Thursday, January 13, 2022

The man who was arrested and detained by Gardaí investigating the fatal assault on Ashling Murphy has been released from detention.

In a statement gardaí said: “This male has been eliminated from Garda enquiries and is no longer a suspect.

An Garda Síochána continue to investigate this fatal assault that occurred at approximately 4pm on Wednesday 12 January along the canal bank at Cappincur, Tullamore, County Offaly.

An Garda Síochána continue to appeal for any information on a Falcon Storm mountain bike with straight handlebars and distinctive yellow/ green front forks.

Gardaí continue to appeal for any person with any information on this fatal assault, who may not already have spoken to investigators, to come forward with that information.
“Gardaí continue to appeal to any persons that were in the Cappincur/Canal walk area of Tullamore, County Offaly before 4pm, yesterday afternoon Wednesday 12 January to make contact with them.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 932 7600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.”

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