Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Facebook Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Previous articleFatal Limerick stabbing under investigationNext articleMotorcyclist killed in county Limerick admin Linkedin No vaccines in Limerick yet Advertisement TAGSfeatured First Irish death from Coronavirus Print Email NewsBreaking newsMurder investigation launched in LimerickBy admin – November 10, 2013 601 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter By Andrew CareyGardai have launched a murder investigation after a 65-year old man was found with stab wounds in an apartment in the city in the early hours of this Sunday morning.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 22 months after the last unlawful killing in the city, Gardai are now hunting the perpetrator of the latest murder when the man was pronounced dead after 3am when uniformed members arrived at the scene.The victim, known locally as Patrick Redmond from Limerick, was found in a 1st floor apartment with the wounds that led to be fatal.Two apartments were preserved for forensic and technical examinations.A post mortem carried out this Sunday afternoon at the University Limerick hospital and the results have now determined that Gardai are now on a manhunt in this the first murder in the city in almost two years.Originally from Dublin, Mr Redmond had been living in a first floor apartment in The Mount Kennett apartment block for a number of years.The 65-year old father of three is understood to have died after sustaining a single puncture wound to the back.Gardai are now appealing for assistance of the public.Superintendent Daniel Keane is appealing for information and has appealed to anyone who may have witnessed or heard anything to come forward and contact Gardai on 061 212400. Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL
Robert D. Wright, 93, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.Born on November 5, 1926 in Greensburg, he was the son of Calvin and Pearl (Buchanan) Wright.Robert joined the Army and served during WWII from 1945 until 1946. He worked for 40+ years at Bohn Aluminum before retirement. After retiring, Robert worked as a greeter a Wal-Mart for 12 years.He was a member of the Bethel Apostolic Church in Greensburg for over 60 years and was also an elder at the church for over 40 years.Robert was married to Nova E. Spears on November 18, 1950 and she preceded him in death on January 25, 2016.Robert is survived by two sons; Roger Wright, Columbus, David Wright, Greensburg, daughter; Donna Spears, Ohio, one sister; Ruby Dumont, Canada, three grandsons; Gabriel (Jaimie), Zachary, and Abram Wright, granddaughter, Ashley (Jacob) Amberger, and 6 great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, and his grandson; Jeff Wright.Private graveside services will be held for the immediate family at Layton Cemetery with Rev. Todd Smith officiating.Memorials can be made in Robert’s honor to the Bethel Apostolic Church through Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home.