Rappler's latest stories on murder cases
The murder case against another Revilla sibling, Ramona Bautista, is shelved as she remains at large
The widow of the former vice mayor of Santo Tomas, Batangas is murdered, and her daughter-in-law and sister-in-law are the suspects. But here's the twist, the victim herself was the suspect in the killing of her husband.
The accused in the killing of a high school student in Lapu-Lapu City pleaded not guilty during his arraignment
The main suspects are all from the Marrakech region near the site of the killings, which shocked the North African country
(UPDATED) Mayor Carlwyn Baldo appears before Legazpi City Regional Trial Court Branch 10 Judge Maria Theresa San Juan Loquillano days after she issued a warrant for his arrest over the killing of AKO-Bicol congressman Rodel Batocabe and his aide
Legazpi RTC issues arrest warrant against Baldo for the murder Ako Bicol party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe
The High Court sentences Datu Karim Masdal to reclusion perpetua without eligibility for parole
DNA test results obtained by Rappler show DNA traces of self-confessed killer Renato Llenes are found on the scissors used to kill Cebu teen Christine Lee Silawan
Prominent Malaysian human rights lawyer Eric Paulsen calls the decision 'shocking and unacceptable'
The camp of Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo also threatens to file administrative charges against the panel of prosecutors in Camarines Sur
Prosecutors file the murder charges before the Legazpi City Regional Trial Court
Saudi Arabia carries out the death penalty against a 39-year-old Filipina household service worker found guilty of murder
The suspects are said to be distant relatives of the slain policeman
The court in the Siberian city of Irkutsk finds Mikhail Popkov 'guilty of killing 56 people between 1992 and 2007,' the Irkutsk regional prosecutor's office says
‘This is a compelling verdict because it tells us that justice is on hand, not just for the young Kian delos Santos, but for the other dubious deaths linked to the drug war’
Vice President Leni Robredo says the guilty verdict handed to the murderers of Kian delos Santos is a 'victory of the nation'
'Never has homicide or murder been a function of law enforcement. The public peace is never predicated on the cost of human life,' says Judge Rodolfo Azucena Jr of Caloocan
But Philippine National Police spokesman Benigno Durana acknowledges the conviction is a reminder to cops to operate within the bounds of law
President Rodrigo Duterte will not pardon the policemen convicted of murder, says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
(3rd UPDATE) The cops face the penalty of reclusion perpetua, or imprisonment for 20 to 40 years, without eligibility for parole
Slain Filipina Mailyn Conde Sinambong, 28, is survived by a 10-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter
Alan Hogg is shot while his wife Nhot Suddaen is bludgeoned to death with a hammer at their villa in the northern province of Phrae by men paid 50,000 baht ($1,540)
The lay judge, one of two serving along with 3 professional judges, falls ill shortly after the prosecutor begins presenting his final arguments in the Copenhagen appeals court
Aside from Trece Martires Mayor Melandres de Sagun, the police also implicated four others in the killing of vice mayor Alex Lubigan
American fugitive Oren Shlomo Mayer, 37, is accused of chopping up and dumping in a river the body of a 43-year-old Canadian teacher in Taiwan
The court concluded the hearing and set November 26 for the promulgation of judgment
'The Ampatuans have taken so much from the families of the 58 victims, we will not let them keep taking from us every time they are out from prison,' says Maguindanao Representative Dong Mangudadatu
Malacañang assures families of the Maguindanao massacre victims that the furlough granted to the ex-ARMM governor will have no bearing on the case
Police said the man, a British national originally from Sudan, was initially arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses but revealed he had been 'further arrested for attempted murder'
(UPDATED) The warrants of arrest against Satur Ocampo, Teddy Casiño, Rafael Mariano and anti-poverty secretary Liza Maza are no longer in effect
(3rd UPDATE) 'Is he confirming that it is GMA who is behind the revival of the case?' asks the former lawmakers' counsel, referring to lawyer Ferdinand Topacio's involvement in the effort
Police say the two alleged gunmen also charged in the killing of Rizal town Councilor Alfredo Alvarez work for Rizal town Vice Mayor Joel Ruma
'We expect Cabinet members to adhere to the rule of law in this country,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque about the warrants of arrest for NAPC Secretary Maza and 3 others
Ten years ago, the same judge said there was no basis to find probable cause to order the arrest of Maza, Mariano, Casiño and Ocampo
(3rd UPDATE) Also covered by the arrest warrants are incumbent anti-poverty commission head Liza Maza, ex-agrarian reform chief Rafael Mariano and former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño
The case was filed by widows Isabelita Bayudang and Mayumi Peralta, accusing the 4 leftist leaders of conspiring to kill their husbands Carlito Bayudang and Jimmy Peralta in 2004 and 2003, respectively
Kenya has an effective ban on carrying out death sentences and no death row prisoner has been executed since 1987. The death sentence remains on the statute books however.
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Hospicio de San Jose offers to accept the orphans of slain 27-year-old Jennifer Taburada, who was killed by masked gunmen in Caloocan City
(UPDATED) 'We used to call them bonnet gangs. Now we just call them what they really are – death squads,' says Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
'I will not feel helpless. All the more I will fight back,' says Angeline Halili who has vowed to seek justice for her slain father, Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili
The blog post uses a November 2016 news report that is unrelated to the murder. Authorities have not yet officially named any suspect in the case nor confirmed there is a video of the crime.
Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu was shot dead and her body blown up with military-grade plastic explosives near Kuala Lumpur in 2006.
Criselda Dayag is found guilty of robbery with homicide
The lead police investigator in the murder-kidnapping case earlier called the dismissal of parricide charges the 'latest DOJ blunder'
'The DOJ might be renamed Department of Injustice for this latest blunder?' asks Senior Superintendent Jonathan Cabal, after the Department of Justice cleared the prime suspect in the murder of Bien-Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel
Hussein Khavari, of uncertain age and origin, is found guilty of the deadly night-time attack on medical student Maria Ladenburger, 19, in October 2016 in the university town of Freiburg
Police Officer 2 Omar Malinao surrendered to Manila police days after the death of 13-year-old Aldrinne Pineda, but claimed it was an accidental shooting
(UPDATED) Reyes' lawyer says they will take the case to the Supreme Court
Prosecutors point out that the former Palawan governor remains a flight risk: he evaded arrest for 3 years before he was caught in Thailand