Trial of man accused of the murder of Natalie McGuinness gets underway today

The trial of a 34-year-old man who has pleaded not guilty to murdering Easkey-native Natalie McGuinness in October 2015 is to get underway today.

Oisin Conroy with an address at St Joseph’s Terrace, Boyle, Co. Roscommon is charged with murdering 23 year old Natalie McGuinness at The Mews, Mail Coach Road in Sligo on October 28, 2015.

Mr Conroy was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court yesterday and pleaded not (NOT) guilty to murdering Ms McGuinness by reason of insanity.

A jury of six men and six women was sworn in to hear the case, which begins today and is expected to last up to two days.