VISIT LIMERICK ARCHIVE

LIMERICK HOMICIDE

The depositions were taken this evening at William Street in the case of an alleged murder. On the night of the 11th inst, James Liddy and his brother were passing through one of the streets of the old town when they were accosted by one John McMartin, who demanded money for drink. This not being given, James Liddy was knocked down, and it is alleged kicked in the throat, the wound inflicted proving fatal. The injured man died this evening at Barrington’s Hospital, and the prisoner was remanded on a charge of murder. An inquest will be held tomorrow.

Irish Examiner, November 1901

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