Ashling Murphy Death – Obituary, Ashling Murphy has died

By | January 13, 2022

Gardaí investigating the murder of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly have said that “no stone will be left unturned” in their inquiries.

A man in his 40s is still being detained in connection with the murder of the primary school teacher, who was attacked along the banks of the Grand Canal at Cappincur at around 4pm yesterday.

Gardaí believe the attack, on a busy recreational route, was random At this stage, they said, there is “no information to show that the victim and her killer were known to each other”.

Ashling Murphy Death – Obituary, Ashling Murphy has died

The attacker fled after two women came upon the attack. The women were able to give a detailed description of the attacker to gardaí. An incident room has been set up at Tullamore Garda Station.