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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Manslaughter

This year
Nine year sentence for man who killed friend over 'paltry' €100 debt
The judge said it was hard to believe that such ‘a paltry sum of money’ could lead to such violence amongst men who were former friends.
Christina Anderson bears 'zero' culpability for stabbing during psychotic episode, court told
The jury heard that a central issue was whether Anderson’s actions when she repeatedly stabbed Gareth Kelly were driven by mental illness or by cannabis intoxication.
Crowdfunding for man charged in New York subway death tops $1.6 million
A video of the incident shows Jordan Neely on the ground of a subway train as Daniel Penny is seen holding him around the neck for several minutes.
Ex-marine who fatally choked NYC subway rider charged with manslaughter
Manhattan prosecutors announced Thursday that they would being a criminal charge against Daniel Penny.
UK killer escapes from 'secure' hospital in London for second time
Abid, who was convicted of manslaughter for stabbing his cousin to death, had also escaped from hospital in 2019.
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.
Last year
Sandra Boyd: Man jailed for two years for fatally shooting sister in tragic accident
The shooting took place last March.
Teen who stabbed Urantsetseg Tserendorj later pulled knife on second woman, court hears
The 16-year-old has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Uransetseg Tserendorj but guilty to her manslaughter
Man charged with manslaughter of Limerick sports star Alan Bourke
A Garda said that Casey ‘made no reply’ to the manslaughter charge.
81-year-old man to be sentenced for manslaughter of daughter
O’Brien, 81, pleaded guilty to the unlawful killing of Sinead Masterson on 16 December 2021.
Dean Kerrie found guilty of manslaughter of Waterford fisherman
The judge told the jury that an acquittal, or charges of manslaughter, or murder were possible.
Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019
It was when dealing with the blaze that the body of 18-year-old Caoimhin Cassidy was discovered inside the vehicle.
Army veteran to go on trial charged with killing of Aidan McAnespie during the Troubles
Aidan McAnespie, 23, was killed in Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone moments after walking through a border security checkpoint.
Man found guilty of manslaughter of homeless Cork chef
A second man is due to go on trial at a later date.
Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
The court has heard that Daniel Murray has 48 previous convictions, several of which were for arson attacks.
All time
Teen tells of moment when her mother broke the news that her brother had just killed her father
Katilyn Butler (19) said that although still loves her brother, she “will never be able to forgive him completely”.
Man acquitted of manslaughter of his mother's former partner
Ronan Byrne (31) was alleged to have fractured James Marren’s leg with a bat during an altercation.
Truck driver who was put on trial for murder three times is sentenced for manslaughter
He was sentenced to 11 years in prison, which was backdated to when he went into custody in 2014.
DPP accepts manslaughter plea after third murder trial ends in hung jury
Zoltan Almasi is charged with killing 20-year-old Joseph Dunne in 2014.
Man jailed for manslaughter of fisherman who was stabbed 40 times
Darren Houlden was found guilty of the manslaughter of Stephen Kavanagh on 6 May 2019.
Man who stabbed fisherman found guilty of manslaughter
The man had walked into a garda station in blood-stained clothes with a knife on the night of the incident.
Lorry driver’s 999 call over tragic migrants played in court
Maurice Robinson called emergency services after opening a trailer in Thurrock.
Teen found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter of Azzam Raguragui
He will be sentenced next month.
Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex
Armagh haulier Ronan Hughes pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to 39 counts of manslaughter.
Widow of UK police officer ‘immensely disappointed’ as killers are acquitted of murder but found guilty of manslaughter
The teenagers face prison terms for his manslaughter.
Man (54) to face trial accused of manslaughter of his 10-month-old grandson
The 10-month-old baby died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital 15 August last year.
Dublin man who kicked father to death in row over drinking at home found guilty of manslaughter
A sentencing hearing is due to take place on 24 February.
Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears
Anthony Tims told his son he wished he’d never been born and called him a “disappointment”, the Central Criminal Court was told today.
'A disgrace': Hillsborough families hit out as Duckenfield cleared over deaths of 95 Liverpool fans
Duckenfield did not give evidence in the trial as the court as the court heard he was suffering from PTSD.
Martial arts instructor (67) jailed for fatal stabbing of man with whom he had 'dysfunctional' relationship
Noel Lenihan told the court he was acting in self defence when he stabbed Christopher McGrath.
Teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of Italian man in Offaly two years ago
Alexander Whelan was 18 years old at the time of the incident.
Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths
UK authorities allege he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge.
Accused lorry driver ‘part of global people-smuggling ring’, court told
Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic people and money laundering.
British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path
The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.
Clare man jailed for eight years for stabbing man in the back during row
Robbie Walsh maintained that he had acted in self-defence on the night and had not brought the knife to the scene.
Man found guilty of manslaughter of Cork pensioner in 'one punch' attack
Jonathan O’Sullivan (28) had pleaded not guilty to the unlawful killing of Finbar Lehane (65).
Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend
The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Brian Rattigan pleads guilty to Declan Gavin manslaughter and apologises to victim's family
Gavin was stabbed to death outside an Abrakebabra on Crumlin Road on 25 August 2001.
Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver
Joseph Hillen admitted stabbing Martin Mulligan to death following an alleged row over illegal dumping.
Police officer shoots neighbour dead after mistaking his flat for her own
The officer is facing a manslaughter charge.