27 May

HET finds former soldier lied about 1975 Derry death

first_img Twitter HET finds former soldier lied about 1975 Derry death Previous article88 year old man admits raping five women over a 15 year periodNext articleBunlin Bridge closed after serious collision News Highland 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – October 18, 2010 Google+ Twittercenter_img Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp The Historical Enquiries Team has found that a former soldier lied about the fatal shooting of a woman in Derry in 1975.The HET report concludes a claim that 22-year-old Bernadette Friel sustained the single wound during a game of “Russian Roulette” was fabricated.The report says Thomas Ramsay deliberately shot her and then told investigators a series of lies about what happened. Ms Friel, who had a four-year-old son, died from a single wound to the head, two days after she was shot in the bedroom of Ramsay’s home in the Carnhill area of Derry.Ramsay had been charged with murder, but the charge was reduced to manslaughter, after the Director of Public Prosecutions accepted his version of events. He subsequently spent eight months in jail. Facebook News Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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