Man accused of murdering teacher Ashling Murphy, 23, to stand trial next year

Ashling Murphy, a primary school teacher in Tullamore, died in January (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann/PA) (PA Wire)
Ashling Murphy, a primary school teacher in Tullamore, died in January (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann/PA) (PA Wire)

The man accused of killing Irish teacher Ashling Murphy will stand trial next year.

Jozef Puska’s murder trial will begin on June 6 2013, the Central Criminal Court in Dublin has confirmed.

Ms Murphy, 23, who was a talented musician, was attacked while jogging along a canal near Tullamore, Co Offaly, in January.

Puska, 31, appeared in court in Dublin on Monday via video link.

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