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Knife-wielding stabbing machine could help solve violent crimes

It can stab in 60 different ways<p>When a person gets stabbed, rips in the victim's clothing may contain clues to help catch the attacker.<p>Forensic scientists are trying to understand what tears and distortions in the fabric around a stab wound can say about the knife type, angle of attack, and …

Machine Learning

Beyond the blade: the truth about knife crime in Britain

Teenage knife crime is a tabloid obsession, blamed on feral youth running riot in our cities. But the reality is much more complex – and we cannot save lives if we do not understand it<p>On Monday 23 January, shortly after 3pm, the regular din of children turning out of the Capital Academy secondary …

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Stabbing energy and force required for pocket-knives to pierce ribs. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>In addition to reconstructing the course of events, the medical examiner will often have to answer questions regarding the force necessary to …

Self Defense

Pathology Spotlight: What becomes of the broken hearted?

<i>Welcome to the first in a series of posts entitled “Pathology Spotlight”, a new regular feature where we will be sharing content describing</i> …

Scottish ministers call for UK-wide clampdown on online knife sales

Scottish justice secretary calls for cross-government effort for tougher restrictions following Bailey Gwynne killing<p>Scottish ministers are pressing for a UK-wide crackdown on internet sales of dangerous knives after the killing of the Aberdeen schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.<p>Michael Matheson, the Scottish …

Extremism

Man in 'serious' condition after cutting own throat in dock

<b>A man who cut his throat in the dock at Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court is in a serious condition in hospital, police have said.</b><p>Lukasz Robert Pawlowski, 33, was appearing for sentence at the Pembrokeshire court when the incident happened.<p>Pawlowski, of Pembroke Dock, had pleaded guilty to sexual …

Extremism

Woman tries to take selfie with Crocodile. Gets bitten

<b>A French tourist who attempted to take a selfie with a crocodile in the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand has been taken to hospital after the</b> …

National Parks

Catching History's Criminals The Forensics Story S01 E03 Instruments Of Murder

Bullet passed through Jo Cox's hand as she tried to defend herself

Jo Cox tried to shield her face with her hands as her killer shot her in the head, a court has heard.<p>The 41-year-old Batley and Spen MP received 15 …

Sarah Williams and Katrina Walsh jailed for life for murder of Sadie Hartley

Granada Reports correspondent Mel Barham looks back at the seven-week trial of Sarah Williams and Katrina Walsh.<p>A "bunny boiler" ex has been jailed …

Sadie Hartley murder trial: Horrific injuries revealed

A businesswoman who died in an orgy of "demonic savagery" tried to fight off her attacker, a court has heard.<p>Sadie Hartley was found face-down in a …

Why is there buttock stabbing in Rome?

<b>Manchester United fans are in Rome for the Champions League final. When English teams have visited the Italian capital in recent years there have been a string of fans stabbed in the buttocks by hooligans. But why do they target the backside?</b><p>It's called the Eternal City by many, but Rome also has …

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How a Traditional Punishment Ritual Made a Desert Town the Stabbing Capital of the World

In the last years of the 20th Century, Dr. Abraham Jacob, a newly arrived surgeon at the Alice Springs Hospital in Australia, noticed a recurring …

Australia

Retained Foreign Objects After Penetrating Injury

TweetA Chinese man was in the news a few years back after having a four inch knife blade removed from his head. It had been there for four years! The …

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What are the consequences of carrying a knife? | Facts About Knife Crime | No Knives Better Lives

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One Knife. Many Victims.

Businesswoman murdered by bondage-obsessed neighbour after moving into luxury flat when 30-year marriage ends

A businesswoman was killed in her flat by a sex-obsessed neighbour hours before she was due to fly off on a family holiday.<p>Christine James, 65, a company director, had her throat cut by 37-year-old Kris Wade, who was found with bondage gear hidden in his own flat.<p>Wade was jailed for life with a …

Student stabbed in neck with smashed bottle 'for speaking Polish'

A student has been stabbed in the neck with a smashed drinks bottle “because he was speaking Polish” on a night out with friends. Police are treating …

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Zombie knife sellers to face prison after 'horrific' weapons banned

Sellers of so-called zombie knives will face jail from this week as a ban on the “horrific” weapons comes into force.<p>Ministers launched a crackdown …

Pathological Features of Fatal Crocodile Attacks in Northern Australia, 2005–2014

Abstract<p>Eleven deaths from crocodile attacks in the Northern Territory, Australia were reviewed. The male:female ratio was 8:3; age range—10–62 …

Daniel Morgan Murder: the Most Investigated Murder in British History - Pitch for a Six Part Podcast

The Death of Daniel Morgan.