Hundreds attend funeral of Wicklow shooting victims

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of the three Wicklow relatives found shot dead at their home in the village of Grangecon on Monday.

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of the three Wicklow relatives found shot dead at their home in the village of Grangecon on Monday.

Retired couple John Joe and Mary Sleator, who were both in their 80's, were shot by their 43-year-old son Patrick, who then turned the gun on himself.

Today's funeral mass at St Oliver Plunkett Church in Grangecon was attended by the Sleator's daughters, Deirdre and Carol.

Parish Priest Tom Dillon told the mourners that the local community was in a state of shock following the shootings.

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