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Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Dundon gets 6 years in London


The Notorious Limerick criminal Kenneth Dundon who was the first Irish person to be extradited to the UK from Ireland has been jailed today in London

Mr. Dundon (left) who is originally form Hyde road, pleaded guilty to stabbing Christopher Jacobs in the face and body during a fight on October 8th 2003, at a house in Hemsworth, North London. It's thought Dundon discovered Mr. Jacobs had "relations" with Dundons wife...and the knifes came out.

He was arrested by Gardai in Limerick back in 2004 after a European bench warrant was issued for his arrest.

The trial started on August 29th and concluded today with a sentenceing of 6 years for the manslaughter.

More from UK Website, Life Style Extra,

Dundon, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter, stabbed Mr Jacobs in the face and head after Mr Jacobs met Aine McCarthy at a social security office in London's east End.The pair began a sexual relationship which started in August 2003 and alcoholic Ms McCarthy would disappear for days on drinking binges with heroin addict Mr Jacobs and a pal of hers.Dundon found his wife two days before the killing on October 8 2003 and dragged her home, but Jacobs confronted Dundon at the family flat in Pearson Street, Hackney.His wife then disappeared the next day, and after consuming 15 pints, Dundon armed himself with a knife and tracked her down to her pal's flat in Hemsworth Street, Hoxton.Wearing a mask, he kicked the front door in and then repeatedly stabbed father-of-two Mr Jacobs in front of his wife and mother of his six children. Mr Jacobs died from inhalation of blood after being stabbed in the left cheek causing a 11cm deep wound.

Dundon then fled back to the nearby family home but was arrested the next morning and interviewed. He was bailed while his blood soaked shoes and freshly washed clothes were sent for forensic tests.However he skipped bail and fled to the Republic until he was arrested four months later in his native Limerick under a European arrest warrant on February 11 2004.

Alive In Limerick is suggesting that Mr. Dundon could be out of jail and on parole in around six months due to time already served in custody. ..yikes!..

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