Kazakhstan minister convicted of torture and murder of wife

ASTANA, KZ – The Supreme Court of Kazakhstan has sentenced a former government official to 24 years in prison on Monday for the brutal murder of his wife, a case that has captivated the nation. The conviction of Kuandyk Bishimbayev, the country’s ex-economy minister, has sparked a nationwide call for stricter domestic violence laws. The death of Saltanat Nukenova, Bishimbayev’s wife, led thousands of citizens to demand the government enact more severe penalties for domestic …

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Man kills wife on her hospital bed

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Independence resident, Ronnie Wiggs, has been charged with second-degree murder following the alleged killing of his wife in a hospital bed, according to Jackson County prosecutors. Court records released Saturday revealed that Wiggs confessed to the police that he ended his wife’s life while she was in the hospital for a dialysis port installation. Hospital staff reportedly discovered the victim unresponsive on Friday. She was quickly transferred to intensive care …

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Man shoots ex-wife, her new husband, and himself in shopping plaza

LILBURN, GA – A tragic incident of domestic violence unfolded in Georgia where a man reportedly shot his believed ex-wife and her recent husband before turning the gun on himself in a shopping plaza on Saturday night. Lilburn Police reported that the suspect, a 62-year-old male, walked into Tana Food Mart in the Merchants Walk Plaza on Lawrenceville Highway, armed with a pistol. The proponent of the incident proceeded to shoot a 57-year-old woman, presumed to be his …

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Woman murdered by estranged husband during work video call

SPRING VALLEY, CA – In a heartbreaking turn of events, a California mother was tragically murdered by her estranged husband while on a work video call. The incident marked an abrupt end to the life of 35-year-old Ashley Bird, leaving her 9-year-old son motherless. Deputies were alerted to a break-in at a residence in Spring Valley around 10:24 am on April 16th. Upon entering the house, they discovered Ashley with severe head trauma. Emergency life-saving …

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Man charged with murder after girlfriend’s body found in apartment closet

DALLAS, TX – A Texas resident, Omar Lucio, 34, is facing murder charges following the discovery of his girlfriend’s body concealed in his apartment closet, as indicated by court records. Lucio was apprehended on April 15, accused of the murder of Corinna Johnson, 27. The Garland Police Department alerted the Dallas Police Department after receiving a distress call from a woman claiming another woman was beaten to death and concealed in an apartment on W. …

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Man kills ex-wife during brutal custody battle

HOUSTON, TX – A man from Houston, Leonardo Llanes, 51, was handed two consecutive life sentences after pleading guilty to two counts of murder on Wednesday. The charges resulted from a violent altercation over a custody battle in November 2020 that resulted in the deaths of his ex-wife, Iluminada Marrerro Perdoma, 27, and her boyfriend, Ernesto Carlos Aguilar Vasquez, 32. The Houston resident escaped potentially facing trial for his crimes thanks to a plea deal, …

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Man shoots his wife, chases after her ambulance

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A domestic dispute escalated to a deadly shooting in a St. Petersburg home on Wednesday night, which later unfolded into a high-speed chase of an ambulance by the alleged shooter, according to the local police. The incident began around 10:25 p.m. at a residence on 29th Avenue North near US-19 and 66th Street North. Devin Hansen, 28, and his wife Yasmin Grijalva, 35, were visiting family when a heated argument prompted …

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Domestic violence suspect shot dead by police

TUCSON, AZ – An individual, whose identity hasn’t been unveiled yet, died in an officer-involved shooting on the Eastside of Tucson. The Tucson police were initially at the scene in response to reports correlated to domestic violence involving a firearm. The scene of the crime was in the residential area of East Calle Merida, near Pantano Wash. On reaching the crime scene, the officers succeeded in getting two female victims to leave safely while the …

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Illegal migrant arrested for brutal murder of young wife

CAROL STREAM, IL – A gruesome crime has rocked the quiet town of Carol Stream, Illinois. Baltazar Perez-Estrada, an alleged illegal immigrant, stands accused of the brutal murder of his wife, Maricela Simon Franco, 26. The crime was reportedly committed in the presence of their two young children. On the morning of April 1, 2024, Perez-Estrada walked into the local police department, confessing to the heinous act. The authorities promptly detained him and launched an …

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Man charged for stabbing wife and baby 28 times

PLANTATION, FL – A man from Plantation is facing two counts of first-degree murder following the tragic deaths of his wife and young son. Jean Carlos Aponte, 40, is accused of fatally stabbing his wife, Sara Ashley Gama, and their 2-year-old son, Ethan Aponte, before attempting to take his own life through a drug overdose. Court documents reveal that Gama’s father made a distressing 911 call on March 26 after finding his daughter’s lifeless body …

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