Sister of woman murdered by husband hits out at Parole Board

Sister of woman murdered by husband hits out at Parole Board

The sister of a woman murdered by her husband has hit out at the Parole Board after being told he is being considered for outside visits with his family.

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Siobhan Kearney's family make emotional statement

Brian Kearney tonight began a life sentence for the murder of his wife Siobhan with her family saying in an emotional statement he ceased to be human when he killed her.

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Brian Kearney gets life sentence for murdering wife

An electrical contractor was jailed for life today for strangling his wife to death with the flex of a vacuum cleaner and staging the scene to look like a suicide.

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Jury out again in Kearney murder trial

The jury in the trial of an electrical contractor accused of strangling his wife with a vacuum cleaner flex resumed its deliberations for a second day today.

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Kearney trial jury retires for the night

The jury hearing the trial of murder accused Brian Kearney has retired to a hotel for the night after just over three hours deliberation.

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Kearney jury told to be cold and dispassionate

The jurors in the trial of a Dublin man accused of murdering his wife two years ago were today told to be cold, analytical, and dispassionate when reaching a verdict.

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Victim's email said 'say a prayer for me' day before death

The night before Siobhan Kearney was found dead in her home she emailed her brother’s partner in Italy ending her letter by asking her to, “say a prayer for me”, a court has heard.

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Kearney death scene looked 'sinister', garda tells court

The garda in charge of the investigation into the death of Siobhan Kearney decided the situation looked sinister on the day of her death a Central Criminal Court jury has heard.

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Kearney trial: Cable 'would not have taken victim's weight'

Tests have shown that a flex that was found around the deceased body of Siobhan Kearney could not have held her weight for more than five to seven seconds, the Central Criminal Court has heard today.

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Pathologist: Victim 'died from asphyxiation'

Siobhan Kearney died from asphyxiation due to neck compression a Central Criminal Court jury has heard.

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Kearney was not suicidal at time of death, court hears

The family of a woman whose husband's trial for her murder opened at the Central Criminal Court today have told the jury that the deceased was not suicidal at the time of her death.

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Husband strangled wife and faked suicide scene, court told

Dublin electrical contractor Brian Kearney strangled his wife Siobhan with a vacuum cleaner flex and staged the scene to look like suicide, it was claimed in court today

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