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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Prisoner beaten in Limerick prison cell

The Latvian man who was arrested and charged after the crash in which a 19 year old girl was killed has been attacked in Limerick Prison according to tonight’s leader.

The 21-year old was assaulted in his cell by other inmates according to prison officials. He was appearing at Limerick District Court today in relation to the crash where visible scars on his face and head could be seen. He also had bandages on his arm.

He is charged with dangerous driving and is expected to be charged with dangerous driving causing death in the near future. 19 year old Emma Woodland from St. Patrick’s Road was killed just around the corner from her home in the crash last Friday night. Mr. Andreas left the scene but was arrested shortly after.

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