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Jury sworn in for Cork Prison murder trial

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Brian Veale
Brian Veale

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering a 41-year-old man in Cork Prison over a year ago.

At the Central Criminal Court today, Brian Veale (31) of Dominic Street, Cork pleaded not guilty to murdering Graham Johnson at Cork Prison, Rathmore Road in Cork City on May 16, 2015.

A jury of six men and six women has been sworn in for the trial, which is due to begin tomorrow and is expected to last five days.

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said to the jury: "This trial may not start until Wednesday but I will ask you all to come back tomorrow."