murder in Costa Rica
In an update to last week's article where we reported on a Costa Rica judge’s order to change the means of detention of defendant...
A Costa Rica judge has signed an order for the immediate penal detention of a hotel owner in Manuel Antoinio/Quepos to await trial for...
7 people were found dead Wednesday with gunshots to the head in Limon, Costa Rica's Caribbean province, authorities said, in an apparent dispute between...
Espinoza Martinez received 16 years in prison.
Espinoza Martinez has been charged by the Pavas Prosecutor's Office with 'homicidio simple.'
Costa Rica police arrested a suspected serial killer early Wednesday morning in Hatillo, a southern San José suburb. The man is suspected of killing seven homeless women since April.
Last Wednesday, Patton's boyfriend, 40-year-old New York State native Greg Fischer, was found dead in his Escazú apartment southwest of San José, from an apparent heart attack or asthma attack, his brother Brian stated in a Facebook post.
Forensic tests confirmed that human remains found in a dense patch of cloud forest near the Costa Rica-Panama border belong to two Dutch tourists who were missing since April.
Did John kill himself? Or did his wife murder him as she saw their dreams collapse? CNN is now airing their own special report called "Love & Death in Paradise" on the case. The program debuts at 8 p.m. tonight, Costa Rica time, and 10 p.m. on the U.S. East Coast.
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Three armed assailants allegedly killed U.S. retiree Kurt Heigis, 64, Sunday night in San Ramón, a coffee town 36 kilometers northwest of San José. Police are investigating.
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