London police confirm that body recovered from river was that of chemical attack suspect Abdul Ezedi

London police have confirmed that a body pulled from the River Thames earlier this week is that of Abdul Ezedi, a man wanted over a chemical attack that injured his former partner and her two young daughters LONDON — London police confirmed Friday that a body they pulled from the River Thames is that of … Read more

Spain police suspect bullet-riddled body may be Russian who defected with helicopter

MADRID — Police said Tuesday they suspect the bullet-riddled body of a man found in Spain is that of a Russian defector who escaped across the front line and into Ukraine last year with an army helicopter. The body was found Feb. 13 in La Cala, near the eastern port city of Alicante, according to … Read more

German suspect in Madeleine McCann case going on trial over unrelated charges

BERLIN — A man who is also a suspect in the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann went on trial Friday over several unrelated sexual offenses he is alleged to have committed in Portugal between 2000 and 2017. The 47-year-old German, who has been identified by media as Christian Bruckner, faces three counts of rape … Read more

Viral Dognapping Suspect Arrested For Robbery, Dog Still Missing

Police say they’ve arrested a suspect in the viral dognapping case … but, unfortunately, they haven’t found the dog yet. The Los Angeles Police Department announced Saturday they’ve arrested Sadie Slater … a 21-year-old L.A. resident on a robbery charge for her alleged involvement in the crime. Her bail is set at $70,000, according to … Read more

Clapham attack suspect Abdul Ezedi convicted of sex offence in 2018

The suspect in an alkali attack in south London was convicted of a sex offence in 2018 and was later granted asylum. Police are looking for Abdul Shakoor Ezedi, 35, who was last seen at a Tesco shop in north London on Wednesday evening. He was convicted of “sexual assault/exposure” in 2018, before being granted … Read more

Police in Brazil arrest a suspect in the brutal slaying of a Manhattan art dealer

RIO DE JANEIRO — A suspect was arrested in the brutal killing in Brazil of an American art dealer who was the co-owner of a prominent gallery in Manhattan, police said Thursday. Brent Sikkema, 75, was found dead on Monday with 18 stab wounds in his Rio de Janeiro apartment. Rio state police arrested a … Read more

South Korean police raid house of suspect who stabbed opposition leader Lee in the neck

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police on Wednesday raided the residence and office of a man who stabbed the country’s opposition leader, Lee Jae-myung, in the neck in an attack that left him hospitalized in an intensive care unit, officials said. The assault occurred when Lee was passing through a throng of journalists after … Read more

Suspect arrested after breaking into Colorado Supreme Court building

By Brendan O’Brien (Reuters) – A suspect was arrested early on Tuesday after breaking into the Colorado Supreme Court building in Denver and opening fire at responding police officers, local media reported, citing authorities. Shortly after 1 a.m. local time, police officers were called to the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center in downtown Denver. … Read more

Police in Kenya suspect a man was attacked by a lion while riding a motorcycle

NAIROBI, Kenya — Police in Kenya on Monday recovered the body of a man believed to have been attacked by a lion while he was riding a motorcycle near a national reserve in the south of the country. Police were notified by community members of an abandoned motorcycle along a road near the Marere forested … Read more

German officials detain a fifth suspect in connection with a threat to attack Cologne Cathedral

BERLIN — German authorities said Monday they detained another suspect in connection with an alleged threat of an attack on the world-famous Cologne Cathedral over the holidays, bringing the overall number of people detained in connection with the alleged plot to five. The latest suspect, a 41-year-old German-Turkish man, was detained Sunday night in the … Read more