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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 24 November, 2015


# murder - Today’s News

Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder

The release of dashcam footage of the incident is expected tomorrow.

25-year-old still being held over death of woman in her Cork home

Marian Horgan was stabbed to death at her home on Murmont Avenue yesterday morning.


# murder - Yesterday’s News

Teenager arrested after pastor’s pregnant wife is murdered

Amanda Blackburn was shot in the head while at home with her infant son.

# murder - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Newlyweds arrested over eating genitals of man who allegedly raped wife before wedding

The husband is accused of taking home the victim’s severed genitals and ordering his wife to cook them.

# murder - Friday 20 November, 2015

Ringsend murder accused in ‘breath-taking’ attempt to withdraw guilty plea

Kenneth Cummins wants to have his guilty plea vacated – days after he changed it from not guilty.

Four arrested over fatal stabbing of Lorcan O’Reilly on Halloween night

It follows the arrest of five men on Monday.

# murder - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Veronica Guerin’s killer is appealing his conviction for her murder

On 26 June 26 1996, Veronica Guerin was shot in her car at traffic lights on the Naas Road.

# murder - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Man due in court over murder of Brigid Maguire

The Westmeath woman had two children.

# murder - Monday 16 November, 2015

Five arrested over murder of 21-year-old Lorcan O’Reilly

The 21-year-old was stabbed on Halloween night after he stepped in to stop a fight.

Woman convicted of microwaving her daughter to death

Prosecutors say Ka Yang put her daughter in a microwave for between two-and-a-half to five minutes.

16-year-old boy shot dead in Liverpool

Police were called to the scene of the shooting just before 11.10 last night.

# murder - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Former British soldier released on bail after arrest over Bloody Sunday murders

The 66-year-old man was interviewed by police in Belfast.

# murder - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Becky was a ‘beautiful, happy, funny, feisty, caring, loyal and witty girl’

Tributes were paid to the 16-year-old girl today as her murderer was found guilty.

Eight-year-old who beat baby girl to death charged with murder

One police officer said it was one of the saddest cases he had ever witnessed.

Stepbrother of Becky Watts found guilty of her murder

His girlfriend, Shauna Hoare, found guilty of manslaughter.

# murder - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Margot Seery’s daughter: ‘I think of the pure terror she went through’

Howard Kelly confessed to killing Margot Seery last year. Her 1994 death was not thought to be suspicious at the time.

Netflix goes Serial with new documentary series Making a Murderer

The crime series will feature the story of Steven Avery.

# murder - Friday 6 November, 2015

‘He killed my son on a public footpath with two knives – it shouldn’t have been manslaughter’

The mother of Sean Nolan has spoken of her anger at the sentencing of her son’s killer.

# murder - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Far-right group Britain First won’t stop using the image of murdered soldier Lee Rigby

His family have asked before that his image be used to promote peace.

# murder - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Man who posted photo of his dead wife on Facebook says he acted in self-defence

Derek Medina’s lawyer claimed his wife, Jennifer Alonso, used Ecstasy and worshipped Satan.

# murder - Monday 2 November, 2015

‘His family are devastated’: Appeal for witnesses to fatal stabbing of Lorcan O’Reilly

The 21-year-old man was murdered in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# murder - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Son charged with murder as parents’ remains found months after their disappearance

His girlfriend has also been arrested.

# murder - Friday 30 October, 2015

Man suspected of killing 4-year-old Bosnian refugee admits murdering another child

The little boy, a Bosnian refugee, was abducted from a registration centre for asylum seekers.

# murder - Thursday 29 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Tributes paid to “a beautiful soul” after Sligo murder

A man was tasered as he was arrested.

# murder - Friday 23 October, 2015

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

# murder - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Chinese diplomat arrested after birthday party ends in double murder

China’s Consul General in the country was shot through the neck, but survived.

Child’s skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away

The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.

Woman in her 30s arrested over murder of Sligo musician

Martin Kivlehan was stabbed to death in August.

# murder - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Man who slaughtered family with meat cleaver jailed for 125 years

Mingdong Chen, 27, killed a family of five in October 2013.

# murder - Monday 19 October, 2015

Man arrested over murder of Kevin McGuigan

The 53-year-old was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.

Seven years on, Gavin McCarthy’s murderer has never been brought to justice

The 21 year old was shot outside a Chinese takeaway on Sheriff Street in Dublin.

# murder - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Mother and daughter charged with murder after love triangle goes wrong

The affair, and alleged murder, occurred in the US state of Maryland.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know this Sunday morning.

# murder - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Cold case: Retired primary school teacher sexually assaulted and murdered in her own home

The 52-year-old woman lived her life “totally at odds” with how she died, according to her sister Penny Barnes.

# murder - Friday 16 October, 2015

Murdered woman’s corpse mistaken for Halloween decoration

The grisly discovery was made earlier this week.

# murder - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Kilkenny man charged with 1987 murder of Ann Nancy Smyth

Her murder investigation was re-opened in 2012.

# murder - Monday 12 October, 2015

‘This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse’

Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.

Michael Dwyer’s mother searches for answers into her son’s death in new film

The Tipperary man was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009. Authorities state he had links to a terrorist group – something his family categorically refutes.

# murder - Friday 9 October, 2015

Martin McGuinness: ‘I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA’

McGuinness said forty years on, he is still proud that he was a member of the IRA.

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