murder

A Murder Suspect Actually Asked Siri Where To Hide The Body

Answering “I need to hide a body” used to be one of Siri’s little jokes. She used to give suggestions. She doesn’t anymore. Why? We can’t be sure, but it miiight have something to do with an accused murderer who asked the question apparently in earnest.


Actually, The Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Hired A Hitman TWICE

There was already a lot of evidence that alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht (a.k.a. Dread Pirate Roberts) was not the world’s greatest guy, and the condemning information just keeps rolling in. Newly surfaced legal documents say that the 29-year-old ordered not one but two hits on former associates.


The Dark History Behind Earth Day's Murderous, Girlfriend-Composting Co-Founder

As you step outside today to breathe in the fresh air and note our planet’s lush, life-giving fauna, take a minute to appreciate the fact that this whole day exists thanks to the hard efforts of Earth Day’s environmentally conscious, murderous conspirators. Because even though this day is founded on the vision of an Earth worth saving, it’s also founded by (or at least partially by) a man who whose conservation efforts didn’t quite extend to human life.


John McAfee Says He's Innocent And Thinks The Murder Was Actually Meant For Him

John McAfee, the anti-virus software kingpin, is reportedly wanted in connection with a murder investigation in Belize. He says he didn’t do it. And that the murder of his neighbour, Gregory Faull, might have actually been meant for him. The weirdness that surrounds McAfee is getting even crazier.


Exclusive: John McAfee Wanted For Murder

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee is allegedly a suspect in a local murder investigation in Belize, says local police. According to Marco Vidal, head of the national police force’s Gang Suppression Unit, McAfee is a suspect in the murder of American expatriate Gregory Paul, who reportedly was gunned down on Saturday night at his home in San Pedro Town.


Murderer Tricks Victim's Family Into Thinking Their Son Was Alive

Disturbing. Morbid. Calculated. Cold-blooded. Nothing can quite describe Edward Younghoon Shin, a man who murdered his business partner, Christopher Ryan Smith, and then sent emails to Smith’s family pretending to be Smith so they would think their son was still alive.


Murder By Facebook

Six months after the murder of 19-year-old student Jason Rodriguez, Orlando police have finally arrested a suspect. Six months. That’s how long it took to untangle the digital detritus of one of the most twisted internet-enabled crimes in memory.


Boyfriend Watches His Girlfriend Murdered Live On Webcam

While he chatted with her over a webcam from China, a Beijing student says there was knock on his girlfriend Qian Liu’s door in Toronto. A man entered and a struggle followed. Ten hours later, Liu’s body was found in her basement apartment. [Gawker]


The Post Where I Turn A Kohler Transitions "Quiet-Close" Toilet Seat Into A Crime Scene

Gizmodo Detective’s Log, 3 April 2011 – The poor schmuck. Wife just couldn’t take it anymore. Seat up, seat down—didn’t matter. Was the loud late-night seat slam that did him in. Shoulda gone with the Kohler.


Anti-Choicers Link 'Abortion' To 'Murder' On Google

Some anti-choicers with a little tech know-how have made the Wikipedia page for “abortion” the second search result when you Google “murder”. Their success is perhaps impressive, but manipulating search engine results isn’t the most effective form of advocacy.