Friday 22 September 2017

Man (20) goes on trial for Martin Brophy's murder more than two years ago

Criminal Courts of Justice
Criminal Courts of Justice

Anne Sharkey

A man has gone on trial charged with the murder of Martin Brophy in Waterford two-and-a-half years ago.

William Moran (20), of Connolly Place, Waterford City is charged with the murder of Martin Brophy (22) at the old Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) building between May 19 and May 21 2012.

Dressed in a black shirt and tie, Mr Moran pleaded not guilty to the murder of Martin Brophy at the Central Criminal Court today.

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy told the jury of four women and eight men today that the trial is expected to last three weeks.

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