This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 2 °C Monday 16 December, 2019
Advertisement

Woman arrested over murder of 11-year-old Emily Barut

The girl, who was a wheelchair user and had both mental and physical disabilities, was found dead at her home in Tullamore in 2012.

The house on Bachelor's Walk in Tullamore, Co Offaly, where the body of an 11-year-old girl was discovered in 2012.
The house on Bachelor's Walk in Tullamore, Co Offaly, where the body of an 11-year-old girl was discovered in 2012.
Image: Julien Behal/PA

A WOMAN HAS been arrested in Tullamore today as part of the investigation into the murder of an 11-year-old girl in 2012.

Emily Barut’s body was found at her home at Bachelor’s Walk in September 2012. The young girl was a wheelchair user and had both mental and physical disabilities.

Her mother, a local GP, was also found unconscious in the house.

Post-mortem results at the time were inconclusive and gardaí said they would be using toxicology results to try to determine how the girl died. Today they confirmed that a woman in her 50s has been arrested in connection with the murder.

She is currently being detained at Tullamore garda station.

Read: Investigations into death of 11-year-old Tullamore girl continue>

Read: Body of 11-year-old Tullamore girl released to family>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS