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Natasha McShane: Heriberto Viramontes jailed for 90 years for attempted murder

A man found guilty of the attempted murder of County Armagh woman Natasha McShane and her friend Stacy Jurich in Chicago four years ago, has been sentenced to 90 years in jail.

Heriberto Viramontes, 35, was convicted at Cook County Criminal Court in the US city last October.

The pair were attacked and robbed as they walked home after a night out in the early hours of 23 April 2010.

Ms McShane has been left with severe brain damage.

Peter Coulter reports for BBC Newsline.

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