Christie, Susan (c. 1969–)

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Christie, Susan (c. 1969–)

Irish murderer. Born c. 1969.

While a private in the Ulster Defence Regiment (later Royal Irish Regiment), had an affair with Captain Duncan McAllister of Royal Corps of Signals, who was stationed in Armagh, Northern Ireland (1990–91); killed McAllister's wife Penny during a walk in Drumkeeragh Forest, Co. Down, but claimed they had been attacked by an unidentified man (Mar 27, 1991); convicted of murder, was sentenced to 5 years in jail, which was increased to 9 years on appeal (1992); released from prison after 4 1/2 years (Oct 1995); changed identity and disappeared. Events were basis for ITV film, Beyond Reason (also called A Casual Affair, 1995), which caused considerable controversy and was debated in UK's House of Commons.

See also Nicholas Davies, A Deadly Kind of Love.

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