Saturday 24 February 2018

Garda arrest man in Kerry double murder investigation

Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her eight-year-old daughter Enrika
Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her eight-year-old daughter Enrika

Detectives investigating the double murder of a mother and daughter have arrested a man.

The 40-year-old suspect is being questioned about the killings of 27-year-old Jolanta Lubiene and her eight-year-old child Enrika in Co Kerry.

The pair were discovered dead in their home in the Langford Downs estate just outside Killorglin last Sunday.

The arrested man is being held under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Killarney Garda station.

Ms Lubiene, originally from Lithuania, was last seen at around 1.50pm on Saturday last on Langford Street, walking towards her semi-detached home.

Press Association

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