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Man charged with murdering mother of two

A MAN appeared in court today charged with the murder of a young mother of two at her home in Dublin.

Anna Finnegan (26) was attacked at her home in Allendale Gelen in Ongar, Blanchardstown, on Friday night and pronounced dead in hospital later that night.

Vezel Jahiri (31), with an address at Cohunda Crescent in Clonsilla, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court where he was charged with murder.

Dt Sgt Bernard Connaghton said the accused was arrested at Blanchardstown Garda Station at 11.56pm yesterday. When formally charged with murder at 12.20am, he replied: "That's not true."

He has been remanded in custody to Cloverhill and will appear before Cloverhill court on Thursday.