Murder

Mervyn Bell on trial over WA baby's murder

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A 10-month-old boy suffered multiple third-degree burns, broken bones and bruising all over his body before he died, a Perth murder trial has heard.

Lloyd Rayney says murder charge took away working, personal life

Lloyd and Corryn Rayney in happier times.

Candice Barnes Lloyd Rayney has spoken publicly for the first time about the disproved murder allegations that left him "without a private personal life" and apparently saw him taunted in public by teenagers.

Man charged with murder over woman's death in Scarborough

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A man has been charged with murder after the death of a 62-year-old Riverton woman in Scarborough on Wednesday night.

Police handcuffs to be given to murder victims' parents

Murder victims Laura and Colleen Irwin.

Nicole Cox EXCLUSIVE: WA Police will gift a pair of police handcuffs to the parents of two Melbourne women who were raped and murdered in one of Australia’s most heinous crimes.

Woman, 37, to face murder charge in Kununurra court

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Aleisha Orr A woman has been charged over the death of another woman in WA’s north earlier this week.

Caversham woman charged with Beechboro murder

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Liam Ducey A 21-year-old Caversham woman has been charged with murder after the discovery of a body at a property in Beechboro.

Mid West New Year's Eve murder accused to plead not guilty

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A 65-year-old man accused of murdering a younger man during an argument at a small settlement in Western Australia's Mid West region on New Year's Eve intends to fight the charge.

Homeless youth jailed for Fremantle scissor murder

A homeless teenager who murdered a man for the 'flimsy' motive of believing the victim had slept with his girlfriend has been jailed for at least 18 years.

Murder charge over discovery of woman's body in Dianella

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Aleisha Orr A man will face court on Monday over the death of a woman in Dianella late last month.

Josh Warneke murder charge dropped after police bungle

Josh Warneke was found dead by a passing taxi driver on the side of Old Broome Road in 2010.

Nicole Cox Josh Warneke’s devastated mother has expressed utter disbelief that the man who killed her only son will not face a murder charge after police failed to follow due process when interviewing the...

New forensic search in Mandurah man Robert Dalliston's murder

Police hope new forensic techniques will help in their five-year hunt for a killer and have mounted a new search of the home of murdered Mandurah man Robert George Dalliston.

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Mandurah man charged with 2009 murder

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Adrian Beattie A 42-year-old has been charged with the murder of Robert Dalliston, in 2009.

Wrong man accused in Fremantle laneway murder: lawyer

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Prosecutors have accused the wrong man of killing Fremantle itinerant Randall Lee Duncan by stabbing him 21 times in a laneway, a defence lawyer says.

Homeless campers deny bashing murder

Two itinerant men accused of bashing a 48-year-old man as the pair camped alongside Perth's Swan River have pleaded not guilty to his murder.

'Wife' on murder charge over Geraldton doctor's death

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Aleisha Orr Police have charged a woman - reportedly the victim's wife - over the death of a Geraldton doctor.

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Geraldton teenager charged with murder

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A 17-year-old from Wonthella in Geraldton has been charged with murder.

Man not fit to face murder trial of mother

Aleisha Orr The lawyer for a man accused of killing his mother says his client is currently unfit to stand trial.

Police probe murder of Geraldton doctor

Police are investigating the suspected murder of a doctor at his Geraldton home.

Four go on trial over WA man's 'debt-related murder'

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The body of a man who was shot in the head because he owed his killer $2000 was dumped in bushland where two prospectors found it an hour later, a Perth court has heard.