Monday 11 December 2017

Man charged with murder of Pole

A MAN has been charged with the murder of a Polish national. Michael Maughan, of 20 Stone Court, Ennis, Co Clare, was charged at Ennis District Court with the murder of Piotr Nowakowski (31) at 15 Sandfield Mews, Ennis in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Mr Nowakowski died in an ambulance en route to hospital after sustaining two stab wounds in the alleged attack.

In court yesterday, Mr Maughan's younger brother, Darren Maughan (21), also of 20 Stone Court, was charged with the assault causing harm of Declan O'Dea at the same Sandfield Mews apartment.

Gardai told the court that both men made no reply with charged.

Judge Durcan remanded the two accused in custody to appear before Ennis District Court tomorrow.

Irish Independent

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