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December 3, 2012 | By Amy Hubbard
The jail-cell suicide of suspected serial killer Israel Keyes, held in the killing of Alaska barista Samantha Koenig, has seemingly solved one other murder mystery, and has brought closure for one family -- even as it has left the grieving Koenig family feeling as though justice was yanked from their grasp. Midsummer in Vermont, searchers spent weeks digging through a landfill, looking for the bodies of Bill and Lorraine Currier, reported missing in June 2011. At their home in Essex, there were signs that they had been abducted -- a garage window broken, a handgun missing and the phone line to the home cut. A statement from the U.S. attorney for Vermont in July said a "person believed to have committed the murders is in custody in another state and will remain in custody.
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December 3, 2012 | By Amy Hubbard
The jail-cell suicide of suspected serial killer Israel Keyes, held in the killing of Alaska barista Samantha Koenig, has seemingly solved one other murder mystery, and has brought closure for one family -- even as it has left the grieving Koenig family feeling as though justice was yanked from their grasp. Midsummer in Vermont, searchers spent weeks digging through a landfill, looking for the bodies of Bill and Lorraine Currier, reported missing in June 2011. At their home in Essex, there were signs that they had been abducted -- a garage window broken, a handgun missing and the phone line to the home cut. A statement from the U.S. attorney for Vermont in July said a "person believed to have committed the murders is in custody in another state and will remain in custody.
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January 14, 2004 | William Wallace, Special to The Times
Dr. Harold "Fred" Shipman, the reserved English family doctor who exploited his patients' trust to become the country's most prolific mass murderer, was found dead in his prison cell Tuesday morning, hanged by a bedsheet strung around the bars of his cell. Prison officials, who called the death an apparent suicide, said he had been taken off a suicide watch 18 months ago.
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January 14, 2004 | William Wallace, Special to The Times
Dr. Harold "Fred" Shipman, the reserved English family doctor who exploited his patients' trust to become the country's most prolific mass murderer, was found dead in his prison cell Tuesday morning, hanged by a bedsheet strung around the bars of his cell. Prison officials, who called the death an apparent suicide, said he had been taken off a suicide watch 18 months ago.
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