The lawyer for a teenage boy, accused of the murder and aggravated sexual assault of Anastasia Kriegel, has said there was "not one pick of evidence" given by any witness in court that his client intended to kill the schoolgirl or anyone.
The lawyer for a teenage boy, accused of the murder and aggravated sexual assault of Anastasia Kriegel, has asked the jury to consider if there is any “real evidence” that his client had planned “any of this at all”.
Blood patterns in the room where 14-year-old Anastasia Kriegel's body was found indicate she was struck several times with a weapon while she lay on the floor, a blood spatter analyst has told the trial of the two boys accused of her murder.
The sentencing of a teenager for attempted murder has been delayed after the Central Criminal Court heard that an issue had arisen with preparing a court-ordered psychiatric report which would address future risk.
An alleged IRA man accused of raping two teenage boys in a Republican safe house told one of them they would be “found on a border road” if they informed anyone of the alleged rape, a jury has heard.
A man stabbed 28 times before escaping from the boot of a car that was pushed into a canal near the Battle of the Boyne site, has told a Central Criminal Court jury that he thought he was going to die.
An incident at Oberstown children’s detention centre last August, in which a number of young people got on to the roof, involved “significant” damage to a building and was the “most serious” at the unit in Lusk for some 20 years, the High Court has heard.
The High Court will hear arguments on the potential consequences of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union later this month in the context of extradition proceedings in which fair trial rights will be argued owing to delay.