How a trove of mobile phone footage, photos, and surveillance footage, combined with sophisticated 3D modelling might help bring justice for protesters murdered in Ukraine. Mattathias Schwartz reportsON February 20, 2014, Evelyn Nefertari, a graduate student living in western Ukraine, watched as the most violent day in her country’s recent history unfolded.On that morning, paramilitary police forces loyal to President Viktor Yanukovych clashed with protesters in Kiev, who were demonstrating against the government’s tilt towards Russia and away from economic integration with western Europe. When the tear gas and smoke finally cleared, four police officers and 48 protesters were dead.“They were highly educated intellectuals,” Nefertari told me recently over the phone. In the aftermath of the confrontation, she decided to assemble the definitive record of what happened. “The whole country was in mourning,” she remembers. “I knew that I should do … [Read more...] about Who killed the Kiev protesters?
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Some of the most serious court cases of the year were heard in Greater Manchester's courts in May. They included three people convicted over a petrol bomb attack that killed four children as they slept in their home in Walkden. Gangster Dominic Noonan was found guilty of a string of historic sex offences against young boys. Other cases of note included a dad who blamed his son for a shotgun murder, and a speeding driver who killed his best friend while 'singing and dancing' at the wheel. Here is a round-up of some of the region's criminals locked up last month... Dominic Noonan - a gangster and predatory sex offender Gangster Dominic Noonan was found guilty of 13 historical sex offences against four young boys - aged as young as 10 - and jailed for 11 years. The 53-year-old denied all charges against him in a month-long trial, but was convicted unanimously by the jury. He groomed and molested boys after plying them with drink, according to the prosecution in his Manchester Crown Court … [Read more...] about Here’s some of the biggest crooks locked up in Greater Manchester in May
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man suspected of shooting six people to death in the Phoenix area, some of whom were connected to his divorce, authorities said after the assailant killed himself with officers closing in. A round-the-clock investigation that began late last week led police Monday to an extended-stay hotel in suburban Scottsdale where 56-year-old Dwight Lamon Jones was staying. As officers approached, they heard gunfire and found his body. Jones' victims included a well-known forensic psychiatrist who testified against him in court in 2010, two paralegals who worked for the law office that represented the suspect's wife, a marriage-and-divorce counselor who was apparently targeted in a case of mistaken identity and another man and woman who have not been identified, authorities said. In an unexpected twist, the suspect's ex-wife, Connie Jones, said her current husband, a retired police detective, made the connection between … [Read more...] about Retired detective’s hunch leads police to suspected serial killer in Arizona