The mother of murder victim Helen McCourt has said she is “horrified” by the Parole Board’s decision that her daughter’s killer has “met the test for release”, despite never telling police where he hid her body.
A taxi driver who murdered mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen is to be sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court on Friday.
A Moray man has appeared in court for a second time following the death of a pensioner.
Theresa Riggi defied all the usual stereotypes of a cold-blooded killer.
A fresh inquest will take place into the death of a man who was wrongly found to have died accidentally before video footage of his murder came to light.
Police investigating the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck on an industrial estate in Essex have described the incident as an “absolute tragedy”.
A revolver allegedly used to murder a 28-year-old father in a street shooting was found next to a reservoir during a fire service training exercise, a court has heard.
Two teenagers who were fatally stabbed at a house party in Milton Keynes were “targeted” by masked knifemen who gatecrashed the party, police believe.
Police officer Andrew Harper who died while responding to reports of a burglary has been described as a “hero” ahead of his funeral.
The mother of an Aberdeen murder victim has made an emotional appeal for her daughter’s killer to apologise and explain why she did it.
A teenage killer who stabbed a solicitor to death at a busy shopping centre with a stolen screwdriver can now be named as he turns 18.
The murder of a 14-year-old girl by another teenager in a park could not have been predicted or prevented, a Serious Case Review has found.
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found stabbed at a home in north London.
A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder after the body of a young woman was discovered in woodland.
The face of a mystery man believed to have been murdered more than a decade ago has been revealed after scientists created the image from remains found at a disused factory.
Police are questioning a man on suspicion of murdering a 21-year-old woman who died after being found injured in the street.
A pensioner accused of killing her terminally-ill husband as an act of mercy told police that nurses had “put words in my mouth” during an alleged confession, a court has heard.
The mother of a six-year-old boy was one of two victims murdered in separate killings less than a mile apart in north London.
A man was shot and a woman fatally stabbed in two killings less than a mile apart in north London.
A 15-year-old boy has been fatally stabbed in east London, police said.
A Caithness man who killed a friend in a row over a £40 debt is facing a life sentence.
A 16-year-old youth has been arrested in relation to the murder of Lindsay Birbeck after her body was found in a cemetery in Lancashire.
Murderer serving life sentence in Inverness attacked fellow prisoner in bid to be moved to Glasgow… But got transferred to the north-east instead
A murderer serving a life sentence in Inverness punched a fellow prisoner in hope of securing a move to a different prison nearer to his family.
More than 1,000 people have backed a family’s bid to keep a convicted child killer behind bars.
Police close to completing the excavation of a Highland quarry linked to the murders of Renee and Andrew Macrae more than 40 years ago
The excavation of a quarry linked to the disappearance of Renee Macrae and her infant son Andrew more than 40 years ago is nearly complete, police have announced today.
Two people have been arrested after a 40-year-old woman was found dead in Shetland.
Campaigners fighting to clear the name of convicted killer Michael Ross – jailed for life for murdering a waiter in Orkney – have hit out at a new book about the case.
It was the unsolved crime of the century, and still the subject of many theories, studies and films.
A man has appeared in court charged with murdering an Aberdeen woman.
An Aberdeen woman allegedly murdered in an Angus flat has been described as "truly one of a kind".
Detailed searches are now underway of Leanach Quarry as part of the investigation into the murders Renee and Andrew MacRae.
Police have charged four people in connection with an attempted murder in the Highland town of Beauly.