11/09/2012

Woman Charged With Sons Murder 'Medically Unfit' To Attend Court

A 42-year-old woman charged with the murder of her eight-year-old son was declared medically unfit to attend a court hearing in Co Limerick on Tuesday morning.

Diane Ward is charged with the murder of her son, Anthony, at their home on 3 September.

Newcastle West District Court was told today that she was medically unfit to attend the hearing and a letter confirming this was presented to the court.

Judge Mary Larkin remanded her in custody for a further two weeks to appear by video link at Limerick District Court on 25 September.

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