Murder charge in assault case
Published 22/09/2011 | 05:00
A 19-YEAR-OLD man has had charges of assault upgraded to murder after the death of a young musician earlier this year.
Conor McClelland was previously charged with assault causing serious harm to Gavin O'Connor (22) on June 4 last.
Mr O'Connor was found with severe injuries on a country road in Monaghan.
Yesterday, Mr McClelland, of Cullentrabane, Laragh, Castleblayney, was before Carrickmacross District Court to face the new charge. He was further remanded in custody to September 28.