IrelandAna Kriegel trial: Gardai warn public that sharing images of Boy A and Boy B carries hefty fines or possible jail time
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jurors told they cannot speculate or make up theories about the evidence
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jurors told they cannot speculate or make up theories about the evidence . Mr Justice Paul McDermott said the jury could rely on lies told by the teenagers as evidence of guilt, but only if the prosecution had established, beyond a reasonable doubt, that there was no other innocent explanation. Ana Kriegel The two accused, who were both aged 13 at the time, have pleaded not guilty before the Central Criminal Court to the murder of 14-year-old Ana Kriegel at Glenwood House, Laraghcon, Clonee Road in Lucan on May 14, 2018.
Gardai are reminding members of the public that sharing images of children who have appeared before the Criminal Court and releasing the identity of a child in court proceedings can carry a hefty fine and a jail sentence.
An Garda Siochana told people to be particular mindful of the 'Children Act 2001' which covers children and the Criminal Justice System.
Section 252(1) (b) of the Act states: "no picture which purports to be or include a picture of the child or which is likely to lead to his or her identification, shall be published or included in a broadcast."
Anyone who is in breach of the legislation will be found guilty of an offence and will be liable
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jury retires for day after 30 minutes of deliberations
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jury retires for day after 30 minutes of deliberations , a jury in the trial of two boys accused of murdering Ana Kriegel has retired for the day and will resume in the morning. In his closing address to the jury, Mr Justice Paul McDermott said this was an "unusual case" , involving two juveniles accused of the murder of another, who was only 14 years old. He said the jury must "clinically" and "forensically" examine the evidence.
(i) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €1,500 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both, or
(ii) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €10,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or both.
This warning comes after two 14-year-old boys were found guilty of the murder of Leixlip schoolgirl Ana Kriegel on Tuesday.
The forewoman of the jury of eight men and four women handed the verdict to the clerk in the courtroom at around 2:15pm.
Boy A was also found guilty of the additional charge of aggravated sexual assault.
The trial had lasted seven weeks before Mr Justice Paul McDermott at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.
The jury had deliberated for a total of five days.
The two 14-year-old boys, who cannot be named because they are children, had pleaded not guilty to the murder of 14-year-old Anastasia (Ana) Kriegel on May 14, 2018 at Glenwood House, Laraghcon, Clonee Road, Lucan, Dublin.
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jury requests to see videos of Boy B's interviews with gardai
Ana Kriegel murder trial: Jury requests to see videos of Boy B's interviews with gardai . Those videos and a laptop on which to play them has now been provided to jurors. The two co-accused have pleaded not guilty before the Central Criminal Court to murdering 14-year-old Ana Kriegel at Glenwood House, Laraghcon, Clonee Road in Lucan on May 14, 2018. The first accused, known as Boy A, has also denied a charge of aggravated sexual assault.
Detectives launch criminal probe into 'circulation of images claiming to show boys convicted of Ana Kriegel murder'.
DETECTIVES are investigating the posting of images online which claim to show the two teenagers convicted of the murder of Ana Kriegel.