Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. A Supreme Court jury has been told an accused murderer spoke to the brother of his alleged victim at a mosque, just weeks after the man was found dead. Rockhampton man Mohammed Khan has pleaded not guilty to killing his year-old meat worker colleague Syeid Alam. Mr Alam's headless body was found 11 days after he went missing on the bank of Rockhampton's Fitzroy River in April The Supreme Court trial has been told the victim's head was found near his body, wrapped in a pair of jeans.
Woking murder trial: Philip Tarver decapitated mum
Russia: Man declared ‘insane’ for beheading girlfriend, having sex with her head
A man who killed his mother and placed her decapitated head in a freezer has been convicted of murder. Philip Tarver, 47, attacked Angela Tarver, 86, with an ornamental sword at the home they shared in Woking, Surrey. His mother's head was found in a box in the freezer and her ring finger was discovered inside a kettle, a jury at the Old Bailey heard. Tarver was also convicted of threatening to kill his father Colin, He will be sentenced on Thursday. He had denied the charges and blamed the killing on his father, who he alleged had attempted to frame him for the crime. On the morning of the murder, he walked downstairs wearing a woman's "negligee" and began unplugging electrical items before going back upstairs, the court heard.
IS beheaded 50 Yazidi women, remaining 3000 likely to be sold into sex slave market
If you have story pitches, feedback or would like to get in touch, please email dateline sbs. A mass grave including the decapitated heads of 50 Yazidi women held captive as sex slaves by IS was unearthed by international forces in the Eastern Syrian town of Baghuz this week. It is believed that IS beheaded and buried many of the women they held captive in Eastern Syria this week because the Syrian Democratic Front are closing in on the terrorist group's last strongholds in the region. There was no time to on-sell these captive women into the sex slave market and transporting them while on the run would have been too difficult.
Six contractors found beheaded in Afghanistan. Afghan police say the decapitated bodies of six government contractors were found in a southern province, apparent victims of Taliban insurgents who regularly target state projects. Man killed, beheaded in Ranchi. In a bizarre incident in Ranchi, a man was first shot dead and then his killers beheaded him and took away his head with them, police said on Tuesday. Vinod Rawani was apparently murdered due to a family dispute.