Man for court over murder of grandfather in Skerries

Gardaí bring charges over fatal stabbing of Michael Gannon (55) on Thursday

Members of the Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit examine the two houses at the scene on Mourne Park, Skerries where Mr Gannon was stabbed. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Members of the Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit examine the two houses at the scene on Mourne Park, Skerries where Mr Gannon was stabbed. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Sat, Nov 16, 2013, 14:51

A man will appear in court this afternoon charged in connection with the murder of Michael Gannon (55) in Skerries, Co Dublin.

Gardaí will bring the man in his late 20s before a special sitting of the Criminal Courts of Justice at 4.30pm.

Mr Gannon was stabbed to death at his daughter’s home in Mourne Park, Skerries on Thursday evening, allegedly following a confrontation.

Mr Gannon was babysitting his two grandchildren at the time.