Tag Archives: Death

09Oct/17

Potentially disturbing video: Police shoot black man as he runs away

Newly released bodycam video shows a Salt Lake City police officer shooting and killing a black man as he ran away after the officer attempted to arrest him. Linda So reports. Continue reading

06Mar/16

Japan rethinks right to “die with dignity”

Ageing, indebted Japan rethinks right to ‘die with dignity’.
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12Feb/16
Santa Muerte

Pope Francis faces shadow of ‘Saint Death’ cult in Mexico

Mexico’s Saint Death cult makes in-roads with local Catholics, posing new challenges for the Church in the country ahead of Pope Francis’ visit.

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26Jul/15

Hundreds mourn for woman found dead in Texas jail cell

Hundreds of family and friends gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland who was found dead in a Texas jail cell.

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17Jul/15

Sandra Bland found dead in Texas jail cell

USA (Next Media) – African American civil rights activist Sandra Bland was found dead in her Waller County jail cell on Monday in what has initially been ruled a suicide.
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09May/15

Patz jurors explain verdict problem

(REUTERS/NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT) – Etan Patz vanished in 1979 in New York on his first walk alone to the school bus stop.

He’s thought to have been killed at what was then a deli.

His body’s never been found. He was officially declared dead in 2001.

Thirty-six years later a man on trial for his murder has walked free after jurors failed to agree a verdict.
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09Mar/15

France debates ‘deep sleep’ option at end of life, no euthanasia

Some say it’s euthanasia, others say it’s not enough, French legislators are to start examining a draft law which would give the right to “deep and ongoing sedation” until death for terminally ill patients.

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