Sunday December 15, 2019

A brutal betrayal of innocence: The Ana Kriégel murder trial

As Ana Kriégel’s parents remembered their daughter, her killers were detained to await sentencing. The judge who will decide on their future faces an unenviable task

23rd June, 2019

Last Tuesday, two 14-year-old boys became the youngest people in the history of the state to be convicted of murder. The killing of Ana Kriégel, herself also only 14, and the violent manner in which she met her death, are impossible for most of us to comprehend.

Boy A and Boy B will be held in Oberstown children’s detention centre in north Co Dublin until at least July 15, when Mr Justice Paul McDermott,...

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