Ashling Murphy Obituary, Death, Cause Of Death – The 23-year-old died after being violently assaulted along a canal in Cappincur, Tullamore, Co Offaly, at around 4pm yesterday.Fiona Pender, also from Tullamore, disappeared 25-years ago.
Fiona was last seen at her flat at Church Street, Tullamore at 6am on Friday, August 23 1996. She was 25-year’s-old at the time of her disappearance and was seven months pregnant.
The 4.5km Grand Canal Loop Walk, where primary school teacher Ashling last night died, was named Fiona’s Way to commemorate Pender.
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Fiona is described as 5’5″ in height with long blond hair and she was wearing bright coloured clothing and white leggings at the time of her disappearance.
Gardai renewed their appeal for information on Fiona’s disappearance last year and asked anyone that met, saw or has any information in relation to the disappearance the early morning of Friday, August 23,1996 who has not spoken to Gardai to come forward.