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Trevor Hamilton

Kill Total:


Kill place:

County Donegal

Kill date:

11 December 2003


Attracta Harron

Date of Birth:


Marital Status:



11th  December 2003, Hamilton abducted and murdered 65-year-old Attracta Harron,  when she was returning from Mass in Murlog, Lifford, County Donegal.

Four months earlier he had been released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent rape and other offences, including threats to kill.

5th  April 2004, Attracta Harron's body was found four months after she was last seen alive, hidden in a river bank less than 50 yards from Hamilton's home.

12th April 2006, Hamilton was found guilty of murder. Sentencing was poisoned to allow for report to be gathered.


4th August 2006,The trial judge, when sentencing him, recommended that he should never be released from prison.


27th  June 2008 the Court of Appeal ruled that he would have to serve 35 years before parole could be considered, meaning that he is now expected to remain in prison until at least 2040 and the age of 58.



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