Saturday 26 May 2018

Man charged in connection with the murder of young mother Amy McCarthy

Amy McCarthy. Photo: Provision
Amy McCarthy. Photo: Provision
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man has been charged in connection with the murder of young mum Amy McCarthy.

The body of Amy (22) was discovered at a vacant premises on Shears Street in Cork on April 30 last.

The 26-year-old man appeared before Cork district Court earlier today in connection with the murder investigation.

Amy's sister Hailey paid tribute to her 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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