O'Hara told gardai he could not explain why he had murdered Lisa but admitted he got the urge to strangle
"once or twice a year".
He also tried to strangle
her daughter from a previous relationship.
A man living opposite the hotel where Atkinson died said: "It's pretty obvious he's likely to be the guy who tried to strangle
that woman late on Friday night.
She fell and he continued to strangle
her with both hands until she was dead.
The ERA issued a statement in response to an article in the Racing Post, which stated that one of trainer Marco Botti's horses was confirmed as having contracted strangles
after returning from competing in the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
Following confirmation of two cases of strangles
in Newmarket last month, Kirk was concerned when one of his string started displaying worrying symptoms.
If the money needed for research can be raised, we are confident we can tackle this problem effectively and stem the spread of strangles
is a contagious disease characterised by swollen glands in the head, jaw and throat regions.
A spate of strangles
cases has caused rising panic in North Wales this year - with Llandudno Riders Association cancelling its summer show in Glan Conwy tomorrow amid reports of a case nearby.
THE Animal Health Trust has developed a new diagnostic test for the respiratory disease strangles
, which will allow early identification of horses exposed to the highly infectious bacterium, it announced yesterday.
The British Horse Society, in conjunction with Intervet UK and the British Equine Veterinary Association, is running a Strangles
Awareness Week to highlight the debilitating effects of the equine disease.
HORSE riders have cancelled their annual summer show after a suspected outbreak of strangles