Posts Tagged ‘ Thomas Horan ’

Violent Start To 2014 As Seven Murdered So Far


Over the past few days we have been discovering the gruesome details of the murder of Thomas O’Gorman. The 39 year old researcher was killed after an argument involving a game of chess. According to reports one of his lungs was removed and has not been located. Saverio Bellante, the man charged with Mr O’Gorman’s murder, told Gardai at the scene that he had eaten the victim’s heart but it seems likely now that Bellante actually consumed the man’s lung.

This grotesque incident has been heralded as the worst witnessed by Gardaí and crime scene investigators in some time. While this case is particularly shocking and unveils the frightening extremes of suffering one person can inflict on another, it is actually just one of seven violent deaths that have taken place in Ireland since the New Year. Continue reading

Brother And Sister Held In Horan Death Probe


A brother and sister who are being questioned about the murder of Thomas Horan in Dublin have had their period of detention extended by a further 12 hours.

63 year old Horan was found dead on Monday in the bedroom of his apartment at Cambridge Court,  a senior citizens’ complex in Ringsend where he had been living for four years.  Continue reading