Gardaí charge man in connection with death of Limerick boy (11)
Man in his 20s due before Limerick District Court on Friday morning
Brooklyn Colbert (11) was found with multiple injuries last Sunday night in a house in Ballynanty
Forensic officers at a house in Limerick where the body of the 11-year-old boy was discovered last Sunday evening. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA
The man, aged in his late 20s, was charged on Thursday evening and will appear before Limerick District Court on Friday morning.
Brooklyn Colbert (11) was found with multiple injuries last Sunday night in a house in Ballynanty on the north side of Limerick city.
Gardaí “for operational reasons” did not release details of how he died.
The boy’s funeral mass will take place at 11am on Friday at St Saviour’s Church, Glentworth Street, Limerick, with burial afterwards in the nearby Mount St Oliver cemetery.