Longford murder trial to begin next February

A trial date has been set for a man accused of murdering a 31-year-old man in Longford town last year.

The trial of Rihards Lavickis, with an address at 2 Annaly Court, Longford, is due to begin on Monday, February 5, next year.

He is charged with the murder of Polish national Arkadiusz Czajkowski at Rue Noyal Chatillon, Townspark, Longford, on November 1, 2016.

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He died from stab wounds.

Mr Lavickis has been in custody since his arrest a year ago and his trial is expected to last a week.