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Cops, Relatives Plead for Help After Horrific NY Murders

4 victims in Troy have now been identified

(Newser) - Police and family members are pleading for help finding the suspect or suspects behind a horrific quadruple murder in upstate New York. The four people found dead in a basement apartment have now been identified as Shanta Myers, 36; her 22-year-old partner Brandi Mells; and Myers' two children, 11-year-old Jeremiah... More »

Cops Make 'Horrible, Terrible' Find in Upstate NY Apartment

4 deaths have been classified as homicide

(Newser) - Police in the upstate New York city of Troy say quadruple murder is suspected after a "horrible" find in a basement apartment. Troy Police Capt. Daniel DeWolf says the bodies of four people were found by a property manager around 1pm Tuesday. Police have not disclosed the identities of... More »

Five Women Stripped, Throats Slashed in Mexico

All connected to same beauty parlor, but police have no motive

(Newser) - Four women and a 14-year-old girl were found brutally murdered, with their throats slashed, in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco yesterday, reports Reuters . All were connected to a local beauty parlor, although police say they don't have a motive yet. Three were found stripped and bound in the... More »

Ohio Man Gets Life in Triple Murder, Dismemberment

Matthew Hoffman pleads guilty to 10 counts including rape, kidnapping

(Newser) - Matthew Hoffman has received life without parole after pleading guilty in the murder and dismemberment of a woman, her son, and her friend, CNN reports. The Ohio man pleaded guilty to all 10 counts in the case, among them three counts of aggravated murder and the kidnapping and rape of... More »

Dad in Custody Battle Kills 6

Gunman flees with kids, kills himself

(Newser) - An Arizona dad locked in a vicious custody battle with his former girlfriend over their two children burst into her new boyfriend's home and fatally shot the couple, along with three other friends who were celebrating the boyfriend's 24th birthday. After the shooting, Brian Diez grabbed his young kids and... More »

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