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Turkish waiter found guilty of murdering two Irish women

The former boyfriend of Marion Graham’s daughter will serve life in prison, but his father has been acquitted.

Image: R.I.P Marion Graham And Kathy Dinsmore/Facebook

THE TURKISH MAN accused of the double murder of two Northern Irish women two years ago has been found guilty of aggravated murder.

Recep Cetin, 24, was convicted of stabbing Marion Graham and her friend Cathy Dinsmore. The pair’s bodies were found in a shallow grave some 75 miles from the popular resort of Kusadasi.

Cetin, who had been the boyfriend of Graham’s daughter Shannon, will spend the rest of his life in jail for the brutal stabbing.

Graham was stabbed 17 times and Dinsmore 35 times.

Cetin’s father Eyup, however, was acquitted of the murders.

Relatives of the women said that justice had been served.

Shannon Graham said that the murders had “ruined” her family and that she misses her mother every day.

Cathy Dinsmore’s brother George said that the family could now “get on with our lives”.

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