2010s/Murders

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This list is of people who were murdered, but might not have been specifically targeted. For assassination victims, see 2010s/Assassinations.

Murder victims of the 2010s.

 

Murdered in the 2010s

Wikispooks pageBornDiedSummaryDescription
Ronni Chasen17 October 194616 November 2010Shot and killed while driving home from the premiere of the film 'Burlesque'.
Jo Cox22 June 197416 June 2016PoliticianJo Cox was a UK politician murdered in the run up to the 2016 EU Referendum. Echoing the assassination of Sweden's Anna Lindh, the event appears not to have greatly influenced the outcome, and was officially carried out by a "lone nut".
Mikhail Lesin11 July 19585 November 2015Credited with creating US enemy no.1 Russia Today; died mysteriously in Washington DC, officially ruled an accident by "a series of drunken falls."
Viktoria Marinova19 August 19886 October 2018JournalistMarinova was an investigative journalist. After an interesting segment on alleged fraud with EU funds by businessmen and politicians - promising to uncover more about those individuals next week - Marinova was murdered in the most popular place for joggers in the city of Ruse. Although deemed a rape and murder, some of her belongings have never been found.
Philip Marshall2 February 2013Author
9-11/Premature death
Pilot
CIA/Drug trafficking/Premature death
9-11/Dissident
A CIA pilot who published two popular and insightful books on 9-11. He was found shot dead with his children.
Seth Rich3 January 198910 July 2016Premature death
Programmer
Clinton body count
A Washington DC staffer who was murdered for unclear reasons, and whom Julian Assange hinted may have been a source for Wikileaks. The FBI claimed for 4 years they had no data on him, later admitting that they had thousands of pages of documents and his laptop.
John Roll8 February 19478 January 2011JudgeA judge shot less than 72 hours after ruling against US government
J. Christopher Stevens18 April 196012 September 2012Diplomat
Lawyer
Mahmoud al-Mabhouh14 February 196019 January 2010A senior Hamas military commander and one of the founders of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. He was murdered in his hotel room at the 5 star Rotana Hotel in Dubai having arrived in the country earlier that day from Syria.


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