22-Year-Old Charged With Brutal Murder Of Pensioner In South Inner City

Dublin - Robinson's Court - Cork St.

A 22-year-old man replied “I am sorry about the man” when he was charged with the murder of a pensioner in Dublin.

Oliver Doran, with an address at Sophia Housing, Cork Street appeared before Dublin district court this evening, charged with the murder of Kwok Ping Cheng between Wednesday and Thursday last week.

The 76-year-old victim was beaten to death in his home at Robinson’s Court and was found by a support worker who went to check on him.

Mr Cheng, originally from Hong Kong, was fondly known to his friends and neighbours as George.

The accused was remanded in custody to appear via video link at Cloverhill district court next week.