Saturday 21 April 2018

Man arrested by gardaí investigating homicide of young mum Amy released without charge

Amy McCarthy. Photo: Provision
Amy McCarthy. Photo: Provision Newsdesk Newsdesk

A man arrested in connection with the homicide of a young mother has been released without charge.

Young mum Amy's body was discovered at a vacant premises on Shears Street in Cork on April 30 last.

Attempts were made to revive Amy (23) but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man (26) was arrested this morning in the midlands yesterday and has now been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the DPP.

Amy's sister Hailey has paid tribute to he at her funeral.

She said: "Amy had a heart of gold. After she had baby Adam she was such a wonderful mother."

"She will always be our loving sister and friend."

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