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18 December 2017

Court Dismisses Appeal By Shauneen Boyle

The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal against conviction by Shauneen Boyle who was convicted of the murder of Owen Creaney.

Shauneen Boyle (“the appellant”) was found guilty, along with her co-defendant Stephen Hughes, of the murder of Owen Creaney. She was given a life sentence with a 14 year tariff. She appealed her conviction in respect of the admission of bad character evidence, renewed her application for leave on other grounds and sought leave to introduce two further grounds of appeal.

The judgement is outlined below: