A DEDICATED phone line has been set up for tips and information in the Ashling Murphy murder investigation – as Mr gardai says “significant progress” is being made in the hunt for her killer. that.
Primary school teacher, 23 years old, died after being ferocious attack along a canal in Tullamore, Co Offaly, on Wednesday afternoon.
It is supposed to be a random attack.
Police last night release a man they questioned her about her death and said he was no longer considered a suspect.
They said today “significant progress” has been made in the poll.
Gardai will continue to support the Ashling family at this time and said the Murphy family have asked for privacy during their grieving time.
Police said: “Gardai continues to investigate the fatal assault on Ashling Murphy that occurred around 4pm on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, along the canal in Cappincur, Tullamore, County Offaly.
“So far, the investigation has made considerable progress. Garda Síochána did not confirm any specifics for operational reasons.
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“A Garda Siochana continues to support the Ashling family at this time.
“The Murphy family is appreciative and overwhelmed by the nation’s support for them.
“The Murphy family has requested that they need privacy, space and time to process Ashling’s death.”
SPECIFIC PHONE TYPES
Gardai has set up a dedicated phone line and is asking for anyone with contact information.
They continued: “An Garda Siochana wishes to acknowledge the public support to date and to assist the public in providing information to the investigative team, a dedicated phone line 057 9357060 has been established at Tullamore Garda station.
“Garda Siochana continues to urge anyone who has not been contacted by the investigative team and who has any information about this deadly attack to come forward.”
Investigators have re-launched an appeal for any information about Falcon Storm mountain bike.
The bike is described as having straight handlebars and distinctive yellow and blue front forks.
They are also continuing to appeal to anyone in the area before 4pm yesterday when the murder occurred.
Gardai said: “Garda Siochana continued to appeal any information about a Falcon Storm mountain bike with straight handlebars and distinctive yellow/blue front fork (image attached) before 4pm on Thursday. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 and the days/weeks before that.
“Gardai continues to urge any person in the walking Cappincur/Canal area of Tullamore, County Offaly by 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022, to contact them.
“Gardai continues to draw people in and between the downtown Tullamore area and wider access roads to The Grand Canal Way in the vicinity of Capincur on January 12, 2022, with any kind of filming any video (Dashboard Camera, CCTV, Mobile Phone, GoPro Cam, etc.), to contact us.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 9357060, Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”
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