double murder

noun

: the act of killing two people at the same time
He was convicted of a double murder.

Examples of double murder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Delphi double murder suspect confessed multiple times: Prosecutors For more than five years, the case remained unsolved, haunting Delphi residents. Emily Shapiro, ABC News, 7 May 2024 Being accused of a double murder did not jibe with the smiling face on screen. David Wharton, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Meanwhile, Jenner’s husband Robert Sr. went on to represent Simpson in his double murder trial. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 11 Apr. 2024 But the double murder trial lasting eight months also left Simpson ostracized and facing big hurdles to get his life back on track. Hilary Lewis, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Apr. 2024 Delphi double murder investigation:Document links Richard Allen to scene Delphi murders court documents A chronological case summary for the murder charges is available at mycase.in.gov. Ron Wilkins, The Indianapolis Star, 27 Mar. 2024 Expand All The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted in a double murder in Randolph County. Katie Moore, Kansas City Star, 12 Feb. 2024 No one was spotted on surveillance footage leaving or entering the home on the day of the double murder, until Gama’s parents showed up around noon, the warrant stated. Grethel Aguila, Miami Herald, 3 Apr. 2024 After the double murder conviction in March, Murdaugh was sentenced to two life sentences in prison. Corin Cesaric, Peoplemag, 29 Jan. 2024

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“Double murder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20murder. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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