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Gardaí wait on medical go ahead to question Tullamore murder suspect

Jan 17, 2022 07:01 By Shannonside News
Gardaí wait on medical go ahead to question Tullamore murder suspect Gardaí wait on medical go ahead to question Tullamore murder suspect
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The funeral of Ashling Murphy will take place at St. Brigid's Church in Mountbolus, near Tullamore, on Tuesday.

Gardai are hoping to question a suspect in the murder of Ashling Murphy, as early as today.

A person of interest in the killing of the 23-year-old school teacher, is understood to still be receiving hospital treatment for a number of injuries and will need to be assessed before he can be questioned.

Ashling was attacked while going for a run along the banks of the Grand Canal in Tullamore last Wednesday.

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Her death has led to calls for 'zero tolerance of violence against women.

University College Cork runs a Bystander Intervention programme which educates students and staff about how best to intervene when they witness inappropriate behaviour or comments, Professor Louise Crowley says failing to address sexist attitudes, communicates that the behaviour is acceptable:

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