Man arrested over Ashling Murphy’s killing no longer a suspect

Gardaí appeal for information about ‘distinctive’ bike in connection with 23-year-old’s death

Gardaí have said that "no stone will be left unturned" in the investigation into the murder of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, Co Offaly as they made a public appeal for witnesses to contact Tullamore Garda Station. Video: Vivienne Clarke/Dara Mac Dónaill

A man held by gardaí in connection with the death of 23-year-old teacher Ashling Murphy has been released from custody and is no longer a suspect.

In a statement on Thursday night, gardaí confirmed that “the male who was arrested and detained by An Garda Síochána investigating this fatal assault has now been released from this detention.

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