Monday 19 March 2018

30-year-old woman charged with Galway murder reporters

A 30-year-old woman charged with the murder of a man in Galway has appeared in court.

Maura Thornton of Apartment 1, 183 Upper Salthill was remanded in custody to appear in court again on August 9.

The body of the man, who has been named locally as 59-year-old Kevin Joyce, was discovered at an apartment complex in Salthill on Sunday night.

It is understood Mr Joyce had been stabbed.

She replied to the murder charge by stating :“May he rest in peace.”

The Judge directed that all appropriate medical and psychiatric assessments and/or treatment be given.

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News