September 22, 2023

A solicitor representing a person charged with the homicide of a person whose physique was discovered off cliffs in Co Donegal has urged the State to hurry up the case. 

Alan Vial is charged with the homicide of Robert Wilkin on June twenty fifth final at a spot unknown inside the State.

Vial, 38, appeared by videolink at Letterkenny District Courtroom as we speak.

A co-accused, Nikita Burns, 21, additionally appeared individually in court docket by videolink.

Each are charged that on the twenty fifth of June, 2023 at a spot unknown inside the State, did homicide one Robert Wilkin (also referred to as Robin Wilkin.)

Vial’s solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher, stated that given the character of the offence he was asking the State to place a precedence on the matter.

He stated he had understood the case was in as we speak for the service of a ebook of proof on his shopper.

Nonetheless, he was instructed that the ebook of proof for Vial, of Drumanoo Head, Killybegs, was not prepared but.

“It’s beginning to construct up on the dates coming earlier than the court docket,” stated Mr Gallagher.

Garda Sergeant Gerard Dalton stated he’ll be aware the urgency of Mr Gallagher’s illustration and can follow-up on the difficulty as we speak.

The case was adjourned till October 2nd for the service of the ebook of proof.

Mr Rory O’Brien appeared for Nikita Burns.

The court docket was instructed that instructions in that case due from the Director of Public Prosecutions are nonetheless excellent.

That case was additionally adjourned till October 2nd.


Solicitor urges State to hurry up case towards man accused of Sliabh Liag homicide was final modified: September 18th, 2023 by Stephen Maguire