Tuesday 6 December 2016

Medb Ruane: Why this picture of a free Larry Murphy will haunt so many of us

Medb Ruane

Published 14/08/2010 | 05:00

Larry Murphy left prison at least five years early on Thursday because of his 'good behaviour'.

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On February 11, 2000, hunters who were lamping foxes in the Wicklow mountains discovered him raping and assaulting a woman he'd kidnapped violently from a car park. He drove off in his Fiat but was caught.

The carpenter from Baltinglass was convicted of attempted murder and rape and sentenced to a total of 22 years, with 15 to be served.

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