An Irish killer who beat his ex-girlfriend to demise whilst their six-year-old daughter slept close by has been attacked in jail.
Daniel Murtagh, 36, had his face slashed open ‘from temple to chin’ at Midlands Jail on Tuesday and may well be scarred for existence, studies declare.
Murtagh used to be jailed for existence after he beat 30-year-old Nadine Lott to demise along with his naked arms at her house in Arklow, County Wicklow, in December 2019.
She used to be overwhelmed so badly that her face used to be slightly recognisable, and the ambulance staff who arrived on the scene have been reportedly left deeply stunned through her accidents.
Daniel Murtagh, 36, had his face slashed open ‘from temple to chin’ at Midlands Jail on Tuesday and may well be scarred for existence, studies declare. Murtagh used to be jailed for existence after he beat 30-year-old Nadine Lott to demise along with his naked arms at her house in 2019
Pictured: Killer Daniel Murtagh is handcuffed and being taken to court docket in 2019. After being attacked in jail, he used to be rushed to Portlaoise Sanatorium
Ms Lott died 3 days later from her ‘excessive and gruesome’ accidents at St Vincent’s Sanatorium. The trial heard she suffered ‘stressful head, neck and chest accidents’.
Now Murtagh himself has been left injured after being attacked in jail, and needed to be rushed to Portlaoise Sanatorium after dropping a ‘severe’ quantity of blood.
A supply informed Irish newspaper the Sunday World that the assassin tends to get at the unsuitable facet of alternative inmates, and this ‘in the end got here again on him.’
‘The incident kicked off at the B1 touchdown at roughly 5pm [on Tuesday],’ a supply on the jail informed the newspaper. ‘Murtagh is an inmate who rubs other folks up the unsuitable [way] and it appears to be like adore it in the end got here again on him.
‘The lad who attacked him opened him up from his temple the entire means right down to his chin. Murtagh used to be dropping numerous blood by the point group of workers were given to him and he needed to be rushed to Portlaoise Sanatorium.
‘Regardless of the most efficient efforts of group of workers, he misplaced a significant quantity of blood and he is nonetheless over there underneath guard this night,’ the supply added. ‘He will raise the scars of what took place these days for the remainder of his existence.’
The newspaper’s supply mentioned the inmate who attacked Murtagh used to be restrained instantly through officials throughout the jail, and has now been segregated from different prisoners. The assault has additionally been referred to the police, studies mentioned.
Mom Nadine Lott (pictured) used to be overwhelmed so badly, her face used to be slightly recognisable, and the ambulance staff who arrived on the scene have been reported to be left deeply stunned
The inmate and every other suspect believed to have additionally been concerned within the assault are mentioned to be reasonably low-level criminals, with a name for violence throughout the jail, the supply added. It’s idea the attack used to be an try through them to ascertain themselves on the most sensible of the hierarchy throughout the facility.
The Sunday International additionally reported the supply announcing that Kinahan Cartel gunman Gary Thompson used to be additionally overwhelmed up through the similar pair a number of weeks in the past.
Thompson is serving a 12-and-a-half-year sentence for his function in a plot to kill the brother of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch, Patrick ‘Patsy’ Hutch.
Gerry himself is currently on trial in Ireland for the gangland murder of David Byrne on the Regency Resort in 2016, which he denies.
Murtagh, from Clondalkin, has gained quite a lot of demise threats throughout his time in the back of bars at Dublin’s Wheatfield Jail.
In line with The Sun, he used to be put on a coverage wing of the jail and saved break free many of the jail inhabitants.
In July 2022, he used to be moved to the high-security Midlands Jail ‘for his personal protection.’
Pictured: Friends and family of Nadine Lott collect out of doors court docket in 2021 after Daniel Murtagh used to be discovered to blame of her homicide
Murtagh gained a existence sentence in October 2021. He to start with pleaded to blame to manslaughter, prior to being unanimously discovered to blame of homicide through a jury.
Nadine’s neighbour informed the court docket how she discovered Murtagh ‘in a crouched place’ on most sensible of the sufferer along with his arms round her neck and shoulders. She mentioned he used to be creating a ‘growling noise’ and used to be ‘vicious with rage’ as he attacked her.
One of the vital first responders mentioned they discovered Nadine ‘overwhelmed to a pulp’.
In July closing yr, not up to a yr into his sentence, the killer tried to get his conviction quashed. Ms Lott’s mom Claire informed The Solar on the time that she accused the killer of looking to ‘retraumatise’ her circle of relatives.
On the killer’s sentencing listening to, Claire mentioned her circle of relatives have been left ‘haunted’ through the ideas in their daughter being attacked through Murtagh, and of her ‘terror, worry, panic and cries’ throughout the ‘extended, evil assault’.
She described Murtagh as a ‘monster’, announcing that the wounds he inflicted on her daughter have been so horrific that even the group of workers at St Vincent’s Sanatorium have been left stunned.
‘For individuals who witness so much of their day-to-day roles this used to be testomony to the monstrosity and evil Nadine had persevered in her ultimate hours,’ she mentioned on the time.