Ireland: Man wanted over murder of two soldiers in N Ireland extradited to UK - - PressFrom - United Kingdom
  •   
  •   

Ireland Man wanted over murder of two soldiers in N Ireland extradited to UK

00:20  12 october  2019
00:20  12 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Gardaí report 'significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father of two in Cork

  Gardaí report 'significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father of two in Cork Gardaí report 'significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father of two in CorkMikolaj Wilk (35) was murdered at his home in Maglin Bridge, Ballincollig, Co Cork in a killing investigating gardaí described  one of the most shocking they had ever dealt with.

Lawyers for a man wanted for suspected involvement in the murder of two soldiers in Northern Ireland in 1972, are understood to have He added: "John Downey has been a supporter of the peace process over many years and to pursue his arrest and extradition now is vindictive and bad faith."

A second man was still in custody last night in connection with the murder of two soldiers in Northern Ireland last month. The 19-year-old was detained in the Bellaghy area of south Derry yesterday morning.

John Downey wearing a suit and tie: John Downey has been extradited to the UK (PA) © Brian Lawless John Downey has been extradited to the UK (PA)

A man facing prosecution for the murder of two soldiers has been extradited to the UK after handing himself in to police in the Republic of Ireland. John Downey, whose trial for the IRA’s Hyde Park bombing collapsed in controversy five years ago, is wanted by prosecutors in Northern Ireland over the murders of two Ulster Defence Regiment soldiers in 1972.

Downey handed himself in on Friday, after he lost an appeal to challenge the extradition in July this year. Irish police released a statement on Friday evening, which said: “An Garda Siochana arrested a male in his sixties earlier today 11 October 2019. “This male has been extradited to Northern Ireland in accordance with an EAW (European Arrest Warrant) issued by the PSNI.”

Triple murder investigation after three men found dead

  Triple murder investigation after three men found dead Police have launched a murder investigation after three men were found dead at an address in Colchester. Officers were called on Saturday night with concerns for the welfare of two men at an address on Wellesley Road following reports of an altercation.Two men were found dead inside the property and the body of a third man outside the property.A 32-year-old man from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of murder.Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident, but are keeping an open mind.Wellesley Road remains closed while police enquiries continue.

The two soldiers , who had been set for a tour of duty in Afghanistan, were killed outside the barracks as they collected pizzas they had ordered. They had already changed into desert army fatigues and were due to fly out of Northern Ireland the next morning. Two gunmen in a car parked near the base

Germany wants a former British soldier extradited over a 1996 grenade attack on a UK Army base and the attempted murder of an IRA informer. Germany wants Michael Dickson, 38, extradited to face charges in connection with a grenade attack on the British Army barracks in Osnabruck in 1996.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 06: John Downey arrives at the Criminal Justice Courts as he appeals an extradition charge on March 6, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. Downey is wanted for questioning in the United Kingdom relating to charges connecting him to the murders of two soldiers in Northern Ireland in 1972. Downey was previously accused of the murders of four soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park bombing. Downey's trial at the Old Bailey in London for the murders in the Hyde Park bombing collapsed after it was revealed he had received a so-called on the run letter from the government. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 06: John Downey arrives at the Criminal Justice Courts as he appeals an extradition charge on March 6, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. Downey is wanted for questioning in the United Kingdom relating to charges connecting him to the murders of two soldiers in Northern Ireland in 1972. Downey was previously accused of the murders of four soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park bombing. Downey's trial at the Old Bailey in London for the murders in the Hyde Park bombing collapsed after it was revealed he had received a so-called on the run letter from the government. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) The 67-year-old will now face trial in the UK. Downey was arrested at his home in Donegal in October last year under a European Arrest Warrant after authorities in Northern Ireland determined they had sufficient evidence to charge him with the murders of Lance Corporal Alfred Johnston, 32, and Private James Eames, 33.

Murdered GAA player Joe Deacy saves six lives through organ donations

  Murdered GAA player Joe Deacy saves six lives through organ donations This morning, thousands of bleary-eyed Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters will have been woken up by their alarm clocks, gearing themselves up for two weeks of sustained political and direct action. Just as Britain endures the most cataclysmic and protracted political meltdown of recent times, XR have announced their plan to “shut down Westminster”. If we go by the group’s estimations, the next two weeks will be the largest and most sustained environmental mobilisation in British history. XR have inspired thousands, but just like all mass protest movements, they have also received a healthy dose of criticism.

A 66 year old man ’s due in court in Dublin later today in relation to the murder of two soldiers in the north in 1972. His was arrested yesterday by Gardaí in Donegal following a joint operation with the PSNI under a European Arrest Warrant. The man they detained is wanted in the north , on suspicion

A British man wanted in the UK over the 2008 murder of his landlord has been arrested in Thailand Police in Thailand said the suspect had been living in the country for almost two years. Crawford is now set to be extradited . A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Proceedings continue to

The soldiers died in a car bomb attack in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, in August 1972. In 2013, Downey was charged with murdering four Royal Household Cavalrymen in a bomb attack in London’s Hyde Park in 1982.

He was tried at the Old Bailey in 2014 but the case dramatically collapsed after it was revealed he had received a written assurance from former prime minister Tony Blair’s government that he was not actively wanted by the authorities. The letter was allegedly issued under the terms of the controversial On The Runs (OTRs) scheme.

Gallery: The world's most infamous cold cases (Espresso)

20 famous cold cases that are still unsolved: Not much is scarier than crimes that go unsolved: murderers and kidnappers on the loose with police efforts leading nowhere. These are cases of vanished children, bodies found in mysterious circumstances, and serial killers who disappear back into society. As time goes on, these cases get colder and colder and the shroud of mystery thicker.

MORE NEWS:

Barnier gives go-ahead from EU to return to intensive Brexit talks (The Journal)

Counter-terror police investigate after three stabbed in Manchester (Sky News)

Tributes paid at funeral of man, 61, who died in plane crash (Independent.ie)

Gardai investigate sudden death of a woman aged in her 40s in Carlow (Extra.ie)

Claim of kidnap plot as Assange seeks extradition delay .
Julian Assange's lawyer has accused the US of attempting to "kidnap and harm" the WikiLeaks founder, as he argued for a delay in his extradition. He claimed the US had "intruded" on conversations between Assange and his lawyers while he was in the Ecuadorian embassy and the intrusions included "hooded men breaking into offices".The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in a London court for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the US to face spying charges.He reportedly told a hearing earlier this year that he feared he would be kidnapped by the US.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 2
This is interesting!