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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Man to appear in court tomorrow charged in connection with the murder of Christy Daly

Published 20/02/2014 | 22:35

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Garda forensics pictured leaving the scene after  the body of Christy Daly  was found in a drainage ditch beside a burnt out caravan at Kilbride near Clara. Pic Frank Mc Grath
Garda forensics pictured leaving the scene after the body of Christy Daly was found in a drainage ditch beside a burnt out caravan at Kilbride near Clara. Pic Frank Mc Grath
State pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy after examining the body of Christy Daly near Clara yesterday. Picture: Frank Mc Grath
State pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy after examining the body of Christy Daly near Clara on January 7. Picture: Frank McGrath

A man has been charged this evening with an offence in connection to the murder of Christy Daly.

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Gardai investigating the murder of Mr Daly (47) charged the 23-year-old man this evening after his arrest last Friday, February 14.

He is due to appear before Portlaoise District Court in the morning at 10:30am.

Mr Daly’s body was discovered at Kilbride, Clara, Co Offaly on January 7, 2014.

Three people (two females, ranging in ages from late teens to 20 years of age, and one male, aged 23) were arrested on the morning of Friday, February 7 following out planned searches on a number of houses.

Gardai upgraded their investigation to a murder enquiry following a post-mortem on Mr Daly’s body. 

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