High Court rules John Downey was responsible for Hyde Park bombing

first_img Facebook Homepage BannerNews High Court rules John Downey was responsible for Hyde Park bombing Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA A High Court judge in Britan has ruled John Downey was responsible for the 1982 Hyde Park bombing.It’s after a civil action brought by relatives of four British soldiers killed in the attack in London.Downey did not play any part in the trial, but filed a written defence in which he denied any involvement in the attack.Downey, with an address in Creeslough, Co Donegal, was charged with the murders, but his prosecution at the Old Bailey collapsed.Squadron Quartermaster Corporal Roy Bright, 36, Lieutenant Dennis Daly, 23, Trooper Simon Tipper, 19, and Lance Corporal Jeffrey Young, also 19, were killed by a car bomb as they rode through the central London park for the changing of the guard.Announcing her conclusion today, Mrs Justice Yip said: “This was a deliberate, carefully planned attack on members of the military.”I have found that the defendant was an active participant in the concerted plan to detonate the bomb, with the intent to kill or at least to cause serious harm to members of the Household Cavalry.” WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+center_img By News Highland – December 18, 2019 Twitter Previous articleLocal childcare providers in limbo over insurance debacleNext articleJason Breslin is USL Player of the Month News Highland Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows last_img read more