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SERIAL fraudster Julia Holmes died in a suicide pact with her partner Thomas Ruttle at his home in Boolaglass, Askeaton, an inquest at Newcastle West coroners court concluded this week. Coroner Antoinette Simon BL, heard that the couple were found ...
Limerick inquest told of suicide pact as past caught up with fraudster
That is how a coroner described the death and subsequent discovery of the bodies of Askeaton man Thomas Ruttle and Julia Holmes last May. An inquest into their deaths, which took place this week in Newcastle West, appears to have drawn the line under a ...
'Harrowing' events surrounded couple's death in Limerick
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Holmes, who was married to two other men when she tried to marry Mr Ruttle, had returned to Ireland and later settled with Mr Ruttle in his farmhouse near Askeaton in Limerick. The bigamist, whose last Northern Ireland address was in Ballynahinch, Co ...
NI conwoman died from asphyxia in suicide pact with partner: Coroner
Five men discovered two decomposed bodies when they broke into Mr Ruttle's home at Boolaglass, Askeaton, on May 18 , 2015, to carry out a robbery. Suicide notes and letters written by both deceased were found. Ted Knight, grandfather of Thomas Ruttle's ...
Double suicide advice at inquest
They put the word out of having been married abroad and Julia organised a blessing of their non-existent marriage vows at St Mary's Church of Ireland in Askeaton. A party was held in a pub about 24km away. Julia had been married before she left Co ...
Crime trail ended in death for fraudster and partner
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