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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from knife crime, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 157 stories have been published about knife crime which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.


Latest News Stories

Stabbing · Massachusetts

Arrest made in 1988 murder of 11-year-old girl

46% Center coverage: 26 sources
Melissa Ann Tremblay, of Salem, New Hampshire, was found dead on the railroad tracks at the Boston & Maine freight terminal near Andover Street and South Broadway in Lawrence on Sept. 12, 1988. She had been stabbed to death and run over post mortem by a freight car causing her left leg to be amputated. Marvin Skip C. McClendon, Jr., of 74, of Bremen, Alabama, is in custody in the southern state, arrested for the murder.See the Story
Stabbing · Wisconsin

Woman committed over Slender Man stabbing seeks her release

74% Center coverage: 23 sources
Morgan Geyser, 20, asked Waukesha County Judge Michael Bohren on June 14 to order her release as he did last year for her co-defendant, Anissa Weier. All three girls were 12 at the time of the attack in May 2014. They claimed they were traveling to Slender Man's mansion in northern Wisconsin.See the Story
Europe · Edinburgh

Lukasz Czapla found guilty of murdering two-year-old son in act of 'revenge and jealousy'

50% Left coverage: 8 sources
Lukasz Czapla, 41, found guilty of murdering his two-year-old son Julius. The two-week hearing at the High Court in Edinburgh ended with a jury unanimously finding him guilty of murder. Lord Beckett sentenced him to life in prison with a minimum of 23 years before parole.See the Story
Europe · London

Man charged with murder of four family members in London, says Met police

50% Right coverage: 12 sources
A man has been charged with murdering four members of a family at a home in south-east London, the Met Police says. Samantha Drummonds, 27, her mother Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, grandmother Dolet Hill, 64, and Ms Hill's partner, Denton Burke, 58, were found by police with stab wounds on Monday.See the Story
Stabbing · Ottawa

3 dead, 1 injured after stabbings and police response in south Ottawa

Coverage: 7 sources
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has been called in after a fatal stabbing in the Alta Vista area of Ottawa. Two people were found dead of stab wounds when police arrived on scene and a third person was taken to hospital with stab wounds. Police say a fourth person died after an interaction with police at the scene. The SIU is investigating that interaction, while the OPS homicide unit focuses its investigation on the stabbings.See the Story
Europe · London

Bermondsey stabbings: All victims identified as suspect under arrest in hospital

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
All four people stabbed to death at a house in southeast London on Monday have now been named by police.See the Story
Europe · London

Bermondsey stabbing: Dolet Hill named as one of the four victims as man arrested

Coverage: 8 sources
Three women and a man were found dead after a reports of disturbance at a house in Bermondsey at about 1.40am, the Metropolitan Police said.See the Story
Stabbing · Adelaide City Council

Melbourne teen charged over alleged stabbing murder on Adelaide's North Terrace

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Police arrest 13 in Adelaide during investigation into alleged stabbing. A 17-year-old Victorian boy has been charged with murder. The man was found in the middle of the road at North Terrace, suffering multiple stab wounds to his chest. He died shortly after police arrived at the scene. A search for suspects saw multiple people arrested and a machete seized.See the Story

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