Thursday 27 November 2014

Woman (41) charged with murder of Tyrone McKenna

Published 19/07/2014 | 11:29

Tyrone McKenna
Tyrone McKenna

A 41-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of Tyrone McKenna.

Mercy Peters appeared before Dublin District Court this morning where she was charged with the murder of Mr McKenna (42). 

Mercy Peters  of Marlay Court, Rathfarnham was remanded in custody and Judge Michael Coughlan ordered that she receive immediate medical and psychiatric attention     

Mr McKenna died from knife wounds on Thursday evening at his home in the Marley Court estate in Rathfarnham, south Co Dublin.

He was discovered by his father Thomas on the stairs of their family home at around 5pm.

A post-mortem examination on the body of Mr McKenna was carried out yesterday by the Deputy State Pathologist and forensic examinations continued at the scene.

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