Stories tagged: "murder"

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Gov. Katie Hobbs Establishes Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Task Force

Murder is the third-leading cause of death among American Indian and Alaska Native women, with Tucson having the highest number of cases of missing and murdered women and girls.

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Arizona Advocates Hopeful That Focus on Missing Indigenous Persons May Pay Off

More than 80% of Native American women have experienced violence in their lifetimes and 56% suffered sexual violence.

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Luke Air Force Airman Arrested in Death of Missing New Mexico Sunday School Teacher

Sasha Krause was last seen on Jan. 18, 2020 picking up items from the Farmington Mennonite Church where she taught Sunday school.

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Jodi Arias’ Defense Lawyer to Close Final Chapter on Defending the Notorious Killer

“Imposing truth upon those lies is something I really wanted to do because it obviously put my personal safety in jeopardy."

This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows John Michael Allen, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the 2011 suffocation killing of a 10-year-old relative he locked in a plastic storage box as a punishment and left to die. His death sentence and murder conviction were upheld Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by the Arizona Supreme Court. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)
Conviction Upheld in Death of Arizona Girl Locked in Box

The Arizona Supreme Court upheld John Michael Allen's murder conviction and death sentence. Allen suffocated 10-year-old Ame Deal in a box because she stole an ice pop.

Phoenix Mom Admits to Killing of Three Children, Police Report Says

“I never noticed any kind of depression, or anger or hostility toward her children, or anyone else."