Torture Murder

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A loosely defined term for a process used by murderers who kill their victims—often after first kidnapping them—by slowly torturing them or leaving them to die of injuries and blood loss from severe trauma
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By contrast, it took a local jury just two hours to convict Jesse Compton in the torture murder of 3-year-old Tesslynn O'Cull in 1997, following a six-day trial.
A MUM accused of the torture murder of her partner "banged his head on the concrete floor" just hours before he was found dead, a court heard yesterday.
A BOY who drowned in a sickening torture murder may have been the victim of a "ritual punishment" by a drug gang, it was claimed today.
I'll agree to that when all murder becomes ``an anachronism'' - rape murder, child murder, torture murder, murder for hire.
29, 1983, Fahy was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1981 torture murder and rape of his girlfriend's 12-year-old niece, Nicoletta Casserta.
27), that ``right-wing Christian crazies'' are responsible for Matthew Shepard's torture murder would be like me saying that all godless atheists are responsible for the bloodiest century ever.
TWO silver photo frames may hold the key to the torture murder of gentle Alan Holmes.
John Bunting (left)and Robert Wagner have been jailed for life for the torture murders of men whose bodies were hidden in an abandoned bank vault in South Australia