Offbeat Condemned killer who wanted fancy car wheels loses appeal

21:00  09 july  2018
21:00  09 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

New Zealand Court of Appeal rules Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to U.S.

  New Zealand Court of Appeal rules Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom can be extradited to U.S. The New Zealand Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday that internet entrepreneur and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom could be extradited to the United States to face racketeeing and criminal copyright charges. The court's written decision rejected Dotcom's appeal and upheld a lower court ruling in 2017 that the extradition could take place.U.S. authorities say Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives cost film studios and record companies more than $500 million and generated more than $175 million by encouraging paying users to store and share copyrighted material.

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Fort Worth man sent to death row for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son Prosecutors said Barbee didn’t want his wife of four months to know Underwood was seven months pregnant, presumably by him.

Carl Anderson (aka The Torturer), is a serial killer who appears in Condemned : Criminal Origins. He is best known for never actually killing anyone, instead torturing them to the brink of death, at which point they kill themselves.

HOUSTON — A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Houston gang member on death row for killing the driver of car on a Houston freeway so he could steal the vehicle's fancy wheels.

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision moves 30-year-old Teddrick Batiste a step closer to execution for the April 2009 slaying of 26-year-old Horace Holiday. Appeals attorneys unsuccessfully argued Batiste had deficient legal help at his trial.

Evidence showed Batiste confessed to coveting the spinning rims on Holiday's white Cadillac so he opened fire, wounding Holiday. When the injured Holiday tried crawling away, evidence showed Batiste shot him again, then led police on an 8-mile-long chase before he was captured.

Trial jurors also learned Batiste was involved in another fatal shooting at a tattoo shop.

'Possible serial killer' apprehended in Texas after cops say he fatally shot three people in four days .
A "possible serial killer" suspected of fatally shooting three people in four days in Texas was captured early Tuesday. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was spotted in a vehicle that belonged to one of the murder victims and was apprehended in Harris County after fleeing in the car, according to ABC 13.

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