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Architect Graham Dwyer, 41, charged with murder of Elaine O’Hara

When Dwyer, of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, was asked if he had anything to say on being charged, he told gardai: “I do: Not guilty.”

Dwyer, wearing the black top, is escorted from Dun Laoghaire Courthouse
Dwyer, wearing the black top, is escorted from Dun Laoghaire Courthouse
Image: Photocall Ireland

Updated at 23.06pm

A 41-YEAR-OLD architect has been charged with the murder of childcare assistant Elaine O’Hara.

Graham Dwyer of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, Dublin was charged in Dun Laoghaire District Court this morning in a hearing that lasted just three minutes.

Dwyer, dressed in a black turtleneck jumper and black jeans, was charged with murdering Elaine, 36, on 22 August 2012.

The court heard that when asked by gardai if he had anything to say as he was charged at Blackrock Garda station this morning at 7.49am, Dwyer replied:

I do: Not guilty.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court on 25 October at 10.30am.

The remains of 36-year-old Elaine were discovered at Kilakee in the Dublin mountains above Rathfarnham on 13 September, by a woman out walking her dog.

Elaine O’Hara had been reported missing in August of 2012.

She was from Killiney on Dublin’s southside but her Fiat Punto car was found parked at Shanganagh Cemetery near Shankill, Co Dublin.


Dwyer (right) pictured leaving the courthouse [Photocall Ireland]

First posted 10.46am

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