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Man and woman found guilty of murdering Owen Creaney

Two people accused of killing Lurgan man Owen Creaney and putting his remains in a wheelie bin have been found guilty of murder.

Stephen Thomas Hughes, 29, and Shaunean Boyle, 25, have been convicted of murdering Mr Creaney between 3 July and 6 July 2014.

Both had denied the charges.

The victim’s injuries included 15 fractured ribs, a broken breastbone, and bleeding of and tearing to the brain.

After being attacked at a house in Moyraverty Court, he was showered and left on a sofa in an upstairs bedroom where he took two days to die.

His body was said to have then been dumped in a green recycling bin and waste items placed on top.

Mr Creaney had last been seen alive getting out of a taxi with the two murder accused in the early hours of 3 July.

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