Man charged in connection with death of mother in Kilkenny

29-year-old Rita Apine died last Sunday after being found with serious injuries at the bottom of the stairs in her home

Man charged in connection with death of mother in Kilkenny

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A man has been charged in connection with the death of a woman in Kilkenny last weekend.

29-year-old Rita Apine died last Sunday after being found with serious injuries at the bottom of the stairs in her home in Freshford.

She was taken to St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny where she later passed away.

A man in his 30s was arrested yesterday and is being held at Kilkenny Garda Station.

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court at 11am tomorrow morning the 21st May 2017.