New suspect in Ashling Murphy murder investigation

Gardaí in Tullamore announced this afternoon that they have a new suspect in the murder investigation of 23 year old Ashling Murphy.

The school teacher was murdered in Tullamore last week while out for a run in broad daylight.

The man in his 30’s is being detained at Tullamore Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The Gardaí have no further comment on the man’s arrest at this time.

Ashling Murphy funeral was held earlier today in St Brigid’s Church in Mountbolus Co.Offaly.