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# Convicted

Last month
November 2023
Canadian ex-fashion mogul Peter Nygard convicted of sexual assault
The charges against the onetime fashion mogul, now age 82, involved four women and a 16-year-old girl.
This year
British man in Cyprus convicted of manslaughter of terminally ill wife
David Hunter (now 76) was tried for the premeditated murder of his 74-year-old wife Janice.
Psychic medium got man to give her €10k by saying his dead father wanted her to have it
The woman, who was also a home carer, was found guilty of dishonestly inducing by deception the man to give her €10,000.
Three men found guilty of murder of rapper XXXTentacion in 2018
Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams and Trayvon Newsome were all found guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
Last year
French rugby supremo Laporte given two-year suspended sentence in corruption trial
The development comes less than a year before France hosts the World Cup.
'Unjustified' Brittney Griner verdict sparks renewed calls for US action
A Russian court jailed the basketball star for nine years today over drug smuggling.
Ex-France international footballer convicted of armed assault
Tony Vairelles has been sentenced to five years in prison, with two suspended.
All time
Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager
He will be sentenced in November.
Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving
Paulina Galantkiewicz (34) told the trial that she “basically panicked” after realising her car had collided with someone.
Man who abused young nieces has jail time reduced after appeal
The 48-year-old was convicted in 2018 of 25 counts of sexual assault.
Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.
Harvey Weinstein reported to have tested positive for coronavirus
Sources told TMZ that Weinstein was one of two inmates to test positive at a New York prison.
'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.
One of Britain's most wanted fugitives convicted of murder following international manhunt
Shane O’Brien slashed 21-year-old Josh Hanson’s neck at a west London bar in 2015.
Man with 56 convictions sentenced to four years in prison, two suspended, for dragging woman from car
He was found guilty of assault causing harm and engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour.
Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl
Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.
Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night
Gary Watson was convicted by a jury last February.
Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes
The man had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault at a hotel in Portlaoise
Garda jailed for two years for possession of child abuse images
Joseph O’Connor (58) of west Dublin had pleaded not guilty.
Canadian teacher convicted after he used 'pen camera' to spy on female students
Ryan Jarvis (41) was charged with making video recordings of 27 female students.
Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí
Heffernan appeared in court on charges brought following events relating to 31 July/ 1 August 2016.
Garda convicted of careless driving causing death of elderly woman
Warren Farrell was responding to a panic button call at a Topaz garage when the car struck Elizabeth Core.
Man convicted of €90,000 tiger kidnapping of postmistress, daughter and Italian student
Paschal Kelly (53) with an address at Cootehill, Co. Cavan, had pleaded not guilty to trespass and to false imprisonment.
Defence lawyer says Storm Emma looter was 'high on cocaine at the time'
David Berney received a two-year sentence today for burglary, but had 18 months suspended for the looting incident.
Convicted murderer who fled custody on Thursday arrested in Belfast
Samuel McKinley has fled from custody on more than one occasion.
Freddie Thompson found guilty of feud murder of David Douglas
He will receive the mandatory life sentence.
'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters
Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.
Man who raped sister-in-law when she was 15 is jailed for nine years
The woman described how she had no prior knowledge of sex the day the man raped her.
Man convicted of causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV
The judge described the case as ‘pretty difficult with unusual evidence’.
London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences
Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.
Convicted of a €7.2 billion fraud - David Drumm was Anglo's man 'who called the shots' at the infamous bank
He will be sentenced on 20 June.
'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction
Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.
India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12
Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.
Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six
The 55-year-old is now likely to spend the rest of her life behind bars.
Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.
British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos
Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.
English club denies cover-up of Barry Bennell's sexual abuse and says it won't hold internal investigation
The former Crewe Alexandra youth coach was sentenced to 31 years in jail for 43 offences against young boys last month.
Former UK youth football coach Barry Bennell found guilty of child abuse
Bennell was convicted at Liverpool crown court on 36 counts of abuse between 1979 and 1990.
Irene White investigation turns to the person who paid Anthony Lambe to kill her
One avenue of investigation now being pursued by gardaí is that at least two other people were involved.
Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy
The men face up to five years in prison.