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Ashling Murphy : Young teacher murdered by stranger in violent unprovoked attack while jogging Wiki, Bio, Age, Instagram, Twitter & Quick Facts

Ashling Murphy

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Ashling Murphy, 22, suffered “terrible injuries” after being mugged along a canal in Cappincur, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland at around 4pm. meter from yesterday.

Ashling was jogging when she was attacked.

A murder investigation was launched after Ashling’s death.


The talented folk musician, who works at Durrow National School, was exercising on a known route when she was attacked.

Officers believe the suspect, believed to be from outside the area, lunged in a random and unprovoked attacked.

The man, in his 40s, was detained after the incident.

It is understood that the attack was witnessed by other walkers.

Officers are convinced that the elementary school teacher and her attacker did not know each other.

The suspect can be detained for 24 hours before being released or charged. An autopsy has not yet been performed on the young woman’s body.


A source said: “This was a completely random attack on a young woman who had just gone out for a night run.

“It was also a very violent attack and the young woman suffered terrible injuries.”

A Garda Family Liaison Officer has been appointed for Ashling’s family.

A conference on the shocking murder was held last night at at Tullamore Garda station.

Meanwhile, local councilor Declan Harvey, who uses the canal as his regular exercise route, told the Irish Sun: “During the pandemic it kept us all sane because it’s a place to walk along the canal, it’s very quiet. And pleasant. on a nice sunny day like today.


God help the family, it’s unbelievable that the poor girl was out for a run and the family had to get this news tonight, it’s heartbreaking.”

Minister Simon Harris also sent his condolences to Ashling’s family last night.

He said: “A young woman was just out for an afternoon run and was brutally murdered. Thinking of her, her family and her community tonight and her unimaginable pain.”

“We must all act to end violence against women. We all have a responsibility. ”

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