Man goes on trial charged with murder in Longford

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Man goes on trial charged with murder in Longford

Rihards Lavickis, Annaly Court, Longford (inset right) will go on trial today where he is accused of murdering Akadiusz 'Arek' Czajkowski (inset left) at Rue Noyal Chatillon, Longford.

A 26-year-old man will go on trial at the Central Criminal Court this (Monday) afternoon, accused of murdering another man in Longford more than two years ago.


Rihards Lavickis, originally from Latvia, but with an address at Annaly court, Longford is charged with the murder of Polish man Akadiusz Czajkowski on November 1, 2016 at Rue Noyal Chatillon, Townspark in the town.

Mr Justice Michael White has sworn in a jury of eight men and four women this morning. He said he would begin hearing the trial this afternoon; it will run for about 10 days.