41 - Attacked: The murder of Karen Buckley

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41 - Attacked: The murder of Karen Buckley
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In April of 2015, two countries were gripped by the disappearance of a 24 year old nurse. Karen Buckley, from Co. Cork had gone on a night out in Glasgow's busy West End. But she didn't return home. Quickly a police search for the missing woman was up and running. But it would prove to be too late. Karen's fate was sealed mere minutes after she told her friends goodbye. Find us on facebook, Twitter and Instagram @MensReaPod With thanks to our supporters on Patreon - head to https://www.patreon.com/MensReaPod to check out whats on offer Also with thanks to our sponsor Sudio Sweden! Use code MENSREA at checkout for 15% off https://www.sudio.com or click here https://www.sudio.com/us/earbuds/tolv-black or here https://www.sudio.com/us/earbuds/regent2-black Promo: Going West Podcast: http://www.goingwestpodcast.com/#/ Theme Music: Quinn’s Song: The Dance Begins Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Additional Music: "BossaBossa" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Sources: James Mulhall, “Karen Buckley: One year on, what we know about her brutal murder in Glasgow, and the questions that were never answered” in The Irish Post https://www.irishpost.com/news/85953-2-85953 (12 April 2016) “Disclosure: The Murder of Karen Buckley” TV3 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIK20ezmC-Y Lindsey Archibald, “Karen Buckley missing: Police trace man seen speaking to student nurse morning she disappeared” in The Daily Record https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/karen-buckley-missing-police-trace-5516375 (14 April 2015) Barry Roche, “Alexander Pacteau jailed for life for Karen Buckley murder” in The Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/alexander-pacteau-jailed-for-life-for-karen-buckley-murder-1.2344240 (8 September 2015) Sinead O'Carrol, “A chilling cover up: How police caught Karen Buckley's killer” from TheJournal.ie https://www.thejournal.ie/alexander-pacteau-karen-buckley-2264959-Sep2015/ (8 September 2015) “Timeline: The Karen Buckley murder case” from RTE.ie https://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0811/720549-karen-buckley/ (8 September 2015) Joe Leogue, “'Hard not to cry' as Karen Buckley's father collects her degree” in The Irish Examiner https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/hard-not-to-cry-as-karen-buckleys-father-collects-her-degree-431922.html (23 November 2016) “'To everybody who has shared our terrible loss' – Family of murdered student Karen Buckley” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/to-everybody-who-has-shared-our-terrible-loss-family-of-murdered-student-karen-buckley-34633424.html (16 April 2016) Mary Byrne, “Karen Buckley's murderer moved to new prison over safety fears” from shemazing.net https://www.shemazing.net/karen-buckleys-murderer-moved-to-new-prison-over-safety-fears/ (2017) Sally Hind, “Karen Buckley: Earring believed to be murdered student's discovered by Daily Record reporter just metres from police cordon” in The Daily Record https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/karen-buckley-earring-believed-murdered-6234071 (11 August 2015) Adrian Lee, “The face of evil: What was behind the brutal killing of Karen Buckley” in The Daily Express https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/598400/face-evil-brutal-killing-Karen-Buckley-Alexander-Pacteau (15 August 2015) “Karen Buckley missing: Student's handbag found dumped in park as 'desperate' family appeal for help” in The Daily Record https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/karen-buckley-missing-students-handbag-5518119 (14 April 2015) Chris Clements, “Karen Buckley: Tragic Irish student 'gave her jacket to a friend' before leaving Glasgow nightclub” in The Daily Record https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/karen-buckley-tragic-irish-student-5570879 (23 April 2015) “Karen Buckley murder: Alexander Pacteau jailed for at least 23 years” from The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/08/karen-buckley-alexander-pacteau-jailed-for-at-least-23-years (8 Spetmber 2015) “Timeline: The Karen Buckley murder case” from RTE.ie https://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0811/720549-karen-buckley/ (8 September 2015) Ralph Riegal, “Special Report: How detectives caught Karen's killer with incredible speed” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/special-report-how-detectives-caught-karens-killer-with-incredible-speed-31453239.html (15 August 2015) Text of Pacteau's Sentencing : https://static.rasset.ie/documents/news/judge-lady-rae-sentencing.pdf Video of Sentencing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4x8nQZ8Lfs

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