Friday 23 February 2018

Jury continues deliberations in trial of Cavan man charged with murdering wife

Patricia and Oliver Kierans
Patricia and Oliver Kierans
Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon Bailieboro, Co. Cavan

Anne Sharkey

The jury are continuing their deliberations in the trial of a Cavan man charged with murdering his wife.

Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon Bailieborough in Cavan has pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans (54) on September 5th, 2013 at the same address.

He also pleaded not guilty to unlawful possession of a 12 gauge double barrel shotgun and not guilty to possession of the same shotgun with intent to endanger life.

The jury began their deliberations yesterday in the absence of the accused who returned to court today.

The jury will resume their deliberations this afternoon.

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