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Murder of tourist Carla Stefaniak in Costa Rica is sexually motivated: Police

The killing of Florida tourist Carla Stefaniak in Costa Rica was sexually motivated, according to local authorities. Walter Espinoza, director general of the country’s Judicial Investigation Department, revealed the motive during a press conference Wednesday covered by the Sun-Sentinel. He also released new information about suspect Bismark Espinosa Martinez, including how he contradicted himself in statements to police.

Heartbreaking details about the family slaughtered in the Colts Neck mansion

Little 8-year-old Sophia Caneiro was a devoted Girl Scout who loved the Yankees and baking with her mom and nanny. Her brother, Jesse, 11, was a wise-beyond-his-years history buff who could carry on a conversation about current events with just about anyone. They were the pride and joy of their parents, Keith and Jennifer Caneiro.

New video seems to show killer Colorado’s dad moving his wife’s body and kids into truck

New video seems to show killer Colorado's dad moving his wife's body and kids into truck

New video of Chris Watts, the Colorado man who was sentenced this month for killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters in August, surfaced Thursday that reportedly showed him transferring their bodies. The recordings from the Weld County District Attorney’s Office, captured by a nearby home’s security camera, were obtained by KCNC. In one of the videos,

Prosecutor detailed how the brothers killed their family in the Colts Neck mansion

Prosecutor detailed how the brothers killed their family in the Colts Neck mansion

The murders were cold and calculated. The motive was pure greed. In the dark, early morning of Nov. 20, Paul Caneiro drove to brother Keith’s New Jersey mansion and gunned down his business-partner sibling on the front lawn, prosecutors said Thursday. He then stormed inside and repeatedly stabbed sister-in-law Jennifer, 45, niece Sophia, 8, and nephew Jesse, 11,

Men killed former roommate for stealing PlayStation: Police

Men killed former roommate for stealing PlayStation: Police

Two Florida men are facing first-degree murder charges after fatally stabbing their former roommate over a stolen PlayStation 4, sheriff officials said. Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma told reporters Tuesday that Jake Adam Bilotta, 22, and Ian Reilly McClurg, 21, lured their former roommate to a residence they shared in Maitland after suspecting him of stealing the

High school teacher shot ex-girlfriend in front of the children: police

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah woman shot and killed her ex-husband’s girlfriend in front of the former couple’s children, police said in jail documents released Monday. Chelsea Watrous Cook, 32, came to her former husband’s suburban Salt Lake City apartment to deliver cold medicine to one of their 3-year-old twins Sunday night, police said.

Jamal Khashoggi’s body was drained from blood before dismemberment

Jamal Khashoggi's body was drained from blood before dismemberment

A Saudi autopsy expert who was part of a hit team that killed Jamal Khashoggi used forensic know-how — along with syringes and scalpels — to dismember the journalist body, according to a report that provides new details about the gruesome procedure. Dr. Salah al-Tubaigy, head of the Saudi Scientific Council of Forensics, handled the

Police investigated woman’s fatal slump on the cruise ship as a murder

An American woman plunged to her death from an elevated deck on a cruise ship in the Caribbean on Tuesday — and police are investigating the case as a murder, according to reports. The unidentified 52-year-old woman plummeted from an upper deck on the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess after struggling with a man who may have

Wagner family arrested after the Rhodes family massacre in Pike County

Wagner family arrested after the Rhodes family massacre in Pike County

An Ohio family of four was arrested in connection to the horrific massacre of eight members of another family more than two years ago, according to officials. Authorities announced Tuesday that the Wagner family was arrested for allegedly killing eight members of the Rhoden family execution-style in April 2016 at four different Pike County homes, according to the

Man shot inside the Brooklyn target

A man was shot and killed inside a Target store at a shopping mall in downtown Brooklyn late Wednesday night, police said. The 25-year-old, who was not immediately identified, was blasted at least once in the chest inside the Target on the second floor of City Point Mall at about 11:35 p.m., cops said. He