A younger Donegal man has been jailed for 5 years in the USA for a ‘one- punch assault’ that left a father-of-three with irreparable mind injury in Boston two years in the past.
Ryan McEleney-Lynch (25), who’s from the Clonmany space, was discovered responsible by a jury of 12 in a Suffolk County courtroom in Massachusetts final Tuesday.
On Friday, he was sentenced by a decide to the utmost time period of 4 years and 364 days in state jail for the aggravated assault and battery cost.
McEleney-Lynch, with an handle at Quincy, Massachusetts, works in building and has been
dwelling within the Boston space for roughly the previous 5 years.
The courtroom heard how Ciaran Moore was left with a life-threatening mind harm and is now confined to a wheelchair after being punched by McEleney-Lynch simply after Christmas two years in the past. Mr Moore (43) is initially from County Laois however has been dwelling in the USA for greater than 20 years.
A spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Legal professional’s Workplace outlined particulars of the incident for the ‘Inishowen Unbiased’.
They defined that on December 27, 2021, Boston Police responded to the Previous Dorchester Publish for an assault and battery at about 2.15am.
The police situated the sufferer contained in the bar, bleeding from the nostril.
An investigation confirmed that Mr Moore had been out together with his spouse and mates on the ‘Bunker Pub’ on the Previous Dorchester Publish.
Because the sufferer started to stroll towards the lavatory, McEleney-Lynch punched him as soon as within the face, knocking him unconscious and finally inflicting a life-threatening mind harm.
The sufferer was in intensive look after greater than two months following uncontrolled bleeding in his mind and he continues to require round the clock care.
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