Santa Lucija Murder: DNA Tests Confirm Victim’s Identity

The Malta Police Force has just released a statement in relation to the murder investigation currently underway following the discovery of a dead person earlier this week in Santa Lucija. DNA tests carried out on the relatives of the person who resided in the Dorell Square apartment have revealed that the victim is Mr Victor […]

Waiter shot dead by customer ‘for being too slow’

A waiter was shot dead by a customer who lashed out because he was kept waiting for a sandwich. The 28-year-old victim was hit in the shoulder and died at the scene. It happened at the Mistral pizza and sandwich bar in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. The gunman, who a witness said lost his […]

Police confirm identity of body found in Valletta

Malta Police have confirmed that human remains found in Valletta are those of a woman who went missing 11 years ago. Charlene Farrugia, who worked at the Dar tal-Providenza care home in Siggiewi, disappeared in November 2008. Detectives believe she was brutally murdered in her flat in Qawra before her body was dismembered and transported to […]

Family of murdered Maltese schoolgirl ‘knew it wasn’t suicide’

The family of murdered Maltese schoolgirl Lisa Marie Zahra have issued an emotional statement following her killer’s conviction. The 15-year-old was found dead at Dingli Cliffs in 2014 in a tragedy that shocked Malta. Erin Tanti, her drama teacher who became her lover, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after admitting in court […]

Teacher jailed for murder of tragic Maltese schoolgirl

A Maltese drama teacher accused of murdering a ‘bubbly, happy and intelligent’ schoolgirl who became his lover has been jailed for 20 years. Erin Tanti, 28, admitted the murder of Lisa Marie Zahra, the daughter of hotel entrepreneur Tony Zahra. Lisa Marie, 15, a pupil at St Michael School, died after falling from the highest […]

Bonnici pleads not guilty after admitting the double-murder with police

Joseph Bonnici, 38, has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to the killing of his mother and sister. The man from Għaxaq admitted to the police that he had murdered his mother and sister and took the officers to the field in Għaxaq where he tried to bury them, a court was told […]

Man arrested over the murder of teenager Jodie Chesney

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Jodie Chesney. The 17-year-old was stabbed to death in a random and unprovoked attack as she sat with her boyfriend and three other friends in a park in Harold Hill. The suspect has been held in Leicester after the teenager was killed on Friday […]

Man charged with murdering ex-girlfriend in Malta

A man has appeared in court in Valletta charged with the horrific murder of his ex-girlfriend. Jelle Rijpma, 22, who works in the booming iGaming industry in Malta, pleaded not guilty and was remanded in custody. Shannon Mak was found dead in a street in Sta Venera on Friday morning, just hours after she had […]

Murder hunt after woman found dead in Malta

Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in Sta Venera. Her body was found at around 6:15am on Friday morning in Mastrudaxxi Street. The identity of the woman has not yet been confirmed. It is the second murder in Malta in the space of 10 days. On July 24, a man […]

Malta Police launch murder investigation in Gharghur

Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after two women were stabbed to death in Gharghur. A man, 42, has been arrested and is being questioned in connection with the killing. The victim, reported to be his aunt, 74, was found dead in the family home on Monday morning. The man’s mother, 71, was rushed […]

Murder investigation launched in Gozo after body found

A murder investigation has been launched after a father-of-two was found dead in the Gozo countryside. Officers were called to reports of a body in a field on the outskirts of Gharb at 7.45am on Monday. It is reported that the man, who was Egyptian, had been shot. He was married to a woman from […]