April 15, 2024

A person charged with the homicide of his grandfather in West Donegal simply days earlier than Christmas has had his case adjourned for a month.

Derek Mulligan appeared by videolink at right now’s sitting of Letterkenny District Court docket.

Sergeant Maurice Doyle informed the courtroom that Gardai are nonetheless awaiting a e book of proof within the case.

Decide Ciaran Liddy adjourned the case till April twenty second.

Mulligan is charged that on December nineteenth, 2023 at Carrickaboyle, Derrybeg, he did homicide one Derek Burns.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has already consented for all issues to be despatched ahead to the Central Legal Court docket for trial.

Members of Mulligan’s household have been in courtroom for the listening to.

Mr Burns, who was in his 70s,  handed away at Letterkenny College Hospital quite a lot of days after the assault final December.

The pensioner was being handled within the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital however subsequently died from his accidents.

On December nineteenth final, Detective Garda Paul Dolan gave proof of arresting and charging Mulligan.

The accused can be charged on the identical date and place did trigger prison harm to a pink Nissan Qashqai.

Mulligan, of Magheraclogher, Bunbeg can be charged with making a risk to kill or trigger severe hurt to an individual identified to him.

On the identical date and site he’s additionally charged with assaulting one other individual additionally identified to him.

He’s additionally charged with the assault of a 3rd individual on the identical date and on the identical location.



E-book of proof nonetheless awaited for West Donegal man charged with grandfather’s homicide was final modified: March twenty fifth, 2024 by Workers Author