Monthly Archives: January 2017

DEVELOPING: ‘Suspicious Death’ Investigation in Arlington Mill

Update at 11:40 a.m. — Police say the man’s death was a homicide. A suspect has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.

Earlier: Arlington County Police are investigating what they’re calling a “suspicious death” in an apartment building in the Arlington Mill neighborhood.

The body of a 55-year-old man was found in an apartment in one of the garden apartment buildings on 7th Road S. Two people have been detained by police for questioning, according to ACPD spokeswoman Ashley Savage.

Police are not yet confirming whether this is Arlington County’s first homicide of 2017. That determination will be made by a medical examiner, Savage said.

The apartments are located across from Tyrol Hill Park. School children were playing in the park while police were conducting their investigation Monday afternoon.

Read more at: https://www.arlnow.com/2017/01/30/developing-death-investigation-in-arlington-mill/

Three Russian cyber arrests, one suspicious death, and a new twist in the US election hack

In the eerie world of international espionage, nothing of late has topped the official US accusation that Russian president Vladimir Putin plotted to put US president Donald Trump in power. Now, the tale has become even more salacious with the reported arrest of three Russian cyber experts, one of whom was perp-walked out of a meeting with a bag over his head, and the suspicious death of a former KGB general.

Russia experts say the episode suggests a possible purge related to the US election hack. In a twist of Kremlinology, others say Putin may only be pretending to have arrested and killed cyber operatives. Or, say still others, neither observation may be true. “Can we really trust Russian news?” asks Dave Aitel, a former analyst with the US National Security Agency, and now CEO of Immunity, a cyber intrusion protection firm.

The story of the arrests appears to have broken at

Read more at: https://qz.com/898168/three-russian-cyber-arrests-one-suspicious-death-and-a-new-twist-in-the-us-election-hack/

BCSO investigating ‘suspicious’ death at home on far Southwest Side

Bexar County deputies investigate a scene on the far Southeast Side Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, where they say someone reported seeing a dead body. Photo: By Caleb Downs, Express-News

Bexar County deputies investigate a scene on the far Southeast Side Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, where they say someone reported seeing a dead body.

BEXAR COUNTY — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent homicide at a home on the city’s far Southwest side.

Deputies said the resident of a home in the 13000 block of West Loop 1604 South spotted a man’s body in their front yard around 12:20 p.m. and notified authorities.

“It was definitely not from natural causes,” said Rosanne Hughes, a spokesperson for the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

Sgt. Roger Pedraza said the man had suffered from a gunshot wound, but whether it was inflicted by another person or the man himself is unclear.

No weapons were found near the

Read more at: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/crime/article/BCSO-investigating-suspicious-death-at-home-on-10894839.php

DEVELOPING: ‘Suspicious Death’ Investigation in Arlington Mill …

(Updated at 3:20 p.m.) Arlington County Police are investigating what they’re calling a “suspicious death” in an apartment building in the Arlington Mill neighborhood.

The body of a 57-year-old man was found in an apartment in one of the garden apartment buildings on 7th Road S. Two people have been detained by police for questioning, according to ACPD spokeswoman Ashley Savage.

Police are not yet confirming whether this is Arlington County’s first homicide of 2017. That determination will be made by a medical examiner, Savage said.

The apartments are located across from Tyrol Hill Park. School children were playing in the park while police were conducting their investigation Monday afternoon.

Read more at: https://www.arlnow.com/2017/01/30/developing-death-investigation-in-arlington-mill/

Cops investigate suspicious death of 24-year-old Queens man

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 24-year-old Queens man, officials said Monday.

Efrain Vargas was found with blunt trauma to his face, stab wounds and several burn marks.

Efrain Vargas was found with blunt trauma to his face, stab wounds and several burn marks.

(Danny Iudici/for New York Daily News)

Cops responding to a 911 call found the victim, Efrain Vargas, dead in his home on 91st St. near 91st Ave. in Woodhaven on Sunday around 3:30 p.m., authorities said.

He had blunt trauma to his face, stab wounds and several burn marks, and police said he had been dead for several days.

An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

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Read more at: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/cops-investigate-suspicious-death-24-year-old-queens-man-article-1.2959417

Deputies investigate suspicious death in Cowlitz County …

Cowlitz County deputies are investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found Sunday in the Coweeman River about 15 miles east of Kelso, Washington.

Deputies said the body was found several miles past the end of Rose Valley Road. His identity has not been released and no details were provided by police. The scene was processed by search and rescue volunteers and a few items were collected, police said. Officials used a drone to snap photos above the river.

An autopsy is scheduled for next week, possibly Wednesday.

Police asked anyone with information to call the sheriff’s office at 360-577-3092.  Callers can text a tip anonymously to us by downloading the TIP411 app on their smart phone and make it attention to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office.

— Lynne Terry

lterry@oregonian.com

@LynnePDX

Read more at: http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2017/01/deputies_investigate_suspiciou.html

Suspicious death investigation underway in Pamlico County

Suspicious death investigation underway in Pamlico County

ALLIANCE, Pamlico – The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found as a suspicious death.

Sheriff Chris Davis said he received a call around noon Sunday from a concerned citizen. Davis said the body was found on Cowell Road.

The investigation is still in its early stages. Deputies are not releasing any details about the body found. There is no word on a cause of death.

Stay with NewsChannel 12 for updates on this developing story.

Read more at: http://www.wcti12.com/news/suspicious-death-investigation-underway-in-pamlico-county/299350862

Suspicious death investigation underway in Miami County – WHIO.com

UPDATE @ 1:20 p.m.

The man who was found at the entrance at the Upper Valley Medical Center who was pronounced dead a short time later has been identified.

The deceased has been identified as Terry E. Sims. 49, of Dayton, according to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation into the man’s death is continuing. Investigators believe he may have overdosed on drugs and someone may have left him at the hospital entrance.

EARLIER

A man in his 50s is dead after he was found unresponsive this morning at the entrance to the Upper Valley Medical Center.

Miami County Chief Deputy Steve Lord said the death is a suspected overdose and it’s believed the man’s body was “dumped” at the hospital entrance.

The man has not been identified pending notification to next of kin.

A nurse who was arriving at work discovered the man lying in the entry way

Read more at: http://www.whio.com/news/local/suspicious-death-investigation-underway-miami-county/D5D5IcRO1dOebGSiOEPE2K/