Man appears in court charged with the murder of 20yearold man in


first_img 16,782 Views Feb 26th 2018, 11:38 AM Man appears in court charged with the murder of 20-year-old man in Sligo at the weekend 31-year-old Richard McLoughlin was charged at Donegal District Court this morning. Monday 26 Feb 2018, 11:38 AM Share16 Tweet Email Short URL By Gerry McLaughlin center_img A 31-YEAR-OLD SLIGO man has today been charged with the murder of another Sligo man at Donegal District Court.31-year-old Richard McLoughlin of City Gate Apartments, Connolly Street, Sligo was charged with the murder of 20-year-old Jimmy Loughlin at 8 Connolly Street, Sligo on 24 February.Garda Thomas James Gallagher gave evidence of arresting the defendant at O’Connell Street, Ballymote on Sunday and charging him at Ballymote Garda Station.The defendant made no reply to the charge, the court heardDefence counsel Keith O’Grady, instructed by solicitor Gerry McGovern, asked for urgent psychiatric evaluation. He said the defendant was currently on medication.There was no objection from the State.The defendant, who was wearing a short- sleeved green t-shirt during the four minute hearing, was remanded in custody to Friday’s district court sitting in Harristown.Judge Kevin Kilrane directed that the defendant get psychiatric treatment while in custody.Legal aid was granted. Jimmy Loughlin Image: Facebook No Comments Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Jimmy Loughlin Image: Facebooklast_img

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