The man suspected of killing a young woman while jogging was announced by the Irish police, in a recent development of the case that shocked the country and rekindled the public debate on violence against women.
THE Ashling Murphy, a 23-year-old teacher, was found dead last Wednesday in Talamore (west of Dublin), where she had run.
Hours after the young woman’s funeral earlier in the day, police said in a press release that they had “arrested a 30-year-old man suspected of murder” at around 4pm. on Wednesday, January 12. “
According to AFP, the death of the 23-year-old shocked Ireland and neighboring Britain, where many women have been murdered in public, including London. Sarah Everard by a police officer, who was sentenced to life imprisonment.
The tragedy in Ireland has rekindled calls for action in the fight against these phenomena. Hundreds of people gathered at Murphy’s funeral, which was attended by the President of Ireland. Michael Higgins and the Prime Minister Michael Martin.
On Twitter, the Foreign Minister Simon Coveni described a “great sorrow that grips the whole country today as citizens think and support Asling’s family and friends in this nightmare.”