Close

Follow Lovin IE

Black Widow Catherine Nevin Given 'Months To Live' After Being Diagnosed With Brain Tumour

By mariemadden

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

Share:

Convicted murderer Catherine Nevin has been reportedly diagnosed with a brain tumour and has just months left to live.

The Wicklow woman was dubbed the 'Black Widow' after she was found guilty of ordering the murder of her husband Tom, who was shot dead at the couple's pub in Brittas Bay in 1996.

The 65-year-old had been serving a life sentence for the crime but recently began to complain about severe headaches.

She was taken to the Mater Hospital where she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and is believed to have just months left to live.

READ NEXT:Ireland Might Be Getting Two More Bank Holidays In 2017

Share:

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin IE including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy