Tag Archives: Murder

Murder in the Cathedral – Legal Dispute Turned Deadly

We have written several “today in history posts” recently and this is another.  Today, December 29, is the 847th anniversary of the murder of Thomas Becket in his cathedral in Canterbury, England.  This date is also his feast day in … Continue reading

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Will Zimmerman be sentenced for the murder of Trayvon Martin

The case of Tayvon Martin, a 17 years old Afro-American male shot to death in Sanford, Florida in February 2012 grew in popularity considerably in the last couple of weeks. The victim was unarmed at the time of the incident, … Continue reading

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Sea Burial or Cruise Murder?

What do you do if you accidentally knock your wife unconscious when she tries to commit suicide on a cruise? Do you throw her overboard after suddenly remembering that she wanted to be buried at sea? Yes, pretty far fetched. … Continue reading

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Billerica Man Faces Assault And Battery Charges And Assault With Intent To Murder Charges In Lowell District Court

The Lowell Sun reports that forty year old Shawn Kelley has been charged with assault with intent to murder and assault and battery relating to an incident that occurred on Tuesday, September 6th during the evening. It has been alleged … Continue reading

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Restraining Order not enough to prevent Murder

Sadly, this is a story about a restraining order not being able to protect the victim. Jennifer Bates-Solomon received a restraining order against her 39-year-old ex-husband, Horace Carlos Solomon Jr. However, neighbors and officials said restraining order was not enough … Continue reading

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