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Gerard Mackin

Kill Total: 1 Kill place: Belfast, N Ireland
Kill date: 12th March 2008 Victim(s): Edward Burns
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12th March 2008

Mackin shot dead taxi driver Edward burns with a single shot to the head.

He also shot Damien O'Neill twice.

After the shooting Mackin fled to the republic of Ireland. unfortunately for him the two parts of Ireland now cooperate and communicate.

His trial was set to take place in Dublin.


28th November 2008, Mackin was found guilty of murder, as well as the attempted murder of Damien O'Neill, and offences relating to possession of a firearm.


4th December 2008, Mackin was sentenced to life imprisonment.



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