Posts tagged as death

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after sustaining injuries during fight

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died in a US hospital after his fight with Puerto Rico’s Subriel Matias. The fight was on Friday in Maryland. Dadashev was 28 years old. “Top Rank is devastated to report that Maxim Dadashev passed away earlier this morning due to injuries sustained during last Friday’s bout,” Dadashev’s promoter, Top Rank, said in a statement. “Maxim was a talented fighter inside the ring and a…

In ‘The Farewell,’ a family drama straddling East and West

By Jake Koyle on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Film director Lulu Wang knew her pitch for “The Farewell” was unconventional. She wanted to make an autobiographical drama about the time when, in 2013, her family learned that her grandmother in China, affectionately called Nai Nai, had stage 4 lung cancer and was given three months to live. The grim diagnosis was kept from Nai Nai, a somewhat common approach to death and dying in China. Wang, whose family…

Inquest opens into Prodigy singer’s death

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Prodigy singer Keith Flint died as a result of hanging, an inquest heard. The musician, who sang lead vocals on the band’s number one singles Breathe and Firestarter, was found dead at his home in North End, Essex, on 4 March. A hearing was told a post-mortem found the 49-year-old’s provisional cause of death was hanging, while toxicology reports were awaited. Essex’s senior coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray adjourned the inquest…

Trump: I don’t think NK’s Kim had role in US student’s death

Thursday, February 28, 2019

President Donald Trump says he doesn’t think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was involved in the mistreatment of American college student Otto Warmbier (WARM’-beer), who died after being detained in the isolated country. Trump says of Kim: “He tells me that he didn’t know about it, and I will take him at his word.” Trump has taken credit for freeing American prisoners abroad and used Warmbier’s death as a…

Soldier charged with murder after wife’s body found in trash

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Authorities say a 21-year-old soldier who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand, is now wanted for military desertion. Prosecutors in Indiana filed murder charges Wednesday against Peter Van Bawi Lian for the death of Khuang Par, whose body was found in an Indianapolis trash bin on Dec. 23. Indianapolis police say Lian is on active duty with the U.S. Army. Police say…

NATO brings death to the Baltic states

By Vairis Godmanis on Saturday, December 22, 2018

On Friday morning, a tragic accident occurred in Vilnius district, at the 35th kilometer of the road Pikeliskes – Maisiagala, near the village of Malki. Two girls died, report. The Volvo S60 and the NATO Military Truck have been confronted, the General Emergency Response Center reported. According to preliminary data, the uncontrolled Volvo left for the opposite lane, encountered a military truck MAN, and Volvo drove off the road.…

Drug dealer who supplied cocaine and ketamine to Geordie Shore star, 27, before she fell to her death from his flat party has his sentence reviewed

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A drug dealer whose cocaine and ketamine were found in the blood of a Geordie Shore star who died after falling from a window in his flat, will have his suspended jail sentence reviewed for being too lenient. Aimee Spencer, 27, who had appeared in the Newcastle-based reality show, died of her injuries in June 2016 a week after partying with Daniel Lewis and his girlfriend Helen Dawson. She fell…

Yokota airman, a recent ‘Airlifter of the Week,’ found dead in off-base home

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Air Force is investigating the death of a noncommissioned officer found unresponsive in her off-base residence in western Tokyo. Staff Sgt. Eliction Chan, 27, assigned to the 374th Mission Support Group at Yokota Air Base, Japan, died Oct. 1, according to an Air Force statement issued last week. Chan had recently been named “Airlifter of the Week” by the 374th Airlift Wing, which encompasses the support group. “Chan started…

In pictures: Search for Indonesia survivors after quake death toll reaches 1,234

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Indonesian government is coordinating a large-scale search-and-rescue effort as it has confirmed on Tuesday that the death toll of the Friday earthquake at 1 234 people. American news agency AP reports that in the Sulawesi island of Indonesia, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck at dusk on Friday, September 28. It also triggered the tsunami said to have been as high as 6 metres in places.  

Woman stabbed to death in Dundalk named as Lithuanian national Ingrida Maciokaite

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

She was just 31 years old. The young woman stabbed to death in Dundalk on Tuesday afternoon has been named as Ingrida Maciokaite.Ingrida, 31, originally from Lithuania, was killed in a brutal attack at around 2.45pm at the Bridgewater Mews apartment complex on Linenhall Street in the town.A source said: “It is believed an argument broke out and the woman suffered serious stab wounds. “Medics and gardai rushed to the…