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UPDATE: Police name victim in suspicious death in Proctor

PROCTOR, Vt. (WCAX) – Vermont State Police are investigating the suspicious death of Melanie Rooney, 31, that was reported early Saturday, on Market Street in Proctor.

State police were notified of the death just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

Market Street was closed while investigators and the Crime Scene Search Team gathered evidence.

Police say it appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public.

An autopsy is planned for Sunday, at the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington to confirm the victim’s identity and determine the cause and manner of death.

Police ask that anyone with information that could be relevant to the investigation call the Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.

Read more at: https://www.wcax.com/content/news/Police-investigating-suspicious-death-in-Proctor-510116431.html

College Station police identify homicide victim found inside mobile home

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) — College Station police have identified a man they say is the victim of a homicide.

Osiel Benitez-Herrera (Photo submitted by family)

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 only being questioned.

College Station Police say the roommate claimed he heard a suspicious noise when he got home, got spooked and called the police.

Investigators are still interviewing witnesses.

The victim’s family says they last heard from him about an hour before he died. Police told them about his death early this morning.

Neighbors say they didn’t hear any

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

Man arrested in Walsh County death said to be victim’s fathe…

UPDATE:

ADAMS, N.D. — A father suspected of killing his daughter is in jail after a family fight turned deadly in Walsh County, Wednesday morning, May 1.

Steven Donald Aune, 65, is being held in Walsh County Jail in Grafton in connection to the death of a woman said to be his daughter. The victim is 36-year-old Stephanie Aune, according to Joann Strelow, a woman who knew her.

Around 11 a.m. police say they received a call from an abuse shelter that Steven Aune was suicidal and there was a family fight at a home in Adams. Minutes later, dispatchers got another another call about a woman who had been driven to the hospital in Park River by another family member.

The woman, later identified as Stephanie Aune, died at the hospital of unspecified injuries.

Detectives said Steven Aune has been cooperative and was arrested without incident. He will appear in court Thursday.

ORIGINAL:

ADAMS, N.D.

Read more at: https://www.grandforksherald.com/news/4606885-man-arrested-walsh-county-death-said-be-victims-father

Purge victim dies of heart attack in Turkish prison


Muzaffer Özcengiz, a teacher who was dismissed from his job and jailed after a controversial coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016, died on Sunday at a prison in Çorum province.

Özcengiz had reportedly been held in a cell by himself, rather than in a ward with other inmates, for the last 14 months.

Özcengiz’s relatives said he suffered from hypertension and diabetes.

Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, a human rights activist and deputy of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), tweeted that a medical report for Özcengiz dated April 10 was so alarming that he should have stayed in the hospital instead of being returned to prison.

Özcengiz was sentenced to 12 years, six months in

Read more at: https://stockholmcf.org/purge-victim-dies-of-heart-attack-in-turkish-prison/

UPDATE: Police identify victim in Greenfield shooting – WBBJ

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in the Friday shooting as 47-year-old Jennifer Sanders of Greenfield. Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting as a suspicious death.

Investigators say they believe the shooting is an isolated incident.

EARLIER STORY:

GREENFIELD, Tenn. — Greenfield police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a woman found in her Forest Street home Friday afternoon.

According to a news release, Greenfield police responded to the home on the 100 block of Forest Street around 3:45 p.m. Friday and found the woman dead from a gunshot wound.

The woman has not been identified. Her body has been taken for an autopsy to determine cause of death.

Police are not currently searching for any suspects.

Read more at: https://www.wbbjtv.com/2019/04/22/police-tbi-investigate-womans-death-in-greenfield/

State, local law enforcement identify female victim of suspicious death in Londonderry

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Read more at: https://www.unionleader.com/news/crime/state-local-law-enforcement-identify-female-victim-of-suspicious-death/article_92ad712b-2428-57bb-bbdc-0be4c910310d.html