Wave of ritual killings in Cameroon spark panic after 18 murders in two weeks

Wave of ritual killings spark panic in Cameroon as 18 mutilated bodies are found in two weeks18 bodies have been found in Yaounde, Cameroon in two weeks Latest five victims, aged 15-26, were found outside a pre-school on Friday Families hide indoors and vigilantes patrol the streets looking for killers By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 23:24 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 22 January 2013 The West African nation of Cameroon has been shaken by a series of ritual killings of young people, causing panic in the capital of Yaounde. Police have found 18 mutilated bodies on the streets of the capital in the past two weeks, all believed to be linked to occult rituals. On Friday the dismembered body of 17-year-old student Michele Mbala Mvogo was found alongside four others outside a pre-school in the capital

Judge Vladimir Trofimov and family beheaded in Ukraine in gruesome massacre

Judge and his family beheaded 'with machete' in medieval Ukraine massacre Judge was known to be 'fair and honest' with sentencingPolice suggest gruesome crime may have been motivated by revenge | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 17 December 2012 A respected judge – and three members of his family – have been beheaded in a medieval-style massacre in Ukraine. The corpses were left at the scene but the heads of Judge Vladimir Trofimov, his wife Irina, their son Sergei, and the son's partner, Marina Zoueva, are all missing. Police are uncertain what weapon was used – but say it could be a machete, a sword or an axe.