Limerick murder trials open at Central Criminal Court

first_imgNewsLimerick murder trials open at Central Criminal CourtBy Staff Reporter – February 6, 2017 907 Print Murder accused Monika MatrackaTHE trial of a 38-year-old woman accused of the murder of popular long-distance runner, Michael Rejmer on New Years Eve 2015, is to open before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin this Monday.The body of the Polish native was found under pallets and tarpaulin in the back garden of the home he shared with Monika Matracka at The Pines, Briarfield in Castletroy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up After reports that Mr Rejmer had not been seen in a number of days, extensive searches were initiated before his body was found in the garden. Ms Matracka was charged with the murder of the 38-year-old and has been held in custody since.Last year, the Director of Public Prosecutions directed that the matter be sent on indictment to the Central Criminal Court sitting at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.Meantime, the trial of a 56-year-old Latvian man charged with the murder of his flatmate has opened at the Central Criminal Court before Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy.Arnis Labunskis, with an address at Wolfe Tone Street, is charged with the murder of 39-year-old Dainius Burba at the same address on a date between 21 and 22 April, 2015.Mr Labunskis has been in custody after his Lithuanian flatmate was found dead in the early hours of morning in the apartment they shared.Gardaí were alerted to a disturbance at the home where Mr Burba was found dead.When arraigned, the 57-year-old pleaded not guilty. A jury of three women and nine men was sworn in to hear the case. Monika Matracka has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Michal Rejmer Previous articleLimerick man accused of defecating in security hatchNext articleCompetition winner Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email WhatsApp Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin TAGSCCJDublinfeaturedlimerickMichael RejmerMonika MatrackamurderPolish Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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Dixie State Men’s Basketball Bests Alaska-Fairbanks

first_img Written by November 24, 2019 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Men’s Basketball Bests Alaska-Fairbanks Tags: Dixie State men’s basketball Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-Saturday at Behnken Field House, the Dixie State Trailblazers bested Alaska-Fairbanks 90-78 as they improved to 5-0 in non-conference men’s basketball action.Dason Youngblood posted 27 points on 12-17 shooting for the Trailblazers in the win.Shadeed Shabazz had 28 points on 9-18 shooting and 8-8 on free throws for the Nanooks in defeat as they fell to 1-5.The Trailblazers are next in action Saturday at 7:30 pm against Westminster in the Rocky Mountain Athletic conference opener for both squads.last_img

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Michael C. Hall to Headline London’s Lazarus

first_img As expected, Michael C. Hall will reprise his role in the London incarnation of David Bowie’s Lazarus. Directed by 2016 Tony winner Ivo van Hove and created by Bowie and Once book writer Enda Walsh, the production will play a limited engagement October 25 through January 22, 2017. Opening night is set for November 8 at the Kings Cross Theatre.Hall’s Broadway credits include Hedwig, The Realistic Joneses, Cabaret and Chicago. He is best known for playing serial killer Dexter Morgan in Showtime’s Dexter, earning one Golden Globe Award from five nominations and six Emmy Award nods. Other screen credits include HBO’s Six Feet Under and the films Cold in July and Kill Your Darlings.Lazarus had a sold out run off-Broadway at the end of last year. Also reprising their roles from the original production will be Michael Esper and Sophia Anne Caruso. Full casting will be announced later.Inspired by Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, Lazarus follows Thomas Newton (Hall), the alcoholic alien-turned-inventor portrayed by Bowie in the 1976 screen adaptation. The show features original tunes by Bowie, as well as new arrangements of his known hits.Lazarus will feature scenic and lighting design by Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys, video design by Tal Yarden, sound deisgn by Brian Ronan and Tony Gayle, music direction by Henry Hey and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Michael C. Hall in ‘Lazarus'(Photo: Jan Versweyveld) View Commentslast_img read more

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