Missouri Man Faces Murder Charge after Victim Found in Barrel, Allegations of Torture Surface

Excelsior Springs, MO — A Missouri man faces charges of first-degree murder following the discovery of a woman’s body inside a barrel, marking a sinister turn in a harrowing case of abduction and assault that surfaced last year. Timothy M. Haslett Jr., 41, has been indicted over allegations involving extreme physical and sexual violence, detailed by officials at a recent press briefing. Clay County prosecutor Zachary Thompson described the violence as “barbaric” while providing updates …

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Former Kazakh Minister Faces Murder and Torture Charges for Brutal Attack on Wife

Almaty, Kazakhstan – A former Minister of Kazakhstan is facing charges of torture and murder in connection with the brutal assault of his wife, leading to her tragic death due to brain trauma. The shocking incident unfolded at a family-owned restaurant in November 2023, where the 43-year-old ex-economy minister, Kuandyk Bishimbayev, was captured on camera dragging his wife by her hair and subjecting her to a relentless eight-hour attack. The trial at the Supreme Court …

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Officers Sentenced for Racially Motivated Torture and Brutality in Mississippi Case

Jackson, Mississippi – Two former Mississippi deputies were sentenced in federal court for their involvement in the brutal torture of two Black men. U.S. District Judge Tom Lee handed down sentences to Christian Dedmon and Daniel Opdyke, who were part of a group of white officers that broke into a home and committed heinous acts of violence against the victims. Dedmon received a 40-year prison sentence, while Opdyke was sentenced to 17.5 years. The judge …

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**Torture:** Former Mississippi Deputy Sentenced to 40 Years for Racist Attacks

JACKSON, Miss. | The fourth former Mississippi sheriff’s deputy had faced sentencing Wednesday for his involvement in the racist torture of two Black men by a group of white officers known as the “Goon Squad,” receiving a 40-year federal prison term. Christian Dedmon, age 29, expressed remorse without looking at the victims, apologizing and expressing self-forgiveness for the pain he caused. All six former officers involved in the case admitted guilt last year. They acknowledged …

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Torture Sentence: Former Mississippi Deputies Get Years in Prison for Brutality

Jackson, Mississippi – Two former Mississippi deputies were overcome with emotion in court as a federal judge handed down their sentences for their involvement in the cruel and racist attacks against two Black men. Christian Dedmon, 29, was sentenced to 40 years in prison, while Daniel Opdyke, 28, received a 17.5-year sentence. U.S. District Judge Tom Lee condemned the brutality of their actions, describing Dedmon’s behavior as “shocking, brutal, and cruel.” The two men, along …

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Deputies Wept in Court as Judge Condemns Cruelty in Mississippi Torture Case

Jackson, Miss. – Two former Mississippi deputies were visibly emotional in court as a federal judge handed down their sentences for their involvement in a heinous crime. Christian Dedmon, 29, received a 40-year prison term, while Daniel Opdyke, 28, was sentenced to 17.5 years by U.S. District Judge Tom Lee on Wednesday. Judge Lee condemned the pair for their cruelty in breaking into a home with four other white officers and torturing two Black men, …

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Deputy Sentenced to 40 Years for Involvement in Racist Torture Case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi sheriff’s deputy, Christian Dedmon, was sentenced on Wednesday for his involvement in the racist torture of two African American men by a group of white officers known as the “Goon Squad.” Dedmon received 40 years in federal prison for his role in the heinous act. During the sentencing, Dedmon expressed remorse and offered an apology to the victims, acknowledging the pain he caused and stating that he would …

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Florida Man Extradited to Michigan, Charged in Violent Kidnapping and Torture Case

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A third suspect from Florida has been charged in the violent kidnapping and torture of a man in Sterling Heights, Michigan, according to police. Renado Gary Coleman, 38, was taken into custody in Tampa and extradited to Shelby Township. He was arraigned on 12 felony counts, including home invasion and armed robbery, and is being held on a $5 million cash-only bond. The alleged incident took place outside a gym where …

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Kidnapping, Torture, and Assault: Four Men Charged in Brisbane Attack

Brisbane, Australia – Two men have appeared in court, facing charges of torture, kidnapping, and other offenses, following a violent attack on a woman in Brisbane. The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was reportedly taken from a home in Doolandella by a group of men on Friday. Queensland Police Acting Inspector Michael Hogan stated that the woman was assaulted and then taken to a property at Forest Lake. During the incident, a firearm was discharged into …

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Alabama’s Execution of Kenneth Smith by Nitrogen Hypoxia Decried as Barbaric Torture

Montgomery, Alabama – The state of Alabama carried out a controversial execution last night, using an untested method that experts have deemed too cruel for use on animals. Kenneth Smith, who was convicted of assisting in a murder in 1988, was put to death by nitrogen hypoxia, a method condemned by veterinary scientists and professional organizations. The execution has reignited the debate over the use of the death penalty in the United States. Smith’s case …

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