Man arrested in connection with Skibbereen murder investigation

Man arrested in connection with Skibbereen murder investigation

The man has been detained in connection with the murder of John Ustic in Skibbereen, Co Cork and will appear in court this morning.

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a 2017 murder in West Cork.

The man has been detained in connection with the murder of John Ustic in Skibbereen, Co Cork and will appear in court this morning.

Mr Ustic was found dead at a house on High Street, Skibbereen on September 25, 2017. A post-mortem revealed that the 51-year-old died as a result of injuries sustained in an assault.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí investigating the murder of John Ustic in his home at 15 High Street, Skibbereen, Co. Cork on the 25th September 2017 have arrested and charged a man in his 30s.

“He was arrested this morning, 5th November 2019 and is due to appear before Clonakilty District Court 10.30am.”

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