Homicide. Legal news and articles for December 1 - 1, 2011

Baltimore sees lowest November homicide count since 1970Man charged in double homicide in North MemphisPolice identify victims in Gates double homicideSex trade worker was city's 42nd homicideDisabled boy's death ruled a homicideAtlantic City police arrest Pennsylvania man wanted on attempted homicide chargesBody found inside Arlington home likely a homicide victim, police sayPolice Investigating HomicideLas Cruces felon may face homicide charge after allegedly hitting a man with a ...Homicide squad to update probe into fatal shootingCops: Homicide victim shot several timesSuspect arrested in double-homicide of Hammonton mother and sonMan accused in triple homicide is convicted of assaulting officersBriefs requested in Canton Twp. homicide caseTwo sentenced for their part in 2010 double homicide in Newburgh

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Defense attorney expects homicide charges soon against the Millerbergs
StandardNetDecember 1, 2011

OGDEN -- Homicide charges are expected soon against Eric and Dea Millerberg in the death of Alexis Rasmussen, Dea Millerberg's attorney said today. " 'Soon' is all we're hearing," public defender Mike Bouwhuis said, ...more »

Suspected gang homicide rare in Camarillo, police say
Ventura County StarDecember 1, 2011

That category includes aggravated assault, robbery, homicide and rape. Monday's killing was the city's second homicide this year. Camarillo's largest gang has been around since the 1960s, DeCesari said. The tagging crew was classified as a criminal ...more »

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Baltimore sees lowest November homicide count since 1970
Baltimore Sun (blog)December 1, 2011

November in Baltimore saw the lowest number of homicides for that month in at least the past 40 years, with 10 people slain during the month. The city has never seen fewer than 12 murders in the month of November since 1970. ...more »

Man charged in double homicide in North Memphis
DeSoto AppealDecember 1, 2011

Today, Memphis homicide detectives charged Vershane Anderson, 29, of Memphis, with killing Powell and 65-year-old Charlie Perry. Anderson, facing two counts of first-degree murder, is being held in Shelby County Jail with no bond set. ...more »

Police identify victims in Gates double homicide
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleDecember 1, 2011

Gates Police today identified the victims of an apparent double-homicide as Lydia Bryant, 27, and Luis Davila, 36. Both victims were fatally shot, said Gates Police Chief David DiCaro. He said the attack appeared to be targeted. ...more »

Sex trade worker was city's 42nd homicide
CityNewsDecember 1, 2011

Investigators want to speak with anyone who had contact with Leanne Freeman in the days leading up to the sex trade worker's murder. The 23-year-old woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head in a secluded and industrial area of the ...more »

Disabled boy's death ruled a homicide
Ramona SentinelDecember 1, 2011

29 as a homicide. Emergency crews responding to a medical-distress call pronounced Samuel Isaiah Dahlke dead at his adoptive family's Ramona home in the 1000 block of Olive Avenue shortly before 12:30 am, according to sheriff's officials and the county ...more »

Atlantic City police arrest Pennsylvania man wanted on attempted homicide charges
Press of Atlantic CityDecember 1, 2011

Police said Riesterer was wanted on attempted homicide charges, but further details about that crime haven't been released. Highspire police took the fugitive into custody today, McMenamin said. Riesterer is also on probation for a separate incident.more »

Body found inside Arlington home likely a homicide victim, police say
Fort Worth Star TelegramDecember 1, 2011

An Arlington man whose body was found inside his ransacked east-side home was likely a victim of homicide, police said Thursday. The body, which has not been identified, was found about 5 pm Wednesday in the 1500 block of Homemaker Hills Drive, ...more »

Police Investigating Homicide
WBNG-TVDecember 1, 2011

By WBNG News Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Ithaca Police are investigating a homicide after a man is found shot in the back. Just after midnight on December 1, Ithaca Police responded to a 911 call for a shooting incident at the Chestnut Hill Apartments ...more »

Las Cruces felon may face homicide charge after allegedly hitting a man with a ...
The RepublicDecember 1, 2011

AP LAS CRUCES, NM — The district attorney's office says a Las Cruces felon may face a homicide charge after a man he allegedly hit with a 2-by-4 died months later. Court documents show 38-year-old Matthias Schackow was indicted in August on a charge ...more »

Homicide squad to update probe into fatal shooting
CP24, CanadaDecember 1, 2011

Homicide detectives are holding a press conference Thursday afternoon to release more details about the slaying of a 23-year-old Winnipeg woman found in the Port Lands. Police are scheduled to provide an update on their investigation into the fatal ...more »

Cops: Homicide victim shot several times
Ct PostDecember 1, 2011

The death is being investigated as a homicide, police said. Photo: Ned Gerard / CT BRIDGEPORT -- The city's 18th homicide victim of the year was found in the doorway of his own apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to a Bridgeport ...more »

Suspect arrested in double-homicide of Hammonton mother and son
Press of Atlantic CityDecember 1, 2011

Patrick Latko and Ryan Patterson knew each other well. They were classmates in technical school, they partied with friends in Wildwood, they grabbed lunch together at the local Wawa. And then, something drove Latko to stab Patterson and his mother, ...more »

Man accused in triple homicide is convicted of assaulting officers
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleDecember 1, 2011

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a man accused of a triple homicide of punching two officers at a federal detention facility in Batavia. The jury took less than three hours to convict Andrew Wright, 41, of assaulting two officers at the detention ...more »

Briefs requested in Canton Twp. homicide case
Towanda Daily ReviewDecember 1, 2011

Emily Ruth Bellows-Shaffer, 54, who has a listed address of Crystal River, Fla., was charged with criminal homicide in the death of Carol Hickok. Bradford County District Attorney Dan Barrett said testimony was heard regarding the defense motions ...more »

Two sentenced for their part in 2010 double homicide in Newburgh
Times Herald-RecordDecember 1, 2011

GOSHEN — Two of three men charged in the November 2010 slaying of former police Officer Francis Piscopo and his nephew Gerald Piscopo in Newburgh were sentenced Wednesday in Orange County Court. Shooter Frank Lewis, 57, of Brooklyn, ...more »

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