double murder

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double murder

The unlawful killing of two or more people, which, in the US, is typically punished by back-to-back life sentences.
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After trial, the lower court convicted Danny of double homicide instead of double murder, and sentenced him, for each homicide, to imprisonment ranging from four years, two months and one day, minimum, to eight years and one day, plus the proper indemnity to the heirs of the deceased, and costs.
The double homicide brings the total count of child murders in Cambodia to six so far this year, according to James McCabe, head of the Child Protection Unit.
Atomwaffen was connected to a double homicide in December in Virginia when a 17-year-old boy allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend's parents after they convinced her not to see him anymore calling him an "outspoken neo Nazi.
Gomes said: "We have sufficient evidence to describe this as a double homicide investigation and that both Honey and Barry Sherman were in fact targeted.
A top forensic pathologist who did a second autopsy determined this was a double homicide, barring any new information that surfaces.
At the start of the investigation, Gomes said police considered three possibilities: that the couple's deaths were a double suicide, a murder-suicide or a double homicide.
Tuba, Benguet - The municipal police officer here filed on Tuesday a case for reckless imprudence resulting in double homicide and multiple injuries and damage to property against the driver of the Victory Liner bus that figured in an accident Monday, killing two persons and causing injury to 19 others.
is under police custody and faces charges of double homicide and multiple physical injuries, Acod said.
However, the family's investigators now believe that it was a double homicide by multiple killers.
Vaughn Correctional Center, was convicted of firstdegree murder for a double homicide near Felton in June 2006.
So far, Obison has published five titles including, The Holy Pagan, Murder on The Wedding Eve, The Fugitive's Legacy, The Mystery of The Double Homicide and UnHoly Patrons.
Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry Monday caught a fugitive wanted by the authorities in Los Angeles on double homicide charges.