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murder Sentence Examples

  • I'd not told my wife about Howie's sister Annie's abduction and murder.

  • You don't happen to know anything about a murder in Delaware, do you?

  • I explained how an Agent connected my call to the Delaware murder of Marcia Stonehurst.

  • It was a murder.

  • Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.

  • "If that's so," Martha added, "that makes whoever stayed in that hotel room an accessory to murder!"

  • So what is your take on the murder?

  • Is Brenda Washington's murder being investigated as tied to the death of Rupert Youngblood in California and the deputy sheriff in Alabama?

  • The details are just now being posted but the murder occurred so long ago, I think it's outside your window.

  • Check into the murder of a woman named Brenda Washington in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Have you ever seen a murder first hand, someone being butchered before your eyes?

  • "The man responsible for the abduction and murder of Marcia Stonehurst in Delaware, Jennifer Morley and Deputy Sheriff Baxton in Alabama was wounded in Ohio recently," I blurted out.

  • The murder happened days, maybe weeks ago.

  • Yes, I thought, there were scores of people who wanted to murder Howie.

  • He served his time for the crime they convicted him of doing; apparently it was not the murder and definitely not the murder of Annie Abbott.

  • One of them might have even been responsible for Annie's murder.

  • Was there one of them in particular you think might have been responsible for Annie's murder?

  • Then I read about this other murder, maybe after I was in a year or so.

  • Her murder wasn't close to his style nor was she the right age.

  • Saying that might go further toward getting him to forget the kidnapping and murder and going on with his life.

  • She appeared as he remembered her the day of her murder: a ten-year-old with long blonde hair, striking blue eyes, and golden skin.

  • If Damian knew the woman trying to crawl back into his bed had helped murder his brother, her husband… She couldn't see him over the crowd.

  • What's more, none seemed bent on murder, a decided improvement over some of Bird Song's earlier guests!

  • Not a juicy murder case?

  • Solving a current murder was difficult enough—a forty-year-old case was near impossible.

  • To be honest, I don't like the idea of a murder going unanswered.

  • Who could do something desperate, like covering up an old murder?

  • After all, it is a murder in your jurisdiction.

  • Beat Fitzgerald in the election and then start your term of office chasing down some ancient murder if you want.

  • The headlines of the local newspaper proudly announced, "Under Sheriff Solves Fifty-Year-Old Murder," which Lydia neither confirmed nor denied, nor did the Deans offer public comment.

  • After seeing his name tattooed across her back and the look of pure murder on his face, she hid in the closet until certain he was gone.

  • He wasn't about to murder this Deidre to fetch the soul of past-Deidre.

  • Pretty girls or just murder and mayhem?

  • They don't have a strong case, but if I'm the only one they're looking at, someone's going to get away with murder.

  • This is still my county and if I'm the law, nobody is going to get away with murder on my watch.

  • Just a quiet family scene—no murder, no accusations.

  • Might have his wife witnessed the attempted murder?

  • Edith's death wasn't murder.

  • It had been their eldest brother's before his murder, and their father's before that.

  • There are only four possibilities—accident, suicide, murder or skip.

  • Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.

  • In fact, the whole idea of the skip doesn't fit any better than murder or suicide.

  • His murder was someone else's headache.

  • Dean began to peel away her soaked clothes, half expecting her to wake and scream bloody murder that he was raping her.

  • While killings in Philadelphia were fun reading, a murder in Parkside was a far different matter.

  • They went through the motions of checking all the hotels and flophouses in the city, but no one had seen Homer in the days preceding his murder.

  • It wasn't a lack of curiosity—he needed this week away from murder and mayhem.

  • I can't justify murder.

  • In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."

  • The murder of Kotzebue by Karl Sand, however, shocked him out of his extreme revolutionary views, and from this time he tended, under the influence of the writings of Hamann and Herder, more and more in the direction of conservatism and romanticism, until at last he ended, in a mood almost of pessimism, by attaching himself to the extreme right wing of the forces of reaction.

  • ridiculous to describe the idle and courteous voluptuary as being a dark and designing scoundrel, capable of murder if it would serve his ambition.

  • It was seized in November 1897 by the German fleet, nominally to secure reparation for the murder of two German missionaries in the province of Shantung.

  • On his brother's murder he fled to Messenia (241 B.C.).

  • Polybius accuses Cleomenes of the murder, but Plutarch is probably right in saying that it was the work of those who had caused the death of Agis, and feared his brother's vengeance.

  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.

  • At Gilling in 651 he caused the murder of Oswine, a relative of Edwin, who had become king of Deira, and a few years later took possession of that kingdom.

  • Society is described as honeycombed with crimes and vices; prophets, priests, princes and the people generally are said to practise unblushingly extortion, oppression, murder, falsehood, adultery (xxii.).

  • he mentions "eating with the blood" 2 along with murder, and failure to observe ritual regulations along with oppression of the fatherless and the widow; the old customary law permitted marriage with a half-sister (father's daughter), with a daughter-in-law, and with a father's wife (Gen.

  • of England received absolution for the murder of Thomas Becket.

  • In 1678 the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey was ascribed to her servants, and Titus Oates accused her of a design to poison the king.

  • At the end of the war, Caesar bestowed upon Bocchus part of the territory of Massinissa, Juba's ally, which was recovered after Caesar's murder by Massinissa's son Arabion.

  • In 1613 he led a large army against his persecutor, on whose murder by two of his officers that year Bethlen was placed on the throne by the Porte, in opposition to the wishes of the emperor, who preferred a prince who would incline more towards Vienna than towards Constantinople.

  • At all events, during the first months of the reign of Artaxerxes I., he was the ruling power in the state (therefore the chronographers wrongly reckon him as king, with a reign of seven months), until Artaxerxes, having learned the truth about the murder of his father and his brother, overwhelmed and killed Artabanus and his sons in open fight.

  • According to some he assisted in the murder of Eriphyle, which, according to others, was carried out by Alcmaeon alone (Apollodorus iii.

  • Year after year the raids went on under a succession of leaders - Heriold, Roruk, Rolf, Godfrey - and far and wide there was pillaging, burning, murder and slavery.

  • In 374 the Quadi, a German tribe in what is now Moravia and Hungary, resenting the erection of Roman forts to the north of the Danube in what they considered to be their own territory, and further exasperated by the treacherous murder of their king, Gabinius, crossed the river and laid waste the province of Pannonia.

  • The Code does not say what would be the penalty of murder, but death is so often awarded where death is caused that we can hardly doubt that the murderer was put to death.

  • When he died in 1378, this son resolved to reunite the domains of the Visconti; and, with this object in view, he plotted and executed the murder of his uncle Bernab.

  • of Naples (1464), the murder of Galeazzo Maria Sforza at Milan (1476) and the plot of the Pazzi to destroy the Medici (1478).

  • Alessandro de Medici was placed there with the title of duke of Civit di Penna; and, on his murder in 1537, Cosimo de Medici, of the younger branch of the ruling house, was made duke.

  • It is noteworthy that Romagna was the only part of Italy where the revolutionary movement was accompanied by murder.

  • The Austrian attempt to occupy Bologna was repulsed by the citizens, but unfortunately this success was followed by anarchy and murder, and Farini only with difficulty restored a semblance of order.

  • The Andaman colony obtained a tragical notoriety from the murder of the viceroy, the earl of Mayo, by a Mahommedan convict, when on a visit to the settlement on the 8th of February 1872.

  • It was suggested that the motive of the murder was the brothers' rivalry in the affection of Donna Sancha, wife of Giuffre, the pope's youngest son, while there were yet darker hints at incestuous relations of Cesare and the duke with their sister Lucrezia.

  • In July occurred the murder of the duke of Bisceglie, Lucrezia Borgia's third husband.

  • When it appeared that he was recovering from his wounds, Cesare had him murdered, but not apparently without provocation, for, according to the Venetian ambassador Cappello, the duke had tried to murder Cesare first.

  • In England the Constitutions of Clarendon (by chap. viii.) prohibited appeals to the pope; but after the murder of St Thomas of Canterbury Henry II.

  • The subject was dealt with in the Constitutions of Clarendon, formally revoked after the murder of St Thomas of Canterbury.

  • Clerks were punishable only in the court Christian, except in cases of grave crimes such as murder, mutilation (Fournier, p. 72), and cases called " royal cases " (vide infra).

  • In November she visited him at Dunbar, and in December took place the conference at Craigmillar at which both were present, and at which the disposal of Darnley was arranged, Bothwell with some others subsequently signing the bond to accomplish his murder.

  • 8-10); and where Johanan went against Ishmael to avenge the murder of Gedaliah (Jer.

  • The defence was that the murder was a political offence, and therefore not punishable as an ordinary case of assassination for personal motives.

  • 757, after driving out Beornred, who had succeeded a few months earlier on the murder of A z Ethelbald.

  • In 794 he appears to have caused the death of ZEthelberht of East Anglia, though some accounts ascribe the murder to Cynethryth, the wife of Offa.

  • It is even said that, being accused of murder, he was ready to be tried by the Areopagus.

  • Petitions continued to flow in to the emperor's cabinet, praying for a national representation, from the zemstvos, from the nobles and from the professional classes, and their moral was enforced by general agitation, by partial strikes, and by outrages which culminated at Moscow in the murder of the Grand-duke Sergius (February 4th, 1 9 05).

  • organized wholesale robbery and murder of Jews, occurred in many places, it was believed with the connivance of the police and veiled approval in exalted quarters.

  • On the Congo, if a man commits a murder, the community votes whether he shall die or be expelled; if the latter, a victim is killed, of which all must partake; but this is not, as might be imagined, a case of Robertson Smith's piaculum for the re-establishment of the tribal bond; for the criminal is driven out of the community.

  • We stand on safer ground when we come to Elijah's bold intervention on behalf of righteousness when he declared in the name of Yahweh the divine judgment on Ahab and his house for the judicial murder of Naboth.

  • He tried Queen Joanna of Naples for the murder of her husband and acquitted her.

  • He broke with John after the murder of Orleans, though he tried to prevent civil war, and only finally joined the Armagnac party in 1410.

  • In 1208, after the murder of a papal legate, Innocent III.

  • The climax of iniquity was the murder of Jehoiada's son Zechariah.

  • Manasseh's son Amon fell in a court intrigue and " the people of the land," after avenging the murder, set up in his place the infant Josiah (637).

  • The plot resulted in the murder of Gedaliah and an unsuccessful attempt to carry off various princesses and officials who had been left in the governor's care.

  • Only the second is specifically said to be from Jerusalem (the remaining are of Judaeans), and the last has been plausibly connected with the murder of Gedaliah, an interval of five years being assumed.

  • 3 The murder of Artaxerxes III.

  • In order to secure his position, he contrived the murder of Onias, who had taken sanctuary at Daphne.

  • Under cover of a storm, they opened the city-gates to their allies and proceeded to murder Ananus the high priest, and, against the verdict of a formal tribunal, Zacharias the son of Baruch in the midst of the Temple.

  • Their progress has not been arrested even by anti-Semitism, which first developed in 1883 at the time of the Tisza-Eslar accusation of ritual murder.

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