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Husband Tried To Cover Up His Wife’s Murder In Most Bizarre

A Cheating husband burned his wife alive and made it look like she blew herself up making a bacon sandwich, a court heard.

Darren Byrne is said to have knocked out his wife Maria when she found out about his affair.

He then doused her in white spirit and set her on fire.

Maria had caught her husband cheating with married lover Deborah Houlihan and made him swear he would end the affair.

Maria confronted Darren at their home when she found him writing a text to Deborah.

Jurors heard he turned on the gas and went out, hoping a blast would destroy their home.


Mum of two Maria Byrne is said to have been killed by her husband after she found out about his affair and gave him an ultimatum to end it.

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