A 33 year old man has been charged with murdering Natalie McGuinness in Sligo yesterday.
Oisin Conroy, of The Mews, Mail Coach Road in Sligo, appeared in Sligo District Court this morning with a heavily bandaged head and wearing a blue hoody.
Sergeant Patrick Harney gave evidence that Mr Conroy made no reply when he was charged with murder in the early hours of this morning.
Defence barrister Keith O'Grady requested that his client get all the appropriate medical attention in custody, and said that this is a case where the defendant will require psychiatric evaluation as a matter of urgency.
Judge Kevin Kilraine asked whether Mr Conroy was a suicide risk.
Inspector Paul Kilcoyne said that Oisin Conroy's injuries were self-inflicted and that he s a threat to himself.
Judge Kilraine remanded Mr Conroy in custody to Castlerea Prison on two conditions; that he have psychiatric care in custody and that he is placed on suicide watch.