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Ashling Murphy murder suspect appears in court today

Jan 26, 2022 13:01 By Shannonside News
Ashling Murphy murder suspect appears in court today Ashling Murphy murder suspect appears in court today
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Jozef Puska appeared in court again this afternoon.

A 31-year-old Slovakian man charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly has been further remanded in custody.

Mr Josef Puska, of Lynally Grove, Mucklagh, Co Offaly, appeared by videolink before Cloverhill District Court this afternoon.

He is accused of the murder of 23-year-old school teacher Ashling Murphy, who died on Wednesday, January 12th.

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Appearing before Judge Victor Blake this afternoon, Mr Puska addressed the court only to confirm his name - through an interpreter.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court again on Wednesday, February 9th for formal DPP directions.

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