Man faces charge over murder of Romanian

Desmond Coyle at Limerick District Court. Picture: Press 22

A 59-year-old man has appeared at Limerick District Court charged with the murder of a Romanian national in the city last Wednesday.

Desmond Coyle, originally from Garryowen, of 10 Davis St, Limerick, has been charged with the murder of Calo Carpaci , 58, at Roches Row, Limerick, on May 24.

The accused was arrested, charged and cautioned by Detective Sergeant Arthur Ryan on Thursday night.

Defence solicitor Ted McCarthy told Judge Mary Larkin that as the accused was charged with murder, a bail application could not be put before the court and was a matter for the High Court in Cloverhill.

After a legal aid certificate was granted, Mr McCarthy sought that the accused receive all necessary medical assistance at Limerick Prison.

A psychiatric examination and report relating to the accused should also be carried out, Mr McCarthy said.

Mr Coyle was remanded in custody to appear before the court, via video link, next Tuesday.


Lifestyle

As UK legend John Surman gets ready to play at Cork’s jazz fest, he tells Philip Watson about his well-travelled career and why he’s so angry about Brexit.Jazz legend John Surman on a well travelled career and why he's angry about Brexit

Dr Naomi Lavelle answers a weekly science question.Fish live in water all their lives but does that mean that they never get thirsty or do they even drink at all? To answer these questions we need to look at where the fish live.Appliance of Science: Do fish ever get thirsty?

More From The Irish Examiner