Australian guilty of single-punch assault that killed Irishman

A 23-year-old Australian man has been found guilty of a one-punch assault that killed Irishman Thomas Keaney in Perth.

Abbas Al Jrood was accused of unlawfully killing the 23-year-old from Galway outside a kebab shop in December 2013.

Australian guilty of single-punch assault that killed Irishman

Thomas Keany, pictured, was a Galway man living in Perth.

ABC news reports Al Jrood punched Mr Keaney in the back of the head after an argument over a chair.

He died days later in hospital.

Al Jrood was found guilty of manslaughter and remanded in custody until a sentencing hearing in July.


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