Besides, if he was imprisoned for a crime like these murders, he'd still be rotting behind bars.
Even if we do not accept all the stories of his murders and poisonings and immoralities as true, there is no doubt that his greed for money and his essentially vicious nature led him to commit a great number of crimes.
He was tied to four murders and a dozen rapes.
No one else connected the two murders because they were so sure I did the first one.
After Lugard's return a lull occurred till the coast caravan left, when lawlessness again broke out and several murders were committed.
There are a few older cases that bear similarities to these kidnapping- murders.
Four murders are getting a lot of interest but those are out of the question too.
It was always young girls so I started looking at old unsolved cases; missing children as well as murders.
The guy driving is wanted nationwide for a number of murders!
He abducts, rapes and murders young girls and has killed parents on occasions to get to the child.
You're not a water sprite, and you're not afraid to be alone on a beach with a man you think murders people.
After his abdication Northumbrian history degenerates into a record of dynastic murders.
The place is also associated with the murders of Asahel (2 Sam.
da Santa Croce, who had helped to seize Cardinal Orsini, and Troches or Troccio, one of the family's most faithful assassins; all these murders brought immense sums to the pope.
Though somewhat obscure they may be found in the ' Subsequently three other natives, after trial by the supreme court, were condemned and executed for their share in the Byrnetown murders.
As time went on, however, the Natal government, alarmed at a series of murders of whites in Zululand and at the evidences of continued unrest among the natives, became convinced that Dinizulu was implicated in the rebellious movement.
duties, appointed an autocratic boule of its own creatures, and proceeded by judicial murders and confiscations to earn for the new government the name of "the Thirty Tyrants.
Minister of public works in the first Depretis cabinet of 1876, and minister of the interior in the Cairoli cabinet of 1878, he in the latter capacity drafted the franchise reform, but created dissatisfaction by the indecision of his administrative acts, particularly in regard to the Irredentist agitation, and by his theory of repressing and not in any way preventing crime, which led for a time to a perfect epidemic of murders.
The dark tragedy, known as the Sture murders, began with Eric XIV.'s strange treatment of young Count Nils.
These murders were committed so promptly and secretly that it is doubtful whether the estates, actually in session at the same place, knew what had been done when, on the 26th of May, under violent pressure from Goran Persson, they signed a document declaring that all the accused gentlemen under detention had acted like traitors, and confirming all sentences already passed or that might be passed upon them.
In 167 the country suffered severely from the intrigues of a philo-Roman party, which caused a series of judicial murders and the deportation of many patriots to Italy.
Unfortunately the council of Constance, which met mainly through the efforts of Sigismund in 1414, marred its labors by the judicial murders of John Huss and of Jerome of Prague.
Criminal statistics, though slowly diminishing, are still high - murders, which are the most frequent crimes, having been 27 per 100,000 inhabitants in1897-1898and 25'23 per 100,000 in 1903, as against 2.57 in Lombardy, 2.00 in the district of Venetia, 4.50 in Tuscany and 5.24 in Piedmont.
Murders and other grave crimes are rare, but petty larcenies are very common.
The firing ~ eme ceased on the following day, but the troubles of the granted people were rather increased than assuaged; murders the and robberies were daily committed by the soldiery, pRSh~tI~ the shops were all shut and some of the streets barricaded.
the guilt of their murders and rebellion still hung over their heads.
France, and son of the rebellious Albany, brother of James III.; the constantly veering policy and affections of the queen-mother; and the gold of England, filled fourteen years with distractions, murders, treasons and conspiracies.
Through military inefficiency the hill passes were not stopped, and the murders of a peaceful and hospitable population were relatively few.
In 1576 and 1588 Henry III., king of France, chose Blois as the meeting-place of the statesgeneral, and in the latter year he brought about the murders of Henry, duke of Guise, and his brother, Louis, archbishop of Reims and cardinal, in the château, where their deaths were shortly followed by that of the queen-mother, Catherine de' Medici.
On the part of the sovereign, murders and executions; on that of his subjects, revolt and conspiracy.
But this was not a "peaceful" advancement, for it was only in the king's patronage by reason of the temporalities of the see of Ely having been seized into the king's hands the year before, on account of the bishop being implicated in certain murders and robberies, which he denied, contesting the king's action in the papal court.
The intrigues, quarrels, murders and grossnesses that grew out of this social condition it is difficult to conceive, and would be impossible to detail.
Men are charged with murder who were not guilty of it, and base murders are related as if they had been natural deaths.
Murders and executions are frequent, yet cruelty is not a marked feature of their character; and in war they seldom kill their prisoners.
Cangrande died in 1319, being succeeded by his nephew Martino, and Marsiglio soon began to meditate treachery; he negotiated with the Venetians in 1336, and in the following year he secretly introduced Venetian troops into Padua, arrested Alberto della Scala, Martino's brother, then in charge of the town, and thus regained the lordship. He died in 1338, and was succeeded by his relative Ubertino, a typical medieval tyrant, who earned an unenviable notoriety for his murders and acts of treachery, but was also a patron of the arts; he built the Palazzo dei Principi, the castle of Este, constructed a number of roads and canals, and protected commerce.
On account of an epidemic of murders disarmament had to be enforced in the district.
Murders, combats, escapes and outrages of all kinds are provided; and the language makes The Rehearsal no burlesque.
Forster's pluck in speaking out like this was fully appreciated in England, but it was not till after the revelations connected with the Phoenix Park murders that the dangers he had confronted were properly realized, and it became known that several plans to murder him had only been frustrated by the merest accidents.
After this there was nothing remaining save to punish the leaders of the revolt; a good many scores of them were hanged, though the vengeance exacted does not seem to have been greater than was justified by the numerous murders and burnings of which they had been guilty; the fanatic Ball was, of course, among the first to suffer.
There followed rapidly the murders of Rizzio and Darnley, the Bothwell marriage, Marys defeat, captivity, and flight into England (1568).
In other respects, the legislative achievements of the government were not great; and the time of parliament was largely occupied in devising rules for the conduct of its business, which the obstructive attitude of the Irish members made necessary, and in discussing the charges brought against the Nationalist party by The Times, of complicity in the Phoenix Park murders.
The Times, in April 1887, printed the facsimile of a letter purporting to be signed by Parnell, in which he declared that he had no other course open to him but to denounce the Phoenix Park murders, but that, while he regretted the accident of Lord Frederick Cavendishs death, he could not refuse to admit that Burke got no more than his deserts.
The humiliation of the king and queen after their capture at Varennes; the compulsory acceptance of the constitution; the plain incompetence of the new Legislative Assembly; the growing violence of the Parisian mob, and the ascendency of the Jacobins at the Common Hall; the fierce day of the 20th of June (1792), when the mob flooded the Tuileries, and the bloodier day of the 10th of August, when the Swiss guard was massacred and the royal family flung into prison; the murders in the prisons in September; the trial and execution of the king in January (1793); the proscription of the Girondins in June, the execution of the queen in October - if we realize the impression likely to be made upon the sober and homely English imagination by such a heightening of horror by horror, we may easily understand how people came to listen to Burke's voice as the voice of inspiration, and to look on his burning anger as the holy fervour of a prophet of the Lord.
Broad Street contains the ruins of Mar's Work, the palace built by John Erskine, 1st (or 6th) earl of Mar, about 1570, according to tradition, out of the stones of Cambuskenneth Abbey; the old town house, erected in 1701 instead of that in which John Hamilton, the last Roman Catholic archbishop of St Andrews, was hanged for alleged complicity in the murders of Darnley and the regent Moray; the town cross, restored in 1891, and the house which was, as a mural tablet says, the "nursery of James VI.
They are cannibals, and many murders of whites have taken place.
To obtain convictions the evidence of an informer was wanted, and the person selected was James Carey, a member of the Dublin Corporation and a chief contriver of the murders.
In February 1883 Mr Trevelyan gave an account of his stewardship at Hawick, and said that all law-abiding Irishmen, whether Conservative or Liberal, were on one side, while on the other were those who " planned and executed the Galway and Dublin murders, the boycotting and firing into houses, the mutilation of cattle and intimidation of every sort."
A detailed answer was never attempted, and public attention was soon drawn to the trial of the " Invincibles " who contrived the Phoenix Park murders.
What caused most excitement was the publication by The Times on the 15th of May 1887 of a facsimile letter purporting to have been written by Parnell on the 15th of May 1882, nine days after the Phoenix Park murders.
The writer of this letter suggested that his open condemnation of the murders had been a matter of expediency, and that Burke deserved his fate.
Administering the civil side of his government through Jewish tax-gatherers and farmers of the taxes, and surrounded by the Mudjar guard, who were the executors of his justice, his path is marked by one long succession of murders.
In Romagna the movement was taken up with enthusiasm, but it also led to a certain number of murders owing to the fiery character of the Romagnols, although its criminal record is on the whole a very small one.
This account of the death of Siegfried, which embodies the ancient German tradition, is far finer than the northern version, according to which Hogni murders the hero in his bed.
Unsolved murders, robberies, burglaries and all matter of crimes occurred daily but Howie turned a deaf ear to expanded involvement.
As they work to untangle the threads of both murders, they make powerful enemies in a dramatic tale of court intrigue and revenge.
SCULLY: Well, she must have had an accomplice to have done both murders.
complicity in these murders.
Liars, murders, and corporate crooks are running the government.
The increasingly demented scientist murders anyone who stumbles on the truth.
demonstration of community solidarity made a moving counterpoint to the standard news coverage that follows murders and televised family appeals for help.
I becoming totally depraved, I committed the horrid murders for which my heart now bleeds within me.
detective assigned to lead the on-the-ground investigation into the ' Ripper ' murders.
For a serial killer movie, Taking Lives is strangely devoid of murders.
The murders followed a feud over ice-cream routes connected with the distribution of drugs.
grisly murders from the crime history books.
Years later, after a series of particularly grisly murders, Graham reluctantly agrees to come out of retirement and assist in the case.
No murders, shootings, bank jobs or jewel heists.
implicated in the murders at all was of no importance.
He would have taken part in anything up to forty murders of suspected informers.
jailed for the murders of elderly couple Terry and Vera Martin.
But when the murders startup again with the same pattern as Edgar's, Hobbes is suspicious of a copycat killer.
madmantraditional response of the state to racist murders such as this is to describe them as an aberration, perpetrated by evil madmen.
Parnell publicly condemned the murders and rode out the storm of public indignation to push for a policy of Home Rule for Ireland.
FAIR working in close co-operation with local police to look again at the hundreds of unsolved murders in South Armagh.
Soon afterward the girl is found murdered in the woods - the first in a series of grisly, gruesome murders.
Take the murders, for instance; quite peculiar.
plungeomes upon the women, sleeping in her bed with her child, and murders her by plunging a sword through her body.
FAIR case workers have been assisting the police and already two dossiers on a series of murders in the South Armagh area.
voodoo priests in London have been linked with ritual murders.
A series of apparently random murders has brought an eerie quiet to the city.
All the Ripper murders were unambiguous for their sheer savagery.
Bogie finds, several murders later, that he has fallen in love with her elder sister.
He must investigate a spate of murders which has reduced the city to a state of terror.
torch escape plan succeeds, but a series of murders with an oxyacetylene flashlight ensue.
A 16-year old boy carries a gun into his school an murders his childhood tormentor.
It was owing to their thorough organization, the secrecy and security with which they went to work, but chiefly to the religious garb in which they shrouded their murders, that they could, unmolested by Hindu or Mahommedan rulers, recognized as a regular profession and paying taxes as such, continue for centuries to practise their craft.
His real name was Michele Pezza, and he was born of low parentage at Itri; he had committed many murders and robberies in the Terra di Lavoro, but by good luck combined with audacity he always escaped capture, whence his name of Fra Diavolo, popular superstition having invested him with the characters of a monk and a demon, and it seems that at one time he actually was a monk.
They suppressed the chimeras which went with belief in a complete survival after death, chimeras which were homicidal at the time, in so far as they robbed man of the true notion of death and led him to multiply murders."
Az in the Avestan mythology was the demon serpent who murders Gayomert in the old Persian legend, and an ally of Ahriman, as also are the Pairikas or Penis.
This fact, together with the strong Italian bias of the Valois, serves to explain in some degree the reason why the Counter-Reformation entailed those fierce entangled civil wars, massacres of St Bartholomew, murders of the Guises, regicides, treasons and empoisonments that terminated with the compromise of Henry IV.
In 1576 and 1588 Henry III., king of France, chose Blois as the meeting-place of the statesgeneral, and in the latter year he brought about the murders of Henry, duke of Guise, and his brother, Louis, archbishop of Reims and cardinal, in the chÃ¢teau, where their deaths were shortly followed by that of the queen-mother, Catherine de' Medici.
This noble monarch was unspeakably brutal (as witness the murders, simply on suspicion, of the constable Raoul de Brienne, count the of Eu, and of the count of Harcourt) and incredibly (l~5O).
In terms of murders per one hundred thousand inhabitants, England fell from roughly twenty-three in the 1300s to about one today.
Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.
What purpose is there to yesterday 's senseless murders?
The escape plan succeeds, but a series of murders with an oxyacetylene flashlight ensue.
What impact have the murders had on that tiny town on the wind-swept plains?
In Manhattan, the Forty Thieves Gang operated as professional murders, muggers, burglars, and pickpockets.
Dane then played Charles "Tex" Watson in Helter Skelter, a movie based on the Charles Manson murders.
A man has been arrested in connection with the murders of Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother.
Police arrested William Balfour in connection with the murders.
Celebrity murders receive a lot of attention from both tabloid and traditional media.
These celebrity murders are both tragic and shocking.
Football star O.J. Simpson was accused of the murders, and when police believed he was about to turn himself in, he instead led officers on 50-minute low-speed car chase, threatening suicide.
The case eventually went to trial, where Simpson was acquitted of the murders.
In actuality, the stars are just people, and celebrity murders have become a fact of life.
Chicago, Illinois, alone had more than 34 murders during the 2006-2007 school year.
In this game you play FBI agent Ethan Thomas, a detective who investigates serial killer murders.
With your wits, instincts, fighting ability and detective skills solve the mystery of the increasing number murders caused by serial killers in the city.
Games like Halo, Counterstrike, and Doom have been cited as "creating" or "training" serial killers for their mass murders.
For example, the average child will have seen over 8,000 television murders before finishing grade school.
The murders of Hudson's mother, brother, and nephew in 2008 served a detrimental blow to the performer's life.
The stunning news was followed by the arrest of her brother-in-law, William Balfour, who has been charged with the murders.
The Florida crime-fighting duo goes undercover to break up a drug ring responsible for three murders.
Pushed to the edge, he murders the town bully named Wesley, his sister and several others.
The house itself was restored in 1994, and stands now as a monument to those brutal murders of 1912.
Lizzie Borden House: This house is the site of the famous Lizzie Borden ax murders made famous in the children's nursery rhyme.
To date, there have been two unsolved murders in the last 30 years - one a male, the other a female.
Her exotic and often cruel tastes extended to other areas of her life as well, but it was her murders of many virgin girls that brought her notoriety throughout Europe.
When her murder went unprosecuted, she haunted the mirror and sought revenge on those that hid the truth of other murders.
They are blissfully unaware that the house was the home of the infamous DeFeo murders.
Families with dramatic secrets abound, and storylines run the gamut from infidelities and teenage pregnancies to classic "whodunit" murders and child abuse.
To Love is to Bury Sookie and Sam investigate a link to the murders.
Psychic Investigators follows the police as they try to solve murders and other crimes through the use of psychics.
The feds finally caught up with Gotti and in 1992 he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a long list of offenses, including 13 murders.
We have to put him down before he murders the bunch of us.
Though for a long time they were callous wreckers and pirates, and cruel, and though they show great want of feeling in the "devil murders" - ceremonial murders of one of themselves for grave offences against the community, which are now being gradually put down - still on the whole the Nicobarese are a quiet, inoffensive people, friendly to each other, and not quarrelsome, and by inclination friendly and not dangerous to foreigners.
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