Husband-wife Sentenced to Death, because of Murdering a Family

DENPASAR A married couple Hendriyanto Heru (25) and Anita Sukra Putu Dewi (23) was behind the sadistic murering of the family of I Made Purnabawa. They were sentenced to death by the Denpasar District Court judge. The judge at the trial stated both found guilty of killing three people of one family. The verdict was […]

Mystery Slasher Slays Seashell Man

KUTA The slashing murder of an art-shop owner at the door of his Bypass Ngurah Rai premises at Kuta has police mystified. The shop owner, Heri, also known as Hartoyo, 38, had answered a knock at the door. An unknown assailant slashed his neck. He was found by his wife shortly afterwards, lying in a […]

Police Arrest Naked Niece Killer

DENPASAR Police have arrested a man they say is the killer of the naked niece — Dewa Agung Ayu Diah Cahyani, 18, found by her uncle sprawled nude with multiple stab wounds and a knife through her neck in her bed at her Denpasar boarding house on September 7. Wayan Budi, also known as Panjul, […]

Naked Knife Girl Knew Her Killer, Says Crime Expert

DENPASAR Dewa Agung Ayu Diah Cahyani, the 18-year-old health sciences student found naked and stabbed to death in her Denpasar boarding house bed three weeks ago, most likely knew her killer, says Udayana University criminologist Gede Made Swardana. And he discounts the psychopath theory that is one line of police inquiry in the investigation, saying […]

Man Jailed Over Murder of Japanese Woman

DENPASAR The Denpasar District Court sentenced a man to 10 years in prison on Thursday as an accessory to the murder of a Japanese woman who had been living in Bali. Abdurrahman, 21, helped Mawardi, 31, tie up Hiromi Shimada, before the latter repeatedly stabbed the 41-year-old last year, judge Putu Suwika said. Shimada’s body […]

Murdered Girl’s Bike Found with Lead to Killer

DENPASAR Police have found a motorbike belonging to murdered student Dewa Agung Ayu Diah Cahyani, 18, found naked and stabbed on her bed at her Panjer boarding house 10 days ago — and the bike has fingerprints they believe are those of her killer. The motorbike was found at Mengwi, in Badung, west of Denpasar, […]

Uncle Finds Naked Niece Stabbed in her Student Dorm Bed

DENPASAR The 18-year-old student daughter of a top Bangli regency official has been found nude and stabbed to death in her bed at her student boarding house, sparking a top-level police murder hunt. Dewa Ayu Agung Dian Cahyani, daughter of Bangli’s chief of industry and commerce Dewa Gede Suparta, was found sprawled naked on her […]