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Labourer Remanded in County Limerick Assault Case

County Limerick – A shocking assault case unfolded at the City Police Court on Saturday, where Patrick Donnelly, a labourer from the New Pallas district, appeared before Mr Hickson, presiding as a magistrate. The court proceedings revealed a grave incident of violence, with Donnelly facing charges of seriously assaulting Patrick Slattery, an elderly man, resulting in a fractured skull inflicted by a forceful blow from a stone.

The seriousness of the assault prompted Sergeant Sullivan from Kilteely to request an eight-day remand for the accused. The court, acknowledging the severity of the victim’s injuries and the critical state of his health, granted the request.

Patrick Slattery, the injured man, continues to fight for his life, his condition remaining critical in the aftermath of the assault. The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, raising concerns about the safety and well-being of its residents.

As the legal process unfolds, the court will further investigate the circumstances surrounding the assault, seeking to establish a clear understanding of the events that led to this distressing incident. The remand period will provide authorities with additional time to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and ensure a thorough investigation.

The County Limerick community expresses deep concern and sympathy for Patrick Slattery and his family during this difficult time. Local residents hope for his swift recovery and for justice to be served in this distressing assault case.

Authorities, meanwhile, remain committed to ensuring the safety and security of the community, working diligently to address incidents of violence and prevent such occurrences in the future. The legal process will continue to unfold, with the accused, Patrick Donnelly, awaiting further court proceedings in the coming days.

The case serves as a reminder of the importance of fostering a peaceful and harmonious society, where acts of violence are not tolerated, and individuals are held accountable for their actions.

Limerick Echo – Tuesday 21 June 1904

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