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Boyle man found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

CourtA 34-year-old Roscommon man who “believed he was in the Matrix” and strangled his girlfriend to death in order to save her, has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. Oisin Conroy told gardai there was a struggle in his mind “between the devil and Jesus” and that a voice came in […]

Psychiatric expert giving evidence in Boyle man’s murder trial

Central Criminal CourtThe prosecution is due to call a psychiatric expert to give evidence this morning in the trial of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Sligo. Oisín Conroy, who’s from Boyle in Co. Roscommon, has pleaded not guilty to Natalie McGuinness’ murder by reason of insanity.   Just before the prosecution called its first […]

Jury hears Boyle man stopped taking medication before allegedly killing girlfriend

Central Criminal CourtA jury has heard a Roscommon man had stopped taking his anti-psychotic medication a few months before he killed his girlfriend in Sligo. Oisín Conroy, who’s from Boyle, admits strangling Natalie McGuinness in 2015 but has pleaded NOT guilty to murder by reason of insanity.   Just after 10am on Oct 28th 2015, emergency services […]

Gardaí: Too early to tell if Pat Heeran murdered over drugs

When Pat Heeran left his home at Aughavas in 2011, the TV and lights were left on and an open can of cider and cigarettes left on the table (Photo: An Garda Siochana)Gardaí claim it’s too early to tell whether Leitrim man Pat Heeran was murdered as a result of an outstanding drugs debt. It’s after his family today revealed the Aughavas man was ‘mixing with people whose level of violence he wasn’t fully appreciative of’.   Today, 30 members of the Defence Forces from the 28th […]

Gardai to begin fresh inquiry into disappearance and murder of Patrick Heeran

phsearch2017Gardai in Leitrim have made a fresh appeal for information on missing Leitrim man Patrick Heeran who they now believe was murdered. The 48-year-old was last seen on CCTV on the 3rd of October 2011, and extensive search waterways and vacant houses, including of 35 acres of forest in Belturbet in County Cavan in 2014 […]

Roscommon man pleads not guilty to murder of Sligo woman

Central Criminal CourtA Roscommon man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a woman in Sligo almost two years ago by reason of insanity. A jury was sworn in yesterday for the trial of Oisin Conroy with an address at St Joseph’s Terrace, Boyle, Co Roscommon. The 34-year-old is charged with murdering Natalie McGuinness in Sligo on October […]

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