Man charged with murder over remains found in tank

Father-of-two Bobby Ryan from Cashel in Tipperary reported missing in June 2011

The funeral of Bobby Ryan at St John the Baptist Church, Cashel, in May 2013.

The funeral of Bobby Ryan at St John the Baptist Church, Cashel, in May 2013.

 

A man has been charged with the murder of Bobby Ryan whose remains were discovered in an underground tank on a farm in Co Tipperary four years ago.

On Tuesday evening, a 49-year-old man was arrested in the Tipperary town area and charged with his killing. He will appear before Tipperary District Court on Wednesday.

Ryan, a father of two from Boherlahan, Cashel, Co Tipperary, was reported missing to gardaí in June, 2011.

His remains were later found concealed in an underground concrete tank on a farm at Fawnagowan, Co Tipperary, in April 2013, 22 months after his disappearance.

Following an investigation a file was submitted to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) which led to the arrest and charge.