Gardaí appeal for information following Ballynacargy murder

An Garda Siochana
Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing to members of the public for information, following the murder of Brigid Maguire at Main Street, Ballynacargy, on Saturday, November 14.

Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing to members of the public for information, following the murder of Brigid Maguire at Main Street, Ballynacargy, on Saturday, November 14.

With the post mortem completed and the results passed to the investigation team, Gardaí are now conducting a murder investigation, which saw a man in his 50s arrested yesterday, Sunday. He is currently detained at Mullingar Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

In the meantime, Gardaí would like to appeal to any members of the public who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious in or around the Ballynacargy area of Westmeath between 5pm and 10pm on November 14 to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 93 84000, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.