Brazil ex-lawmaker gets 50 years for husband’s murder | The Citizen

Former Brazilian congresswoman Flordelis dos Santos was sentenced Sunday to 50 years in prison for the murder of her husband in 2019, a Rio de Janeiro court ruled. Famous for adopting dozens of street children from Rio de Janeiro’s slums, Dos Santos, 61, and her husband, pastor Anderson do Carmo, were a power couple in … Read more

Japan to tighten rules on donations to religious groups after Abe murder | The Citizen

The Japanese government will propose a new law to prevent harmfully large donations to religious groups, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, after Shinzo Abe’s assassination heightened scrutiny of the Unification Church. Kishida has been battling criticism over links between the sect and politicians since former premier Abe was shot dead in July. The man … Read more

Hannah Laing revisits her ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’ with fierce rave edit !

Reflecting on her huge 2021 club hit, Scottish DJ/producer Hannah Laing returns with a mighty rave edit of “Murder On The Dancefloor.” Enjoying critical acclaim with the original tune, including a wave of DJ support last year, this rework of Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s early zeroes smash just keeps on emerging in fresh guises, this time diving … Read more

The Black Dahlia Murder and Brian Eschbach Absolutely Killed It at Last Night’s Trevor Strnad Tribute Show

For those lucky enough to be in attendance last night, Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall was a place of healing. Friends and fans of the late, irreplaceable Trevor Strnad, who passed away earlier this year at 41 years old, gathered to both pay tribute to the man and usher in a new era for The Black … Read more

Lil Durk No Longer Facing Attempted Murder Charge in Atlanta

In May, 2019, Lil Durk turned himself in to authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a February 2019 shooting outside of an Atlanta restaurant called the Varsity. At the time, a Fulton County, Georgia judge found probable cause to charge Durk and since-deceased rapper King Von with criminal attempt … Read more

Seventh suspect linked to murder of Eastern Cape cop nabbed | The Citizen

A seventh suspect linked to the murder of a police officer in the Eastern Cape has been arrested and is due to appear in court with his co-accused. Simphiwe Mlinjani, 44, will join six suspects in the dock on Monday, including the murdered cop’s wife, in an alleged ‘murder-for-hire’ case. Mlinjani was apprehended by the … Read more

‘Murder, She Wrote’ star Angela Lansbury dies aged 96 | The Citizen

Actress Angela Lansbury, who became a household name through her role as a writer-detective in Murder, She Wrote, died on Tuesday, her family announced. She was 96. The British-born star, who found fame and fortune as one of television’s most memorable characters, was also a hugely successful and decorated stage and film actress. “The children of Dame Angela Lansbury are … Read more

Daily news update: Suspended official still receives bonus, German tourist murder update and Enyobeni Tavern case | The Citizen

Here’s your morning news update: An easy-to-read selection of our top stories. Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way. Daily news update 6 October Suspended official still receives bonus The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has paid a bonus of R116 922,52 in July to an official who has been on suspension since … Read more

“Blood Debts” Is the Magical Murder Mystery Everyone Will Be Reading

Prepare to step into a world of magic with Blood Debts, the fantasy book debut of author Terry J. Benton-Walker. Arriving next April, Blood Debts, which is set against the beautiful backdrop of New Orleans, is a murder mystery with plenty of romance, power, and intrigue.  Blood Debts is centered on twin protagonists Cristina “Cris” … Read more

Teen arrested for murder of slain magistrate – Romay van Rooyen | The Citizen

Western Cape police have arrested a teenager in connection with the murder of slain magistrate, Romay van Rooyen on Tuesday. The 18-year-old suspect was traced and arrested at his home in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town. The arrest follows the heinous murder of the 50-year-old Vredenburg magistrate that occurred earlier this month. Van Rooyen was found strangled … Read more