Man sent forward for trial for alleged murder of Donegal woman

first_imgA man charged with the murder of a young Donegal woman has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court.Richard Burke appeared at Letterkenny District Court today where he was served with a book of evidence. Burke, from Forest Park in Killygordon, is charged in connection with the murder of his partner Jasmine McMonagle in Killygordon in January.Detective Sgt Michael Galvin told the court that he served a book of evidence on the 27 year old accused earlier today.Garda Sgt Gerard Dalton said the Director of Public Prosecutions has consented to send the accused forward for trial at the Central Criminal Court on April 29th next.Barrister Gareth McGrory asked for a second counsel to be appointed and also to allow for a psychiatric report to be carried out on the accused.Burke, dressed in blue jeans and a wine-coloured shirt, nodded during the brief court appearance but did not speak.The case was adjourned until April 29th to the Central Criminal Court.The late Jasmine McMonagle.Man sent forward for trial for alleged murder of Donegal woman was last modified: April 16th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalKillygordonmurderRichard Burkelast_img

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