Hatchets:  Not just a Victorian weapon of choice.

Elderly fruit vendor in Melbourne http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/man-jailed-for-killing-wife-of-50-years/story-e6frf7jx-1225914909320

Australia:  76-yr-old man is sentenced in wife killing, 36 blows to the head

http://manningham-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/keen-to-go-back-home/

Breaking news in Nebraska:  Angela Mann’s murder trial http://www.ketv.com/r/25194981/detail.html

Iowa’s Lucas Faulkner hatchet murder trial -Iowa http://www.kimt.com/content/localnews/story/Wright-County-Murder-Trial-Delayed/gnml05_swUqRun0BHzVWug.cspx

California Death Row inmate Kevin Cooper waits for execution in 30 year old case  of four 1983  hatchet slayings http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_16191554

San Diego– Border Patrol agent Rivera on 10 million dollar bail awaiting trial for hatchet attack http://colorlines.com/archives/2010/09/as_border_patrol_expands_so_do_reports_of_misconduct.html

Texas man wanted hatchet in homeless man slaying http://lubbockonline.com/crime-and-courts/2010-09-15/grand-jury-indicts-confessed-killer-homeless-stabbing