Born in Siberia in 2004, she was adopted two years later from a Russian orphanage by Patric and Geraldine Kriegel, a retired French professor and his Irish-born spouse, an worker of the Irish state railway community.
They introduced her again to their dwelling in Lucan, a pleasing suburb on the western fringe of Dublin, the place they introduced her up as their very own daughter, though they saved her authentic first identify, Anastasia, and raised her to pay attention to her Russian previous and tradition.
A tall, hanging woman who excelled at swimming, modeled in a faculty style present and liked singing and dancing, Ana however lacked self-confidence due to studying difficulties stemming from poor eyesight and a childhood tumor that left her nearly deaf in a single ear.
Her dad and mom, who attended daily of the trial in Dublin’s Central Legal Court docket, mentioned that whereas she craved friendship, she had few buddies outdoors her household and had been ruthlessly bullied and sexually harassed for being totally different from others at her highschool. She had began to self-harm, they mentioned, and at one level was caught sending herself bullying messages from a faux social media account.
Regardless of her behavioral issues, she remained a fun-loving and vigorous youngster, and was near her supportive dad and mom and household. Her mom, getting back from work on the night of the woman’s dying, instantly grew to become alarmed when she realized that Ana had gone off alone with Boy B, whom she knew was not a buddy of her daughter.
Boy A later advised the police that he had despatched Boy B to fetch Ana as a result of he knew that she was keen on him and needed to inform her “gently” that he was not keen on her.
Shortly after the killing, which the police imagine occurred instantly after Ana entered the room within the deserted farmhouse, Boy A was seen crossing a neighborhood park with accidents to his arm and leg and cuts to his face. Massive for his age and with some martial arts coaching, he claimed to have been attacked by two different “males” whom he efficiently fought off. The police imagine that Ana inflicted the accidents as she fought desperately for her life.