Man acquitted of his wife’s murder in Kilkenny

A Latvian man was acquitted of the murder of his wife following charges against him.

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Rehars Veigulisstated (32) stated that his wife named Rita Apine(29) had fallen down the stairs while he was playing with his daughter. A Pathologist said that the injuries Rita received¬†from the fall were not consistent with injuries associated with falling down a stairs. Tony Collier Solicitors however, stated that the jury not to convict a man on basis of a pathologist being unfamiliar with the injuries, he added “You fall down stairs in as many ways as there are people who fall down stairs,”.

-Sam Fitzsimons