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05 Oct 2022

Jury sworn for trial of man accused of murdering Kilkenny pensioner in her home

Jury sworn for trial of man accused of murdering Kilkenny pensioner in her home

Accused: Trevor Rowe

A 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the murder of a pensioner in her home two years ago.
Trevor Rowe, of Abbey Street, Kilkenny will go on trial after a jury of five women and seven men was sworn before Ms Justice Eileen Creedon.

Mr Rowe is accused of murdering 71-year-old Anne Butler at her home at Maudlin Street, Kilkenny on March 20, 2020. When arraigned today he replied: "Not guilty."

Ms Justice Creedon told the jury that the trial will commence tomorrow (Tuesday) and is likely to last ten days.
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