DONEGAL MAN REMANDED IN CUSTODY ACCUSED OF HYDE PARK BOMBING

first_imgA Donegal Sinn Fein member accused of murdering four British solders in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park, London, has appeared in court for a bail hearing.John DowneyJohn Anthony Downey, 61, of Ards, Creeslough, is charged with the murders of Roy John Bright, Dennis Richard Anthony Daly, Simon Andrew Tipper and Geoffrey Vernon Young. The four Household Cavalry members were killed on route to Buckingham Palace.No bail application was made and Mr Downey was remanded until 5 June.He will then appear at a preliminary hearing before Mr Justice Sweeney at the Old Bailey.Mr Downey – who was arrested at Gatwick Airport on Sunday – is also charged with intending to cause an explosion likely to endanger life.During Friday’s bail hearing he appeared in the court via videolink from Belmarsh prison.DONEGAL MAN REMANDED IN CUSTODY ACCUSED OF HYDE PARK BOMBING was last modified: May 24th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CreesloughHyde Park bombingsJohn DowneyOld Baileylast_img

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