Husband of Natalia Karaczyn charged with her murder

Rafal Karaczyn arriving at Sligo District Court. Photo: James Connolly.

Update: Husband of Natalia Karaczyn charged with her murder

The husband of Natalia Karaczyn, a mother-of-three whose body was found outside Sligo town yesterday, has been charged with her murder.

Polish man Rafal Karaczyn, 32, appeared at Sligo District Court this morning.

Dressed in a red hoodie, he sat with his head in his hands and was visibly upset throughout the hearing, and was comforted by members of Natalia’s family.

Sergeant Cathal Duffy told the court that the accused made no reply when he was arrested, charged and cautioned at Ballymote Garda Station shortly before 8pm last night.

His barrister asked that he be put on suicide watch while in custody, and the court heard this application was supported by the family of the deceased.

Judge Kevin Kilraine agreed and Mr Karaczyn was granted free legal aid and was remanded in custody to appear before Harristown District Court tomorrow.

Natalia Karaczyn.

Earlier: Man due in Sligo court in connection with death of Natalia Karaczyn

A 32-year-old man is due in court this morning in connection with the death of Natalia Karaczyn.

He was charged last night in connection with her death and is due to appear before Sligo District Court this morning.

Ms Karaczyn’s body was discovered yesterday in the Holywell area of Sligo town, just two days after she was reported missing.

The mother of three had been missing from her home at Crozon Park since early on Sunday morning.

Originally from Poland, the 30-year-old been living in the town for a number of years.

Gardaí say the cause of her death is not being revealed.

- Digital Desk

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