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#Murder Trial

# murder-trial - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Judge tells jury in Ana Kriegel murder trial not to 'guess or make up theories' in relation to the case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Judge tells jury in Ana Kriegel murder trial not to 'guess or make up theories' in relation to the case

Jun 11th 2019, 3:25 PM 27,189 Views 0 Comments

The judge is expected to finish his charge to the jury tomorrow.

# murder-trial - Monday 10 June, 2019

'The prosecution case does not hold water': Court hears Boy B counsel's closing statement
# Closing Statements
# Closing Statements

'The prosecution case does not hold water': Court hears Boy B counsel's closing statement

Jun 10th 2019, 2:41 PM 45,892 Views 0 Comments

Defence counsel Deamien Colgan told the jury that the prosecution wants them to “to speculate”.

Boy A closing statement: 'There is not one bit of evidence' to suggest Boy A planned to kill Ana Kriegel
# Closing Statements
# Closing Statements

Boy A closing statement: 'There is not one bit of evidence' to suggest Boy A planned to kill Ana Kriegel

Jun 10th 2019, 1:39 PM 27,388 Views 0 Comments

Defence senior counsel addressed the jury for the final time.

# murder-trial - Friday 7 June, 2019

The 'overwhelming forensic evidence' against Boy A and the 'devious lies' of Boy B: Prosecution counsel's closing statement
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

The 'overwhelming forensic evidence' against Boy A and the 'devious lies' of Boy B: Prosecution counsel's closing statement

Jun 7th 2019, 4:04 PM 53,497 Views 0 Comments

The defence closing statements are due at the start of next week.

# murder-trial - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Boy B told friend he believed his co-accused was trying to 'snake him' and 'set him up', court hears
# Day 19
# Day 19

Boy B told friend he believed his co-accused was trying to 'snake him' and 'set him up', court hears

May 30th 2019, 1:29 PM 31,562 Views 0 Comments

The court this morning heard from a number of juvenile witnesses who knew both the accused.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan': Court hears details from copybook seized from Boy B's house
# Day 18
# Day 18

'No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan': Court hears details from copybook seized from Boy B's house

May 29th 2019, 1:28 PM 54,120 Views 0 Comments

Boy B mentioned the copybook in his interviews with gardaí.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'He was planning to kill Ana - I didn't know': Boy B told gardaí his co-accused said he wanted to kill Ana Kriegel
# Day 17
# Day 17

'He was planning to kill Ana - I didn't know': Boy B told gardaí his co-accused said he wanted to kill Ana Kriegel

Updated May 28th 2019, 5:33 PM 59,555 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the trial is being played recorded interviews between one of the accused, Boy B, and gardaí in July of last year.

# murder-trial - Monday 27 May, 2019

'I realised Boy A was raping her and I had to run': Boy B describes alleged attack on Ana
# Day 16
# Day 16

'I realised Boy A was raping her and I had to run': Boy B describes alleged attack on Ana

May 27th 2019, 3:01 PM 70,231 Views 0 Comments

Boy B also described to gardaí how he became “suspicious” of his co-accused when he was asked to leave the abandoned house.

# murder-trial - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Boy B told gardaí he saw Boy A choking Ana Kriegel and removing her clothes in abandoned house, court hears
# Day 15
# Day 15

Boy B told gardaí he saw Boy A choking Ana Kriegel and removing her clothes in abandoned house, court hears

May 23rd 2019, 12:09 PM 67,453 Views 0 Comments

In an interview with gardaí on 25 May last year which was shown to the jury, Boy B said he saw Boy A flip Ana and start to attack her.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Boy B told a 'fake story' in first interviews because he was nervous, court hears
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Boy B told a 'fake story' in first interviews because he was nervous, court hears

May 22nd 2019, 3:01 PM 27,794 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the Ana Kriegel murder trial has been viewing footage of the boy’s garda interviews.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Boy B told gardaí in interviews that Ana was 'not liked' by her peers
# Day 14
# Day 14

Boy B told gardaí in interviews that Ana was 'not liked' by her peers

Updated May 21st 2019, 6:02 PM 64,266 Views 0 Comments

Boy B said in a garda interview he considered Ana a “lonely, sad person”.

# murder-trial - Monday 20 May, 2019

Semen staining containing Boy A's DNA found on ripped top discovered in room where Ana was found, court hears
# Day 13
# Day 13

Semen staining containing Boy A's DNA found on ripped top discovered in room where Ana was found, court hears

Updated May 20th 2019, 4:56 PM 95,591 Views 0 Comments

Marce Lee Gorman said she found two areas of a black strapped top where semen was present.

# murder-trial - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Ana's blood and DNA found on mask discovered in Boy A's house, court hears
# Day 12
# Day 12

Ana's blood and DNA found on mask discovered in Boy A's house, court hears

May 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 38,475 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Ana’s blood was also found on gloves, knee pads and a backpack in Boy A’s house.

Ana Kriegel murder trial hears details of evidence found on Boy A's phone
# Phone Data
# Phone Data

Ana Kriegel murder trial hears details of evidence found on Boy A's phone

May 16th 2019, 1:44 PM 54,834 Views 0 Comments

The court heard evidence of the data retrieved from Boy A’s smartphone.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Boy A asked gardaí 'Are you joking me?' after hearing Ana's blood was found on his boots
# Day 11
# Day 11

Boy A asked gardaí 'Are you joking me?' after hearing Ana's blood was found on his boots

May 15th 2019, 6:17 PM 49,115 Views 0 Comments

The jury heard details about garda interviews with Boy A a week after Ana’s body was found.

Court hears that Ana Kriegel's blood was found on Boy A's boots
# Day 11
# Day 11

Court hears that Ana Kriegel's blood was found on Boy A's boots

May 15th 2019, 1:15 PM 39,825 Views 0 Comments

A forensic expert gave testimony to court today.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Blood spatter expert says evidence suggests Ana was struck a number of times while lying on floor
# Day 10
# Day 10

Blood spatter expert says evidence suggests Ana was struck a number of times while lying on floor

May 14th 2019, 2:33 PM 32,228 Views 0 Comments

Two boys have pleaded not guilty to Ana’s murder.

# murder-trial - Friday 10 May, 2019

Court hears how Boy A wanted to meet Ana in park as he 'didn't want to be seen with her'
# Day 9
# Day 9

Court hears how Boy A wanted to meet Ana in park as he 'didn't want to be seen with her'

May 10th 2019, 1:56 PM 48,756 Views 0 Comments

This is the ninth day of the trial.

# murder-trial - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Court hears that Boy B told guidance counsellor he was 'dragged into this mess' by Boy A
# Day 8
# Day 8

Court hears that Boy B told guidance counsellor he was 'dragged into this mess' by Boy A

May 9th 2019, 5:47 PM 42,902 Views 0 Comments

Two boys have pleaded not guilty to Ana’s murder. Boy A has also been charged with aggravated sexual assault – a charge he also denies.

Pathologist details to court the extent of injuries found on body of Ana Kriegel
# Day 8
# Day 8

Pathologist details to court the extent of injuries found on body of Ana Kriegel

May 9th 2019, 1:33 PM 52,134 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues this afternoon.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Murder accused told gardaí he believed Boy A’s injuries were inflicted by Ana, court hears
# Day 6
# Day 6

Murder accused told gardaí he believed Boy A’s injuries were inflicted by Ana, court hears

May 7th 2019, 5:45 PM 49,576 Views 0 Comments

Boy A told gardaí that he had been attacked by two men.

Garda could find no CCTV evidence of men Boy A alleges assaulted him on day of Ana's disappearance, court hears
# Day 6
# Day 6

Garda could find no CCTV evidence of men Boy A alleges assaulted him on day of Ana's disappearance, court hears

May 7th 2019, 1:41 PM 38,720 Views 0 Comments

Ana’s body was discovered in a disused house three days after she disappeared in May last year.

# murder-trial - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'I have no clue what happened to her': Ana Kriegel murder accused's statement to gardaí
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

'I have no clue what happened to her': Ana Kriegel murder accused's statement to gardaí

May 2nd 2019, 1:51 PM 32,425 Views 0 Comments

Two boys, known as Boy A and Boy B, have pleaded not guilty to Ana’s murder.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Two accused boys 'shared a look' while showing gardaí the path they walked on day of Ana's disappearance, court told
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Two accused boys 'shared a look' while showing gardaí the path they walked on day of Ana's disappearance, court told

Updated May 1st 2019, 3:32 PM 76,442 Views 0 Comments

Prosecution counsel said that the boys’ accounts of the direction they went did not match up.

# murder-trial - Monday 29 April, 2019

Jury sworn in as two teenage boys go on trial for murder of Ana Kriegel in Lucan
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Jury sworn in as two teenage boys go on trial for murder of Ana Kriegel in Lucan

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 5:10 PM 45,055 Views 0 Comments

One boy is also charged with aggravated sexual assault.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Jury in alleged ‘love rival’ trial to resume deliberations tomorrow morning
# Jury Out
# Jury Out

Jury in alleged ‘love rival’ trial to resume deliberations tomorrow morning

Apr 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 11,103 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder .

# murder-trial - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears
# Patrick Quirke
# Patrick Quirke

Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears

Mar 21st 2019, 9:40 PM 19,584 Views 0 Comments

Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# murder-trial - Monday 25 February, 2019

Gardaí found evidence of blood stains at home of DJ Bobby Ryan's girlfriend, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Gardaí found evidence of blood stains at home of DJ Bobby Ryan's girlfriend, court hears

Feb 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 30,942 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke is currently on trial accused of the murder of Ryan.

# murder-trial - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Jury to consider verdict in trial of man accused of murdering former soldier
# Warren O Connor
# Warren O Connor

Jury to consider verdict in trial of man accused of murdering former soldier

Feb 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,247 Views 0 Comments

Warren O’Connor died from a single stab wound to the neck.

# murder-trial - Friday 15 February, 2019

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm
# Evidence
# Evidence

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm

Feb 15th 2019, 10:01 PM 19,547 Views 0 Comments

Garda Conor Ryan was giving evidence today in the trial of Patrick Quirke, accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# murder-trial - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'
# Mr Moonlight Trial
# Mr Moonlight Trial

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'

Feb 14th 2019, 5:10 PM 21,164 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard of interviews conducted by gardaí with Patrick Quirke this afternoon.

# murder-trial - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Murder trial witness denies telling 'devious' lies and adding poison to her statements
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Murder trial witness denies telling 'devious' lies and adding poison to her statements

Jan 31st 2019, 2:39 PM 16,127 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 52-year-old Bobby Ryan.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Murder trial hears of agony aunt letter and claims of underwear stolen from washing line
# Patrick Quirke
# Patrick Quirke

Murder trial hears of agony aunt letter and claims of underwear stolen from washing line

Updated Jan 30th 2019, 7:33 PM 30,630 Views 0 Comments

The trial continued today in the case of Patrick Quirke, accused of killing Bobby Ryan in Tipperary.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit
# Courts
# Courts

Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit

Jan 23rd 2019, 5:10 PM 30,458 Views 0 Comments

The trial of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke opened today.

# murder-trial - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:42 PM 9,372 Views 0 Comments

Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, was murdered in what Riyadh called a “rogue” operation.

# murder-trial - Monday 10 December, 2018

40 year-old goes on trial over fatal stabbing of man in relationship with his ex-partner
# Courts
# Courts

40 year-old goes on trial over fatal stabbing of man in relationship with his ex-partner

Dec 10th 2018, 4:26 PM 17,123 Views 0 Comments

Keith Connorton has gone on trial charged with the killing of 29-year-old Graham McKeever in 2017.

# murder-trial - Friday 2 November, 2018

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial
# Courts
# Courts

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial

Nov 2nd 2018, 10:18 PM 16,583 Views 0 Comments

Justice Paul McDermott said: “In this case, there are disturbing elements in relation to the disposal of the body,” as he began his charge.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam
# Courts Services
# Courts Services

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam

Oct 24th 2018, 7:41 AM 29,127 Views 0 Comments

The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.

# murder-trial - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Man sentenced to life in prison for ordering the murder of his ex-partner's billionaire mother
# Monaco
# Monaco

Man sentenced to life in prison for ordering the murder of his ex-partner's billionaire mother

Oct 18th 2018, 9:18 AM 29,938 Views 11 Comments

The prosecution argued Wojciech Janowski was anxious to get his hands on part of Helene Pastor’s fortune.

# murder-trial - Friday 12 October, 2018

Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'
# Kenneth O'brien
# Kenneth O'brien

Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'

Oct 12th 2018, 5:06 PM 53,955 Views 0 Comments

Eimear Dunne told the Central Criminal Court she received a break-up text sent from somebody purporting to be her partner.