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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Chrissie Treacy

This year
Michael Scott to be sentenced later this month for manslaughter of his aunt
He had gone on trial accused of her murder but the jury returned a unanimous verdict acquitting him of that charge.
Galway farmer Michael Scott found guilty of manslaughter of his aunt Chrissie Treacy
It was the prosecution’s case that Scott deliberately ran over Treacy following a long-running dispute over land.
Farmer took shotgun and repeated 'I can't deal with this' after running over aunt, court told
Michael Scott of Gortanumera, Portumna, Co Galway has pleaded not guilty to his aunt’s murder, contending that it was a “tragic accident”.