Australian Cleared Of Killing Dublin Man

A Sydney man who was accused of killing a man from Dublin has been found not guilty of manslaughter.

Irish backpacker, Gearoid Walsh, 23, died after being punched outside a takeaway in Sydney in October 2009.

Tobias Simmons, 30, previously pleaded not guilty on the grounds of self-defence.

It has been reported Mr Walsh had been drinking for several hours before the incident happened.

Mr Simmons welcomed the verdict and expressed his condolences to the family of Mr Walsh.


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