July 14, 2024

A person charged with the homicide of one other man whose physique was discovered off cliffs in Co Donegal after a week-long search has been remanded in custody to permit for a e-book of proof to be served in his case.

Alan Vial, 38, appeared by videolink at Letterkenny District Court docket at this time.

Vial, from Drumanoo Head, Killybegs has been charged with the homicide of Robert Wilkin on the twenty fifth of June, 2023 at a spot unknown inside the State.

It adopted a large-scale search involving Gardai, the Irish Coastguard and different businesses together with the Donegal Mountain Rescue staff.

Mr Wilkin’s stays had been discovered within the water on July third following the seek for his stays on the well-liked tourism vacation spot.

Vial’s solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher requested for the case to be adjourned till September 4th to permit for a e-book of proof to be served on his consumer.

Sporting a gray sweatshirt, Vial spoke briefly when requested if he was pleased with the remand in custody saying “Sure, I’m.”

Mr Gallagher added that there are additionally abstract issues for Mr Vial however that they’re of a special nature.

He additionally instructed Mr Vial that he shall be in contact for a session together with his authorized counsel.

Mr Wilkin’s stays had been discovered within the water on July third following every week lengthy seek for his stays on the well-liked tourism vacation spot.

It adopted a tip-off to Gardai {that a} severe assault had taken place and an investigation was launched.

A full autopsy has been carried out on Mr Wilkin’s stay however Gardai haven’t launched the outcomes for operational causes.

Man charged with Sliabh Liag homicide remanded in custody was final modified: August tenth, 2023 by Employees Author

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