Man due in court tonight over Bailieborough shooting and siege

first_imgA 56-YEAR-OLD MAN is due in court tonight in connection with the death of mother-of-four Patricia Kearns in Co Cavan last week.The man — arrested following a tense stand-off with gardaí in Bailieborough in the early hours of last Friday — was questioned by officers today after being released from Cavan General Hospital yesterday.He had been receiving medical attention at a psychiatric unit at the facility in the wake of his detention.The man barricaded himself into the Square Bar in Bailieborough with a shotgun last Thursday.Shortly before the siege, 54-year-old Kearns had been found shot dead at a house nearby.A special sitting of Cavan District Court has been arranged for 7pm this evening.Read: Woman dead and man arrested after Cavan siege >last_img

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