Tag Archives: Murder

Could Dental Malpractice be Considered Murder?

A California dentist, Dr. Claire, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his son, after performing a routine dental procedure. Patrick Claire, a developmentally disabled 36-year-old whose condition resembled autism, died shortly after having a painful wisdom tooth … Continue reading

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From IP practitoner to murder mystery author: Roz Watkins and "The Devil's Dice" (a pity about that patent attorney in the opening scene)

This Kat has long dreamed of writing a mystery novel, but IP seems to have always gotten in the way. Not so for one-time patent attorney Roz Watkins. Having studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge and later working as a partner at … Continue reading

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Conviction Affirmed In Law Office Murder

The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the conviction in a case involving the murder of a law firm employee In April 2016, Petersen, a client of Northstar Criminal Defense, went to the law firm’s office and shot and killed the firm’s… … Continue reading

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Murder Charges Filed in Schlitterbahn Water Slide Death

A co-owner of Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts and a water slide designer have been arrested and charged with murder for the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated while riding water slide at Schlitterbahn’s Kansas City park. Three … Continue reading

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Two Charged with Murder in Fulton County After Body is Found in Car Trunk

Of all crimes, homicides shock communities the most and carry the heaviest penalties. Recently, two people were arrested and charged with murder in Fulton County following the discovery of a woman’s body in the trunk of a car. A man … Continue reading

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