Wicklow Man Appears In Court Charged With Anne Shortall’s Murder

WICKLOW MAN APPEARS IN COURT CHARGED WITH ANNE SHORTALL’S MURDER

A 38 year old Wicklow man has appeared at Bray District court charged with the murder of mother of three, Anne Shortall.

Roy Webster of Ashbre, Killoughter has been remanded in custody to appear in court again on this day week.

He’s been charged with the murder of Anne Shortall, the mother of 3 whose body was discovered in a shed at Killoughter on Tuesday.

The 47 year old had been missing since Good Friday.

Webster remained silent during the 5 minute hearing.

Detective Sergeant Fergus O’Brien gave evidence that he made no reply after caution when charged at Wicklow Garda Station at 10.15pm last night.

Judge David Kennedy remanded the 38 year old in custody until his next court appearance at Cloverhill District Court on this day week.

Roy Webster’s solicitor Dermot Hickey asked that his client be psychologically assessed while in prison, a request granted by the judge.

A statement of means was also submitted.

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