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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THE suspected ringleader in the alleged torture murder of Jimmy Prout only slapped him across the face, a jury was told.
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.
TORTURE murder accused Zahid Zaman treated alleged victim Jimmy Prout like a "skivvy" and had two of his co-accused under control, a court heard.
TWO silver photo frames may hold the key to the torture murder of gentle Alan Holmes.
Using the boarded-up church as a workshop for her custom-furniture business, she hasn't even bothered to Google the details of the Unspeakable Ritualistic Torture Murders that took place on that very spot.
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