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UPDATE: Arrest made in College Station murder

Just after midnight Saturday morning, College Station Police announced 24-year-old Luis Leonardo Solis had been arrested for murder. He was roommates with the victim, Osiel Benitez-Herrera, 30, of College Station. Solis was questioned by police beginning early on in the investigation, and family members insisted to KBTX he was a suspect in the case.

Osiel Benitez-Herrera (Photo submitted by family)

College Station police have identified a man they say is the victim of a homicide.

Police say a man called 9-1-1 around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday night, claiming he found his roommate dead inside their home at a mobile home park located in the 3000 block of Texas Avenue.

The victim is Osiel Benitez-Herrera, 30, according to police.

Family and neighbors insist the roommate is a suspect in this case, but police tell KBTX he is

Read more at: https://www.kbtx.com/content/news/CSPD-questioning-roommate-in-suspicious-death-case--509655751.html

Murder investigation underway after mother’s body found in Marietta home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A woman’s body was discovered Thursday afternoon inside a home in the close-knit Marietta neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. 

Officers were called about 1:20 p.m. Thursday to Doris Lane, near the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Jones Road. Police said a 44-year-old woman was found dead inside a house.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, her death is being investigated as a murder. 

The woman’s name was not released, but multiple neighbors and a friend have identified her as Velvet Burns, a wife and a mother. Rachel Fuller said she and Burns had been

Read more at: https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/jacksonville/jacksonville-police-investigate-suspicious-death-in-marietta

UPDATE: Machesney Park man arrested for murder after his mom is found dead in his apartment.

MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. (WIFR) — Updated May 6, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
A Machesney Park man is now facing first degree murder charges… After his 70-year-old mother is found dead in his apartment.

Around 10 a.m. Monday, Winnebago County Sherrif’s deputies responded to a medical assistance call at the Bay View Apartments in the 200 block of Northway Park Road in Machesney Park. When deputies got into the ground level apartment, they found 70-year-old Sharon Stoner of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin dead with what the Winnebago County Coroner describes as traumatic injuries. After interviewing Sharon’s son Kent Stoner, they charged the 46 year old with first degree murder.

Updated: May 6, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The woman found dead in Machesney Park on Monday morning was 70 years old, according to the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office.

The coroner says it appears the woman died from traumatic injuries. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to

Read more at: https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Deputies-investigate-suspicious-death-after-woman-found-dead-in-Machesney-Park--509540881.html

Man faces murder charges after East Point woman’s suspicious death

EAST POINT, Ga. — The suspect being held in connection to a suspicious death in East Point over the weekend has been charged with murder. 

Antonio Taylor, 53, has been in custody and is now being charged with the murder of 37-year-old Aisha Dixon.

Taylor was arrested on Monday, April 29, in connection with the death of Dixon in what was suspected to have been a domestic dispute. Taylor is currently being held at the East Point City jail. 

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing and is a collaboration between the East Point Police Department and Dekalb County Police.

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Coweta County sheriff’s deputy killed by teen cousin after fight, GBI says

He walked up to the drive thru window and pulled the trigger

This is the last meal of the first man scheduled to be executed in

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UPDATE: Suspect in girlfriend’s ‘suspicious death’ now faces murder charge

The suspect in the “suspicious death” of his girlfriend has been charged with murder, East Point police said Thursday.

Aisha Dixon, 37, died Monday morning at Grady Memorial Hospital, East Point Deputy Chief Russell Popham said.

“It’s a domestic violence incident and we’re just trying to put the facts together right now,” he told AJC.com.

Dixon’s boyfriend, 53-year-old Antonio Taylor, was identified as a suspect in the woman’s death and arrested Monday, police said. He is being held in the East Point City Jail.

Popham said police were called to Grady about 4 a.m. Monday by doctors in the emergency room. It’s unclear where the woman was injured or who took her to the hospital.

DeKalb County police said officers are working to determine if any part of Dixon’s alleged attack took place within their jurisdiction. 

“We can’t

Read more at: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/east-point-police-investigating-woman-suspicious-death/GQ0ilng7GGHedNVLJgz71K/

Murder charge for man in Conklin Lane ‘suspicious’ death – WRDW

Monday, April 29, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) — A man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a woman whose death was initially listed as merely “suspicious.”

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Kenneth Lorenzo Carr will also be charged with first degree burglary as well as the murder of Tiffany D’Antignac.

D’Antignac’s body was found inside a residence on Conklin Lane back on April 25 around 7:30 a.m.

Investigators have not released further details on Conklin’s death or her relation to Carr.

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Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Murder-charge-for-man-in-Conklin-Lane-suspicious-death-509226841.html

Father of baby in ‘suspicious’ death arrested, charged with murder

“It’s not enough, I want to see him behind bars, forever,” Cayden’s aunt Christal Hipsher said. “But I’m glad he’s caught, I’m glad we know justice will be served. It makes it easier, not better, knowing that now he’ll be behind bars and will stay there. Knowing he won’t be able to enjoy his life, because we won’t be able to enjoy Cayden’s life.”

Read more at: http://www.fox19.com/2019/04/29/father-baby-suspicious-death-arrested-charged-with-murder/

Winnipeg teen charged with second-degree murder in death of Joselito Fernandez

Winnipeg Police’s Homicide Unit has laid charges against a suspect involved in the April 18 homicide of 53-year-old Joselito Fernandez.

Winnipeg police investigate suspicious death in North End

On April 26, a male suspect was located in the area of Redwood Avenue and Battery Street and placed under arrest.

A 16-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder, failure to comply with a probation order, and two counts of possession of a firearm, restricted/ prohibited weapon or ammunition contrary to a probation order.

Victim identified in Winnipeg’s 13th homicide of 2019

Investigators believe that Joselito had been walking along the rail line when he was confronted at gunpoint by the 16-year-old man. Police believe Joselito was shot and robbed before the man fled.

The two men were not known to each other and the 16-year-old was detained in custody.

Read more at: https://globalnews.ca/news/5211355/winnipeg-teen-charged-with-second-degree-murder-in-death-of-joselito-fernandez/

Busts, Murder Investigation, Tea With Peter Rabbit: Nearby News

It was another busy week for news at Patch in the Granite State. Breaking news, cop logs, local government information, and a lot more. Here are the Top 10 most popular stories and posts from around New Hampshire Patch sites last week:

  1. A suspicious death on the Seacoast has been deemed a homicide.
  2. Operation Granite Shield in Nashua nets five on various charges.
  3. Spring fever in New Hampshire means prostitution patrols in the state’s largest city.
  4. A Gate City woman was accused of slashing another woman during an altercation last month.
  5. NHSP are hunting for a “person of interest” in a Lakes Region murder investigation.
  6. A capital region felon was arrested recently on numerous weapons charges.
  7. New Hampshire State Police made numerous arrests last week in the Granite State including DUI charges.
  8. Concord police made more drug dealing arrests.
  9. A Queen City man,

    Read more at: https://patch.com/new-hampshire/concord-nh/busts-murder-investigation-tea-peter-rabbit-nearby-news

Mother Arrested For Murder, Child Cruelty In Toddler’s Death

OLIVEHURST (CBS13) — A 31-year-old Olivehurst woman was arrested Wednesday following a four-month Coroner’s investigation into the suspicious death of her child in December 2018.

The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department arrested Eleana M. Carbajal in connection to the death of her son, who would have turned two in February. Deputies said the toddler was pronounced dead at Rideout Hospital just after 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 24.

READ ALSO: Sheriff: Man Arrested For Lewd Acts With 12-Year-Old Girl

Officials say the toddler was brought to the hospital unresponsive by Carbajal. She reportedly said her child had drowned in the bathtub earlier in the morning and that she had an attempted CPR for several hours, before eventually driving the boy to the hospital.

Medical professionals noted the child had multiple injuries and appeared malnourished. Officials said autopsy and toxicology results determined the toddler’s cause of death to be hypoxia due to acute aspiration pneumonia with other

Read more at: https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/04/25/mother-arrested-for-murder-child-cruelty-in-toddlers-death/