Suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Rita Apine

Kilkenny gardaí launch murder investigation

Mary Cody

Reporter:

Mary Cody

Email:

mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

BREAKING:  Suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Rita Apine

A murder investigation has been launched into the death of Rita Apine

A man has been arrested this afternoon in connection with the murder of Rita Apine.

The 29-year-old died after sustaining serious injuries in her home in Freshford on Sunday. 

The mother of two young children was originally from Lativa.

The suspect, in his thirties, is being quizzed by detectives at Kilkenny Garda Station.

He is being detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.