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#Murder

# murder - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I could never hate him’: Helen O’Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers Tragedy

‘I could never hate him’: Helen O’Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers

Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.

# murder - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies Spain

Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies

She was found guilty of killing her two newborn babies. She also has to pay compensation to her ex-husband and children.

# murder - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested over 1994 Belfast shooting Murder

Woman arrested over 1994 Belfast shooting

Sean McParland was shot in Skegoniel Avenue in north Belfast while babysitting.

From TheJournal.ie Murders, thefts and drug offences up, sexual and public order offences down Vital Statistics

# murder - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged in Carlow murder investigation Tullow

Two men charged in Carlow murder investigation

The man’s body was found yesterday morning in Graigowen.

# murder - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested over the murder of British tourists on Thai beach Koh Tao

Three men arrested over the murder of British tourists on Thai beach

The two people, both in their 20s, were found beaten to death early on Monday morning.

# murder - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party Koh Tao

Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party

The two were found with head wounds in the popular resort of Koh Tao.

# murder - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide South Africa

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how long Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence could be Culpable Homicide

Here’s how long Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence could be

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes Farming

Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes

Patrick Devine was shot dead in Tyrone ten years ago.

# murder - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here’s how the verdict will play out: Guilty Or Not Guilty

# murder - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Trial begins for porn actor accused of murdering man with ice pick – and filming it Canada

Trial begins for porn actor accused of murdering man with ice pick – and filming it

The man is accused of carving up his victim’s body, sexually abusing the corpse, filming the act and posting the video online.

# murder - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA – claims new book Serial Killer

Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA – claims new book

Professor Alec Jeffreys, who invented the DNA fingerprinting technique 30 years ago this week, called for further verification.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric patient remanded over Waterford hospital stab attack Fatal Stabbing

Psychiatric patient remanded over Waterford hospital stab attack

Marie O’ Brien, who was also a patient at the hospital, died in the attack on Friday night.

# murder - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal Violent Crime

It’s fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal

The 17-year-old was found dead less than 500m from her home.

From TheJournal.ie Steven Sotloff’s family speak out for the first time since his death Is

Steven Sotloff’s family speak out for the first time since his death

“He ultimately sacrificed his life to bring their story to the world.”

# murder - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with three Belfast murders in 1994 Suspect

Man arrested in connection with three Belfast murders in 1994

A property is also being searched in the Newport Pagnell area.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A despicable crime’: UN chief slams murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff Islamic State

‘A despicable crime’: UN chief slams murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff

The White House has confirmed that the video showing Sotloff’s beheading is authentic.

From TheJournal.ie Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn’t commit Freedom

Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn’t commit

The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.

# murder - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Longreads

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# murder - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police Attempted Murder

Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police

Three people also appeared in court last weekend over the shooting of John Boreland in north Belfast.

# murder - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have found two stolen cars they believe were used in the murder of Andy Connors Crime

Gardaí have found two stolen cars they believe were used in the murder of Andy Connors

A black Kia Sportage and white Opel Insignia were both found on the night.

From TheJournal.ie Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan Knife Crime

Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan

Yusef Al-Jaaf was sentenced to life at London’s Old Bailey.

# murder - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man wearing balaclava entered house through open door and shot crime boss Andy Connors Shooting

Man wearing balaclava entered house through open door and shot crime boss Andy Connors

Gardaí have released more details about the shooting in Saggart late last night.

# murder - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius trial shown in South African classrooms Education

Oscar Pistorius trial shown in South African classrooms

The exceptional trial is being used to teach legal principles to young students.

# murder - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Body of US tourist in Bali found inside suitcase allegedly dropped off by her daughter Grim Discovery

Body of US tourist in Bali found inside suitcase allegedly dropped off by her daughter

The daughter of the 62-year-old victim has been arrested along with her boyfriend.

# murder - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Former White House Press Secretary’s death ruled a homicide – 33 years after he was shot Murder

Former White House Press Secretary’s death ruled a homicide – 33 years after he was shot

James Brady died earlier this week, more than three decades after he was shot while serving alongside President Reagan.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over death of Caroline Graham 25 years ago Cold Case

Man arrested over death of Caroline Graham 25 years ago

The 53-year-old is being questioned by police in Antrim.

# murder - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Specialist forensic scientists to search house of Caroline Graham Portadown

Specialist forensic scientists to search house of Caroline Graham

The 19-year-old Newry woman was murdered 25 years ago.

# murder - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s cold case detectives say ‘it’s never too late’ Closure

Ireland’s cold case detectives say ‘it’s never too late’

One garda inspector in the unit gave us some insight into how cases are chosen for review and how modern advances have helped give families some closure.

# murder - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Southside Slayer’ who killed 14 women tells judge “I’ll be back” as he’s sentenced to death Serial Killer

# murder - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Post mortem to be carried out on man found shot dead in Meath Shooting

Post mortem to be carried out on man found shot dead in Meath

The man was known to gardaí and was a suspect in the murder of Real IRA boss Alan Ryan.

# murder - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese schoolgirl arrested for murdering and dismembering classmate Grisly

Japanese schoolgirl arrested for murdering and dismembering classmate

The suspect has admitted strangling the victim and severing her head and left hand.

# murder - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Saturday.

# murder - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute Texas

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

# murder - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We close the case for the defence.” – It’s down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial On Trial

“We close the case for the defence.” – It’s down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial

The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.

# murder - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests Israel

Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

# murder - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal Tragedy

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

# murder - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man (21) to appear in court in relation to woman’s death in Bray Court

Man (21) to appear in court in relation to woman’s death in Bray

The body of a 50-year-old woman was discovered in a house on the Southern Cross area of the town.

# murder - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman in Bray ‘died in violent circumstances’ Murder

Woman in Bray ‘died in violent circumstances’

Gardaí are now treating the 50-year-old’s death as murder following preliminary post-mortem results.

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