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Trial of Italian man who has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Tom O'Gorman in Dublin to begin this week

CourtsBy Neil Fetherston
Saverio Bellante
Saverio Bellante

The trial of a 34-year-old Italian man who has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Tom O'Gorman in Castleknock in Dublin in January 2014 is to begin this week.

Saverio Bellante, from Palermo in Sicily, is charged with murdering Mr O'Gorman at Beech Park Avenue in Castleknock between 11 and 12 January last year.

A jury of seven women and five men was sworn in at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

The trial is due to begin next Thursday.