A dead body of a woman was found on Thursday evening, on July 19 at the car park of Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College Central campus in Ang Mo Kio. Later, police found that the 56-year-old woman was stabbed.The local police were alerted to the incident at around 7.43 pm. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) also visited the murder location and after an analysis of the motionless body, the paramedics declared the woman dead.The police detained a 66-year-old male suspect, who also suffered minor injuries and was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital for treatment. Police later identified that he is the ex-husband of the deceased.While some pictures were shared by the local residents on social media platform, one of the videos showed police officials as well as an ambulance at the crime scene. However, the police said that the victim, Low Hwee Geok, was the director of ITE's examinations division. The dead body was taken out of the school campus at around 12.40 am.The … [Read more...] about Singapore: Director of examinations division at ITE College Central murdered
Just over a month ago police tried to dispel fears of a serial killer targeting Toronto’s Gay Village saying they had no indication that disappearances from the area were connected. On Thursday, they arrested and charged 66-year-old Bruce McArthur with murder in the cases of two men missing from the Church and Wellesley area. And they believe there are more victims.McArthur, a self-employed landscaper who was known in the Church and Wellesley community, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen, after evidence was found Wednesday that pushed an ongoing investigation “over the edge.”“We believe he is responsible for the deaths of other men who have yet to be identified,” said Homicide Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga. “In other words, we believe there are more victims.”“I think many of us in the LGBT community are experiencing an ongoing disappointment with the Toronto Police … [Read more...] about Man charged with murder in Church and Wellesley disappearances
Friends of 66-year-old Bruce McArthur were left shocked and speechless to learn the Toronto man is facing two charges of first-degree murder after the disappearances of two men. McArthur, a self-employed landscaper who lives in Thorncliffe Park, was arrested by police at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.A friend of McArthur’s from Lindsay, Ont., immediately began sobbing when confronted by the news.“No!” said Marion Clark Luchies, “Oh my goodness, I can’t believe it,” she said, stifling sharp gasps. “I’m just flabbergasted is all I can say. I have nothing to say. I’m just flabbergasted, that’s all.”“I’m just absolutely shocked, beyond shocked.” … [Read more...] about Who is Bruce McArthur, the man charged with the murders of two missing men?
“American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” is not what its subtitle suggests. Instead, the murder of Gianni Versace in 1997 serves as a starting point into the story of his killer, Andrew Cuanan. The show is a necessary and poignant examination of gay culture in the 90s. Unlike other murder shows, it focuses on the lives of Cuanan’s victims, beyond the most famous one. Darren Criss, Penelope Cruz, and Ricky Martin are excellent. Want to learn about Gianni Versace, revolutionary fashion designer and gay icon? Looking for an in-depth, inside look at his July 1997 murder in Miami? Look somewhere else. Because while the title implies this is exactly what “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” is about, that’s only the starting point.The series does give us a glimpse of Versace’s life – both his … [Read more...] about ‘American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ transcends the murder show genre by diving deep into the lives of the victims, and 90s gay culture
The uncle of Hamilton mob murder victim Angelo Musitano says he’s confident police are doing their best and have a good chance of finding the shooter.“Things take time,” Antonio (Tony) Musitano, 71, said in an interview with the Star, his family’s first public comment on the May 2 murder.Police this week released descriptions of three vehicles used to stalk his nephew, Angelo Musitano, 39.The father of three was shot dead in his white pickup truck after it pulled into the driveway of his home on Chesapeake Dr. in the suburban Waterdown area of Hamilton shortly before 4 p.m. while his wife and children waited inside for him.Hamilton police offered no motive for the slaying in a news conference Thursday but said they believe he was stalked by several people in cars in the days before the murder. … [Read more...] about Musitano family makes first public comment since murder