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MONAGHAN MURDER TRIAL HEARS HOW MAN WAS STRUCK WITH HIS OWN CAR

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14 Feb 2014 Comments Off on MONAGHAN MURDER TRIAL HEARS HOW MAN WAS STRUCK WITH HIS OWN CAR
MONAGHAN MURDER TRIAL HEARS HOW MAN WAS STRUCK WITH HIS OWN CAR

THE TRIAL of a 22-year-old Castleblayney man accused of murdering a young musician from the Kingscourt area in the summer of 2011 has heard that the victim was knocked down by his own car, in an attempt to make an earlier assault look like a “hit and run” accident. Conor McClelland, of Cullentrabane, Laragh, Castleblayney is denying a charge of murdering Gavin O’Connor, who was then aged 22, in an incident beside Lisdoonan village. But the former Inver College student has admitted assaulting Mr O’Connor and causing him ...