July 19 – Keith Taylor, 43, and Tracy Gabriel, 40, were stabbed to death outside their 12th floor flat in Tillydrone, Aberdeen.Their killer Hugh Gallacher, 56, then jumped to his death from the tower block.

Dramatic footage emerged of young Travon’s mother beside herself with grief after the killing. They were Dallas Police Department officers Corporal Lorne Ahrens, 48, Sergeant Michael Smith, 55, Officer Michel Krol, 40, and Officer Patrick Zamarripa, 32, and DART (transport police) officer Brent Thompson, 43.

The killer was sniper Micah Johnson, 25, a (black) former soldier.

He was killed by a remote controlled explosion after being cornered in a downtown car park.

The killings came in the wake of several deaths of black people at the hands of mainly white police officers.£2million home in Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire, after police were called to a 999 call believed to have been made by Mrs Choules when she found a man in her home at 6.30am. July 5 – Anthony Dalton, 19, of Cedar Lake, Indiana, was shot dead by a homeowner after he and his accomplices tried to rob him at his home in Palos Township, Chicago.

The homeowner was not charged with any offence but Dalton’s accomplices have been charged.

Dalton’s accomplices are being held liable in his death because it occurred while they were committing a crime, prosecutors said.Brandy Marshall, 19, of Crown Point, Indiana, her sister, Paige Marshall, 20, of Hobart, Indiana; Sarah Risner, 20, of Crown Point, Indiana, and Tyler Gulli, 23, of Portage, Indiana, are charged with murder and home invasion.Nevalesia’s mother Mahalia Poyser, a 24-year-old bartender and her common law husband 30-year-old Roy Dawes were charged with breaches of the Child Care and Protection Act.Police say both were taken into custody after it was revealed that Nevalesia and her twin brother were alone at home when she was abducted.Travon Williams, 9, his father Travon Lamar Williams, 26, and a friend, Samathy Mahan, 25, were all shot dead outside a shop in San Bernardino, California.Travon Brown, 26, has been charged with murder and awaits trial. July 7 – Five police officers were shot dead as they monitored a Black Lives Matters protest in Dallas, Texas.