Limerick murder trials open at Central Criminal Court

first_imgNewsLimerick murder trials open at Central Criminal CourtBy Staff Reporter – February 6, 2017 907 Print Murder accused Monika MatrackaTHE trial of a 38-year-old woman accused of the murder of popular long-distance runner, Michael Rejmer on New Years Eve 2015, is to open before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin this Monday.The body of the Polish native was found under pallets and tarpaulin in the back garden of the home he shared with Monika Matracka at The Pines, Briarfield in Castletroy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up After reports that Mr Rejmer had not been seen in a number of days, extensive searches were initiated before his body was found in the garden. Ms Matracka was charged with the murder of the 38-year-old and has been held in custody since.Last year, the Director of Public Prosecutions directed that the matter be sent on indictment to the Central Criminal Court sitting at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.Meantime, the trial of a 56-year-old Latvian man charged with the murder of his flatmate has opened at the Central Criminal Court before Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy.Arnis Labunskis, with an address at Wolfe Tone Street, is charged with the murder of 39-year-old Dainius Burba at the same address on a date between 21 and 22 April, 2015.Mr Labunskis has been in custody after his Lithuanian flatmate was found dead in the early hours of morning in the apartment they shared.Gardaí were alerted to a disturbance at the home where Mr Burba was found dead.When arraigned, the 57-year-old pleaded not guilty. A jury of three women and nine men was sworn in to hear the case. Monika Matracka has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Michal Rejmer Previous articleLimerick man accused of defecating in security hatchNext articleCompetition winner Staff Reporter Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email WhatsApp Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin TAGSCCJDublinfeaturedlimerickMichael RejmerMonika MatrackamurderPolish Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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