Murder Charges

Father, Sons Charged With Murder

Manus Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector David Yapu, said the three accused allegedly cut the deceased on his leg and other parts of his body with a bush knife.

“The victim was rushed to Lessau health centre on December 30th, 2021, but due to the seriousness of the injuries, he was referred to the Lorengau Provincial hospital and was admitted there.

“He later died on January 3rd,”said PPC Yapu.

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Patricia Dagorn, who faces a life sentence if found guilty, denies the charges.

Police believe Ms Dagorn met at least 20 men through a matchmaking agency between 2011 and 2012.

She allegedly asked most of them for money, or to name her in their wills.

Ms Dagorn, 57, is already serving a five-year prison term for fraud and theft.

After that trial, police re-opened an earlier investigation into the death of a man she had lived with, Michel Kneffel.

Murder suspects arrested

Central police Commander Laimo Asi tells Loop PNG that the murders occurred at Edevu and Musa block at Brown river.

Asi says that the man involved in the killing of a local at Musa block on Easter Friday was arrested and charged yesterday with wilful murder.

The suspect had been drinking with the victim and lured him to some nearby bushes and slit his throat.

Both the suspect and the victim were from Koari.

Meantime, at Edevu a man killed his brother-in-law in relation to a family dispute that was taken out of context.

Not guilty pleas entered for mom accused of killing 3 sons

Authorities say Brittany Pilkington confessed to killing her 3-month-old son last week, a 4-year-old brother in April and a baby brother last July.

The Logan County Prosecutor says the 23-year-old Pilkington was jealous at the attention her husband paid the boys over her and their young daughter. Pilkington's attorney entered the not guilty pleas at a hearing Wednesday. If convicted, she could get the death penalty.

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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters also said the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."

Deters announced the grand jury indictment at a news conference to discuss developments in the investigation into the July 19 shooting of 43-year-old motorist Samuel DuBose by Officer Ray Tensing.

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Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden said Friday during a news conference that one of the teens has confessed but that the investigation is ongoing.

The teens arrested Thursday range in age from 14 to 17 years old.