Richard Burke sent forward for trial

Richard Burke is to face murder charges in connection with the death of Jasmine McMonagle in Killygordan in January.

27 year-old Burke, with an address at Forrest Park in Killygordan, appeared today at Letterkenny District Court which was told that a book of evidence had been served earlier in the day.

Burke was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court for trial on April 29th.

Jasmine McMonagle, aged 27, died after she was attacked at her home in Killygordon in January.

The young mother-of-two was found dead at her home after she had called the emergency services more than three hours earlier.