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28 Jan 2022

BREAKING: Man arrested in connection with Ashling Murphy murder released without charge

BREAKING: Man arrested in connection with Ashling Murphy murder released without charge

Man was questioned at Tullamore Garda Station

The man who was arrested and detained by An Garda Síochána investigating the fatal assault which killed Offaly teacher Ashling Murphy has now been released from this detention. 

A Garda statement said: "This male has been eliminated from Garda enquiries and is no longer a suspect."

The statement added: "An Garda Síochána continue to investigate this fatal assault that occurred at approximately 4pm on Wednesday, 12th January, 2022, along the canal bank at Cappincur, Tullamore, County Offaly.

An Garda Síochána continue to appeal for any information on a Falcon Storm mountain bike with straight handlebars and distinctive yellow/ green front forks. 

Gardaí continue to appeal for any person with any information on this fatal assault, who may not already have spoken to investigators, to come forward with that information.
 
Gardaí continue to appeal to any persons that were in the Cappincur/Canal walk area of Tullamore, County Offaly before 4pm, yesterday afternoon Wednesday, 12th January 2022, to make contact with them.


 
Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 932 7600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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