Man Charged With Murder Of His Dad In Westmeath Due Back In Court Again Next Month

Stefan Nivelles Posschier was found dead at his home in Westmeath last October.

The case of a 28-year-old man accused of the murder of his father in Westmeath last year has been adjourned again at Mullingar District Court.

Ross O'Rourke, of no fixed abode and currently in custody at Cloverhill Prison, is charged with the murder of his father, Stefan Nivelles Posschier.

Mr O'Rourke appeared before Judge Bernadette Owens by video link at this morning's sitting of the court. 

Sgt Sheila Kelly, appearing for the Director of Public Prosecutions, said that the case file has been finalised and sent to the DPP's office, and a further four weeks will be required before the DPP will be in a position to give directions.

Mr O'Rourke consented to a four-week adjournment, and he will appear again before the court by video link on February 2.

Mr Posschier, a Belgian-born psychic and healer, was found dead at his home in Rattin, between Kinnegad and Milltownpass, on October 25 last.

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