BREAKING: Man arrested on suspicion of Ashling Murphy murder

Gardaí investigating the fatal assault on Ashling Murphy that occurred at approximately 4pm on Wednesday, along the canal bank at Cappincur, Tullamore, have arrested a male in his 30s on suspicion of murder.

The male is now detained in Tullamore Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

An Garda Síochána said it has no further comment at this time.