Man admits setting fire to Killaloe nursing home

first_imgJames Sherlock, who arrived at court in a wheelchair, pleaded guilty to arson under Section 2 of the Criminal Damage Act at the nursing home on August 20, 2010Margaret O’Gorman died while residents were being moved to safety after the blaze was discovered.The inquest concluded that her death was the result of an acute heart attack and a contributory factor was a narrowing of the main heart valve – and that there was no sign she died as a result of the fire.Ennis Circuit Court today heard that James Sherlock is currently living in a care home and Judge Gerald Keyes remanded him on bail for sentencing tomorrow.Above: The Lakes Nursing Home in Killaloe. Advertisement Twitter Print WhatsApp A 22-year-old disabled man has admitted to causing a fire at a nursing home in Killaloe during which a 95-year-old woman died.James Sherlock of Childers Road, Ennis appeared before Ennis Circuit Court today in connection with the incident at the Lakes Nursing Home, Hill Road, Killaloe over two years ago. An inquest last year found the 95-year-old resident Margaret O’Gorman did not die from the effects of the blaze but of natural causes.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Facebook NewsLocal NewsMan admits setting fire to Killaloe nursing homeBy admin – February 20, 2013 719 Email Linkedin Previous articleFitzgibbon Cup exits for Limerick pairNext articleHotline appeal over information on missing Limerick man adminlast_img

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