Lowell Murder Suspect Indicted in Girlfriend’s Death, Escapes Custody in Kenya

Lowell, Massachusetts – A Lowell man facing murder charges for allegedly killing his girlfriend and leaving her body at Boston Logan International Airport has been indicted by a grand jury. Kevin Kangethe, who fled to Kenya after the incident, was arrested in Kenya but managed to escape police custody before being recaptured last week. Despite a scheduled extradition hearing, Kangethe remains in Kenya as of Tuesday. During his extradition hearing in a Nairobi court, Kangethe …

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Simi Valley Man Euren Balbuena Receives Life Sentence for Girlfriend’s Stabbing Death

Simi Valley, California – A Simi Valley man has been sentenced to life in prison for the brutal stabbing death of his girlfriend almost four years ago. Euren Balbuena, 33, received a 33-year-to-life sentence for the first-degree murder of 31-year-old Zaira Patino-Trejo in their Simi Valley apartment. The judge added another 7 years for the knife attack on her mother. The sentencing hearing included emotional statements from the victim’s family. The crimes happened on February …

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Oscar Pistorius Released on Parole After Serving Nearly Nine Years for Girlfriend’s Murder

Pretoria, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius, the disgraced Olympian, has been released on parole after serving almost nine years for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, now 37 years old, was granted parole in November and is now subject to parole conditions until his sentence officially ends in 2029. This release comes almost 11 years after the night Pistorius shot and killed Steenkamp at his home on Valentine‚Äôs Day in 2013. The double-amputee …

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Oscar Pistorius Released on Parole After Serving 9 Years for Girlfriend’s Murder

PRETORIA, South Africa – After nine years behind bars for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day in 2013, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been released on parole. Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympic runner, was serving a 13-year sentence at Atteridgeville Correctional Center in Pretoria. He was convicted of murder in 2015 and sentenced to 13 years and five months in prison. Details surrounding his release remain scarce, but the announcement …

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