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Man Appears In Court Charged With Murder Of Pensioner In Dublin

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

6:23 PM - 6 May 2021



A 22-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pensioner in Dublin city last week.

76-year-old Kwok Ping Cheng, who was known as George to neighbors, was beaten to death at his apartment in Robinson’s Court.

Mr. Cheng's blood-covered body was found in his sitting room by a support worker who went to check on him in his flat on the morning of April 29th.

Dublin district court heard Oliver Doran, of Sophia Housing, Cork Street replied: "I am sorry about the man" when charged with Mr Cheng's murder this afternoon.

Doran stood silently for the duration of the hearing before being remanded in custody.

The 22-year-old is to due appear before Cloverhill district court via video link next week.

The case will resume on Tuesday.

*Reporting by Tom Tuite



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