Irish man charged in Perth with murdering man from Wexford
Kenny Meyler, whose funeral takes place this morning
Irish national Vincent Martin Crowe (32) has been charged in Perth, Western Australia, with murdering Wexford man Kenny Meyler.
Mr Meyler (21) suffered a stab wound to the neck in the Perth suburb of Scarborough on February 10th. He died a week later.
Before Mr Meyler’s death Mr Crowe was initially charged with intent to do grievous bodily harm. Following a postmortem this was upgraded to a charge of murder yesterday at Perth magistrate’s court. Mr Crowe has been remanded in custody to appear before Stirling Gardens magistrate’s court on March 27th.
Hundreds of people attended the removal of Mr Meyler yesterday evening in his home town of Wexford. His funeral will take place to St Ibar’s Cemetery, Crosstown, this morning.