murder

food news

Brutal Murder of 19 People in Mexico Could Be Related to Avocado Trade, Expert Says

A researcher believes the horrifying public display of bodies that took place in Uruapan this week stems back to the high demand for avocados.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.12.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation – the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
Canada

Father Says He Expects Teens to Go Out in 'Blaze of Glory' as They Are Charged with Third Murder

Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, who are on the run in northern Canada, have been charged in the death of a UBC lecturer, Leonard Dyck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.26.19
crime

The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.
Kevin EG Perry
7.9.19
crime

My Time Covering the Story of Charlene Downes, the Teenager 'Who Ended Up in a Kebab'

Ahead of a VICE Studios-produced documentary about the 2003 murder, journalist Joe Cusack – who has covered the story since it began – remembers his time on the beat.
Joe Cusack
5.21.19
LGBTQ

Why Is Pop Culture Obsessed with Murderous Lesbians?

We can trace a blood-drenched, sociopathic line all the way from Hitchcock's 'Rebecca' to the new series of 'Killing Eve.'
Daisy Jones
4.16.19
true crime

Kidnapper Says 'Bye, Jayme' After Pleading Guilty to Killing the 13-Year-Old's Parents

It's not the first creepy thing Jake Patterson has said since his January arrest.
Allie Conti
3.28.19
crime

Hunting the 'Beast of Buckland': The Search for Linda Cook's Killer

A young man was convicted of the murder in 1988, and served 16 years for a crime he did not commit. Now, a retired detective thinks he knows who really did it.
Hayden Vernon
3.27.19
true crime

The Affluenza Murder Case That Shocked America 100 Years Ago

The concept that helped Ethan Couch didn't exist yet, but the fact of two justice systems – and some Puritan morality – made for a wild end to a brutal murder case.
Seth Ferranti
3.15.19
Australia Today

Man Admits He Killed an Airbnb Guest over Unpaid Rent

Thirty-six-year-old Ramis Jonuzi was strangled to death after he was unable to pay the £112 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
guns

Inside the Uniquely American Horror Story of Summer Gun Violence in Chicago

"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
Ann Givens
3.5.19
Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
2.19.19
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