and stomach after attending her own baby shower Saturday night, Nov. 20. She had just returned home from her shower Saturday night and was unloading gifts from her baby shower to take into the house when she was shot. In a statement, the Philadelphia Police Department said the 32-year-old was shot about 8:35 p.m on the 6200 block of Palmetta Street. Officers took her to Einstein Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 9:06 p.m. and her unborn child was pronounced dead about 10 minutes later, police said. Deputy Police Commissioner Christine Coulter told KYW the pregnant woman had been...
Comedian Fuquan Johnson among three people found dead from suspected ‘cocaine-laced fentanyl’ overdose at a party with Kate Quiqley  in critical condition
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Comedian Fuquan Johnson among three people found dead from suspected ‘cocaine-laced fentanyl’ overdose at a party with Kate Quiqley in critical condition

American comedian, Fuquan Johnson has been found dead after an apparent drug overdose from cocaine-laced fentanyl. The Los Angeles-based comic, 42, had been at a party in the Venice neighborhood on Friday night where he was pronounced dead shortly after midnight, TMZ reports. Two other people, who have not yet been named, were also found dead. A fourth, identified by TMZ as comedian and model Kate Quigley, is reportedly in hospital in a critical condition.                                                                           (Kate Quigley pictured with Fuquan Johnson) Investigators believe all four people ingested cocaine laced with fentanyl, a synthetic opioid similar to morphine that is 50 times more potent than heroin. ...
Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre
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Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre

Two brothers have been found dead inside a car near a daycare centre in South Carolin, USA. Police rushed to the scene after reports of two infants unresponsive inside the vehicle. When officers arrived shortly after 5.30pm local time to Sunshine House on Wilson Boulevard, South Carolina, USA, they found two infants inside the vehicle, and they were sadly pronounced dead at the scene by emergency paramedics. The coroner's office confirmed the infants were two twin boys. Fox News reports that it's not clear if the daycare were involved or connected to the tragic incident. Richland County Sheriff's Department (RCSF) is investigating. Sunshine House is an early learning academy and daycare centre based in Sout...
Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’
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Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’

A man who was battered to death in a suspected homophobic attack inside a cemetery has been pictured for the first time. Ranjith Kakanamalage was attacked and left for dead in Tower Hamlets, East London, on August 16. The 50-year-old, also known as Roy, was a gay man who had lived in the area for many years, cops said. They added that the incident is being treated as a homophobic hate crime. Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service following reports of a man found unresponsive. Police found Mr Kakanamalage with a head injury and he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to have been blunt force trauma to the head. Detective Chief Superintendent Marcus Barnett said:...
Delta Lawmaker reportedly Slumps and Dies
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Delta Lawmaker reportedly Slumps and Dies

A member of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Kenneth Ogba is dead. Ogba, who was the member representing Isoko South Constituency 1, in the State Assembly, reportedly died on Sunday evening, June 27. It was gathered that the lawmaker slumped after attending a function at Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state. He was said to have been rushed to a hospital in the town where doctors pronounced him dead. His death is coming over five months after Hon. Tim Owhefere, the former majority leader of the Delta Assembly, died in Asaba. Ogba was elected in March to replace Owhefere, as the majority leader.
Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex
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Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex

A woman was found dead at Chalkwell beach in Essex. Police were called to the beach around 10.15am this morning, June 7, after people spotted the woman struggling in the water. The Southend-on-Sea Coastguard, police, and paramedic teams were dispatched to Chalkwell beach immediately. Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Essex Police confirmed in a statement: "We arrived and sadly found a woman had died. We will issue a further update when we can." Pictures show several police cars parked up by the beach, with dozens of people on the sand. An air ambulance was also spotted circling overhead. A Coastguard spokesperson added: "A 999 call was received at 10.10am today [June 7] following an incident at Chalkwell Beach. "The Southend Coastgu...
Man Shows Off Amazing Transformation after 10 Months of Working out
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Man Shows Off Amazing Transformation after 10 Months of Working out

A fitness enthusiast took to Twitter to show how much progress he's made after working out for less than a year. He shared a topless photo of himself taken in July 2020 and another taken in May 2021 and the difference is as clear as night and day. In the second photo, he's looking muscular,  with a more pronounced chest and abs. See below.
South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams
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South Carolina shooter identified as Ex-NFL Player Phillip Adams

The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, has been identified as former NFL player Phillip Adams. 32-year-old Adams played for the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets in a five year career that began in 2010. He was drafted in the seventh round in 2010 by the 49ers.  He also suffered multiple injuries in the NFL, including concussions and a broken left ankle. It was learnt that after after the shooting, Adams was found by police in a home near the shooting site. After police surrounded the home, Adams is believed to have killed himself, law enforcement sources said. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounce...
5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting
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5 People Including 2 Children Killed in South Carolina Mass Shooting

Five people including two children are dead following a shooting inside a home in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The victims of the Wednesday evening, April 8, shooting near Rock Hill included a doctor, his wife, and their two grandchildren, the York County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet. Police were called to the scene following reports of a shooting at 4:45 p.m. The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounced dead at the scene along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5, as a result of gunshot wounds. A fifth victim, James Lewis, 38, from Gaston, was found dead outside. In addition to the five people who were killed, another person was transported to the hospital with "serious gunshot ...
Convicted Fraudster Bags 70 Years Jail Term in Sokoto
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Convicted Fraudster Bags 70 Years Jail Term in Sokoto

Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court, sitting in Sokoto on Thursday, April 1, 2021, convicted and sentenced a fraudster, Hamzat Muhammad Bashar, to seventy years imprisonment without an option of fine. Justice Duwale pronounced his verdict on Bashar after he was found guilty of obtaining Twenty Nine Million Eight Hundred and Sixty-Five Thousand Naira (N29,865,000.00) by false pretense. He was arraigned, by the Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 7, 2019, on a 12-count amended charge, bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretense. Count one of the charge reads: “That you Hamzat Bashar Muhammad, Hindatu Bashar (Now at Large) and Hamga Investment Resources Limited sometimes within the months of Jun...
Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges
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Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges

A Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia died after a Northern California police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, lawyers for his family have said. According to his family, Angelo Quinto, 30, had been "suffering from anxiety, depression, and paranoia for the previous few months," In a wrongful death claim, filed on February 18 but now made available to the public by his family's attorneys, his sister Isabella Collins called police to their Antioch, California, home on December 23 because she feared he would hurt their mother. Before police arrived, Quinto's mother had been holding him to her chest with her hands clasped around his back for a few minutes, and "he had already started to calm down," the claim stated. When two officers from ...
Eight-day-old Baby girl Killed by Pack of Monkeys that Stole her and her twin sister from their bed
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Eight-day-old Baby girl Killed by Pack of Monkeys that Stole her and her twin sister from their bed

An eight-day-old baby has died after being snatched from her bed by a group of monkeys. The girl's mum was devastated to find her newborn twin girls gone from their beds after a pack of primates invaded her home on Saturday, Feb 13, in Mela Alangam (West Rampart) near Thanjavur Palace in India. Locals spotted the animals carrying the babies across rooftops and managed to rescue one of the baby girls after she was left on a roof. Tragically, the other baby girl was later recovered from a nearby moat and pronounced dead at the scene. Buvaneswari, the mother of newborn twin girls, said that monkeys entered her home and picked up the sleeping babies on Saturday. Buvaneswari further said she was shocked to see the monkeys on the roof and began yelling. It was only later that ...
Dead Patient’s Relatives Beat up Nurse in Ondo Federal Medical Centre
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Dead Patient’s Relatives Beat up Nurse in Ondo Federal Medical Centre

Nurses at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, Ondo State downed tools on Monday February 8 after one of them was allegedly attacked by relatives of a deceased patient. The Chairman of nurses at the hospital, Francis Ajibola, who confirmed the incident, said the relatives of the deceased brought in the patient in a critical state on Sunday, February 7. Ajibola said the nurses and doctors tried to revive the patient but it was too late as the patient died on arrival. He said immediately the patient was pronounced dead, the relatives descended on the nurses, inflicting serious bodily injuries on them. The nurses are presently receiving treatment at the hospital. To register their displeasure, the nurses in the hospital downed tools, insisting they would only resume work after the fam...
Woman, 25, Chewed to Death by her Rescue Dog that Attacked her on her Sleep
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Woman, 25, Chewed to Death by her Rescue Dog that Attacked her on her Sleep

Woman, 25, chewed to death by her rescue dog that attacked her on her sleep A 25-year-old woman was savaged to death by her family's rescue dog after it reportedly chewed her arm off as she lay in bed. Keira Ladlow, was alone at a house in the Kitts Green area of Birmingham, England, when she was attacked by the dog. Police and paramedics were called to the property at 2pm Friday, Feb 5, after a relative raised the alarm and Ms Ladlow was pronounced dead at the scene. Abeygail Barrett, believed to be a relative, posted on Facebook that Ms Ladlow had found the dog "in a garden". She wrote: "Her previous dog was a pit bull that died of cancer so she rescued this dog after finding it in a garden where it had been on and off for four years.   "Sometimes dogs a...
Man “Pronounced Dead” Shares Testimony on the Anniversary of the Day that Would have Been his Last
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Man “Pronounced Dead” Shares Testimony on the Anniversary of the Day that Would have Been his Last

A young man took to Twitter on Jan 4 to celebrate the anniversary of the day he came back to life after being "pronounced dead". The young man was sick for months. He shared a photo taken in July 2014 where he was looking emaciated due to his illness. He said that by Jan 4, 2015, he was pronounced dead. Fortunately, he was revived and is now healthy. See his testimony below.  
Oyo State Commissioner For Environment, Kehinde Ayoola Is Dead
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Oyo State Commissioner For Environment, Kehinde Ayoola Is Dead

The Oyo State government has announced the death of its Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Honourable Kehinde Ayoola. The announcement was made in a statement signed on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Seyi Makinde. Ayoola, according to the statement drove himself to Frontida Critical Care Hospital, Iyaganku, Ibadan, two weeks ago, for medical checks, after which he was advised to proceed on bed rest. He was, however, pronounced dead on Thursday morning. Ayoola served as the Speaker of the 4th Session of the Oyo State House of Assembly, under the administration of former Governor Lam Adesina. He was one of the first batch of 14 Commissioners sworn into office on August 14, 2019, by Governor Makinde and was thereafter asked to head...
UK rapper, Unknown T charged with murdering a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death at a New Year’s party
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UK rapper, Unknown T charged with murdering a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death at a New Year’s party

UK rapper, Unknown T has been charged with murdering a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death at a New Year's party.   The 19-year-old, whose real name is Daniel Lena is expected to appear in court later this week following the death of 20-year-old Steven Narvaez-Jara.   He was also charged with violent disorder alongside two men, Mohammed Musse, and Raman Boreland, both 20 who were also charged with murder and violent disorder.   They are accused of killing Steven Narvaez-Jara, 20, of Belvedere, Kent, on New Year’s Day 2018 at a flat in Islington, north London. Another man was found with stab wounds at the scene.   In a statement, Met Police confirmed the charges to Metro.co.uk. ‘Detectives investigating the murder of 20-year-old Steven Narvae...
See The Ibadan Graduate Who Pretended To Be American Nurse To Defraud People
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See The Ibadan Graduate Who Pretended To Be American Nurse To Defraud People

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison, PM News reports. Oyaremi was found guilty of a one-count amended charged filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division. The 24-year-old was arrested on March 23, 2019 at Kolapo Ishola Estate, Akobo area in Ibadan for internet-related offenses. The charge against him contravenes Section 22 (2) of Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention Etc) Act, 2015, and punishable under Section 22 (2)(b)(iv) of the same Act. He was said to have fraudulently represented himself as one Angelina Kimberly, an Ameri...
Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe
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Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe

That was the conclusion some social media users have come to after news broke on the death of the actor’s wife in Maryland, United States of America. Reports have it that Chris Attoh’s wife, Bettie Jenifer was shot shot in the head by an unknown gunman at the parking lot of her office building in Maryland on Friday evening. “Police were searching for a gunman who fatally shot a woman in the head in the parking lot of a Maryland office building Friday,” said the news outlet.“The woman, identified as 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer of Bowie, had left the office in the 6300 blocks of Ivy Lane and was walking to her car when a man armed with a handgun approached her, the Greenbelt police department said.” Bettie reportedly tried to run away, but the gunman followed her firing at ...
Fashion Model Dies After Collapsing on Runway in Brazil
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Fashion Model Dies After Collapsing on Runway in Brazil

A model has died after collapsing on the runway during Sao Paulo’s Fashion Week in Brazil. 26-year-old Tales Soares known as Tales Cotta was walking the runway on Saturday when he suddenly stumbled and fell down during a show for clothing brand Ocksa. He received help from a medical team at the scene and was later rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead, organisers said. Organizers added, "We are sorry for this loss and give our sincere apologies to Tales' family." Soares' cause of death is not yet known. His management company, Base Management, remembered Soares as having "exemplary behavior." In an Instagram post, Base said that the model never had, or complained about health problems and was a vegetarian who had a healthy diet. The company said that Soa...
Nipsey Hussle Shooting Captured on Surveillance Video, Possible Suspect Seen
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Nipsey Hussle Shooting Captured on Surveillance Video, Possible Suspect Seen

Surveillance video showing the moment rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times outside of his clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of  LA on Sunday, has been released. TMZ obtained the footage from a business adjacent to Nipsey's The Marathon Clothing store. In the video, the suspect can be seen in a red shirt, walking quickly toward the front of the store before he began shooting. One of his victims collapsed to the ground, with several people fleeing the area. The Los Angeles rapper whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedomwas pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital while the two other victims who were also shot at the store are in serious condition. Police have only described the shooter as a black male in his 20s, and say he escaped in a vehicle driven b...
US Rapper, Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead Outside His Los Angeles Store
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US Rapper, Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead Outside His Los Angeles Store

The hip-hop world has been thrown into a state of mourning after American rapper,Nipsey Hussle, was shot dead on Sunday March 31st. The Los Angeles rapper whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom was reportedly shot multiple times outside of his clothing store, Marathon Clothing Company in the Hyde Park neighborhood of  LA, south of the Crenshaw area on Sunday. Law enforcement sources revealed to TMZ that three people were shot at the store.  The 33- year-old father of two was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital while the two other victims are in serious condition. According to XXL Magazine, the suspect is thought to be a Black male in his 20s, and sources say the man came up to Nipsey and others on foot and fired multiple shots before fleeing in a vehicle driven by a...
Oyedepo Rains Curses Ahead of The Presidential Election
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Oyedepo Rains Curses Ahead of The Presidential Election

Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo has rained curses against those killing Nigerians ahead of the presidential election. He made this known in reaction to the postponed general elections which have now been rescheduled to commence as from February 23. While addressing his congregation with a sermon, Oyedepo pronounced tribulation on those dragging the country backward. According to him, ‘Nigeria is gone’, and is only surviving because of the prayers from the Church. He said: “How long do we keep going on and off, forward and backward in this country. Ordinary election we cannot manage in Nigeria. “A country you take one step forward and 20 steps backward, a country where they kill people for sacrifice so they can win the election. “Minus the...
Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting
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Nigerian Man And 2 Others Killed, in Palmdale Shooting

A Nigerian man identified as Kayode, was reportedly killed alongside two others in Palmdale shooting on Wednesday night. The Nigerian man who is said to be a serial entrepreneur was pronounced dead at the scene alongside two others, and it was gathered that the fourth victim of the Palmdale shooting was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The murder weapon was not recovered, and it was further gathered that the description of the shooter or shooters as well as a motive was not immediately available. The shot residents were found after deputies responded at about 11:15 p.m on Wednesday, to a call of a gunshot victim in the area of Ranch Center Drive and 40th Street West.
Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK
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Court Finds Teenager Guilty Of Stabbing Nigerian Boy To Death In The UK

A teenager has been convicted of murdering an 18-year-old man in Hackney, east London. Jonathan Abora -guilty of murder A teenager has been found guilty of stabbing a Nigerian boy to death in UK after the convict prowled the streets of Hackney in a car before attacking the young man. Jonathan Abora, 18, was found guilty of the murder of Israel Ogunsola, aged 18, of Hackney following a three-week trial at the Old Bailey in London. The court heard how shortly before 20:00hrs on Wednesday, 4 April, officers on patrol in Morning Lane, E9 were alerted to a serious incident close by. Officers arrived in Link Street, junction with Morning Lane, and found Israel suffering stab wounds. They assisted an off-duty paramedic in providing emergency first aid until the London Ambul...
Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary In October
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Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary In October

As the submission of completed expression of interest and nomination forms for aspirants seeking the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) closed wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari was the only presidential aspirant who collected and submitted the nomination forms. Consequently, he has emerged unopposed in his bid for a second term of office on the platform of the party. He would, however, undergo other processes before he would be formally pronounced the presidential candidate of the APC for next year’s election. According to the Electoral Act 2010 as amended, an unopposed aspirant would have to face a special convention or congress of his party to affirm his candidature. Specifically, Section 87 (6) of the Electoral Act says, “Where there is only one aspirant i...

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