Man arrested after ‘suspicious’ death near Rasharkin

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Police have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with an investigation into the sudden death of a man near Rasharkin, County Antrim.

The body of the man, who was in his 50s, was discovered at an address on Townhill Road in Rasharkin at around 10:00 BST on Sunday.

Det Ch Insp. Mary White said while a post mortem examination has yet to take place, the police are treating the death as “suspicious”.

Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-41713046

Body Discovered In McClain Co. Being Investigated As Suspicious …

BLANCHARD, Oklahoma –

A body was found yesterday in a hidden area off Highway 76 on the northern edge of Blanchard and the death is being investigated as suspicious.

McClain Sheriff Don Hewitt said the body was discovered in the brush about 50 feet from the street. 

“The body was decomposed so bad that we could not determine” the identity, said Sheriff Hewitt, but he has an idea of who this person may be. “We do know that we have been looking for an individual who has been missing for about two weeks in this area.”

It seems to fit the case. Hewitt says 31-year-old Dustin Foulks disappearance was reported to his office in early October.

“We’ve had kind of a general area but, again, we had so many conflicting reports coming in so our search area was enlarged.”

The medical examiner has yet to identify the victim.

Foulks’ cousins were

Read more at: http://www.newson6.com/story/36650781/body-discovered-in-mcclain-co-being-investigated-as-suspicious-death

Police investigate 3rd suspicious death in Tampa, Florida

Police believe the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old autistic man who took the wrong bus home from work on Thursday night is linked to two other suspicious deaths in a Florida neighborhood.

The deaths, which took place in the same neighborhood over the past 10 days, prompted Tampa police to warn residents in the Seminole Heights neighborhood not to walk alone at night. And they’ve asked residents to leave porch light and other external lights on at night.

“Now we have someone terrorizing the neighborhood,” Interim Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan said during a Friday news conference.

He said the three victims have no ties to one another. Dugan asked the public to look at surveillance video of a man who was walking in the area on Oct. 9 when Benjamin Mitchell, 22, was killed. On Oct. 13, Monica Caridad Hoffa, 32, was found dead in a vacant lot.

On Thursday night, officers were

Read more at: http://6abc.com/police-investigate-3rd-suspicious-death-in-tampa/2555306/

UPDATE: Person of interest in homicide investigation dies of self …

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – UPDATE: 10/21/2017 11:52 P.M.

A person of interest in a homicide investigation in Wood County is now dead.

Wood County Sheriff deputies say Andrew Thomas Whipkey, 34, of Parkersburg, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Go-Mart on 16th street in Parkersburg just after 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Sheriff Stephens says his deputies attempted to stop Whipkey for a traffic violation. That’s when he says Whipkey pulled into the Go-Mart and shot himself.

Authorities considered him a person of interest in a homicide investigation involving the death of Kevin King, 38, of Mineral Wells.

King’s body was found near the 5200 block of Emerson Avenue… outside of Parkersburg’s city limits on Friday morning.

Sheriff Stephens says the investigation into the homicide is ongoing, while the Parkersburg Police are handling the incident at Go-Mart.


UPDATE: 10/20/2017, 5:28 P.M.

Wood County

Read more at: http://www.thenewscenter.tv/content/news/Wood-County-authorities-investigating-suspicious-death--451861603.html

Police investigate suspicious death near 59th, Wabash – KCTV5

Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year’s FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said.

Read more at: http://www.kctv5.com/story/36647689/police-investigate-suspicious-death-near-59th-wabash

UPDATE: Wood Co. suspicious death ruled homicide; victim’s … – Wtap

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – UPDATE: 10/20/2017, 5:28 P.M.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens confirms the body found Friday morning behind an Emerson Avenue business is the victim of a homicide.

Sheriff Stevens says the victim is Kevin King, 38, of Mineral Wells.

Investigators have not named a suspect or motive for the killing, and are still investigating how the victim was killed.

Around 7:30 Friday morning, an employee of Pleasants Air Heating and Cooling, located in the 5200 block of Emerson Avenue, found King’s body behind the business and called 911.

We will update this story as new details become available, on WTAP News on-air and here at TheNewsCenter.tv.


ORIGINAL STORY: 10/20/2017, 10:26 A.M.

Wood County authorities are investigating a “suspicious death” after the body of a white male was found behind a business on Emerson Avenue Friday morning.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens say an

Read more at: http://www.thenewscenter.tv/content/news/Wood-County-authorities-investigating-suspicious-death--451861603.html

Suspicious death near Austin Energy substation being investigated …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man’s body found Thursday morning near the Austin Energy Kingsbury solar station in east Austin is being investigated as a suspicious death by police.

The body of Magdaleno Benitez Flores, 25, was found around 8:22 a.m. in the 5000 block of Alf Avenue, near the intersection of Springdale Road and Airport Boulevard.

MasTec utility employees found the body and called police. Officers say they believe the body was there for several days before being found.

The Travis County medical examiner is performing an autopsy Friday.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone who knew Flores, was in the area of the solar station during the past week, or has any information on the death to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-474-TIPS.

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