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#Natasha McShane

# natasha-mcshane - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Natasha McShane making "remarkable" progress five years after vicious attack

Her attacker was sentenced to 90 years in prison.

# natasha-mcshane - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Man sentenced to 90 years in prison over attack on Natasha McShane

McShane was left with brain injuries after being attacked with a baseball bat.

# natasha-mcshane - Friday 25 October, 2013

Man found guilty of attempted murder of Natasha McShane

Heriberto Viramontes now faces between six and 120 years in prison after being convicted of a total of 10 counts.

# natasha-mcshane - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court

Heriberto Viramontes is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and armed robbery. The jury is expected to begin deliberations later today.

# natasha-mcshane - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Jail recordings of man accused of Natasha McShane attack played in court

Heriberto Viramontes admitted the attack on the Armagh student and her friend, saying “I probably hit her once”.

# natasha-mcshane - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Key prosecution witness tells court attack on Irish student lasted less than three minutes

Marcy Cruz, who has agreed a plea deal, told the court she stayed in her parked minivan while Heriberto Viramontes carried out the attack, and that he returned saying he had “done some bogus sh**”.

# natasha-mcshane - Friday 18 October, 2013

Medical team pulled a stone from the back of Natasha McShane's throat

The trauma surgeon who treated Natasha said there three separate lacerations were discovered and there was a lot of blood.

# natasha-mcshane - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Friend of Irish student tells Chicago court of savage attack

The 27-year-old from Armagh has been left with extensive brain injuries as a result of the 2010 baseball bat assault, and still needs help carrying out basic tasks.

# natasha-mcshane - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Father speaks about Natasha McShane's struggles a year on from brutal attack

Natasha was attacked in Chicago in April 2010, leaving her with brain injuries. She is currently being cared for by her family in Armagh, Northern Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: a former AIB director receives €3m in pay, Sean Quinn breaks his silence, and a smackdown for a moonwalking Romanian politician…

# natasha-mcshane - Friday 28 January, 2011

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug

Irish student who was seriously assaulted in a late-night attack in Chicago last year has contracted a superbug after undergoing brain surgery.