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US: George Floyd death homicide, official post-mortem declares

Washington/UNI: The death of George Floyd, which triggered widespread protests across the US, has been declared a homicide in an official post-mortem examination on Tuesday.

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows

New York, July 9 (IBNS): Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday.

Homicide in US state of North Dakota kills four

Washington, Apr 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Four people were killed in a homicide in the city of Mandan, the U.S. state of North Dakota, local police said Monday.

Afghanistan: Man kills four family members in Parwan, evades custody

Kabul, Jun 20 (IBNS): A man killed at least four of his family members before evading custody in Afghanistan's Parwan province, local media reports said on Wednesday.

Sherman death: Couple died of neck compression; Murder unit to investigate

Toronto, Dec 18 (IBNS): Police had earlier placed Canadian billionaire Barry and his wife Honey Sherman's death as suspicious, now reports have confirmed that the duo died of neck compression.

Australia: SC sentences mother to 20 years jail-time for killing three children

Victoria, May 30 (IBNS): The Supreme Court of Victoria has sentenced a woman to at least 20 years jail-time for deliberately killing three of her children, reports said.

USA: Man chants anti-Muslim slurs, kills two in Portland

Portland, May 27 (IBNS): At least two men were stabbed to death and another injured on a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) train by an attacker who was yelling 'anti-Muslim slurs', reports said.

Homicide cases in Canada's Alberta region rises high

Calgary, Nov 29(IBNS): The latest Report of Statistics Canada depicted a very scary picture of law and order situation in Alberta.

Man found dead near Toronto’s roadside

Toronto, Nov 7, (IBNS): Homicide detectives are called over to investigate after York Regional Police found a lifeless body of a 50-year-old man near the roadside in Markham, early morning.

Man dies in Toronto after street fight

Toronto, Nov 5(IBNS): A young man probably in his 20’s was pronounced dead in hospital after he was assaulted in a fight early Saturday near College and Bathurst Streets, Toronto police confirmed.

Canada: Mutilated body of person found in B.C. roadside

Langley, Oct 28 (IBNS): A gruesome crime was being investigated by the B.C. Police after they found the human remains by the side of the road in Langley.

1 dead, other severely injured after car riddled with bullets in Etobicoke

Toronto, Oct 19 (IBNS): On Tuesday evening after gunmen in a car opened fire on another vehicle in North Etobicoke, one man has succumbed to his injuries and the other is still fighting for his life.

Around half million people murdered worldwide in 2012: UN

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Almost half a million people across the world lost their lives in 2012 as a result of intentional homicide, with the highest murder rates logged in the Americas and Africa, and the lowest in Europe, Asia and Oceania, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports.