Second man charged with Kiely murder

A second man was charged today with the murder of Nora Kiely.

A second man was charged today with the murder of Nora Kiely.

Thomas Penkhert (18) of no fixed address was charged with the murder of Nora Kiely at Flat 1, 26A Leitrim St on July 15.

Penkhert was remanded in custody by Judge Con O’Leary to appear again at Cork District Court on July 30.

Penkhert made no reply to the murder charge when he was charged today by Detective Sergeant John Quilter.

Penkhert was also before the court on charges from last Friday when he was accused of burglary of jewelry from the deceased’s flat on July 15 and a second count of burglary at another flat in the building.

Penkhert was living at Flat 3, 26A Leitrim St at the time.

Another man, Brian Walsh (22), of no fixed address was also charged with the murder last Friday.

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