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George Gonzaga Bento was found not guilty of murdering Josh Dunne after claiming he acted in self-defence when he was attacked by a gang as he and his friend attempted to retrieve a stolen bicycle. Photo: Collins

George Gonzaga Bento was found not guilty of murdering Josh Dunne after claiming he acted in self-defence when he was attacked by a gang as he and his friend attempted to retrieve a stolen bicycle. Photo: Collins

Josh Dunne (16) was a promising footballer

Josh Dunne (16) was a promising footballer

Diane Dunne, mother of Josh Dunne, outside the Criminal Courts of Justice earlier this week. Photo: Collins Courts

Diane Dunne, mother of Josh Dunne, outside the Criminal Courts of Justice earlier this week. Photo: Collins Courts

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George Gonzaga Bento was found not guilty of murdering Josh Dunne after claiming he acted in self-defence when he was attacked by a gang as he and his friend attempted to retrieve a stolen bicycle. Photo: Collins

Earlier this week, a 36-year-old Brazilian man, George Gonzaga Bento, walked free from the Central Criminal Court after being acquitted of the murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne.

The 16-year-old died from stab wounds that Mr Bento, a delivery cyclist, admitted inflicting.


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