Life sentence for Roy Collins murderer

first_imgTwitter NewsLocal NewsLife sentence for Roy Collins murdererBy admin – May 5, 2010 508 Facebook JAMES Dillon, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Roy Collins at the Coin Castle Amusement Arcade at the Roxboro Shopping Centre in April 2009 has been given a mandatory life sentence by Mr Justice Paul Carney at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin this Wednesday. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 24-year-old Dillon pleaded guilty to the charge of murder on Tuesday last when he asked to be arraigned by the court ahead of the jury been sworn in for the trial.It has emerged that Steve Collins, father to Roy, delivered a victim impact statement at the court saying that this was a callous and cowardly act. Roy Collins was shot in the chest by the lone gunman on April 9 last and later died in hospital from his injuries.Steve Collins, pictured with his wife Carmel at a rally last year, delivered a victim impact statement at the court sitting this Wednesday. Previous articleAtlantic oarsman to return home todayNext article‘Trappist silence must end’ admin WhatsAppcenter_img Linkedin Print Advertisement Emaillast_img

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