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# Manslaughter

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Man sentenced for manslaughter of six-year-old
Damien McCann, 37, was sentenced to nine months in jail, suspended for three years.
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.
Three teens to be charged over death of linesman
The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) has also cancelled all activities this weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Conrad Murray found guilty of Jackson's death
Conrad Murray has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson in 2009.
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.
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.
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.
Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.
Waterford man sentenced to four years for manslaughter
Damien Organ, 25, never regained consciousness after being struck with a hurley during an altercation.
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.
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.
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.
Number of robberies increased in 2010
Latest CSO crime figures show largest increase in numbers of recorded sexual offences and robberies.
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.
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.