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# Manslaughter

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# Deaths
Charges against Philpotts over deadly fire downgraded to manslaughter
Mick and Mairead Philpott’s six children died in the house fire in Derby on 11 May.
# Tragedy
Three teens to be charged over death of linesman
The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) has also cancelled all activities this weekend.
# Assault
Man charged with manslaughter of James Tynan
The 25-year-old Kilkenny man died following an assault at Liberty Square in Thurles on 19 February.
# Prisons
Garda killer had escaped from same prison before
More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.
# Manslaughter
Senator's bill would make 'corporate manslaughter' a criminal offence
Legislation proposed by FF senator Mark Daly would criminalise companies who breach a duty of care to a person who then dies.
# Courts
Man charged over nightclub killing
A 34-year-old is accused of manslaughter over the death of father-of-three Colin McLeister at the weekend.
# Celine Cawley
Legal action by Celine Cawley's daughter against father concludes
The daughter of Celine Cawley and Eamon Lillis, who was convicted of his wife’s manslaughter, took the case to remove his entitlements to the couple’s shared assets.
# Conrad Murray
Prosecutors request Conrad Murray pay $100m for Jackson's death
Prosecutors have asked that Murray receive a four-year prison sentence – and pay Michael Jackson’s children $100million to cover loss of earnings – over the singer’s manslaughter.
# Jackson trial
Conrad Murray found guilty of Jackson's death
Conrad Murray has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson in 2009.
# Michael Jackson
Jackson trial: Use of drugs was 'unethical and beyond comprehension'
The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a “recipe for disaster” and ultimately caused his death, says one doctor.
# Italy
Italian scientists face manslaughter charges over Italy earthquake
Seven seismologists are facing manslaughter charges in Italy over their alleged failure to warn the public about a devastating earthquake in 2009, which killed 300 people.
# Cold Case
Gardaí use the services of a 'human lie detector'
Gardaí engaged the services of a woman, who is one of only five people in the world specially trained for the task, in solving the murder of Brian McGrath.
# Crime
Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.
# Manslaughter
Waterford man sentenced to four years for manslaughter
Damien Organ, 25, never regained consciousness after being struck with a hurley during an altercation.
# Court
Daughter of Celine Cawley takes legal action against dad
The 18-year-old has joined her aunt and uncle in legal proceedings against Eamon Lillis.
# UK
Inquest finds Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed at G20 protests
The police officer who struck and pushed 47-year-old newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson during London’s G20 protests in 2009 could face manslaughter charges after a inquest found Tomlinson had died of internal bleeding.
# Crime
Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures
Burglary, theft and fraud have increased significantly in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010 – however, there has been a reduction in violent and drug-related offences.
# Crime
Number of robberies increased in 2010
Latest CSO crime figures show largest increase in numbers of recorded sexual offences and robberies.
# Courts
Man in court over Navan manslaughter
An 18-year-old man has appeared in court in Navan to face a manslaughter charge in connection with a death in the town last year.
# Courts
Son who killed father with a shovel not guilty of murder
Tipperary man found guilty of manslaughter in case which heard that he had ‘snapped’ after lifetime of physical abuse.