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Motorcyclist strangled and his body dumped in an uncompleted building in Delta
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Motorcyclist strangled and his body dumped in an uncompleted building in Delta

A motorcyclist identified as Edoja Ediri has been strangled to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in Oviri-Ogor community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State According to reports, Edoja who was said to be in his 30s, was found dead in an uncompleted building with his hands and legs tied. His motorcycle was however nowhere to be found. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, said marks of violence were found on the face and legs of the deceased. He said the police ha already commenced an investigation into the matter and would arrest the culprits.
Husband of Caroline Crouch confesses to suffocating her weeks after claiming criminals broke into their home and strangled her
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Husband of Caroline Crouch confesses to suffocating her weeks after claiming criminals broke into their home and strangled her

The Greek husband of a British woman named Caroline Crouch, 20, has finally confessed to murdering her after she vowed to leave him and take their baby with her, police have confirmed. Babis Anagnostopoulos, 33, admitted to suffocating her to death after more than eight hours of interrogation in the homicide department of Athens' police headquarters. Babis, a helicopter pilot, had claimed that Albanian criminals broke into his home on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, blindfolded him, tied him up, then beat his wife and strangled her to death. He added that the killers went off with 15,000 Euros in real money and other valuables . The home where Caroline was murdered He even granted interviews, pretending to be a grieving husband for over a month. Even after his wife was burie...
25-year-old Nigerian Woman strangled to death by her Ghanaian ex-boyfriend in Italy
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25-year-old Nigerian Woman strangled to death by her Ghanaian ex-boyfriend in Italy

Carabinieri police in Milan, Italy has arrested a 34-year-old Ghanaian man, George Kyeremeh, for allegedly killing his 25-year-old Nigerian ex girlfriend identified as Blessing Tunde. The suspect was arrested in the early hours of Friday, June 11, by the homicide team of Carabinieri police. Blessing was found dead on May 12, in a green area next to a road in the Milanese district of Mazzo di Rho, where sex workers stay. An autopsy conducted on the victim indicated she had been strangled with the long braids of the wig she used to wear which were found wrapped around her neck. She was earlier reported missing by her friend to the Novara police headquarters. The friend told the police that she last heard from Blessing on the phone around 1 pm on May 3 and she had said she...
Engineer Found Strangled to Death in Calabar
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Engineer Found Strangled to Death in Calabar

American-trained Engineer, Okon Jonathan has allegedly been murdered by unknown assailants in Calabar, the Cross River state capital. A Facebook user, Eyo Eyo, who disclosed this on Saturday, June 12, said the lifeless body of the Engineer was discovered in his office located along MCC Road, Calabar on Monday, June 7. According to Mr Eyo, the family raised the alarm after he did not return home from the office. Several phone calls were placed on his phone and that of his colleague but no one picked. The next day, he was found apparently strangled to death. Eyo wrote; I don't know what world we are living in nowadays where human lives seem to be nothing to fellow humans. The worst are happening these days & insecurities are heightening,but may God Almighty alone help ...
NECO Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma is Dead
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NECO Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma is Dead

The registrar of the National Examination Council NECO, Professor Godswill Obioma, is dead. Unconfirmed reports claim he was murdered in his Minna home by some unidentified gunmen who invaded his apartment and strangled him last night, May 31. The killers allegedly left without taking any of his properties. Another source however claims he was ill and was rushed to a hospital in Abuja where he died naturally. The family nor NECO are yet to release a statement about his death. An indigene of Abia state, Obioma, 67, was appointed head of NECO barely a year ago on May 14, 2020. LIB reached out to the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, to comment on the development and he asked that we wait for NECO to release a statement.
Man who Confessed to Killing his Mother a day Before Mother’s day, also Sexually Assaulted her – Prosecutors say
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Man who Confessed to Killing his Mother a day Before Mother’s day, also Sexually Assaulted her – Prosecutors say

A New York man who confessed to the gruesome slaying of his mother sexually assaulted her as he beat and strangled her, prosecutors revealed Sunday night, May 9. Pushkar Sharma, aged 28, from Queens, told police he woke up the morning before Mother’s Day “with an uncontrollable urge to hurt someone,” according to a criminal complaint. About 8 a.m. Saturday, he went down to the basement of the family home on Winchester Blvd. near Braddock Ave. in Bellerose Manor and attacked his mother, prosecutors said. Sharma allegedly approached his 65-year old mother from behind, wrapped his hands around her throat, and started choking and punching her in the face. She struggled for several minutes as the horrific attack continued. Sharma then allegedly sexually assaulted his mother and ...
Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’
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Man Strangled Girlfriend and their two Daughters as he ‘Didn’t Want them to Live Without Mum’

A man who strangled his girlfriend and their two young daughters says he did not want them to "live in a world where they did not have their mother", according to prosecutors. The body of mum Amarah Banks was found in a garage in Milwaukee, Tennessee, the US, along with her daughters Camaria Banks, 4, and Zaniya Banks, 5, just one day after authorities issued an "Amber Alert" for the two girls. Their remains were found on February 16, 2020, a day after Arzel Ivery, her boyfriend and dad of the two girls, was taken into custody in Nashville, Tennessee. Arzel Ivery has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree intentional homicide, and he had reportedly told detectives where to find the bodies of his girlfriend and two young girls. Amarah Banks was last seen being dr...
First woman to face death penalty in India since 1955 pleads for mercy after conniving with boyfriend to kill her parents, brothers and baby nephew
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First woman to face death penalty in India since 1955 pleads for mercy after conniving with boyfriend to kill her parents, brothers and baby nephew

A 38-year-old death row prisoner, Shabnam Ali, facing execution in India has appealed for mercy and a review of her case in a last-ditch effort to avoid becoming the first  woman to face death penalty in India since 1955. Shabnam Ali has been held in northern India’s Mathura jail for the past 11 years after she, along with her lover Saleem, was convicted of killing seven family members, including her parents, two brothers and a 10-month-old nephew. Back in April 15, 2008, just after 2 a.m. in Bawan Kheri, a village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, neighbors woke as a woman cried for help. Lateef Ullah Khan, one of the first to arrive at the two-story family home that early morning, found villager Shabnam lying unconscious on the floor near her father, Shaukat...
Man allegedly Robs and Kills Married Woman in Benue after Rape Attempt, Dumps body in well
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Man allegedly Robs and Kills Married Woman in Benue after Rape Attempt, Dumps body in well

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a man who allegedly robbed and strangled a businesswoman to death after alleged rape attempt. It was gathered that the suspect identified as Benjamin Terungwa Agura, had on April 7, 2021, allegedly murdered Ruth Mbachilin, a yam trader, and dumped her body in a well near Uchi Mbakor in Tarka ocal Government Area of Benue State According to reports, the suspect called the deceased on pretext of selling yam to her. When she arrived, he took her to Wanune and from there to to his compound in Uchi Mbakor, where he allegedly killed her. Police operatives arrested Terungwa and after days of interrogation he confessed to the murder and on Friday, April 16,  led the police to the well where the corpse was exhumed. Facebook user, Garshagu Atovig...
South African Man Confesses to Killing his Girlfriend 20 Years ago, Says her Spirit has been Haunting him
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South African Man Confesses to Killing his Girlfriend 20 Years ago, Says her Spirit has been Haunting him

A South African man who claimed to have been haunted by the spirit of his girlfriend he murdered more than 20 years ago has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Collins Lucky Maduane, now aged 52, was sentenced at the high court in Pretoria this week. He was 31 years old when he strangled Florah Mahlo to death at his Soshanguve home. She was 25. On the night of September 3 1999, neighbours had heard Mahlo’s screams coming from Maduane’s home. The next morning when they asked about Mahlo’s whereabouts, he claimed she was away, visiting relatives in Johannesburg. In the year 2000, while Maduane was detained in Bavianspoort Maximum Prison serving a 12-year sentence for attempted murder in another case, he was haunted by Mahlo’s spirit. He then called his sister and confessed, ...
Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband
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Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the brutal murder of 22-year-old student of Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya. Eunice Muthoni Njeri's lifeless body was found dumped in Subuku river in Njoro, Nakuru County on December 7, 2020. Autopsy conducted by Dr. Wangari Wambugu, at the Egerton University Funeral home on December 10, 2020 revealed that the 4th year student was strangled to death before being dumped in the river. A statement issued by DCI on Saturday, February 20, said Njeri’s murder was planned and executed by her two close friends and fellow students at Egerton University; Diana Muthiomi and Tamar Wambora Njeru. DCI said it all began when Diana suspected that Njeri was having an affair wit...
“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect
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“I Killed my Girlfriend and Other People” – Osun Ritual Killer Suspect

30-year-old ritual killer suspect, Tajudeen Monsuru, has revealed how he killed his girlfriend, Alani Mutiyat, others people, dismembered and sold their body parts then used the proceeds to enjoy himself. Monsuru, who was arrested in Iwo on December 8, 2020, in connection with ritual killings in Iwo, made the chilling confession when he was paraded alongside three other suspects at the Osun State Police Headquarters in Osogbo on Tuesday, January 5. “I killed people and sold their parts to those that needed them. I killed my girlfriend, Mutiat Alani and other people. I strangled people and dismembered their bodies for those who needed them. I used the proceeds to buy beer and hang out with friends," he told journalists. Speaking to other journalists, he said, "We strangle o...
13-year-old girl is raped and strangled to death by ‘two men’ in India
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13-year-old girl is raped and strangled to death by ‘two men’ in India

A 13-year-old girl has been raped and killed in India. The horrifying incident took place in the Uttar Pradesh district of Lakhimpur Kheri, India, on Friday, August 14. According to Indian broadcaster NDTV, the girl's grieving dad alleged that she had been strangled, her eyes gouged out and her tongue cut off but police disputed his claims. The girl had gone missing on Friday afternoon. "We went looking for her everywhere. Found her in the sugarcane field. Her eyes had been gouged out. "Her tongue was cut and strangled with a dupatta (scarf)," the girl's dad said. Police confirmed that the girl's body was discovered in a sugar cane field near the Nepalese border and said a post-mortem showed signs of rape and strangulation. The superintendent of Police of Kheri Satendra ...
Actor  Bryshere Gray Arrested for Assaulting his Wife
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Actor Bryshere Gray Arrested for Assaulting his Wife

American actor, Bryshere Gray, who played Hakeem on the Fox drama Empire, has been arrested after his wife alleged that he assaulted and strangled her until she passed out. The incident began at about 10.15pm on Sunday night, July 12 when Goodyear Police responded to a 911 call alleging “an adult female victim had been assaulted at her Goodyear home by her husband, who she identified as Bryshere Gray, an actor on the TV series ‘Empire,’ " police said in a statement. Police said the woman had multiple visible injuries on her body and that she said Gray strangled her at one point, until she passed out. Her injuries were non-life-threatening but she was taken to the hospital where she was treated for her injuries and released, police said, adding that detectives and a Victim’s Ad...
Teen Admits Raping and Stabbing 18-year-old Eight Times in her Back
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Teen Admits Raping and Stabbing 18-year-old Eight Times in her Back

A teenager has pleaded guilty to the murder and rape of an 18-year-old woman who took him to her home because he was too drunk to go home. Joseph Trevor, 19, today pleaded guilty to the murder and rape of Megan Newton in Stoke-on-Trent in April last year. Megan died after she was stabbed eight times in the back in her own home. The killer, who had previously been accused of raping another girl but never prosecuted, strangled Megan until she was unconscious and stabbed her to death, Stoke-on-Trent Live reports. Trevor had earlier been taken to a police station after he was found with a bag of white powder, which turned out to be ketamine, during a night out. Adrian Keeling QC, prosecuting, told Stafford Crown Court:  "He raped and murdered her in the early hours of April 20....
2-year-old girl Allegedly Strangled to Death by Housemaid for Refusing to wear her Cloth
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2-year-old girl Allegedly Strangled to Death by Housemaid for Refusing to wear her Cloth

A 2-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death by a 16-year-old housemaid yesterday January 11, for reportedly refusing to wear her clothes after having her bath. Facebok user, Somack Aju Mbaise who shared the story said the incident occurred at Ihechiowa Street off MCC Rd in Owerri, Imo State. She wrote; What a wicked world ? Somkenechukwu 2yrs old was strangled yesterday by their maid,a 16yr old girl because the little girl refused to wear her clothes after taking a bath.... This happened at Ihechiowa Street off MCC Rd Owerri...... ....................................................... You see why I will always go for adults? Try nonsense with me, and rot in jail! But may evil like this be far from me and my household!
British mother set on fire and strangled in Barbados
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British mother set on fire and strangled in Barbados

A British mother-of-three died after she was set on fire and strangled as she lay in her bed in Barbados. Natalie Crichlow, 44, was attacked by an unknown intruder in her bedroom on July 28 while visiting to take care of her disabled brother. Her niece Ashley Best claims the intruder broke in the house in Christ Church, before strangling her and setting her alight, leaving her with 75 per cent burns to her body. She died in hospital just over a week later on August 6, her family say. Natalie had survived cancer twice and had two strokes in the past decade but she survived them all only to get killed in the most gruesome way. Her family said they are "shocked and devastated". Her niece Ashley said they were "all in a state of shock" and did not understand why it happened. She sa...
Bodies of 2 Girls Found Strangled, Thrown in Ditch
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Bodies of 2 Girls Found Strangled, Thrown in Ditch

The bodies of 2 girls found strangled, have been evacuated by the Police after a resident of Masoyi near White River in Mpumalanga, South Africa alerted authorities, after finding the bodies in a ditch. They girls, aged 6 and 7 were sisters and were reportedly raped before being killed by their assailant, who is currently on the run. The siblings were reported missing on Tuesday afternoon moments after they were spotted playing within the vicinity of their home. “Police were called and a search operation was initiated but to no luck until Wednesday morning their stark naked bodies were found in the mentioned area,” provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said. The lifeless bodies of the six and seven-year-old were found in a ditch, near a stream not far from the...
Singer, Melissa’s Mother Murdered By Her Aggrieved Workers In Lagos
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Singer, Melissa’s Mother Murdered By Her Aggrieved Workers In Lagos

British Nigerian singer, Melisa, is in a mourning mood after the mindless murder of her mom and the manager of her hotel, Etashol, by her staff on Thursday, in Ojodu Berger, Lagos. It was gathered that the duo, Abimbola Olusola and Tunji Omikunle, were strangled to death by some staff who were aggrieved after being sacked over fraud. Mrs Olusola, who had spent about 34 years abroad, returned to Nigeria less than a year ago to focus on the hospitality business and was already planning to return to her based when tragedy struck. Her body was discovered by her 12-year-old son and one of the culprits has already been arrested by the police, while the rope used in strangling them has also been recovered. Sharing the sad news on her Instagram page, Melisa wrote; In this life that ...
Domestic Staff  Nearly Strangles 3-Year-old Child  In Her care
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Domestic Staff Nearly Strangles 3-Year-old Child In Her care

A 3-year-old was almost strangled by a domestic staff left in charge of her in Kenya. The maid, whose name was given as Fanice Makokha, is said to be mentally ill. She was employed two months before the attack. Thankfully, the toddler survived but she sustained injuries to her neck as a result of the domestic assault which took place on the night of Sunday, July 29, 2018. The case has been reported to the Pangani police station and an investigation has begun.
Teen Who Strangled His Mother’s Abusive Ex-boyfriend To Death Won’t Face Charges
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Teen Who Strangled His Mother’s Abusive Ex-boyfriend To Death Won’t Face Charges

On Monday, a Bronx grand jury declined to indict 18-year-old Luis Moux for stangling his mum's abusive ex-boyfriend. According to the Nydailynews, Moux told police that he held Stanley Washington, 43, in a chokehold for two minutes before he “fell asleep.” Walter Fields, Moux’s attorney said, “It was clear that Luis didn’t do anything wrong. He testified before the grand jury and his story didn’t change a bit. He’s going to move on with his life. When you are an innocent man, you just want to move on with your life.” Moux said he placed Washington in the fatal chokehold after he woke up to find his mother being abused.
Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh Strangled To Death By South African Policemen
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Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh Strangled To Death By South African Policemen

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Thursday said that another Nigerian, Mr Uchenna Eloh, has been killed in the Western Cape Province of that country. Kanayo Onwumelu, Chairman, Western Cape chapter of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Cape Town that Eloh was strangled to death by South African policemen. NAN reports that Eloh hailed from Eziagu in Eziagu Local Government Area of Enugu State. “We want to call the attention of Nigerian Government to the senseless killing of innocent Nigerians by the police in South Africa. “At about 11.00 a.m. South African time on Wednesday, a Nigerian, Uchenna Emmanuel Eloh, popularly known as “Monkey’’, was killed by a South African police officer. “He was walking out of his house toward the bus station when...
Uber Driver Strangled To Death In Lagos
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Uber Driver Strangled To Death In Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested two men, Osaro Egbomrewen and Michael Eyeoekpe, in connection with the death of an Uber driver , Innevosa Emmanuel, who was strangled to death at the Ogba area of the state recently. Parading the suspects before newsmen today, the state police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, said the suspects had posed as passengers and ordered for a taxi using the Uber application. The deceased had arrived their location in Ikeja and was instructed to take them to their destination at Ogba, Oke-Ira. During their trip, the suspects and one other who is currently at large, suddenly ordered the driver to make a U-turn and take them to Oremeji Street, Obawole area of Ogba, where he was strangled with a belt and his KIA RIO salon car marked KTU 594DM vehicle w...

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