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Schenectady man charged with Murder in Maplewood Avenue homicide

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police officially charged the man detained in connection to a Schenectady homicide with Murder.

Budhnarain Kadar, 41, of Schenectady, was charged with Murder in the Second Degree in the death of 35-year-old Marian Singh.

Police were called to the 800-block of Maplewood Avenue around 10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of unknown trouble. People at the scene alerted officers to a woman in the upstairs apartment who appeared to be deceased.

Officers found the woman and called for medics from the Schenectady Fire Department.

Upon arrival, medical personnel pronounced the woman dead. She has been identified as Singh, though she also goes by Marian Loftis.

On Thursday, preliminary autopsy results ruled her death a homicide.

Kadar was arrested after an investigation by Schenectady police with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Fugitive Task Force.

He will be arraigned on Saturday in Schenectady City Court.

Read more at: https://www.news10.com/news/local-news/schenectady-police-investigating-suspicious-death/

DA: Man charged in connection with suspicious death in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY, MASS. (WHDH) – A 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with a suspicious death in Tewksbury, officials aid.

Eric Griffin, of Tewksbury, was arraigned Monday in Lowell District Court on charges of assault and battery on a household member, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office said.

Griffin was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing and his bail on a pending case was revoked.

Tewksbury police officers responding to reports of a suspicious death in the Archstone Avenue apartment complex at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and found a 39-year-old woman unresponsive in bed, officials said.

The woman allegedly had sustained significant injuries consistent with physical assault. Officials have not determined the cause and manner of death.

Griffin will next appear in court on Sept. 20.

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Tewksbury man charged with assault in connection to girlfriend’s death

A 40-year-old Tewksbury man was arrested in connection to the death of his girlfriend, who prosecutors say was found dead with injuries to her face, neck, and extremities in the couple’s home Sunday.

Eric Griffin was arraigned in Lowell District Court Monday for assault and battery on a household or family member, according to Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office.

He was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing scheduled for Friday.

Authorities say Jennifer Kalicki, 39, was found dead at the Archstone Avenue apartment she shared with Griffin after Griffin called 911 Sunday when she was unresponsive, WCVB reports.

The discovery was made a day after Kalicki sent texts to Griffin’s sister, describing Griffin attacking her and pleading for help, according to the news station.

“He’s ripped the door open. Choked me, slammed me to the ground,” one message read.

“Please help me,” another said.

Ryan’s office said investigators are still

Read more at: https://www.boston.com/news/crime/2019/09/17/eric-griffin-jennifer-kalicki

Man, 53, charged with 1st-degree murder in death of woman in Scarborough

A Toronto man has been charged with 1st-degree murder in connection with the death of a woman this past spring.

Toronto police say they responded to a medical call at a home in Scarborough around 11:30 a.m. on April 3.

Officers found 40-year-old Chiou-Shuang “Susan” Chen dead inside.

Investigators with the 42 Division carried out a “suspicious death investigation,” with the help of the homicide unit, police said in a release Saturday.

The 53-year-old man was arrested Saturday and appeared in court at Old City Hall the same afternoon.

Chen’s death marks Toronto’s 44th homicide of the year. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 416-222-8477.

Read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/murder-charge-susan-chen-scarborough-1.5275068

Son charged with fatal stabbing of his father, police say – WXII12 Winston

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A son is in police custody on suspicion of stabbing and killing his father, according to Greensboro officers.

Police responded to 200 Spring Garden St. on Wednesday and located the body of Thomas Harper with multiple unidentified injuries, according to officers.

Investigators determined Harper’s death had occurred earlier than that day.

The suspicious death was deemed a homicide and led to the arrest of Shane Harper, the son of the victim, according to officers.

Shane Harper lived with his father, according to police.

Thomas Harper’s body sustained multiple stab wounds from an apparent attack, officers said after further investigation.

Shane Harper is charged with first-degree murder and is being held in Guilford County Jail without bail.

Greensboro police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.

Read more at: https://www.wxii12.com/article/son-charged-with-fatal-stabbing-of-his-father-police-say/28931806

Enfield man charged with killing grandmother

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Enfield police arrested a man Wednesday in connection to the death of an Enfield woman.

Police said Anthony Ward, 35, was arrested in his Enfield home around 4:15 Wednesday afternoon.

Ward’s grandmother, Frances Battagler, 79, of Enfield, was found dead in her home on August 20.

Ward also crashed Battagler’s black Toyota Corolla and ended up in the hospital.

Related: Police investigating suspicious death in Enfield, victim identified

Ward was charged with Murder. He is being held on a court set bond of $1 million and will appear in court Thursday.


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Satanists were blamed for unsolved death of N.J. teen in 1970s. But nobody was charged, yet.

The suspicious death of a 16-year-old girl in Springfield Township in the summer of 1972 made news all over the country. And they weren’t your average headlines.

“Girl sacrificed in witch rite?” and “‘Occult’ symbols reportedly surrounded body” ran in big block letters on Star-Ledger stories.

The country was hurtling towards a satanic panic and the discovery of Jeanette DePalma’s body — three months after her disappearance — could not have been more sinister. Police said at the time that someone had placed crosses by the girl’s head and used branches to make a coffin-like outline around her body.

The coroner’s report actually describes only a “rock formation surrounding the body.”

Police even brought a witch to the site to inspect it for signs of the occult, the Star-Ledger reported. Even the name of the remote part of Watchung Reservation where she was found — Devil’s Teeth — was

Read more at: https://www.nj.com/union/2019/08/teens-unsolved-death-in-the-1970s-was-blamed-on-satanists-a-man-who-never-knew-her-is-the-cases-biggest-advocate.html

Steven Miller Charged With Murder, Arson In Winona Man’s Death

WINONA, Minn. (WCCO) — A man has been charged in Winona County with second-degree murder and arson relating to the March 2019 death of a Winona man.

Winona County Attorney Karin Sonneman announced the charges against Steven Edward Miller Tuesday. Miller is charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson.

The charges stem from an investigation surrounding the suspicious death of a man, whose Winona home was also found to be ablaze, on March 25.

Miller’s first court appearance relating to these charges is set for Wednesday.

Read more at: https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2019/08/27/steven-miller-charged-with-murder-arson-in-winona-mans-death/

Man charged for first-degree murder of Forest Ranch man

UPDATE: 10:11 p.m., August 27, 2019 – Two names have been released by the Sheriff’s office regarding what Officials are now calling a murder.

Officials say the man with the cut on his leg who requested medical help was identified as Robert Anderson, 25 of Chico.

Anderson told Deputies he had been in a physical altercation with a man on Schott Road.

Upon arrival at Schott Road, blood on the ground led to a home on the 4800 block where Deputies found a body, identified as Gunther Rupprecht, 30 of Forest Ranch.

Further investigation led to the arrest of Anderson and his booking into the Butte County Jail for first-degree murder.

This is an ongoing investigation.

FOREST RANCH, Calif. – The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they are calling a suspicious death.

Officers said someone brought a man to the Forest Ranch Post Office with cuts on his leg asking for

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