Saturday 29 April 2017

Man (26) charged in connection with murder of Paddy Lyons (90)

Paddy Lyons (90) was found in his home on Saturday
Paddy Lyons (90) was found in his home on Saturday
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gardaí have charged a 26-year-old man in connection with the murder of an elderly man.

The charged man will appear before Dungarvan District Court at 10.30am this morning.

Mr Lyons, a bachelor and an only child, lived alone in the rural townland of Loughreagh, Ballysaggart, 11km from Lismore, Co Waterford. Every Friday, he organised a lift with either a neighbour or a carer to Lismore to collect his pension.

He was last seen on Friday evening, according to gardaí.

Earlier on Tuesday gardai searched a house in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

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