Jozef Puska has been handed a “wholly deserved” obligatory life for the homicide of 23-year-old college instructor Ashling Murphy.
Puska (33), with an deal with at Lynally Grove, Mucklagh, Co Offaly, had pleaded not responsible to murdering Ms Murphy at Cappincur, Tullamore, Co Offaly on 12 January, 2022. He was convicted of homicide final week.
Mr Justice Hunt right now mentioned the life sentence was “wholly deserved” and if he had the ability to impose a minimal time period, it might be a really lengthy one.
The listening to heard statements from the household and companion of Ashling Murphy. Her sister Amy mentioned the nation has misplaced somebody who made a distinction.
She instructed the courtroom that the household nonetheless units the dinner desk for 5 folks and that Ashling’s dad and mom are “torn aside with despair”.
Ashling’s companion Ryan Casey instructed Puska: “Due to you I’ve misplaced my Ashling, due to you, I’ll by no means get to marry my soulmate, due to you I’ll by no means see her smile once more.”
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