Justice Minister Defending Timeline Of Familicide Study

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The Justice Minister is defending the length of time a study into familicide and domestic homicide will take.

The government has announced a year-long independent research project, chaired by former Tusla chairperson, Norah Gibbons.

It’ll examine ways of supporting families who are victims of familicide, the role of the media, and reviewing such crimes in Ireland.

However, Kathleen Chada, whose husband Sanjeev was sentenced to life in prison for murdering his sons Eoghan and Ruairi in 2013, says a year is too long to wait for the report’s findings.

Laois Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan says they need to get things right: