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Jealous Hubby Kills Guy for Facebook Flirting: Cops

Taiwanese man accused of baseball bat attack

(Newser) - A little bit of Facebook flirting ended very, very badly for Chuang Shih-chang: Police say the 40-year-old Taiwanese man was beaten to death by another man, 34-year-old Chou You-huang, after Chou discovered Chuang had been flirting with his wife. Chou told police that he asked to meet with Chuang, the... More »

Mom Kills Baby for Interrupting Farmville

3-month-old cried as Florida mom tended Facebook farm

(Newser) - A Florida woman who killed her baby when his crying interrupted work on her virtual farm on Facebook has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Alexandra Tobias, 22, told investigators that she shook her 3-month-old baby boy because he was crying as she played Farmville, the Times-Union reports. She may have... More »

3 Teens on Facebook Hit List Killed

People named in post warned to flee Colombian town or die

(Newser) - Panic is spreading in the southwestern Colombian town of Puerto Asis after the killings of three teenagers in 10 days. All three were on a 69-name "hit list" posted on Facebook a week ago, CNN reports. The post, which police initially thought was a joke, warned that the people... More »

Teen Slain by Facebook 'Friend': Cops

Nona Belomesoff, 18, was lured online, found in creek bed

(Newser) - Australian police are urging Facebook members to make themselves less readily identifiable in real life after an 18-year-old woman was found murdered, allegedly by a "friend" from the website. Nona Belomesoff's body was discovered in a creek bed Friday night. Christopher James Dannevig, 20, has been charged with murder... More »

Mom Killed by Man She Met on Facebook

After stabbing her, he threw himself in front of a train

(Newser) - A mother of four from England was killed by her lover, a man she met on Facebook, weeks after he was arrested for assaulting her, the Daily Telegraph reports. He killed himself the same day. Stewart Shaw and Julie Sudlow, both in their 40s, met online in late 2008 and... More »

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