Northern Ireland: Dr. Death Goes to Rest

Dr. Death Goes to Rest

To his friends, the baby-faced Gerard Steenson, 29, a founder of the terrorist Irish National Liberation Army, was known as "Pretty Boy." But when he was buried in Belfast last week, some recalled his other nickname: "Dr. Death." Steenson, gunned down as he and an associate drove through West Belfast, had been accused of killing at least half a dozen people over the past decade.

Steenson, the latest victim of a feud that has left ten people dead, was apparently murdered by rival INLA members. Founded in 1975 as an offshoot of the Irish Republican Army, the INLA began to be...

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