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|Report into sex offender controls |
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The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice, Kit Chivers, is due to publish his verdict on the management of sex offenders in Northern Ireland.
The government asked him to review the issue following the murder of a County Tyrone pensioner.
|Attracta Harron, 65, disappeared in December 2003. She was found dead. Trevor William Hamilton, 24, of Sion Mills was convicted of her murder.||Attracta Harron, 65, disappeared in December 2003. She was found dead. Trevor William Hamilton, 24, of Sion Mills was convicted of her murder.|
|He had been on parole after serving a sentence for raping another woman.||He had been on parole after serving a sentence for raping another woman.|
In August, the NIO announced a review of the management of sex offenders.
An interim report on the issue, by the Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland, will be published on Monday.
Mrs Harron, a retired librarian from Strabane, vanished while walking home from Mass in Lifford, Donegal, on 11 December 2003.
|Trevor Hamilton was one of NI's most closely monitored sex offenders||Trevor Hamilton was one of NI's most closely monitored sex offenders|
The body of the mother-of-five was found four months later in a makeshift grave dug into the side of a riverbank bordering Hamilton's home.
Hamilton, of Concess Road, Sion Mills, was convicted of her murder earlier this year.
He had been one of the most closely monitored sex offenders in Northern Ireland.
Last month, Northern Ireland's chief probation officer said more resources were needed to improve supervision of sex offenders.
Brian McCaughey said there was one member of staff to supervise every 15 sex offenders in Northern Ireland.