Category Archives: Accidental Death

PISTORIUS WANTS BAIL CONDITIONS EASED – Sunday March 10 2013

– South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, is seeking to have his bail conditions relaxed so that he can travel abroad, reports say. Lawyers for the sprint star will ask for his ban … Continue reading

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FORMER PISTORIUS CASE DETECTIVE QUITS FORCE – Saturday March 9 2013

– Hilton Botha, the detective who bungled investigations into the case against sprinter Oscar Pistorius has quit the force, South African police say. Mr Botha was one of the forces’s most experienced detectives, with a 22-year career. But during Mr … Continue reading

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SCREAMS ARE CLUE – Friday March 8 2013

– The family of a woman who died after plunging down a garbage disposal chute say more people may have heard her scream. The body of Phoebe Handsjuk, 24, was found in the garbage compacting area of the Balencea apartment … Continue reading

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PISTORIUS OFFICER ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES – Friday February 22 2013

– The lead investigator in the case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges, South African Police say. Detective Hilton Botha was scheduled to appear in court in May on seven counts of attempted murder arising from a shooting in … Continue reading

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AUSSIE DIES IN BALI – Saturday February 9 2013

– An Australian man has been found dead in a hotel room in Bali, police have revealed. The man, 65, was discovered on Thursday in his room at the Bali Hyatt Hotel, in the popular holiday area of Sanur, by … Continue reading

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NEW TWIST IN MAN’S DEATH – Friday February 8 2013

– The wife of a man who died in mysterious circumstances hopes the case will be reviewed by prosecutors after vowing to raise concerns about the police investigation at an inquest. Mum of two Karen Incleon said police have told … Continue reading

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DAD AND DAUGHTER DEAD – Thursday January 31 2013

– An elderly man and his daughter may have been dead in their Hoppers Crossing home for more than a week before being discovered. Neighbours who had just returned from holidays alerted police late last night. The man, in his … Continue reading

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DID SHE DO IT? – Saturday February 2 2013

– The toddler, blonde and chubby, lay in a blue body bag on a late-summer night in 1999. Forensic pathologist Dr Allan Cala unzipped the bag and looked first for obvious signs of mistreatment. There were none. She was just … Continue reading

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NO BLAME IN TOT DEATHS – Wednesday January 23 2013

– A coroner investigating the deaths of several toddlers run over in driveways – including one who was hit by a neighbour who had smoked cannabis – said no one was to blame. Coroner John Olle said the focus of … Continue reading

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HOMICIDE RULED OUT – January 23 2013

– A house fire that killed a 21-year-old man in St Albans on Monday is not being treated as suspicious. Homicide Squad detectives were brought in to investigate the death yesterday but have now handed over the case to local … Continue reading

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