APPEAL OVER ALLEGED LENIENCY OF INISHOWEN CRASH CASE SENTENCE TO BE HEARD IN OCTOBER

first_imgA case brought by the DPP against the alleged leniency of the sentence given to Shaun Kelly over the death of eight people is to be heard in October.Shaun Kelly appearing at a previous court sitting. Pic copyright Northwest Newspix.Kelly (26), of Hill Road, Ballymagan, Buncrana, Co Donegal, had pleaded guilty at Letterkenney Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving causing the death of eight men on a road between Clonmany and Buncrana on July 11 2010.He was sentenced to four years imprisonment with the final two suspended by Judge John O’Hagan in December last and was also disqualified from driving for ten years.The Director of Public Prosecutions are seeking a review of Kelly’s sentence on grounds that it was “unduly lenient”.Mr Justice George Birmingham fixed October 22 for the hearing of the DPP’s appeal in the court of appeal today.Kelly was not present in court for the procedural matter. APPEAL OVER ALLEGED LENIENCY OF INISHOWEN CRASH CASE SENTENCE TO BE HEARD IN OCTOBER was last modified: July 13th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more