The murderer of this woman has just been released on March 11, 2021. Imprisoned in Australia for 16 years, he will be able to start his life over in the United Kingdom.
In 2006, James Duggan was convicted and sentenced to 11 years imprisonment for the strangulation murder of Rebecca Ryle, 19 at the time. The murderer, also being a teenager at the time according to The Mirrorhad met Rebecca in a club in Perth, Australia on May 5, 2004. Duggan, a Briton originally from Liverpool emigrated to Australia, had proposed to the young Rebecca to accompany her home. What the young murderer had not done sincehe had strangled her to death.
half-naked body of Rebecca had been discovered by the police in a field located a few meters from his home, according to the Liverpool Echo. Although James Duggan was never quite able explain the motive for his murderwe know that he had strangled his victim for more than three minutes. On March 11, 2022, James Duggan, 36, is released from prison and must be repatriated to the United Kingdom where he canstart from scratch“. James Duggan must not never again tread the ground australian and must”comply with all current or future guidelines and restrictions established, issued or imposed by the Federal Government or the Government of Western Australia“, precise The Mirror.
Murderer’s parole worries victim’s brother
Among other directives of his parole, James Duggan must not not get in touch with Rebecca’s family. Andy, Rebecca’s brother spoke about this parole with theECHO. “I find a little comfort in knowing that this man will never set foot in australia againand my parents can rest easy knowing thatthey will never have to pass him in the street“, did he declare. “However, I find it horrible that the alternative is that the British public suffersand that he can start from scratch“, he continued. The brother of the victim also added: “I hope that by writing this, at least a few people will be aware that this monster will always be there. He doesn’t deserve no chance to start from scratch. He stole a life“, he concluded.
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