Megan petition appeal.THE family of murdered teen Megan McAlorum will step up their campaign for justice today.
The McAlorums have been gathering a petition - backed by the Daily Mirror - to have the schoolgirl's killer Thomas Purcell Pur·cell , Henry 1659?-1695.
English composer and the leading musical figure of the baroque style in England.
Noun 1. Purcell - English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695) kept behind bars.
And the West Belfast family will be at City Hall from 11am today - hoping to add to the 45,000 signatures they have collected so far.
Purcell, 18, who bludgeoned 16-year-old Megan to death in April 2004, was sentenced to a minimum jail term of 15 years last month.
But with time served on remand To send back.
A higher court may remand a case to a lower court so that the lower court will take a certain action ordered by the higher court. A prisoner who is remanded into custody is sent back to prison subsequent to a Preliminary Hearing before a tribunal or magistrate the 18-year-old could be free by the time he is 30.
Yesterday Megan's mother Margaret urged people to come along and back the Justice For Megan campaign.
She said: "Purcell has shown no remorse Remorse
See also Regret.
Ayenbite of Inwit (Remorse of Conscience)
Middle English version of medieval moral treatise, c. 1340. [Br. Lit. for what he has done and if released you can be sure he will reoffend.
"I would ask people to show their support and sign our petition to get justice for Megan."