Saturday 23 September 2017

Man faces court over fatal attack

A MAN is expected to be brought before a court today charged with an assault on a 51-year-old woman who died after an attack at her home last week.

Gardai arrested a man in his early 30s on Tuesday for questioning about the murder of mother of five Siobhan Stapleton in her home in the townland of Kilfane, outside Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

He is expected to be charged with assault causing bodily harm when he appears before Kilkenny District Court. The victim sustained injuries to her head and body when she was beaten with a blunt implement.

Irish Independent

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