Arrested Suspect Being Questioned in Cork Samurai Sword Murder Case

Cork, Ireland – A man in his 30s is currently detained for questioning in connection with the tragic murder of a father-of-two, Ian Baitson, who succumbed to his injuries following a horrifying Samurai sword attack on March 15 at Cork University Hospital. The suspect was apprehended at a bed and breakfast in Cappoquin, Co Waterford, after evading authorities since the violent incident in Cobh, Co Cork a week earlier. Law enforcement agencies, including the Armed …

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Journalist Attacked with Sword for Reporting on Local Issues in Shocking Incident

Bhubaneswar, India – A journalist in Bhubaneswar, India, was brutally attacked by four unidentified men while riding his motorcycle, as reported by sources familiar with the situation. The attackers wielded a sword, causing the journalist and his brother to fall from the bike. The journalist was then subjected to a vicious assault, resulting in cuts to his forehead and left arm before the assailants fled the scene, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). …

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Sword murderer sentenced to 10 years in Las Cruces prison

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Arturo Francisco Quintana, convicted of second-degree murder for the death of Efren Gutierrez in 2020, was sentenced to prison for using a sword to kill another man. Las Cruces Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance at 1101 E. Boutz on June 10 where Quintana was witnessed swinging a large sword in the parking lot of the apartment complex. According to witnesses, a neighbor heard yelling coming from Gutierrez’s apartment, and …

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San Carlos Man on Trial for Beheading After Samurai Sword Slaying

REDWOOD CITY, California – The trial for a San Carlos man accused of murdering the mother of his infant child using a samurai sword has begun, with prosecutors focused on establishing the defendant’s sanity at the time of the crime rather than proving his guilt. Jose Rafael Solano Landaeta, 33, of Hayward, is facing charges of killing 27-year-old Karina Castro in front of her San Carlos apartment after a violent argument on September 8, 2022. …

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