Teen faces charge over killing
A 17-year-old youth is due to be brought before a court today charged in connection with the murder of teenager Melanie McCarthy-McNamara who died from a shotgun wound to the head while sitting in a car.
The 16-year-old Traveller was in the car with her fiance on Brookview Way in Tallaght on February 7 last. Gardai said a young man would be brought before Tallaght District Court at 10.30am charged in connection with the murder.
A 23-year-old man, Keith Hall, of Kilmartin Drive in Tallaght, has already been charged with the murder of Melanie.