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29/07/2021

Inquest finds convicted child killer responsible for Arlene Arkinson's death

Arlene Arkinson

Convicted child killer Robert Howard was responsible for the death of County Tyrone schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, a coroner has found on the balance of probability, according to RTÉ. 

The 15-year-old teenager disappeared after attending a disco in Bundoran in August, 1994.

She was reportedly last seen in a car driven by prime suspect Robert Howard, a convicted child killer and rapist, who died in prison in 2015 aged 71.

Howard was charged with murdering the teenager, but acquitted in 2005.

Arlene's family have repeatedly said that they will never give up hope of recovering her body.

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