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Human rights organizations are calling for an investigation into the brutal massacre of dozens of African migrants at the Morocco-Spain border last week.

Twitter users posted videos of hundreds of African asylum seekers trying to scale the border fence between Morocco and Spain on June 24.

Photos show the bodies of migrants lying outside a gate at the border between Melilla, Spain and Morocco.

Moroccan authorities blamed the deaths on a "stampede" at the border fence.

Morocco's Human Rights Association reported that 27 migrants had died, while the Spanish NGO Walking Borders is reporting 37 fatalities.

Human rights advocates protested across Spain and the capital of Morocco on Friday, July 1.

The demonstrators shouted "Las Vidas Negras Importan" in Spanish or "Black Lives Matter" in English.

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed "shock at the violent treatment of African migrants at the Morocco-Spain border." He called for an immediate investigation into the massacre.

In a press release, Mahamat reminded "all countries of their obligations under international law to treat all migrants with dignity, and to prioritize their safety and human rights, while refraining from using excessive force."

One Twitter user wrote:

"Dozens of African immigrants from Morocco beaten to death, and treated like animals, why is the Spanish media silent on this ?? #MelillaMassacr, this is 2022 and Africans life do not matter to you all. This is pure evil all because of our race. So heartbreaking."

Another Twitter user wrote: "The White silence of British media to murder of & inhumanity unleashed on African migrants on Spain-Morocco border is profound.

They hammer on about White #Ukraine? every day but can't spare ANY time to investigate & report on atrocities against Black ppl."

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Jennifer Hall, a former respiratory therapist, has been charged with the first-degree murder of a patient at a Missouri hospital 20 years ago.

Hall, 41, was arrested Thursday in Johnson County, Kansas, where she was living under the name Jennifer Semaboye.

Hall worked as a respiratory therapist at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, where Fern Franco and 8 other patients died under mysterious circumstances over several months in 2002.

Staff at the hospital believed Hall was responsible for the deaths because of her suspicious behavior, her access to deadly drugs, and because she alerted the staff to every patient's cardiac emergency, according to ABC News.

Hall worked at the hospital from December 2001 - May 2002 during a time when the number of patients suffering cardiac events rose sharply.

Court documents obtained by KCTV5 show 18 patients suffered cardiac emergencies when Hall was on duty. Nine of those patients died.

Autopsies determined the patients were injected with morphine, a potent pain medication that suppresses respirations. The patients were also drugged with succinylcholine, a paralytic agent used by respiratory therapists.

Both drugs can result in death from respiratory and cardiac collapse within minutes.

Succinylcholine causes complete paralysis and death from suffocation. The patient is awake and alert but unable to breathe.

Franco died on May 18, 2002. She was hospitalized with pneumonia and was not prescribed either medication by doctors.

Hospitals have changed how healthcare workers access deadly medications. The changes make it nearly impossible for healthcare workers to intentionally kill patients.

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An arrest has been made in the shooting deaths of four people found inside an SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield on Sunday.

A farmer working in a cornfield on Sunday discovered the abandoned SUV parked about 50 yards off the road in the small town of Sheridan, Wisconsin.
 
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The victims were identified as Nitosha Flug-Presley, 30; Matthew Pettus, 26; Loyace Foreman III, 35, and his girlfriend Jasmine Christine Sturm, 30, all from Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Saint Paul police arrested Darren Lee McWright, 56, and charged him with four counts of hiding a corpse in Wisconsin, according to KSTP.

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McWright, of St. Paul, is currently being held in the Ramsey County Jail, awaiting extradition to Dunn County.

A second suspect, Antoine Suggs, 38, of St. Paul, is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

Dunn County Sheriff Kevin Bygd announced McWright's arrest late Thursday at a press conference. Bygd says more charges are expected as the investigation continues.

So far, the sheriff says there's no clear motive in the case. He said Suggs grew up with the victims in the same Twin Cities neighborhood.

The cornfield is located 75 miles away from where the four friends were last seen at a bar in St. Paul on Saturday night.

Witnesses said the four friends left the bar and got into a black SUV with someone late Saturday. A second SUV was seen following the first SUV, according to the sheriff.

Bygd said the victims were killed at another location, then the bodies were driven to the cornfield where the SUV was abandoned. The killer left the scene in the second SUV.
 

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Detectives are investigating the murders of four friends who were found shot dead in an SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield.

The victims were identified as Nitosha Flug-Presley, 30; Matthew Pettus, 26; Loyace Foreman III, 35, and his girlfriend Jasmine Christine Sturm, 30, all from Twin Cities, Minnesota.

The medical examiner determined all four victims died from multiple gunshot wounds.

A farmer working in a cornfield on Sunday found the abandoned black SUV parked about 50 yards off the road among tall corn stalks in the small town of Sheridan, Wisconsin.

The farmer called 911 to report the mysterious vehicle. Police arrived minutes later and determined the crime scene was no accident. Officers said none of the victims were in the driver's seat.

"Do we have an accident, or we got something else?" one officer asked on a police scanner.

"It's gonna be something else, from what I can tell. Looks like a .32 [caliber handgun] was involved," another officer replied.

The cornfield is located 75 miles away from where the four friends were last seen at a bar in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Saturday night.

Witnesses said the four left the bar and got into a black SUV with someone late Saturday. A second SUV was following the first SUV, according to the sheriff.

The black SUV was seen on surveillance video at a gas station around noon Sunday, two hours before it was discovered in the cornfield, according to the Star Tribune.

Matthew Pettus and Jasmine Christine Sturm are half-siblings.

Loyace Foreman III was the son of Loyace Foreman Jr, senior pastor at New Vision Faith Center in Saint Paul.

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Foreman III, right, had two children and was in a romantic relationship with Sturm, left, who also had two sons, ages 11 and 5. The youngest boy had just celebrated his birthday last month, according to Dailymail.com.

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Nitosha Flug-Presley was also a mother of two children, a young son and a daughter.

Sturm and Pettus' brother, Zach Pettus, told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune that he has "an idea" who killed his siblings. He didn't go into detail.

"This is a freak thing that never should have happened," Zach Pettus said. "There is nothing that indicated this would have happened."

In a press conference Tuesday, Dunn County Sheriff Kevin Bygd said the victims were shot at another location before their bodies were found in the cornfield.

He said he doesn't believe the killer(s) are locals or still in the area. He said investigators don't have a motive for the murders.

Bygd called the murders "a mystery," before adding "Everybody's a suspect at this point. "We're looking at everybody and every possibility."
 

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James W. White, 38, and Justin C. Mann, 24, were charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder during their arraignment in Troy City court Saturday morning.

Police say Brandi Mells, 22, her lesbian partner Shanta Myers, 36, and Myers' children Jeremiah, 11, and Shanise, 5, were killed inside Mells' tiny basement apartment around 9 p.m. on Dec. 21.

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Isaiah, 15, who lost his mother Shanta Myers, 36, his brother Jeremiah, 11, and sister, Shanise, 5, in a mass murder that shocked veteran officers, fears for his safety and is even "scared to go to the corner store".

The property manager discovered the bodies around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday and called police.

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The victims were identified as (from top left) 22-year-old Brandi Mells and her lesbian partner, 36-year-old Shanta Myers, mother of 5-year-old Shanise Myers and 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers.

Police sources tell the NY Post the victims' throats were slashed and their hands were bound behind their backs.

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On Tuesday, police arrested 22-year-old Fredrick Demond Scott after linking him forensically to a cigarette butt and an iced tea bottle recovered near one of the crime scenes.

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