Tributes paid to slain Carndonagh couple as son remains in garda custody

 

jimmykathleenA man is still being questioned over the deaths of Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddihy - both in their 70s - whose bodies were found at their home in Carndonagh at around 9 o'clock yesterday morning.

A hatchet found at the house is being examined as part of the investigation.

A 42 year old man, believed to be a son of the deceased couple, is being held at Buncrana Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Tributes continue to be paid to the slain couple, who have lived in Carndonagh since the 1960s.

Jimmy, a native of County Kilkenny was a retired teacher while Kathleen was a retired nurse.

Local Councillor Albert Doherty knew both of them personally..........