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Man charged over deaths of mother and daughter in Killorglin

A Lithuanian man in his mid-twenties has been charged with the murder of Jolanta Lubiene and the unlawful killing of her daughter Enrika.

Jolanta Lubiene and her eight-year-old daughter Enrika.
Jolanta Lubiene and her eight-year-old daughter Enrika.
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A MAN APPEARED at a special sitting of Killarney District Court last night, where he was charged with the murder of a mother and unlawful killing of her daughter.

Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her daughter Enrika (8) were found dead at their home on 16 June.

Yesterday, gardaí said that a man was to appear before a special sitting of Killarney District Court charged in relation to their murders.

RTÉ reports that a Lithuanian man, Aurimus Andruska (26) with an address in Killorglin, was charged with Jolanta’s murder and the unlawful killing of Enrika.

He spoke in court via an interpreter.

A manhunt and murder investigation began after the bodies of the mother and daughter were discovered in their home at Langford Downs in Killorglin. A post-mortem found that they had suffered knife wounds.

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