Turkish man sentenced over Irish women's deaths
ANKARA - The Associated Press
Recep Çetin had confessed to killing the women - his girlfriend's mother and her friend - but Çetin's father had denied any role in their deaths. DHA photoA Turkish news agency says a man has been convicted of murdering two women from Northern Ireland and sentenced to life in prison.
But the agency reported the court acquitted the man's father Wednesday, saying there was insufficient evidence he was involved in the stabbings of Marion Graham and Cathy Dinsmore. The women were found dead at a forest near the Kuşadası resort in August 2011.
Recep Çetin had confessed to killing the women - his girlfriend's mother and her friend - but the older man had denied any role in their deaths.
The younger man said he had killed the two after Graham refused to let him marry her daughter.
The women, from County Down in Northern Ireland, were on holiday in Kuşadası, where Graham owned property.