Jozef Puska has been handed a “wholly deserved” obligatory life for the homicide of 23-year-old faculty instructor Ashling Murphy.
Puska (33), with an tackle 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 this moment mentioned the life sentence was “wholly deserved” and if he had the facility to impose a minimal time period, it will be a really lengthy one.
The listening to heard statements from the household and associate of Ashling Murphy. Her sister Amy mentioned the nation has misplaced somebody who made a distinction.
She informed the court docket 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 associate Ryan Casey informed 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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