Man (22) charged with murder of grandfather in Cork
Joe O’Callaghan (66) found by wife lying in pool of blood in hallway last year
Christopher O’Callaghan did not speak during the brief hearing before Judge Olann Kelleher at Cork District Court
Christopher O’Callaghan was brought before Cork District Court today where he was charged with the murder of his grandfather, Joe O’Callaghan (66) at Galwey’s Lane in Douglas in Cork on July 2nd 2018.
The late Mr O’Callaghan was found lying in a pool of blood in his hallway early on the morning of July 2nd 2018 by his wife, Angeline after she returned home from working a night shift at a local hospital.
He told how he had cautioned Christopher O’Callaghan that anything he might say in reply to the charge could be taken down and used in evidence against him but he made no reply to the murder charge.
Mr O’Callaghan of Woodview, Pinecroft, Grange, Douglas, Cork, who was dressed in a dark three piece suite, dark tie and white shirt, did not speak during the brief hearing before Judge Olann Kelleher.
Judge Kelleher explained to Mr O’Callaghan he could not legally grant bail at the district court on a murder change and he remanded him in custody to appear again at Cork District Court on February 12th.
Defence solicitor,Michael Quinlan said that the accused had been working in construction but was no longer in employment and he applied for free legal aid which Judge Kelleher granted.